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  • Foley, McKinney Spar At GOP Gubernatorial Debate

    Foley, McKinney Spar At GOP Gubernatorial Debate
    HARTFORD — Seeking to energize his campaign, Republican candidate for governor John McKinney on Thursday accused rival Tom Foley of fiscal naïveté and shifting positions on government spending in the first major debate of the election cycle....
  • Deutch's views on guns inconsistent

    U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch frequently speaks out about the need to reform our nation's gun laws. He adamantly argues that precious lives are being lost because guns are in the hands of far too many people. When I was in Israel last month, I noticed something...
  • State Plans $21M In 2nd Round Of School Security Grants

    WETHERSFIELD — The state intends to allocate $21 million in a second round of grants designed to improve school security, and this time will allow private and parochial schools to apply for the money, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Thursday. Last year,...
  • COMEDY

    COMEDY
    Comedy Takeover at Gigi's: This monthly event will feature headlining comedian Eric DaSilva at Gigi's Music Cafe. With jokes about gun control, driving in Miami and being chubby, DaSilva has performed at Comedy Central's South Beach Comedy Festival and on...
  • Washington, D.C., officials blasts Republicans' bid to gut gun laws

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - District of Columbia officials blasted the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday for passing legislation that would gut local gun laws in the U.S. capital. The House on Wednesday approved a spending...
  • Tougher gun laws will increase violent crime [Letter]

    Tougher gun laws will increase violent crime [Letter]
    The recent comments by Vincent DeMarco ("Tougher gun laws are helping reduce homicides in Baltimore," July 5) are flawed in many respects. First he only points to New York City for statistics that support his views, but when other large cities like...
  • Foolish gun measures draw welcome opposition

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Wednesday, July 16: The horrific murders of schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn., in 2012 prompted the worst sort of response from some legislatures, particularly those in Kansas and Missouri....
  • Data — and voters — support handgun licensing [Letter]

    Data — and voters — support handgun licensing [Letter]
    In disputing Vincent DeMarco's letter ("Tougher gun laws are helping reduce homicides in Baltimore," July 5) about the positive impact of Maryland's Firearms Safety Act of 2013 in reducing gun violence, Michael Peterson ("Gun control isn't the reason...
  • Texas actress sentenced to 18 years for ricin-laced letter to Obama

    Texas actress sentenced to 18 years for ricin-laced letter to Obama
    TEXARKANA Texas (Reuters) - A Texas actress was sentenced to 18 years in a federal prison on Wednesday on a biological weapons charge for mailing letters containing the toxic agent ricin to President Barack Obama, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg...
  • Worker, fired for having a legal gun, sues former employer

    A Wausau, Wis., man has sued his former employer, a major manufacturer of windows and doors, claiming it violated Wisconsin's gun law when it fired him for having a gun in his car. Ethan Shepherd's lawsuit, filed in Marathon County Circuit Court,...
  • Anti-gun billionaire Bloomberg takes on NRA

    Anti-gun billionaire Bloomberg takes on NRA
    It may be a longer, hotter summer for the gun freaks than they have had in some time — mainly the National Rifle Association, which approaches every election with a strategy to oppose everything and dole out money only to candidates who pledge...