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  • Labor Day Means Summer Is Over; Political Season Has Begun

    Labor Day Means Summer Is Over; Political Season Has Begun
    Good morning, hope you are having a nice Labor Day Weekend. I'm sure the last thing you want to think about today, as you relish the last summer holiday, is politics. So we'll start with this. Labor Day Facts The first Labor Day parade was held in...
  • After Uzi death, gun ranges debate safest way to teach kids to shoot

    The accidental death of an instructor at an Arizona shooting range, killed while teaching a 9-year-old girl to fire a fully automatic Uzi, has touched off a national debate on whether children should be given access to such weapons. But among those...
  • An Uzi, a 9-year-old and American exceptionalism

    Sometimes you read a sentence and you think to yourself: only here, only us. Here's one such sentence. "A 9-year-old girl from New Jersey accidentally shot and killed her instructor with an Uzi submachine gun while he stood to her left side, trying to...
  • Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot

    Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot
    Just a few months before announcing plans to become Chicago's next Democratic mayor, Rahm Emanuel strolled down the gravel path to a Montana resort restaurant with Republican businessman Bruce Rauner, both men smiling as they carried bottles of wine. In...
  • The Shifting Dynamics Of The Governor's Race

    The Shifting Dynamics Of The Governor's Race
    Four years ago, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy eked out a narrow win over Republican Tom Foley — and in that same race, a third-party conservative candidate took 11/2 percent of the votes, nearly three times Malloy's margin of victory. Tom...
  • An Uzi, a 9-year-old and American exceptionalism [Commentary]

    An Uzi, a 9-year-old and American exceptionalism [Commentary]
    Sometimes you read a sentence and you think to yourself: only here, only us. Here's one such sentence. "A 9-year-old girl from New Jersey accidentally shot and killed her instructor with an Uzi submachine gun while he stood to her left side, trying to...
  • Gun ranges need rules

    The recent accidental shooting of an adult instructor by a 9-year-old at an Arizona gun range has nothing whatsoever to do with gun laws. If any laws were broken, they are laws pertaining to child abuse. Any gun range worth its salt enforces rules...
  • Secretary Of The State: It's Officially Over For Pelto's Nominating Petition Effort

    Secretary Of The State: It's Officially Over For Pelto's Nominating Petition Effort
    When the end officially arrived for Jonathan Pelto's hopes of petitioning his way onto the November election ballot as a third-party candidate for governor, the only question was how far short he had fallen of the legal requirement for the signatures of...
  • California bill would remove guns from potential offenders

    (Reuters) - A bill allowing family members to ask a judge to order firearms removed from people likely to commit gun violence was sent to California Governor Jerry Brown on Friday for signing into law. The bill, one of several gun control measures up for...
  • Gun Group Backs Foley for Governor

    HARTFORD – The Connecticut Citizens Defense League, a grassroots gun owners group, is backing Republican Tom Foley in the race for governor, passing over pistol-permit holding petitioning candidate Joe Visconti. The organization's executive board...
  • Family of instructor killed at Arizona gun range does not blame girl

    Family of instructor killed at Arizona gun range does not blame girl
    The ex-wife and children of an Arizona gun range instructor shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl using an Uzi submachine gun do not blame the child and plan on reaching out to her family, according to a TV interview broadcast on Friday. Charles Vacca ...