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  • Conservative Group Files A Lawsuit Asserting State Budget Is Unconstitutional

    A conservative group and several Republican lawmakers is filing a legal challenge to the newly adopted state budget, alleging that its assumption of $2 billion of yet-to-be-determined savings violates the Connecticut constitution. "In 1992 the people...
  • June 15, 2011

    June 15, 2011
    I knew there were mountain lions in Greenwich. I'll bet there are a few cougars, too! Know what I mean? Know what I mean? Wink, wink. OK, that's a cultural reference to a Monty Python skit. Say no more.    Who knows what's in the the wilderness of...
  • Charlie Sheen Returns To State, Minus Goddess, Plus Comic

    Charlie Sheen Returns To State, Minus Goddess, Plus Comic
    MASHANTUCKET — Charlie Sheen's "Violent Torpedo of Truth" landed a second time in Connecticut Sunday, this time with less of a thud than before. The tour by the outspoken TV star who was fired from his sitcom has done but nothing but change in...
  • Farmington Tweet Among "Top 10 Most Powerful Of 2010"

    The social networking site Twitter has released its list of the "Top 10 Most Powerful Tweets" for 2010 and a tweet from Connecticut was listed at No. 3. Leigh Fazzina, a healthcare PR/social media communications consultant, was biking in Winding Trails...
  • [VIDEO] Deadly Small Plane Crash In Westchester County

    [VIDEO] Deadly Small Plane Crash In Westchester County
    Authorities are trying to determine what caused a small plane to crash and burn in the tiny, Westchester County hamlet of Armonk. Holly Baker, a spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), says four people were killed. She says the...
  • DEEP: Mountain Lion Killed In Milford Was From South Dakota

    DEEP: Mountain Lion Killed In Milford Was From South Dakota
    The mountain lion killed by a car in Milford in June probably traveled 1,500 miles from its birthplace in the Black Hills of South Dakota before dying on the Wilbur Cross Parkway in Connecticut, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection....
  • Blumenthal Defeats McMahon In U.S. Senate Race

    Blumenthal Defeats McMahon In U.S. Senate Race
    It was the most expensive political contest in the state's history, and one of the nastiest and most colorful. But in the end, Tuesday's election for the U.S. Senate was as easy a win for Democrat Richard Blumenthal as had been predicted at the start....
  • May 11, 2011

    May 11, 2011
    The Arab Spring has sprung. It's going to be interesting how all these countries in turmoil today shake out in the end. There's not a lot the U.S. can do about it, either. Ideally, I'd like to see representative democracy take over, but even that could be...
  • Civil War: Connecticut Answers Call To Action

    On April 15, 1861, just days after the first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter, President Abraham Lincoln issued a call for 75,000 volunteers. Connecticut was required to supply one regiment. Men from all over the state responded in droves...
  • Campbell: Illinois has abolished the death penalty

    On Wednesday, the Land of Lincoln became the 16th state to abolish capital punishment. The abolition of the state's death penalty has been 11 years in the making. Gov. Pat Quinn made his decision, he said, after reading several books, including the...
  • Voter Fraud Complaint Against Ann Coulter Dismissed

    The State Elections Enforcement Commission Thursday dismissed a complaint of voter fraud against national conservative columnist Ann Coulter, saying there was "insufficient evidence" to support an allegation that she wasn't a Connecticut resident when she...