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  • Who saw this coming? Quinn taps Vallas as running mate.

     
    UPDATED ITEM FOR SUNDAY PRINT COLUMN Like just about everyone else, I expected Gov. Pat Quinn to choose an up-and-coming Illinois Democrat to be his running mate — an ethnic minority, a woman or both. The party needs to deepen......
  • Sunday's 10/6 local schedule (updated Saturday PM)

    COLLEGES Women’s volleyball Hampton at Howard, 3 Women’s soccer Delaware at William and Mary, 2 Texas-San Antonio at Old Dominion, 1 Field hockey William and Mary at Towson, noon Georgetown at Old Dominion, 2 Randolph-Macon at Virginia...
  • San Jose Is Land Of The Fittest, But Where Do The Fattest Boomers Live?

    If you asked me to guess which metro area in Connecticut had the smallest percentage of obese residents, I would not pick Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk. My vote would go to Greenwich-Westport-Darien, where the women are mostly teeth and cheekbones, and...
  • Umphrey's McGee Arrive For Shows in Bridgeport and Northampton

    Umphrey's McGee Arrive For Shows in Bridgeport and Northampton
    One thing Umphrey's McGee has championed over the years: the fan experience. From the start, the South Bend, Ind.-based sextet latched on to emerging technologies — the Internet, podcasts, live-streaming options, instant downloads, soundboard-...
  • Rick Reyes Goes Solo With a Show at the Bijou

    Rick Reyes Goes Solo With a Show at the Bijou
    Rick Reyes is best known around Fairfield County as frontman of the Latin rock band Cosmic Jibaros, one of the more consistently-strong locally-based bands of the past decade. But as often happens when playing with one group for a long span of time, Reyes...
  • Is 'Capturing the Friedmans' becoming the new West Memphis Three?

    NEW YORK — When it came out a decade ago, “Capturing the Friedmans” riveted audiences with, among other things, its ambiguity: Did the documentary's Arnold and Jesse Friedman engage in the numerous acts of molestation that prosecutors...
  • State's New FBI Head Apologizes For News Release Wrongly Crediting Her For Rowland Probe

    The new agent in charge of FBI operations in Connecticut has apologized and issued an unusual clarification of a Sept. 23 FBI news release, which appeared to credit her for a key role that she never played in the investigation and conviction of former...
  • Our Picks: Indie Thursdays at Two Boots in Bridgeport

    Our Picks: Indie Thursdays at Two Boots in Bridgeport
    Every Thursday night, Two Boots of Bridgeport plays host to a free indie rock show featuring three acts that are often quite good. This week it's the Directionals, a surf rock band from Milwaukee, High Bluff, an "alternative" rock band from Suffolk, New...
  • Medical Marijuana Brings With it All Kinds of Other Speculation

    Medical Marijuana Brings With it All Kinds of Other Speculation
    Pot entrepreneurs are looking at potential medical marijuana growing sites in New Britain, Middletown, Bridgeport, Waterbury and Watertown. Venture capitalists are weighing dope investment opportunities. U.S. mayors are urging the feds to back off and let...
  • Why Make It So Hard For Paul Vallas To Help Bridgeport Schools?

    Why Make It So Hard For Paul Vallas To Help Bridgeport Schools?
    It would be a blow to the city of Bridgeport's school system and its 21,000 students if Paul Vallas is not permitted to stay on as superintendent. Someone of Mr. Vallas' experience and gravitas is just what the doctor ordered for the city's ailing...
  • State Program May Lighten Electric Vehicle 'Range Anxiety'

    State Program May Lighten Electric Vehicle 'Range Anxiety'
    Ruben Flores and Maria Llanos are looking for an electric vehicle. While the couple is sold on the idea of a vehicle with a smaller carbon footprint, there are two main reasons they haven't purchased yet: they want to wait until they own a home so...