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  • Republicans Must Rebuke Martha Dean

    Republicans Must Rebuke Martha Dean
    There is madness abroad in the land. Martha Dean is running for the Republican nomination for governor. Dean is the doyenne of guns who, in January 2013, signaled her agreement with an insane theory that the Sandy Hook slaughter of 20 children and six...
  • Pay For United Illuminating Chief Rose 55% To $3.8M Last Year

    James P. Torgerson, chief executive of The United Illuminating Co. and its parent company, took home more money last year than he did in 2012, according to regulatory filings. In 2013, Torgerson made $3.8 million in his salary, incentive pay, stock...
  • Southern Connecticut Men's Basketball Headed To Evansville For Elite Eight After Regional Victory

    The Southern Connecticut men's basketball team, which defeated St. Anselm's Tuesday in the East Regional championship it hosted in New Haven, will depart Monday for the Elite Eight in Evansville, Ind. The Owls (30-2) have won a program-record 19 games...
  • Obama's Visit To New Britain Triggers Spending Questions

    When someone as charismatic as President Barack Obama comes to your hometown to make an eloquent case for a minimum wage increase, it's pretty exciting. Of course, with an issue such as this, any caring person is quick to agree that raising the minimum...
  • Consolidating Emergency Call Centers Is Right Call

    Connecticut is a high-cost state in part because of redundant and overlapping services. To cite an obvious example, there are about 100 emergency call centers in the state, "way too many," said consultant L.R. Kimball in a 2012 report. In April 2012,...
  • Feds slam New York's Metro-North rail line for poor safety

    The Metro-North Railroad, where at least five passengers and employees have been killed in less than a year, is plagued by shortfalls in safety operation, a stinging federal report said on Friday. The report, released by the Federal Railroad...
  • Vallas rips Rauner for wanting to lower income taxes

     Vallas rips Rauner for wanting to lower income taxes
    Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday trotted out his running mate Paul Vallas to hammer Republican challenger Bruce Rauner’s position that the state income tax rate should rolled back, saying doing so would result in huge cuts to education and spikes in...
  • PASSINGS: Tony Musante

    Tony Musante, 77, a versatile actor who worked on stage and in film and television but was best known for his starring role on the 1973 TV police drama "Toma," died Tuesday of complications from surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, according...
  • Bridgeport Had Better Find Another Paul Vallas

    Renowned school reformer Paul Vallas has won his battle in court to be certified as a superintendent in Connecticut. But, alas, it's a hollow victory. Mr. Vallas is returning to Illinois, where he once headed Chicago's school district and was the city's...
  • Ducks' defenseman Luca Sbisa to work on conditioning in minors

    Ducks' defenseman Luca Sbisa to work on conditioning in minors
    Ducks defenseman Luca Sbisa, sidelined throughout the season with a sprained ankle, was assigned Thursday to the team’s minor-league Norfolk, Va., affiliate to increase his conditioning to game playing. Norfolk plays three games in three days...
  • Ticket Network Boss's Bank Bailout Wrongly Denied

    The Sept. 13 closing of Connecticut's only minority-owned community development bank, Bridgeport-based The Community's Bank, should never have happened and illustrates excess in discretionary authority by federal and Connecticut bank regulators. The...