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  • Why Is John G. Rowland Really Leaving WTIC?

    John G. Rowland, as he introduced himself on his WTIC-AM NewsTalk1080 afternoon talk show, announced Thursday that he is leaving the station to "take care of some personal issues." Although the former governor did not say what those "personal issues"...
  • DCF Problems Merit Governor's Attention

    Brace yourself. The state's Child Fatality Review Panel will issue a report next month that reveals deadly failures at the Department of Children and Families in protecting a Danbury child who was killed at the end of September. The child's father has...
  • Republican Governor Candidates Building Their Bases

    Republican Governor Candidates Building Their Bases
    The race for the Republican nomination for governor is an odd and complex affair. The candidates are campaigning around the state seeking support from the 1,200 people they expect to be delegates at the May nominating convention at the Mohegan Sun casino....
  • Democrats Using Gun Control As Weapon; Did McKinney Waver?

    It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns as Second Amendment advocates attack supporters, predictably. But Democrats are also using the issue as a weapon against anyone who hints at...
  • Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes

     Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes
    They want to take charge of the state government and its $22 billion annual budget, but they haven't been able to pay some of their own personal bills — including state or federal taxes. That's true of two of the seven candidates for governor in...
  • Mom's Mission To Raise Awareness About Down Syndrome

    Mom's Mission To Raise Awareness About Down Syndrome
    A Manchester mom has started a Facebook page called Caleb's Quest and is inviting people to become informed during Down Syndrome Awareness Month. "When we received the pre-natal diagnosis, there wasn't much information we were given," says Denise Curran...
  • Cheaper, Self-Propelled Rail Cars Are New Again

    On Sept. 6, The Boston Globe reported that Massachusetts was creating a train service between two of Boston's most vital — but heretofore poorly connected — neighborhoods, Back Bay and the Seaport District. Two things caught my eye. The...
  • Police Report Fatally Taints Foley Ambition

    Republican Tom Foley has been conniving to keep a damaging secret for years. The release at any time in the past decade of a 1981 police report account of a chilling summer night on Long Island that tells a tale of an alleged assault with a motor...
  • Facts? Thinking It's True Sets Foley Free

    Today in this space, we're introducing a new Tom Foley-inspired game called "I Think It's True But It Might Not Be." As many of you know, Tom Foley, not yet a candidate for governor, has been touring the state directing charges at Gov. Dannel P. Malloy,...
  • News Quiz: Have You Been Paying Attention?

    It's a summer news quiz! 1. Although he has been coy about whether he will run for governor, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton recently said he could do whose job? a. The guy who towels the sweat off Bob Dylan's brow at concerts. b. The guy inside the...
  • This Week's Center Of The Universe Is Danbury

    A woman pulls into a gas station in Bridgeport and asks a guy: "How do I get to Danbury?" The guy says: "Plead guilty." Thank you. I'm here all week. That was my first ever Danbury joke, but I'm going to need more of them because the Hat City is...