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  • Mark Boughton: Work To Create Jobs

    Twelve years ago, when I became Danbury's mayor, I pledged to put people over politics to address the community's challenges. The results are clear: Danbury's economy grew though the statewide economy shrank, the city's unemployment rate is lower than the...
  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • The 'Provision State': Connecticut Resources Fed Struggle For Independence

    The 'Provision State': Connecticut Resources Fed Struggle For Independence
    Freezing cold, stricken with smallpox and under attack from enemy ships in a foreign land, a regiment of American soldiers fled their encampment in Deschambault, Canada, early on the morning of May 7, 1776. Under the command of Col. Charles Burrall, the...
  • One-time Nixon aide Jeb Stuart Magruder, convicted in Watergate, dies

    One-time Nixon aide Jeb Stuart Magruder, convicted in Watergate, dies
    Jeb Stuart Magruder, the former White House aide who served seven months in prison for his role in the Watergate scandal that forced Richard Nixon to resign from the presidency in 1974, has died. He was 79. Magruder, a retired Presbyterian minister,...
  • Connecticut's Republican Gubernatorial Candidates: Who Are They?

    Connecticut's Republican Gubernatorial Candidates: Who Are They?
    Mark Boughton Age: 50 Hometown: Danbury Occupation: Mayor of Danbury Background: A product of Connecticut public schools and state universities, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is running as a "blue-collar" Republican who says he understands the...
  • Fine Arts Society shows richness of Chinese culture

    Fine Arts Society shows richness of Chinese culture
    It began three decades ago as a small local competition designed to encourage Chinese music students to learn Chinese repertory along with the Western classical works their teachers were drumming into their young heads. Since then, it has grown into a...
  • Ashley Dunn - Assistant Managing Editor, California

    Ashley Dunn - Assistant Managing Editor, California
    Ashley Dunn was named assistant managing editor in charge of California news in March 2011. He oversees the Los Angeles Times' largest group of editors and reporters, who cover the length and breadth of the state. The staff has won numerous awards,...
  • 17-year-old shot in head during Reisterstown robbery

    17-year-old shot in head during Reisterstown robbery
    A 17-year-old girl was shot in the head during a robbery in Reisterstown Thursday, Baltimore County police said. Officers responded around 4:25 p.m. to the 11700 block of Terrytown Dr., where the shooting happened. The victim was taken to Sinai hospital...
  • Wisconsin Indians make an open invitation

    Wisconsin Indians make an open invitation
    For decades parents had one-stop shopping when it came to showing their children the beauty, poignance and pageantry of the American Indian: the Stand Rock Indian Ceremonial along the Wisconsin River at Wisconsin Dells. The spectacle drew Indian...
  • Girl, 17, made up story about Reisterstown shooting

    Girl, 17, made up story about Reisterstown shooting
    A 17-year-old girl who reported being shot Thursday in a robbery in Reisterstown made the story up, Baltimore County police said Friday. The teen was shot in the head, and remains in serious condition with non-life-threatening injuries. But her account...
  • 2014 Summer Dance Performances In Connecticut

    2014 Summer Dance Performances In Connecticut
    From original modern dance dramas to athletic explorations and abstract ballets, dance this summer has much to beguile audiences, not only in genre, but also in venue, with sizzling Latin dance being performed in outdoor spaces. Reggie Wilson/ Fist &...