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  • State Tax Credit Too Important To Cut

    The earned income tax credit, or EITC, is one of the best domestic policy tools ever invented. Since it can only be claimed by people who work and pay taxes, it encourages and rewards work. It keeps low-income wage earners out of poverty. The money...
  • Jane Nebel Henson dies at 78; partner with Jim Henson in Muppets

    Jane Nebel Henson knew Kermit before he was the Frog, saw the Cookie Monster before he lost his "fiendish" teeth and was around for the pre-diva days of Miss Piggy. Henson, the wife and longtime artistic collaborator of legendary Muppets creator Jim...
  • Theodora Getty Gaston recalls life with J. Paul Getty in 'Alone Together'

    Theodora Getty Gaston recalls life with J. Paul Getty in 'Alone Together'
    The crimson-haired woman makes sure to offer snacks to each person entering the room. She's seated at the end, next to a carved marble fireplace that doesn't entirely match the rest of the neutral corporate d├ęcor. It used to be different here. "It was a...
  • Luxury housing boom in U.S. is still playing out

    Luxury housing boom in U.S. is still playing out
    ATLANTA -- The U.S. luxury home market is being driven to new heights by relatively low prices, low interest rates and a more stable economy than in many countries, experts say. Buyer interest is recovering quickly, said Kofi Nartey of the Agency in...
  • Most expensive homes in U.S. top $100 million

    Most expensive homes in U.S. top $100 million
    The most expensive homes in the U.S. right now are priced well above the $100-million mark, according to a compilation assembled by Forbes. Topping the list at $190 million is Copper Beech Farm on 50 acres in Greenwich, Conn. The 1980s French...
  • $190-million mansion in Connecticut tops Realtor.com listings

    $190-million mansion in Connecticut tops Realtor.com listings
    The thing about "vanity pricing" is … it does provide exposure. There’s nothing quite like planting a for-sale sign at the top of the price spectrum to draw notice. With that in the mind, the nation’s real estate attention span --...
  • Audio Books

    City of Bones: Movie Tie-In The Mortal Instruments Cassandra Clare Simon & Schuster, $14.99 ages 14 and up Soon to be a blockbuster movie, this young adult saga revolves around 15-year-old Clary Fray, who witnesses a murder and then is drawn into...
  • Frances G. King, interior decorator

    Frances G. King, interior decorator
    Frances G. King, a retired professional interior decorator and volunteer, died Thursday of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 90. The daughter of the founder and president of Barton Gillet Co. and a homemaker, the former Frances...
  • Laws Pushed Through By Connecticut's Democrats Might Create a Flood of "Dark Money" Into Future Elections

    Laws Pushed Through By Connecticut's Democrats Might Create a Flood of "Dark Money" Into Future Elections
    "Dark Money." It sounds like something Lord Voldemort would use if he was looking to bounce Harry Potter from office, but it's the sort of cash magic that could end up making Connecticut's state and local political parties relevant again. Local and...
  • Repairing Tornado's Damage To Valuable Tobacco Crop

    Repairing Tornado's Damage To Valuable Tobacco Crop
    WINDSOR — When a small tornado tore through OJ Thrall's tobacco fields in Windsor on Monday afternoon, the fragile leaves were within a week of being harvested. Shade nets were torn away from nearly 20 percent of the crop — about 40 acres'...
  • All-Courant Boys Tennis Team

    All-Courant Boys Tennis Team
    All-Courant Boys Tennis Singles Sam Aronson, Avon Sr. Sam Flaxman, Avon, Sr. Ryan Foster, Classical-Hartford, Jr. Varun Jayarun, Xavier-Middletown, Fr. Chandler Libby, Granby, Jr. Reid Risinger, Glastonbury, Sr. Dan Rombola, Berlin, Jr. Scott...