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  • Final Vote Gives Casino License To MGM In Springfield

    Final Vote Gives Casino License To MGM In Springfield
    SPRINGFIELD — MGM Resorts International received the full blessing of Massachusetts gambling regulators Friday to build and operate an $800 million casino in the city's downtown. An opening is planned for 2017 after about 30 months of construction....
  • Hartford Man Killed Wednesday Had History Of Violence Against Women

    Hartford Man Killed Wednesday Had History Of Violence Against Women
    WEST HARTFORD — The 23-year-old Hartford man shot and killed by a woman who said he had repeatedly threatened to kill her and her children had a history of violence toward women, records show. Jose A. Mendez, also known as "Bebo," had served...
  • Woman Claims Self-Defense In Fatal West Hartford Shooting

     Woman Claims Self-Defense In Fatal West Hartford Shooting
    WEST HARTFORD — A 27-year-old Plainville woman charged with manslaughter in a fatal shooting Wednesday night on Prospect Avenue told police she shot her boyfriend in self-defense after he threatened to kill her and her family, according to court...
  • Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally

    Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally
    NEW BRITAIN — In a campaign-style event, President Barack Obama made a rousing appeal for a higher minimum wage Wednesday at a packed pep rally at Central Connecticut State University, saying that it was "time to give America a raise." That...
  • J. Timothy's Acclaimed 'Dirt' Wings

    J. Timothy's Acclaimed 'Dirt' Wings
    J. Timothy’s Taverne has long been known for its “dirt” wings. Fried, tossed in sauce, and then fried again, these unique poultry parts recently won acclaim as some of the best in America. Although some restaurants use seasoned...
  • Cordish loses bid for slots casino in Massachusetts

    Cordish loses bid for slots casino in Massachusetts
    The Massachusetts Gaming Commission awarded Penn National the state's only slots license Friday, edging out a rival bid by Baltimore-based Cordish Cos.  Penn National -- which operates the Hollywood Casino in Perryville in Cecil County and Charles...
  • Obama llega a Connecticut para rally sobre salarios

    Obama llega a Connecticut para rally sobre salarios
    El Presidente Barack Obama llegó al Aeropuerto Internacional Bradley, poco después del mediodía del miércoles para una concentración vendida en Central Connecticut State University diseñada para fortalecer apoyo a su propuesta de aumentar el salario...
  • Plainville Middle School Students Take Part In Anti-bullying Workshops

    Plainville Middle School Students Take Part In Anti-bullying Workshops
    PLAINVILLE—For the last two weeks, 91 middle school students worked with trainers from the Connecticut Anti-Defamation League to build leadership skills during a series of anti-bullying workshops. Thomas Laudadio, dean of students at the Middle...
  • March 2, 2014

    March 2, 2014
    HONORABLE MENTIONS No worries -- Gov. Malloy is sending me $55. -- Olin Murphy, Niantic It's actually a new yoga pose ... "downward-facing Dodge." -- Susan Breitman, West Hartford Funny thing is, it's attached to an RV. -- Jeffrey Faccinto, East...
  • All-Courant Boys Cross Country Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school boys cross country team package: Omar Abdelsame, Plainville, Jr. Russell Adam, Cheshire, Jr. Christopher Ahlquist, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Patrick Begley, Suffield, Sr. Matt Chisholm, Farmington, Sr. Jordan Dixon,...
  • Oktoberfest is an Amazing Time For Connecticut Beer Fanatics

    Oktoberfest is an Amazing Time For Connecticut Beer Fanatics
    Besides all the hay-riding, corn-mazing, football-watching and apple-fritter-chomping that goes on during the autumn season, fall signifies a blissful time for craft beer aficionados — Oktoberfest lagers, pumpkin ales, chocolate malts, and spicy...