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  • Riders offer names for universal transit fare card

    Riders offer names for universal transit fare card
    In Tuesday's column, Going Public asked riders what they would name a card that could be used on Metra, Pace and CTA. Last week, Gov. Quinn signed legislation that requires a universal fare card by 2015. Here are rider suggestions: >> Dory Kerstin, 54,...
  • Renters insurance gains traction as market expands

    Renters insurance gains traction as market expands
    Renters insurance, a once nice-but-optional choice, is the new must-have in the booming rental market. "Multiple trends are probably fueling this," said Raleigh Floyd, a spokesman for Allstate Insurance Co. "Apartment vacancy rates are trending downward,...
  • Unions Balk At Teacher Certification Changes

    Teacher union leaders, school administrators and state officials harmonized last week over a proposed teacher evaluation system. But Tuesday when Gov.Dannel P. Malloyannounced plans to reduce red tape and to "empower local school districts" — steps...
  • Unions Unsettled By Malloy's Call For Tenure Reform

    The leaders of the state's teachers unions aren't happy with how Gov.Dannel P. Malloydescribed the current tenure system in his State of the State address Wednesday — "the only thing you have to do is show up for four years" — but they say...
  • Uh oh, the dreaded EAB comes ever closer to Connecticut

    Uh oh, the dreaded EAB comes ever closer to Connecticut
    Look out, the evil Emerald Ash Borer is now within 23 miles of Connecticut's western border. The little green ash-murdering bastards have been spotted east of the Hudson River and state officials here are warning Connecticut residents to be on the...
  • Joining The Bounty Hunters

    It's a lot like fishing. Some nights they can't miss, others they won't even get a bite. Success is also weather dependent. The first night we joined them it was pouring down rain, and the fishing was good, real good. The Bail Enforcement Agents, or...
  • Trial Begins In Dehydration Death Of Toddler

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman's manslaughter trial in the death of a toddler who died of dehydration is being heard by a judge. Forty-year-old Sharon Patterson of Hamden is charged in the death of 23-month-old Amari Jackson. Patterson was...
  • Helpful Phone Numbers And Local Emergency Shelters

    Toll-free domestic violence hotlines: Connecticut hotline: 1-888-774-2900 National hotline: 1-800- 7233 (SAFE) National teen dating abuse hotline: 1-866-331-9474 Toll-free for the hearing impaired: National domestic violence hotline: 1-800-787-3224...
  • Domestic Violence Facts

    Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in an intimate relationship where one partner tries to control and dominate the other. The behavior may be verbally, psychologically, physically or sexually abusive. Assaulting, threatening or stalking an...
  • Warning Signs Of An Unhealthy Relationship

    Ask yourself: • Are you afraid to disagree with your partner because of his/her temper? • Do you make excuses to yourself or to others for your partner's behavior? • Does your partner accuse you of flirting or cheating? •...
  • "Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson" by Sharon Robinson

    "Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson" by Sharon Robinson
    "Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson" By Sharon Robinson, illustrated by Kadir Nelson Scholastic, $16.99, ages 6-8 This is the story you don't know, one that happened after Jackie Robinson moved his family out to Connecticut. The best...