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  • Enough Of Fraternities, Sororities

    Enough Of Fraternities, Sororities
    Isn't it time to rethink the relationship between higher education and Greek organizations? Fraternities and sororities are bastions of exclusion, anachronisms in this global society. They encourage cliques and excesses, and have brought ambulances to...
  • Kevin Hunt: What Happens When Their Electricity Complaint Meets The New Law?

    Kevin Hunt: What Happens When Their Electricity Complaint Meets The New Law?
    A little more than a week before legislators approved a bill in early May safeguarding consumers from predatory pricing by electricity suppliers, Gail and Gerrie Bishop contacted The Bottom Line with a personal snapshot of why such protections are welcome...
  • Apodaca: Trying to fix the glaring inequality in education

    In a single week last October, 11 colleges sent representatives to Newport Harbor High School, providing a diverse geographic and academic sampling for students to peruse. The visitors hailed from prestigious four-year schools, such as Pomona College,...
  • The Last Radium Girl

    Mae Keane didn't like the job she got as a teenager in Waterbury and wasn't very good at it. Her boss urged her to find something else and she did — a move that likely saved her life. Mrs. Keane, who died last weekend at 107 in Middlebury, was the...
  • Shirley W. Johnson, MADD founding mother

    Shirley W. Johnson, MADD founding mother
    Shirley W. Johnson, whose personal tragedy of losing her son to a drunken driver resulted in her becoming a major voice in the Maryland chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, died March 9 of complications from a stroke at Glen Meadows retirement...
  • Police Survey, Records Bill Cloud 'Sunshine Week'

    This is Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote the importance of open government, but you wouldn't know it in Connecticut. To wit: •A team of reporters from the New Haven Register and Middletown Press visited all 92 municipal police...
  • Liberty Mutual CEO's Pay Up 24% To $6.6 Million Last Year

    The CEO of Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. made $6.63 million last year, up 24 percent from 2012, not including $4.67 million in incentives that will provide value in future years and depend on the company's performance. Company CEO David H. Long'...
  • Killer's Defense Was Demon Possession

    Killer's Defense Was Demon Possession
    At first, the 1981 stabbing death of 40-year-old Alan Bono of Brookfield looked like a routine argument gone awry. Police referred to it as an "open-and-shut case." But then came Arne Cheyenne Johnson's defense: The devil made him do it. With the help...
  • Invading may be President Vladimir Putin's Plan B in Ukraine

    Invading may be President Vladimir Putin's Plan B in Ukraine
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has massed tens of thousands of troops along Ukraine's eastern border, a reminder of his vow to protect ethnic Russians in the neighboring country. Using his army, however, is probably Plan B. Rather than repeating the...
  • FBI: Man suspected of brutally killing his family may be in L.A. area

    FBI: Man suspected of brutally killing his family may be in L.A. area
    A man authorities dubbed the “family annihilator” for allegedly bludgeoning his mother, wife and three sons to death with a hammer nearly 40 years ago may be living in Southern California, FBI officials said. William Bradford Bishop Jr., 77,...
  • Accused family killer snapped after government job snub, FBI says

    Accused family killer snapped after government job snub, FBI says
    Authorities say the killing on March 1, 1976, began after William Bradford Bishop Jr. learned he’d been passed over for a promotion at the State Department earlier in the day. Bishop, who had been receiving psychiatric care for depression and...