| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Much of the story at Tuesday night's State of the Union speech will be about Connecticut, from the Newtown massacre to Manchester, where bullets killed eight employees at Hartford Distributors in 2010, to Bridgeport, where a 3-year-...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:05 PM
The House Gallery in the U.S. Capitol had a distinctively Connecticut cast for President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night.
At least half of the two dozen guests who were victims of gun violence are residents of this state. The guests,...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:21 AM
It's fitting that this album was chosen to be Album of the Day on Valentine's Day. Sometimes you stumble upon a band and fall so maddeningly in love with their music that waiting for a new album is akin to the sometimes painful wait for a long lost...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 9:02 AM
On Sunday evening, after the snow had somewhat settled and some of the sidewalks had been cleared, hundreds of generous local artsy types descended upon Hartford ArtSpace Gallery for a dynamic and funky exhibit with a cause.
Tao LaBossiere is in need of...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:00 PM
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| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Deliberations about possible legislation to expand state workers compensation to police who responded to the Newtown school massacre have changed direction: There is now a move to also include school staff members and medical examiners' personnel who were...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Newington nursing-home workers who have been on strike almost six months are holding a rally at their picket line Saturday.
The event, to thank supporters and members of the New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199 of the Service Employees...
| Dec 23, 2012
Dawn Hochsprung kept politics out of her professional life.
But after the November election, Hochsprung, a registered Democrat, couldn't help sounding off to her Facebook friends in an exuberant post using the pseudonym "Dinna Fash," a term for "don't...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:44 AM
Baltimore area hospitals provide the best patient care in the country, according to a new survey.
Nearly half of the area's hospitals - nine out of 16 - are in the top 5 percent of all of the hospitals in the United States, according to the survey by...
| Oct 4, 2011
The head of one of the largest labor unions in Chicago resigned Monday in the wake of reports that he had been receiving a six-figure city pension while participating in a second pension plan from his local union, in violation of state law.
| Feb 6, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Thousands of commuters continue to breathe high levels of lung-damaging diesel exhaust at Chicago's Union Station, in part because of nagging maintenance problems at the Old Post Office that straddles the southbound tracks.
Testing by Amtrak has...