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  • Students On Campus: To Stay Or Go?

    For many students on Connecticut college campuses most affected by the weekend's snowstorm, Monday was a day of decision-making. Should they stay or should they go? For Lauren Poremski and Christy Taylor, the answer came late Monday afternoon, when...
  • CT Parents Union Urges Teacher Tenure Reform

    Led by Gwen Samuel of Meriden, the Connecticut Parents Union added its voice Wednesday to the myriad calls to reform education this year. Samuel said the group supports the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents' proposal to reform...
  • Towns Seething On 7th Night Without Power; CL&P Pledges 99 Percent Restoration By Sunday Night; Some Town Officials Simply Don't Believe It

    As mayors and first selectmen were seething Friday on the seventh night without power for many homeowners in their towns, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered an independent review of the response by state electric companies to a freak pre-Halloween storm that...
  • State Employee Fired In Food Stamp Scandal; 1199 Union Worker

    A state employee has been fired in the emergency food stamp fraud scandal after receiving $200 in benefits, officials said Wednesday. The union worker was terminated for understating her income while applying for the federal benefits, said her attorney,...
  • Four State Employees Fired In Food Stamp Scandal

    Four state employees have been fired and four others have retired in the ongoing food stamp scandal. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy  made the announcement Tuesday regarding the controversy over state employees who allegedly falsified their financial status in...
  • Window blind makers' safety plans too lax, critics say

    Window blind makers' safety plans too lax, critics say
    A fight to make window blinds safer for children is growing more contentious after manufacturers of the common household product have ignored demands from federal regulators to eliminate exposed cords on window blinds and shades. The manufacturers, who...
  • Beth Emet the Free Synagogue's Book Kvutzah (group)

    Beth Emet the Free Synagogue's Book Kvutzah (group)
    Beth Emet the Free Synagogue's Book Kvutzah (group) Our book club is located at Beth Emet the Free Synagogue in Evanston. We are entering our third year of reading, discussing and enjoying each other's company. A recent favorite was "The Guernsey...
  • Pension abuse reform legislation advances in House

    SPRINGFIELD — State lawmakers on Wednesday advanced reform legislation aimed at thwarting lucrative pension abuses by some labor leaders. Inspired by disclosures in Tribune/WGN-TV investigations, a key provision aims to end the practice of labor...
  • Commuters continue to breathe diesel exhaust at Chicago's Union Station

    Commuters continue to breathe diesel exhaust at Chicago's Union Station
    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...
  • Union leader Tim Foley resigns after criticism of inflated city pension

    Union leader Tim Foley resigns after criticism of inflated city pension
    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. Tim Foley,...
  • Baltimore is best city for hospital care

    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...