The state legislature has been in session for six weeks, and so far our lawmakers have come up with 2,862 bills they're sure will make our lives better. That's roughly one every 20 minutes. The bills tackle issues from national security to a single no-left-turn street sign in Watertown; from issues...

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  • A No-Nonsense Legend On The Track, Ted Christopher Remembered For Kind, Generous Spirit
    In online tributes to local racing legend Ted Christopher, fans mourned "the King, a tough racer's racer," a wheelman whose take-no-prisoners style made him course champion at Connecticut short track speedways in Thompson and Stafford Springs. But back here in his hometown, shattered family and... More
  • Three arrested for kidnapping in Stamford drug ripoff
    STAMFORD-Three Norwalk men have been arrested on kidnapping charges in a bizarre scheme to retrieve their money after accepting counterfeit bills for a small amount of marijuana earlier this week. Police reported on Tuesday night that a Barnstable Road man ended up with a broken jaw while allegedly being abducted by three men who claimed the man’s friend passed them phony money for marijuana that same night. More
  • Conductor Carolyn Kuan Among 11 To Become U.S. Citizens At HSO Concert
    The Hartford Symphony Orchestra's season-opening "Eroica" weekend just got even more heroic. On Oct. 7, before the second night of the HSO's "Beethoven's Eroica" Masterworks Series at the Bushnell, 11 Connecticut residents will take the oath to become U.S. citizens. More
  • Coltsville Lands Federal Funding For Pedestrian Upgrades
    HARTFORD – It’s going to get a lot easier to find the Coltsville National Historic Park.Access points to the not-yet-opened park that features Hartford’s historic Colt Building will get a facelift thanks to $135,000 in federal funds.The upgrades will include new crosswalks and the repainting of... More
  • Electric Boat Wins $5.1B Navy Contract For Ballistic Missile Sub Design
    Electric Boat, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, was awarded a $5.1 billion contract by the U.S. Navy to complete the design of the Columbia-class submarine, the Navy announced on Thursday. Construction of the first submarine in the class, the USS Columbia, is scheduled to begin in the fall of... More
  • From Bob Hope Day To Death Penalty, Legislative Bills Cover All The Bases
    The state legislature has been in session for six weeks, and so far our lawmakers have come up with 2,862 bills they're sure will make our lives better. That's roughly one every 20 minutes. Here then is a by-the-numbers look at what your lawmakers have in ...
    02/16/2017 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Bob Barker speaks up for possums
    Longtime "The Price is Right" host Bob ... "I hope that clear heads will prevail so that this fine state can be proud of its legislative history." No word yet on a response from Apodaca or West, who, Barker notes, is a sponsor of the Possum Drop event.
    02/14/2013 - 10:44 am | View Link
  • Did Anyone Read Bob Herbert about Joblessness Today?
    coffe shop owner pays (your $1 is part of this) for a haircut, the barber buys a tire, and on and on, each day, each week, each month, etc. Everytime the original dollar was spent taxes were employed as part of the transaction. Sales tax, employee payroll ...
    03/8/2010 - 4:05 pm | View Link
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    Manages passage of Mundt-Nixon bill, the first piece of legislation passed by the House ... Bob Hope visits ... Supreme Court rules the death penalty ...
    09/15/2017 - 10:10 pm | View Website
  • Bill Clinton
    The failure of the bill was the first major legislative defeat of the ... "My 1994 crime bill expanded the death penalty for drug ... Bill Clinton: 49%: Bob ...
    09/13/2017 - 9:30 pm | View Website
  • Save Our Children
    Save Our Children, Inc. was a political ... She performed with the Bob Hope ... and because a proposition was on the ballot regarding the death penalty in ...
    09/11/2017 - 12:35 pm | View Website
  • Flap's California Blog – Flap's Comments On His Home ...
    Flap's California Blog Flap's ... This whole thing is a Khan job- this Muslim hiding behind his son's tragic death and honorable service https: ... Flap's Blog ...
    09/6/2017 - 7:51 pm | View Website
    TRIBUTE TO BOB HOPE ... in its cover article, once called Hope- ... if we don't ~ January 13, 1981 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD-HOUSE the to the . CONGRESSIONAL RECORD ...
    09/6/2017 - 5:06 pm | View Website
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