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Health care proposal may pit Malloy against House speaker - Ct Post
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Friday, 15 April 2011
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Health care proposal may pit Malloy against House speaker
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State House Speaker Christopher Donovan, D-Meriden, had a hard enough time pursuing health care reform with a Republican occupying the governor's office. Now, his efforts face opposition from Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, and observers believe ...

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Painful Increases Continue
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Friday, 15 April 2011
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Gas prices are continuing their series of daily increases across the Tri-State. "It's very annoying.
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4.15 Letters of the Editor
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Friday, 15 April 2011
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I commend Alessandra Petrino's piece "Are We Programmed?" for beginning to question the media's effect on one's life and ideas surrounding certain institutions .
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Morning Run
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Wednesday, 13 April 2011
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It seemed the game of musical chairs that upset Connecticut politics ended in January, when the former mayor of Stamford took the office of governor, the ex-attorney general was sworn in as a U.S. senator, two people once in the General Assembly became the new attorney general and secretary of the state and former SOTS Susan Bysiewicz just sorta
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Presidents should have to earn respect
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Monday, 11 April 2011
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I was a bit perplexed when I read the article, "We should respect the presidency," in last Thursday's Crimson White.
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Remembering Geraldine Ferraro: A Famous Politician Who Never Let Fame ...
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Monday, 11 April 2011
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Back in the day when The Hartford Courant sent reporters out to cover far-flung political stories - just because they were interesting and even if there was no direct connection to Connecticut - I was sent to cover the New York City mayor's race.
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Remembering Geraldine Ferraro: A Famous Politician Who Never Let Fame ...
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Monday, 11 April 2011
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Back in the day when The Hartford Courant sent reporters out to cover far-flung political stories - just because they were interesting and even if there was no direct connection to Connecticut - I was sent to cover the New York City mayor's race.
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Pursuing Self-Interest in Harmony With the Laws of the Universe and Contributing to Is
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Monday, 11 April 2011
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I f you want to understand Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest and indisputably weirdest hedge fund, you might start with the story of the peas.
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Simon still going strong
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Sunday, 10 April 2011
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Paul Simon is still crazy about music after all these years. And more relaxed. More than half a century into his career -- and on the eve of his 12th solo album So Beautiful or So What -- the 69-year-old singer-songwriter admits putting out a new CD doesn't thrill him quite like it did in the '60s. "I was probably more excited back then -- but ...
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Public Servants Get Good Pensions; So What?
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Sunday, 10 April 2011
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As a more than 30-year state employee who did not have the foresight to sign up for the state retirement system, my response to the article "378 Get $100,000-Plus Pensions [Page 1, April 8] was: And your point is ? Many conservatives seem to view reports of corporate bigwigs walking off with obscene, multimillion-dollar bonuses and golden ...
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Paul Simon still going strong
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Sunday, 10 April 2011
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Artist: Simon, Paul Paul Simon Paul Simon is still crazy about music after all these years.
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11 Questions
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Sunday, 10 April 2011
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Politics being what it is - with partisanship and ego trumping common sense these days, the cool kids of the cliques advancing to hold positions of power within the society from the local to the national level - I thought it beneficial to the community to really get to know one of our former council members from Trumbull.
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The perplexing politics and principles of Harry P. Cain
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Sunday, 10 April 2011
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Harry P. Cain lost the first election he won. As contradictory as that statement sounds, it is nothing compared to Cain himself.
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The perplexing politics and principles of Harry P. Cain
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Sunday, 10 April 2011
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Harry P. Cain lost the first election he won. As contradictory as that statement sounds, it is nothing compared to Cain himself.
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Lawrence raid still fresh in this family's memory
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Sunday, 10 April 2011
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Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War & the Missouri-Kansas border region's unique place in the bloody four-year conflict.
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Lawrence raid still fresh in this family's memory
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Sunday, 10 April 2011
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Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War & the Missouri-Kansas border region's unique place in the bloody four-year conflict.
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8 famous Harvard dropouts
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Sunday, 10 April 2011
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Most people are familiar with the stories of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, who achieved great success as the founders of Microsoft and Facebook, respectively, after dropping out of Harvard.
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8 famous Harvard dropouts
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Sunday, 10 April 2011
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Most people are familiar with the stories of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, who achieved great success as the founders of Microsoft and Facebook, respectively, after dropping out of Harvard.
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Exhibit Details Greenwich's Civil War Role
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Sunday, 10 April 2011
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At the new "Voices from the Civil War" exhibit at Greenwich Historical Society , intimate letters, photos and diaries reveal details of people's lives in town during that war.
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Exhibit Details Greenwich's Civil War Role
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Sunday, 10 April 2011
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At the new "Voices from the Civil War" exhibit at Greenwich Historical Society , intimate letters, photos and diaries reveal details of people's lives in town during that war.
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'Sex and the River Styx' review: Notes of acceptance after living life to the hilt
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Saturday, 09 April 2011
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SEX AND THE RIVER STYX Edward Hoagland Chelsea Green Publishing $27, 464 pages "Believing in life," Edward Hoagland writes in "Curtain Calls," one of the essays in his splendid new collection, "I believe in death as well, and at seventy-six look forward to my immersion in the other plane of the seesaw also.
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'Sex and the River Styx' review: Notes of acceptance after living life to the hilt
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Saturday, 09 April 2011
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SEX AND THE RIVER STYX Edward Hoagland Chelsea Green Publishing $27, 464 pages "Believing in life," Edward Hoagland writes in "Curtain Calls," one of the essays in his splendid new collection, "I believe in death as well, and at seventy-six look forward to my immersion in the other plane of the seesaw also.
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COMMENTARYBattleground America: Hard Lessons Of A Fragile Union
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Saturday, 09 April 2011
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What exactly was the Civil War and why should we bother commemorating its 150th anniversary? The answer drives at the heart of who we are as 21st-century Americans.
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COMMENTARYBattleground America: Hard Lessons Of A Fragile Union
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Saturday, 09 April 2011
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What exactly was the Civil War and why should we bother commemorating its 150th anniversary? The answer drives at the heart of who we are as 21st-century Americans.
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Fed's Yellen says too soon to start reversing...
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Saturday, 09 April 2011
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Fed's Yellen says too soon to start reversing...
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Saturday, 09 April 2011
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Governors Poll Drops as Scott Cuts Spending, Walker Curbs Unions
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Friday, 08 April 2011
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Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the audience at the Florida Venture Capital Conference at the Westin Diplomat hotel on February 4, 2011 in Hollywood, Florida.
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The Budget Axe: Why Homeless Veterans but Not NASCAR?
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Friday, 08 April 2011
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My eyes always cringe at the sight of a homeless veteran. As I know the pains of war firsthand, it breaks my heart to see that people who have sacrificed so much for my freedom are suffering to such a degree.
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Governors Poll Drops as Scott Cuts Spending, Walker Curbs Unions
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Friday, 08 April 2011
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Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the audience at the Florida Venture Capital Conference at the Westin Diplomat hotel on February 4, 2011 in Hollywood, Florida.
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The Budget Axe: Why Homeless Veterans but Not NASCAR?
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Friday, 08 April 2011
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My eyes always cringe at the sight of a homeless veteran. As I know the pains of war firsthand, it breaks my heart to see that people who have sacrificed so much for my freedom are suffering to such a degree.
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Feds want prison time for Scinto - Ct Post
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Sunday, 03 April 2011
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Feds want prison time for Scinto
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But Robert D. Scinto, the dyslexic son of a plumber, who attended college at night and worked during the day as a shoe salesman and plumber before building a thriving real estate development company worth millions, now looks at a rougher road than ...

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Panel Advances Controversial Land Swap Bill
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Friday, 01 April 2011
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A legislative committee voted Friday to move forward a bill containing a proposed land swap in Haddam that would let private developers acquire 17 acres of state-owned open space overlooking the Connecticut River.
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Yale under federal investigation for alleged Title IX violation - CNN
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Friday, 01 April 2011
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Yale under federal investigation for alleged Title IX violation
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The complaint blames the prestigious university for failing to adequately respond to alleged incidents of harassment, US Department of Education spokesman Jim Bradshaw quoted the complaint Friday as saying. The school is accused of providing an ...
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Delegation remains cautiously bullish on nuclear power
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March 16, 2011

WASHINGTON--Despite the unfolding nuclear crisis in Japan, Connecticut's congressional delegation expressed continued support for nuclear power, even as they called for more scrutiny of the industry.

 
Proposed tax on nuclear plants would end electric bill surcharge
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March 15, 2011

The General Assembly's committee on energy unveiled a bill Tuesday that would replace a controversial surcharge on electric customers and a raid on energy conservation funds with a huge new tax on

 
Malloy tells hospital executives, 'It could be worse'
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March 14, 2011

WALLINGFORD--Hospital executives have been bemoaning the millions of dollars in cuts they face under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget, and on Monday, they got a chance to tell him in

 
Lieberman: Make teacher evaluations a requirement for federal funds
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March 14, 2011

WASHINGTON--Sen. Joseph Lieberman is drafting a school reform bill that would tie a portion of federal education dollars to a requirement that states implement robust teacher evaluations, with student

 
State aid for road repairs can't keep up with the potholes
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March 14, 2011

As one of the worst winters in recent history finally retreats, state government will give municipalities $30 million to fix potholes and otherwise repair local roads and bridges-- the same funding it

 
Some in state delegation wary on US role in Libya
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March 21, 2011

WASHINGTON--Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation voiced deeply divergent views about the U.S. military role in Libya, as a fierce campaign against Col. Muammar el-Quaddafi's forces

 
Pomp, circumstance and a new era at the DEP
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March 18, 2011

The swearing-in of Daniel C. Esty as the new commissioner of environmental protection blossomed Friday into a celebration for Esty and a milestone for an agency that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants to quickly

 
In Congress, stark differences on urgency of Social Security reform
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March 21, 2011

WASHINGTON--Social Security reform is suddenly all the rage on Capitol Hill. But lawmakers couldn't be discussing the politically-volatile issue in more starkly different terms.

 
Nursing homes get two prospective buyers, but closure hearing still going forward
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March 18, 2011

Two prospective buyers expressed interested in one or more of the four nursing homes in state receivership Friday, but a Superior Court judge declined to reschedule an upcoming hearing on a motion to

 
At State Capitol, a push to expand union rights gains ground
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March 17, 2011

In a difficult year for organized labor, unions in Connecticut have managed to advance legislation that would expand collective bargaining rights to state managers, legislative employees and

 
Malloy on St. Patrick's Day: Lookin' for the green
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March 17, 2011

WASHINGTON--Gov. Dannel Malloy still has his sights on winning an extra $100 million in federal funds for the state's high-speed rail line. But on Thursday he was scrambling to make sure Connecticut

 
Esty: Alternative energy not a near-term solution
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March 16, 2011

NEW HAVEN--On the day his nomination was confirmed by the House, the new commissioner of environmental protection told a green jobs conference Wednesday that he does not see alternative energy as

 
State could lose another four nursing homes
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March 17, 2011

A court-appointed receiver has recommended closing four nursing homes that have been in state receivership since January, arguing in court documents that they face financial barriers to operating and

 
Municipal leaders ask delegation to fight cuts in federal aid
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March 16, 2011

WASHINGTON--Municipal leaders from across Connecticut made a plea to the state's congressional delegation Wednesday: Push back against domestic spending cuts that will hit their cities and towns hard.

 

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