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  • Are Toll Roads Coming Back to Connecticut?

    Are Toll Roads Coming Back to Connecticut?
    Leakage analysis. Congestion pricing. Hot lanes. Gantry cameras. Barrier free. This bureaucratic-engineering jargon may sound a bit strange, but it's all about the tolls, baby. Well, it's also about politics and money and memories of blazing accidents...
  • Quinnipiac Celebrates Black History Month With a Showing of "Kingdom Bequeath" on Feb. 21

    Quinnipiac Celebrates Black History Month With a Showing of "Kingdom Bequeath" on Feb. 21
    As part of Quinnipiac University's Black History Month celebration, members from the First Wave Hip Hop and Urban Arts Learning Community will perform Kingdom Bequeath, an experimental production pondering questions about life, respect, power, equal...
  • Security Officials Say Cellphones, Cameras Will Help Investigation

    Hours after the Monday afternoon blasts that claimed the lives of three — including an 8-year-old boy — and injured more than 100 at the Boston Marathon, experts in law enforcement, security and terrorism were reluctant to place blame with a...
  • Hidden side of Obama's race gap

    Hidden side of Obama's race gap
    In his 2008 "A More Perfect Union" speech, presidential candidate Barack Obama declared, "Race is an issue that I believe this nation cannot afford to ignore right now." Then he tried his best to ignore it. At least in public, that is. It says a lot...
  • Quinnipiac University Theater for Community Presenting a Story About Women in the Workforce

    Quinnipiac University Theater for Community Presenting a Story About Women in the Workforce
    Travel back to 1963 Ireland this week as Quinnipiac University Theater for Community performs Patricia Burke Brogan's play Eclipsed. The play takes you inside one of the Magdalene laundries where unmarried pregnant women were forced into labor (and we...
  • UConn Poll Questions: Where Were All the Unaffiliateds Hiding Out?

    UConn Poll Questions: Where Were All the Unaffiliateds Hiding Out?
    A closer look at last week's University of Connecticut/Hartford Courant Poll on our state's heated U.S. Senate race raises some interesting questions about who was actually answering the poll questions. Like, where the hell were all the independent...
  • Is Smith closing in on Casey?

    Is Smith closing in on Casey?
    Is it possible for Republican Senate candidate Tom Smith to be trailing incumbent Democrat Bob Casey by just six points while Mitt Romney is down by 12 against Barack Obama in Pennsylvania? That's what the latest Quinnipiac University survey of likely...
  • Connecticut Must Overcome Doctor Drought

    Connecticut Must Overcome Doctor Drought
    The federal Affordable Care Act is designed to extend insurance coverage to many more Americans than are currently insured — as many as 30 million more, according to a recent report in The New York Times. But will these newly covered people be...
  • Jurors Must Follow Strict Death Penalty Guidelines

    Now that Steven Hayes was convicted of capital murder for killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters, Hayley, 17, and Michaela, 11, in their Cheshire home, the jury, beginning Monday, must decide whether he should be sentenced to death. In addition...
  • Juvenile Justice: They're Just Kids

    Juvenile Justice: They're Just Kids
    Teenagers under age 18 who are charged with misdemeanors can no longer be tried as adults in Connecticut. This overdue new law reflects a more nuanced societal understanding of adolescent development and psychology. By 2010, Connecticut was one of only...
  • More signs of trouble for Santorum in Pennsylvania

    More signs of trouble for Santorum in Pennsylvania
    The second poll in a week shows Mitt Romney cutting deep into Rick Santorum's lead in Pennsylvania. Romney now trails Santorum by just six points in the state with 35 percent to Santorum's 41 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University survey...
  • Super Tuesday 2012: What's at stake and who's in the lead

    Super Tuesday 2012: What's at stake and who's in the lead
    Welcome to March Madness, the Republican version. The GOP final four -- Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul -- face the busiest primary day of 2012 next week on Super Tuesday, when voters in 10 states head to the polls or caucus sites....