| May 5, 2012
| 7:13 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. (Reuters) - The Connecticut Senate passed a bill on Saturday legalizing marijuana use for medical purposes with tight restrictions aimed at avoiding problems that have plagued some of the 16 other states where pot is now legal.
| May 7, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Connecticut lawmakers have approved it. Gov. Dannel Malloy plans to sign it into law. But it’s probably going to take at least a year before the first patient walks up to a pharmacist and is handed a dose of medical marijuana.
That’s the best...
| May 9, 2012
| 11:06 AM
It could have been easy to dismiss David Penfold as a potential employee — not because of his resume, but because of what he has lost.
Penfold, 56, has been a gardener for nearly 30 years, including 15 years as the head gardener at the famous Grand...
| May 21, 2012
With her husband serving in the Army Air Forces during World War II, Evelyn Bryan Johnson was looking for something to occupy her time when she wasn't running their dry-cleaning business in Jefferson City, Tenn.
She found it in a small advertisement...
| May 21, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Colette Johnson was born with cataracts and declared blind. She underwent surgery as a child which helped slightly, but Johnson was still considered legally blind. "Reading has always been a struggle," Johnson said.
Johnson sought out help more than...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 6:01 AM
PETOSKEY — The top of David Penfold’s resume reads, “I can see a garden before it is planted. My gardens come from my heart.”
And as you continue to read about his 27 years of experience in gardening, his talents become clear....
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Lawndale for to kick off AMERICAN DIABETES MONTH/ DIABETIC EYE DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH with the FITNESS SYNDICATE VS OBESITY. In honor of American Diabetes Month and Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, we want to remind...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Medical marijuana looks to be coming soon to Connecticut, and when it does it's going to be big business.
We're talking tens of millions of dollars, covering everything from direct medical pot sales to hydroponic equipment and grow lights; from...
| Feb 20, 2013
The trouble began in early January 2012, when Hershey, my then nearly 11-year-old chocolate Lab, developed the first in a series of urinary tract infections. Eventually, the problem worsened to include full-blown incontinence, with Hershey waking up in...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Readers may remember Sonny from a column last April. We'd like to remind you that he still awaits his chance for the right home. This nine-year-old Akita mix has a handsome golden-brown fur coat.
He is easy to walk on leash, house-trained and well-...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Medical marijuana has turned into a windfall for the state of Michigan. Applications brought in $10 million last year, but not everyone is a fan.
Voters legalized medical marijuana in 2008. It was promoted as an initiative to help the critically ill,...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 12:19 PM
"It's me and Burt against the world."
-- Linda Pugach, 2007
With those words, Linda Pugach explained, perhaps as well as anyone could, an unfathomable chain of events.
PHOTOS: Linda Pugach | 1937 - 2013
In 1959, she was Linda Riss, a 22-year-old dark-...