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  • Farmington Tweet Among "Top 10 Most Powerful Of 2010"

    The social networking site Twitter has released its list of the "Top 10 Most Powerful Tweets" for 2010 and a tweet from Connecticut was listed at No. 3. Leigh Fazzina, a healthcare PR/social media communications consultant, was biking in Winding Trails...
  • 1,126 State Employees Made More Than Governor In 2010

    1,126 State Employees Made More Than Governor In 2010
    The non-profit Yankee Institute Thursday posted state payroll information on its website, CTSunlight.org, showing that 1,126 state employees earned more than the governor's salary of $150,000 in 2010. "This data is especially relevant now, when Gov....
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  • Medication Disposal at UCHC

    Medication Disposal at UCHC
  • UConn Health Center Loses Out On $100 Million Federal Grant

    The University of Connecticut Health Center was not chosen to receive a $100 million federal grant contained within last year's health care reform bill. Instead, the money will go to Ohio State University, the Health Resources and Services Administration...
  • Rick Green: Teen Pot Use at 30-Year Peak – Are We Too Lax?

    Decriminalizing pot and opening the door to medical marijuana seems like the right thing. We've wasted millions of taxpayer dollars in a futile effort to block use of something that seems less harmful than alcohol. I'm sure of it, just like I can't think...
  • Malloy Making Good Start On Cities

    Urbanites hoped that because he had been mayor of what is arguably the state's most successful large city, Gov. Dannel Malloy would bring some of the Stamford mojo to the Capitol — be a friend and champion of the state's large and mid-sized cities....
  • Experts Call 'Scream Rooms' Untherapeutic, Harmful To Children And Others At School

    Every morning Michael Sexton hears the same thing from his 8-year-old son: "Daddy, I don't want to go to school. Daddy, I don't want to go." Sexton says it's because his son, Robert, spent too much time alone in a small room — sometimes called a...
  • Crime & Punishment: Man shot in the groin for mimicking his friend's dance moves

    Crime & Punishment: Man shot in the groin for mimicking his friend's dance moves
    Bryan Brouillard, whose wealthy parents' lawyers got him off on an attempted murder charge with an insanity defense in 2001, has now hired some more lawyers to sue the state over his six-year confinement, reports the Hartford Courant. Before he was 20,...
  • Oh Governor! Malloy Whacks Public Colleges and Universities again.

    Still reeling from the deepest budget cuts in Connecticut history, Governor Malloy has targeted UConn, CSU and the state’s community colleges for another $8 million in cuts. The $135 million in additional budget cuts that OPM Secretary Barnes...
  • State Must Roll Up Sleeves To Help Create Jobs

    State Must Roll Up Sleeves To Help Create Jobs
    Editor's Note: With no net job creation here in two decades, Connecticut needs jobs. Our editorial and five other views on this page offer thoughts on getting people back to work. We'd like to hear what you think is the key to creating jobs as well: Email...
  • Richard Grossman: Building Infrastructure Helps In Short And Long Term

    One of the best ways to create jobs in Connecticut is through the promotion of infrastructure projects that will provide jobs while underway and contribute to our long-term competitiveness once completed. A bill signed into law by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy...