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  • Changing Use Of Death Penalty Argues For Abolition

    In 1786, citizens gathered in New London to watch the public hanging for homicide of Hannah Occuish, a 12-year-old girl of mixed race. She might have been the youngest person in the United States ever to meet such a fate. In 1905, 73-year-old Gershom...
  • Ex-Staff Chief For Rell Collects $55,200 Pension At 51

    Ex-Staff Chief For Rell Collects $55,200 Pension At 51
    A big question at the end of Gov. M. Jodi Rell's term was what would become of her powerful chief of staff, M. Lisa Moody, who some observers said had more of a direct hand in running the government than Rell did during their 6½ years in the famous...
  • Chief Of Staff, Communications Director Leave Malloy Administration

    In a blow to the administration, Governor Dannel Malloy's trusted chief of staff, his deputy chief, and communications director are all leaving. Timothy F. Bannon, a workhorse who has held numerous positions in state government and the private sector,...
  • Big Night For Democrats; Upsets In Middletown, Milford

    Democrats swept to victories Tuesday in Waterbury, New Britain, Middletown and Milford as well-organized candidates pounded away on local issues and got their voters to the polls in the state’s big cities. In Middletown, Democrat Dan Drew...
  • Gov. Malloy's Attempts to Make Transportation a Priority Face External Challenges

    Gov. Malloy's Attempts to Make Transportation a Priority Face External Challenges
    Since he took office five months ago, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has jumped on board the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield high-speed rail project. He's kick-started the plan for a $570 million New Britain-Hartford Busway. And this week Malloy began reviving...
  • The State of Connecticut Has an Array of Valuable and Strange Artifacts

    The State of Connecticut Has an Array of Valuable and Strange Artifacts
    Painting of George Washington: $20 million. Two-headed calf: $2,000. Iconic industrial statue: $1.5 million. New Haven church records covering 138 years: $2,550. Documents of a disgraced governor: $500,000. Those are just a sampling of the hundreds of...
  • Greener Way To Clean

    Greener Way To Clean
    The air is smelling greener for Connecticut cleaning products manufacturers, as new state and municipal regulations create more demand for environmentally friendly cleaners. But as one fast-growing company has discovered, the price of all that green...
  • Middletown Power Plant Explosion Kills 5, Injures Many More

    Middletown Power Plant Explosion Kills 5, Injures Many More
    A devastating explosion that was heard and felt for miles destroyed a power plant Sunday morning as workers purged a natural gas piping system, killing at least five and injuring many more, emergency response officers said. Homeowners miles away said the...
  • Rell's Proposed Health, Education Cuts Criticized By Connecticut Voices For Children

    The governor's proposed cuts to state health and education programs would weaken two "leading areas of progress" in the state economy, according to a study released Tuesday by the advocacy group Connecticut Voices for Children. While the state has...
  • Rell And CDC Confirm 10 More Cases Of H1N1 Flu

    Governor Jodi Rell and the Center for Disease Control confirmed ten new cases of the H1N1 influenza Friday morning, bringing at the total to fourteen in the state. All the individuals are recovering at home. In a press release the Governor's Office said,...
  • Groups worry as budget talks continue

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Steve Reviczky stands behind a red velvet rope outside the Connecticut House of Representatives, hoping a state legislator will stop and give him some hope. He's trying to persuade officials to spend $14 million on a new safety net...
  • Memorial To Female Veterans Unveiled

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - More than 14,000 female military veterans living in Connecticut are being honored with a memorial at the state Capitol. Gov. M. Jodi Rell and other state leaders unveiled the memorial sculpture Monday in the Veterans Alcove of...