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  • Is the high-end cigar industry saving some of Connecticut's best biking country?

    Is the high-end cigar industry saving some of Connecticut's best biking country?
    I’m feeling guilty about this. As an ex-nicotine addict, I detest Big Tobacco’s cancer industry. But as a cyclist, I’ve reluctantly decided I’m willing to sacrifice the wealthy idiots who smoke high-priced cigars if it will save...
  • 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...
  • Obama Tells Coast Guard Cadets: 'We Remember Our Moral Compass'

    Obama Tells Coast Guard Cadets: 'We Remember Our Moral Compass'
    Fighting pirates off the Horn of Africa, saving lives after natural disasters and stopping terrorists from entering American ports are all missions expected of the U.S. Coast Guard, President Barack Obama told graduating cadets Wednesday. And in a nod to...
  • May 25, 2011

    May 25, 2011
    According to the Connecticut disaster Center, Connecticut ranks 42nd in the country for frequency of tornadoes. That's a relief to me. I grew up in Indiana, which seemed to rank first. I know that's not true, but every spring, it was a tornado warning, or...
  • Major Nightmare On Jet Blue Flight As Passengers Stranded For 7 Hours

    Major Nightmare On Jet Blue Flight As Passengers Stranded For 7 Hours
    The huge snowstorm that covered the East Coast led to a nightmare aboard a JetBlue flight as an estimated 200 passengers were stranded for seven hours Saturday at Bradley International Airport with no food, water, or working bathrooms. The nightmare...
  • Connecticut's Air National Guard has dodged the latest Pentagon budget flack, maybe

    Connecticut's Air National Guard has dodged the latest Pentagon budget flack, maybe
    The federal government spends about $60 million a year keeping Connecticut's 103rd Airlift Wing flying out of Bradley International Airport, which is the reason some military folks around here were real worried about Pentagon budget cuts. After all, does...
  • Rare, Deadly October Storm Hangs On In Northeast

    Rare, Deadly October Storm Hangs On In Northeast
    One of the darkest Halloweens ever loomed for roughly 2.8 million households left without power on Sunday by a rare October snowstorm in the Northeast that bedeviled transportation and killed at least eight people. Jack-o'-lanterns peeked through record-...
  • Travel Nightmares Plague East Coast After Snowstorm

    Travel Nightmares Plague East Coast After Snowstorm
    CNN -- Airline passengers left stranded by a freak snowstorm that pounded the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states were waiting to get to their destinations Sunday, many after spending a restless night on cots or airport floors. "Whatever kind of system...
  • 2.4 million in 5 states without power after freak storm

    2.4 million in 5 states without power after freak storm
    More than 2.4 million people in at least five states were without power early Monday, a day after a rare October snowstorm buried parts of the Northeast under more than two feet of snow. Authorities blamed at least six deaths on the storm. The...
  • Nightmare On Jet Blue Flight As Passengers Stranded For 7 Hours

    Nightmare On Jet Blue Flight As Passengers Stranded For 7 Hours
    Jetblue flight 504 was supposed to fly a simple path -- from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, to Newark, New Jersey. But, Saturday's unexpected snowfall rerouted the plane to Bradley airport in Connecticut, which is where the nightmare began for the passengers on...
  • JetBlue flight sits on tarmac for more than 8 hours

    JetBlue flight sits on tarmac for more than 8 hours
    Passengers on a Jet Blue plane headed from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Newark, New Jersey were detoured to Connecticut in the wake of the northeast storm. To add insult to injury...they were stuck on the tarmac at Bradley International Airport for more...
  • Retired State Trooper Killed In Afghanistan

    Retired State Trooper Killed In Afghanistan
    A retired state trooper working in Afghanistan as a contractor was killed Saturday. Paul Protzenko, 46, of Enfield, who retired from the state police in 2009, was in Afghanistan training local police officers in crime scene investigation and police...