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  • Black Vote Is Key In House Races

    At least 10 white Democrats in highly competitive U.S. House races are counting on a surge of black voters to carry them into office. Many of the races are in Southern states where African Americans make up a sizable minority. But the dynamic is also...
  • Buyers rediscover the FHA home loan

    The federal government helped create the mortgage industry in 1934 by insuring long-term housing loans, but it largely disappeared from the market in recent years as private lenders led the mortgage boom. Now government loans may once again be finding a...
  • Galante Donors Gave To Senator

    Contributions from associates and friends of now-indicted garbage executive James Galante to the 2004 presidential campaign of U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman have sparked the interest of federal investigators. Lieberman's bid for the White House took in at...
  • Judge Releases Trash Magnate On Bond, But Under Strict Conditions

    A federal judge on Friday released indicted trash magnate James Galante from pretrial detention, but imposed strict conditions on his movements to reassure prosecutors who claim he is likely to attempt to intimidate witnesses against him. Senior U.S....
  • Connecticut Favorites

    Republican John McCain and Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton hold double-digit leads among likely voters in the Connecticut presidential primaries on Feb. 5, according to a poll commissioned by The Courant. McCain's rise is a dramatic turn in a state where...
  • A Piece Of Cake: Master Baker John Barricelli Recalls His Inspirations

    A Piece Of Cake: Master Baker John Barricelli Recalls His Inspirations
    When John Barricelli was growing up, his Aunt Vera had a cheesecake recipe hanging on the wall of her Forest Hills, N.Y., kitchen. "I can make that," Barricelli recalls thinking to himself when he was about 13. "I kept reading it over and over again. It'...
  • Bernie Fuchs dies at 76; magazine illustrator

    Bernie Fuchs, an illustrator whose influential work for magazines ranging from Cosmopolitan to Sports Illustrated seamlessly blended qualities of traditional narrative with hints of abstract composition, died of esophageal cancer Sept. 17 at a care...
  • Over 100 Cited For Underage Drinking In Conn. Bar

    Over 100 Cited For Underage Drinking In Conn. Bar
    Undercover officials, performing random sweeps, found more than 100 underage drinkers in a Connecticut bar. Authorities entered Bravo bar in Fairfield shortly before 9:45 p.m. Tuesday after spotting a large crowd of young people entering the bar....
  • Doctors, Consumer Groups Take Aim At UnitedHealthcare

    If UnitedHealthcare acquires the Northeast operations of its smaller competitor Health Net, the larger insurer won't provide enough coverage in rural areas, will control a lopsided share of the Fairfield County medical market, will likely increase...
  • VIDEO UPDATE: Local Reaction to PETA's Desire to Take Over Grand Haven Lighthouse

    VIDEO UPDATE: Local Reaction to PETA's Desire to Take Over Grand Haven Lighthouse
    The animal rights group PETA wants to use two lighthouses along Lake Michigan in Grand Haven to publicize what it says are the horrors of killing fish for food and sport. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals says it sent a letter Wednesday to...
  • New Charges In Handcuffed Husband Case

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman accused of handcuffing her estranged husband to reconcile with him is now charged with beating him with a table leg during an earlier incident. In March, Fairfield police had arrested Helen Sun after rescuing a...
  • Teen, 13, Dies After 50-Foot Tree Falls On Her

    Teen, 13, Dies After 50-Foot Tree Falls On Her
    A teenager died in a freak accident after a large tree fell on her during an end-of-school-year party at her Connecticut home, PIX News has learned. Authorities say 13-year-old Catherine Burke was hosting a party at her Smoke Hill Drive residence on...