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  • Study Shows Scales Of Justice Askew When It Comes To Death Penalty

    Now that the Cheshire killers are headed to death row, we can all breathe easy, knowing that Connecticut sparingly, but justly, gives the worst of the worst the death penalty. If only that were the case. A former Yale Law School professor's long-running...
  • Seeing Long Island Sound Without Getting Your Feet Wet

    By PETER MARTEKA,pmarteka@courant.com With Memorial Day – the unofficial start of summer - finally upon us after an Ice Age-like winter and a soggy, cloudy spring, Long Island Sound may be the hot destination this weekend. But with water...
  • B.O.M.B. Fest, Day 1: Weezer and Titus Andronicus Dominate in Hartford

    B.O.M.B. Fest, Day 1: Weezer and Titus Andronicus Dominate in Hartford
    Call it a toss-up: Weezer and Titus Andronicus were the best of the 37 bands performing Saturday on the first day of this year’s B.O.M.B. Fest at Comcast Theatre in Hartford. Weezer was a given: the veteran power-pop band has the experience and the...
  • B.O.M.B. Fest, Day 2: Against Me! Owns Main Stage With Commanding Performance

    B.O.M.B. Fest, Day 2: Against Me! Owns Main Stage With Commanding Performance
    There were bigger names on the bill, but no one played a better show than Against Me! Sunday at the second and final day of this year’s B.O.M.B. Fest at Comcast Theatre in Hartford. The Florida punk band dominated the main stage with an afternoon...
  • Amtrak Breakdown With Transit VIPs Aboard? Perfect

    U.S. Rep Bill Shuster, R-Pa., House chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, met with Amtrak's brass in New York last Friday, and then hopped on an Amtrak train for Hartford. Fellow Rep. John Larson and state Department of...
  • Withholding Homicide Photos Wrong Choice

    It was a lot to suggest –- that Newtown parents voluntarily show the gruesome pictures of their slaughtered children. But several weeks after Newtown, I suggested it as one way to ensure that the Newtown killings made an indelible mark on the...
  • Derailment's Impact Shows Success Of Metro-North

    Derailment's Impact Shows Success Of Metro-North
    Joni Mitchell, in her famous lyric, sang: "Don't it always seem to go, that you don't know what you've got till it's gone." This was my first thought when I read about the derailment of the Metro-North commuter train near Bridgeport on May 17. Would the...
  • Obama Accountable For Troubling Questions

    Not since the killing of Trayvon Martin has the nation heard the president speak as long and directly about blacks and his experience as a black man as he did at Morehouse College's commencement ceremony last weekend. At Morehouse, he referred to...
  • Kevin Hunt: West Hartford Wal-mart, BJ's Cited For Pricing Violations

    Kevin Hunt: West Hartford Wal-mart, BJ's Cited For Pricing Violations
    Leo Barrieau probably didn't realize the power of the consumer when he complained to The Bottom Line in April about improper unit pricing at two retail stores in West Hartford. The state Department of Consumer Protection, after being contacted by TBL,...
  • Influence Peddlers In Season At Legislature

    Former Speaker of the House Christopher Donovan made a bizarre appearance at the federal courthouse in New Haven on Tuesday as a jury deliberated the fate Robert Braddock, the finance director of Donovan's disastrous 2012 congressional campaign. Donovan...
  • Sandy Hook Pictures Would Change Debate

    "The mutilated face of the victim was left untouched by morticians at the mother's request. She said she wanted 'all the world' to witness the atrocity." Jet Magazine, Sept. 15, 1955, on the open-casket funeral of 14-year-old Emmett Till. The wounds...
  • Portland Still A Gap In State's Air Line Trail

    Portland Still A Gap In State's Air Line Trail
    Sigh. That's pretty much my reaction each time I pass portions of the abandoned Air Line Railroad as it twists and turns from the rusting iron swing bridge across the Connecticut River through Portland and into the Cobalt section of East Hampton....