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July 25, 2014

OP-ED | Hartford Ballpark: Good for Region, Bad for City?

by Susan Bigelow | July 25, 2014 11:00am

Hartford may not get that stadium after all, thanks to a bumbling city government and fierce opposition from residents. This might be a good thing for the city, even though it’s a loss for the region.

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July 4, 2014

OP-ED | Rock Cats Move To Hartford Tainted By Secrecy And Incompetence

by Terry D. Cowgill | July 4, 2014 5:30am

Distressed municipalities will often turn to anything they think will help with economic development.

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July 3, 2014

Segarra Defends Stadium Despite Public Opposition

by Madeline Stocker | July 3, 2014 8:10am

Courtesy of the CIty of Hartford The threads of what Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra had formerly referred to as a “done deal” continued to unravel Wednesday evening, when he was forced to reword his original statement that building a $60 million stadium for a minor league baseball team was inevitable.

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June 6, 2014

OP-ED | If Done Right, Hartford Minor League Baseball Could Be More Than Worth It

by Susan Bigelow | June 6, 2014 8:00am

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New Britain baseball is ending the way it started, by moving about 10 miles down the road. In 1983, the Bristol Red Sox moved to New Britain; in 2016, the New Britain Rock Cats will likely be Hartford-bound.

Will it be worth it? That’s a surprisingly hard question to answer.

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June 4, 2014

Boughton, McKinney Pan Hartford Stadium Idea

by Christine Stuart | June 4, 2014 11:17pm

Courtesy of the City of Hartford Two Republican candidates for governor, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, both panned Hartford’s plan to build a $60 million stadium to move a minor league baseball team from New Britain to Hartford.

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Hartford Plans To Build Rock Cats New Stadium

by Jhansi Katechia | June 4, 2014 4:02pm

Christine Stuart photo The owner of a minor league baseball team and Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra announced plans Wednesday to build a $60-million stadium in the capital city and move the Rock Cats 13-miles from New Britain to Hartford.

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March 27, 2014

Malloy Signs Minimum Wage Bill Into Law, Again

by Christine Stuart | March 27, 2014 8:00pm

Christine Stuart photo It was a victory lap of sorts. On Thursday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy returned to Café Beauregard in New Britain, where he dined with President Barack Obama earlier this month, to sign a bill increasing Connecticut’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.

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March 7, 2014

OP-ED | Obama Visit a Political Bonanza for Malloy

by Susan Bigelow | March 7, 2014 9:24am

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The traveling circus that is a visit from the President of the United States arrived in town this week, and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy got to play the ringleader. It’s nice work, if you can get it, and it was the highlight of one of the better political weeks the governor has had.

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March 5, 2014

Obama: Raising the Minimum Wage Is ‘Common Sense’

by Hugh McQuaid | March 5, 2014 5:09pm

Hugh McQuaid photo NEW BRITAIN — President Barack Obama is unlikely to get a hike in the minimum wage through Congress, but he encouraged states and businesses to take the lead during a half-hour speech Wednesday at Central Connecticut State University.

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November 15, 2013

OP-ED | In CCSU Lockdown our Priorities on Violence are Showing

by Susan Bigelow | November 15, 2013 10:47am

A few weeks ago a student walked on to the campus of Central Connecticut State University dressed as a ninja, complete with mask and fake sword. This turned out to be a bad idea.

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