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January 18, 2016

Parents, Childcare Workers Ask State to Boost Support for Childcare

by Rowan Kane | January 18, 2016 12:15pm

Rowan Kane photo Childcare workers and parents descended on Hartford’s Capital Community College last week to voice concerns about wages and proposed changes to a federal program that subsidizes care.

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January 15, 2016

OP-ED | Malloy At #SOTU - More Scutnik Than Sputnik

by Terry Cowgill | January 15, 2016 5:30am


If there was ever any question about Gov. Dannel Malloy’s popularity in the West Wing of the White House, his status as a Lenny Skutnik at Tuesday’s State of the Union address should remove all doubt.

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January 12, 2016

Obama Expresses One Regret

by Christine Stuart | January 12, 2016 11:23pm

whitehouse.gov President Barack Obama admitted Tuesday during his final State of the Union address that he was unable to accomplish everything he wanted during his presidency, and that one of his few regrets was that the “rancor and suspicion between the parties has gotten worse instead of better.”

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Esty To Sit With Giffords During Tonight’s SOTU Address

by Christine Stuart | January 12, 2016 11:00am

Christine Stuart file photo Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will sit with U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty tonight during President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address.

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January 11, 2016

Connecticut Senators Push For Hearing On Funding Gun Research

by Rowan Kane | January 11, 2016 12:39pm

Christine Stuart file photo Following President Barack Obama’s executive action on gun control, U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy, Richard Blumenthal and 16 of their colleagues called for a hearing on funding gun research.

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Malloy To Attend State of The Union Address

by Christine Stuart | January 11, 2016 5:30am

CTNJ file photo Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be one of 23 guests invited to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama to listen to President Barack Obama’s last State of the Union address Tuesday.

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January 8, 2016

OP-ED | Why Trump? A Coherent Rationale Emerges

by Terry Cowgill | January 8, 2016 5:30am

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Over the holidays, I did a lot of thinking about the future of this country and the world. Yes, that’s what news geeks like yours truly do when confronted with a week or more unscheduled time. We think about problems we’ll never be able to solve.

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January 5, 2016

Connecticut Senators Describe Obama’s Executive Action On Guns As ‘Modest’

by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2016 3:01pm

White House on Youtube U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal described as “modest” the 10 executive actions on gun control that President Barack Obama tearfully announced Tuesday in the East Room of the White House.

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Malloy Heads To White House For Obama’s Executive Action on Guns

by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2016 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will join U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty on Tuesday in the East Room of the White House to learn more about the 10 executive actions President Barack Obama will take to combat gun violence.

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December 31, 2015

OP-ED | The Year When Something’s Gotta Give: Predictions for 2016

by Susan Bigelow | December 31, 2015 5:30am


Good morning, and welcome to a blank slate. As of Friday, 2016 gets underway and with it the hope that the new year will be better, fresher, more full of possibility and goodness than the old.

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