Connecticut's Black Churches Key to Nation's History, Still Vital Today

02/16/14

Connecticut's Black Churches Key to Nation's History, Still Vital Today

Booker T. Washington’s last public address was from the pulpit of Varick Memorial AME Zion Church on Dixwell Avenue.

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What If Connecticut Towns Have No Road Salt When Next Snowstorm Hits?

02/14/14

What If Connecticut Towns Have No Road Salt When Next Snowstorm Hits?

Gov. Dannel Malloy: "I want to stress that this request is to address the issue of salt supplies for the remainder of this winter season as there surely will be additional snow and ice events this year."

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Drones and Connecticut: Lawmakers Look Into Use by Police, Others

02/12/14

Drones and Connecticut: Lawmakers Look Into Use by Police, Others

When a Branford fire police captain, a self-described “drone guy,” helped determine that explosives were safely distant from a fire at the Stony Creek Quarry, he was hailed for his voluntary aid. When a journalist affiliated with WFSB used a drone over a fatal car crash in Hartford, the Federal Aviation Administration said it would investigate the issue because the use was “commercial.” Meanwhile, state Reps. James Albis, D-East Haven, and Matthew Ritter, D-Hartford, are drafting legislation that would make sure police don’t use “unmanned aircraft” without a warrant. Are issues about drones (the modern version of radio-controlled aircraft used by kids in the ’60s) spinning out of control? When it comes to commercial use...

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Woody Allen Enrages Connecticut Prosecutor From Dylan Farrow Case; New York Times Won't Run Maco's Response

02/10/14

Woody Allen Enrages Connecticut Prosecutor From Dylan Farrow Case; New York Times Won't Run Maco's Response

Frank S. Maco, the former prosecutor, who found probable cause in Woody Allen case, says he may hire an attorney.

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Beyond Zuckerberg: Top 50 U.S. Donors Include Connecticut Founder of Collectibles Company

02/10/14

Beyond Zuckerberg: Top 50 U.S. Donors Include Connecticut Founder of Collectibles Company

You could say a trip to the moon propelled Connecticut donors to number 18 on The Chronicle of Philanthropy's list of the top 50 U.S. donors to charity in 2013.

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