More Connecticut Articles

  • Senate Democrats demand liquid nicotine rules

    FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Two Connecticut lawmakers on Tuesday announced a drive in Congress to require child-proof bottles of liquid nicotine used for e-cigarettes. Backed by 12 Senate Democrats, it's the latest effort seeking regulations of the battery-powered devices smokers use to inhale...

  • Top officer at oldest US sub base is retiring

    GROTON, Conn. (AP) — The top officer at the oldest U.S. submarine base, an admiral whose ties to Groton date back to his birth, may become the last flag officer to serve here as his submarine group is eliminated in a Navy streamlining. Rear Adm. Kenneth Perry, a career submarine officer with...

  • Connecticut unemployment rate falls to 6.6 percent

    WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut added jobs for a sixth straight month in July, dropping its unemployment rate to 6.6 percent, the state Department of Labor said Friday. The monthly economic report showed 2,400 non-farm jobs were added to the economy. The string of six consecutive months...

  • Frontier, Connecticut reach agreement

    Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and Consumer Counsel Elin Katz announced a settlement on Tuesday with Frontier Communications Corporation related to recent AT&T acquisitions in Connecticut. The proposed three-year agreement...

  • Connecticut nuclear plant had 3 safety violations

    WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) — Federal inspectors cited the state's nuclear plant on Tuesday for three minor safety violations, including a worker who inhaled radioactive material. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said it found three violations of "very low safety significance" in a quarterly...

  • AGs of Florida, Connecticut sue Tampa law firm

    Bondi TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen sued a Tampa law firm and related entities and individuals on Friday for allegedly engaging in a mortgage rescue scam. Berger Law Group, Resolution Law Group and...

  • Connecticut seeking upgraded freight rail line

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — From the port of New London on Long Island Sound north through Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and into Canada, a 390-mile freight rail system linking New England to the rest of the Northeast lacks a key element: a 21st-century rail line in Connecticut. Elected...

  • Conn. AG will join feds in settlement with TicketNetwork

    Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, acting at the request of the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, will join the Federal Trade Commission in filing a federal complaint and consent orders against TicketNetwork Inc. and its...



From the Weekly Standard

  • An Appalling Propaganda Ploy

    The Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot, has released a grisly video of one of its fighters beheading a man who appears to be James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria on...

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  • IS Threatens Another U.S. Journalist

    The Islamic State’s official media arm, Furqan Media, has just released a video showing the beheading of American photojournalist James Wright Foley. The terrorist organization claims that the...

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  • Fear Itself

    Julie Gunlock is one mother who’ll welcome the return of pink slime. As the Wall Street Journal reported recently, the beef product processed from scraps left over from butchered cattle all but...

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