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    Thursday, February 02, 2023
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    Without accountability, it’s not lawful enforcement

    Five Memphis police officers, knowing their body cameras were recording their actions, went ahead last month and fatally beat and stomped a 29-year-old Black man. That mu...

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    The region’s cultural, arts and tourism sectors have suffered a tough three years. Even after the COVID-19 pandemic-induced shutdowns ended, recovery for this important p...
    There is a 0% chance that a proposal to eliminate the federal income tax and replace it with a massive national sales tax will even get out of the Republican-controlled H...
    Memphis’ police chief said video of the Jan. 10 beating by five police officers that killed 29-year-old Tyre Nichols included “acts that defy humanity.” We had fair warni...
    The first thing to know about the bill state Rep. Anthony Nolan has submitted to change the name of the Thames River is that the final naming decision, if the bill were t...

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    If Norwich voters want to back the best and most sensible fire protection for their homes and businesses, they will vote “yes” in Wednesday’s single-question special elec...
    The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved up the doomsday threat on Tuesday. The group — founded in part by Albert Einstein, J. Robert Oppenheimer and other pioneering ...
    A love-hate relationship between residents and visitors in areas where tourism thrives is common, indeed. In southeastern Connecticut, where so many local businesses and ...
    Defense spending is vital to the ensure the nation’s security. But that doesn’t mean the Pentagon should be above budget scrutiny. Far from it, as a recent audit reveals....
    Bloomberg Opinion The recurring farce of lifting the US government debt ceiling began again last week. As total debt surpasses $31.4 trillion — the current statutory...

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    All things being equal, burning gas isn’t the best way to cook. Not only are newfangled electric induction burners faster, but research suggests a correlation between the...
    At a Jan. 3 proceeding conducted by a Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission hearing officer, an attorney for the Connecticut Port Authority was pressed as to why ...
    After his recent attempt to help negotiate a labor contract for healthcare workers at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital failed to move the needle, New London Mayor Michael Pas...
    The White House drove the country into an inflation mess because it refused to listen to economists and others who predicted the administration’s massive multitrillion-do...
    President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are both being investigated over their handling of classified materials. While publicly disclosed information reflec...
    The passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act may well go down as the most impactful domestic achievement of the Biden administration, however long that admin...
    Some jobs need people who feel a strong calling to them: teachers, nurses, social workers, faith leaders, for example. A job that feels like a vocation, not just a career...
    Shock. Anger. Sorrow. Outrage. Even as those emotions flow in abundance following Friday’s shooting at Richneck Elementary School in Newport News, none seems sufficient. ...
    The absence of regular House rules during last week’s drawn out floor fight for House speaker produced an unexpected benefit: C-SPAN and other news organizations were abl...
    The United States has long been a model for the world, inspiring people in other nations to throw off oppression and follow our path by creating stable, solid, democratic...