FAIRFIELD, CT - MAY 18: Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy speaks at a press conference following a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013 in Fairfield, Connecticut. Two New Haven Line Metro North commuter trains collided on Friday, May 17 near Bridgeport, CT, injuring as many as 70 people.
There used to be jokes about how a Democrat in Texas was a moderate Republican in Connecticut ... I do think there's a sweet spot there, where government is a tool to make peoples' lives better. . . . But I'm fiscally conservative. I came out of a conservative industry. I understand making payroll and balancing books.
Trent is a very hard worker who has really improved in his time here at Yale. He's strong on the puck, protects it along the boards and has good offensive vision ... He made a huge jump from his freshman to sophomore year, and that's a direct result of the work he put in last summer; he elected to stay in Connecticut for the summer, worked out with our strength coach and other hockey professionals in the area.
I missed out on the Travelers Championship qualifier in 2011 by one shot ... I also lost the Manchester Open that year in a playoff and the Connecticut PGA Championship last year [to Tony Kelley]. So it felt good to finally get one — a huge one like Monday.More quotes »
Metro-North train crash: Probe begins after collision injures 70
to the area to survey the crash site Saturday morning with Malloy, U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and other Connecticut officials, according to Malloy's office.Officials planned to update journalists on the crash following the tour.Malloy said 9:36 AM Read more »
Cicadas next on Connecticut chef's menu
chef Bun Lai is already known for his Mexican grasshopper dish and his fried rice with meal worms and crickets. But he might soon also be recognized as the cicada chef.Lai, owner of Miya's Sushi, said he plans to fill a big freezer full of Brood II cicadas, Read more »
'SoNew' tourism effort highlights Mass., RI, Conn.
of tours on Saturday is the first event in their effort to tie together several attractions in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut in an attempt to turn Southern New England into a national and international destination."If you know Southern New England, Read more »
Sarah Palin speaks at NRA convention: Leaders exploiting tragedy of shootings
afternoon in Houston.She said while she and others were saddened and angered by December's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut , the emotions that have resulted from it won't make anybody safer and won't "protect the good guys' rights."The former Read more »
Marcha en Connecticut exige reforma migratoria
-- Cientos de trabajadores y miembros de organizaciones a favor de la inmigracion en Connecticut se congregaron en el parque New Haven Green para exigir la necesidad de una reforma migratoria integral.Unas 25 organizaciones convocaron a la marcha que conto Read more »
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