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American citizens from both ends of the political spectrum are rallying behind a former Marylander who has come forward as the NSA whistleblower. Also, if you're bored by that whole "active citizenship" thing, you can watch Game of Thrones and then...
Staff writerA few programs to keep in mind Wednesday: Usher and Darius Rucker have joined "Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert" at 9 p.m. on NBC. Blake Shelton organized the telethon for Oklahoma tornado victims. Luke Bryan, Rascal Flatts and Ryan...
The Hartford CourantLike a lot of folks, I've got a bucket list of things I want to do and see before I head to the big mall in the sky. Mine's a little different than most. I call it "999 places to shop before I die." The list includes the world's most iconic, exotic,...
The Better Business Bureau wants you to know that it's cleaned up its act in Los Angeles. The organization reached out to me this week to say that a new operation is up and running after the old BBB of the Southland was expelled in March after years...
In his Pulitzer Prize-winning 2009 expose on pathogens in America's meat, New York Times investigative reporter Michael Moss described in chilling detail the dangers of bacteria in the American meat supply. But in the course of interviewing food experts...
So you have sketchy credit and need a short-term loan to pay some bills or make an unexpected car repair? Well, the folks at Sunbelt Credit claim to be "Your Friend When You Need a Personal Loan." I guess that's possible – if your friends loan...
Tribune staff reporterWhen Steve Bernas took over as CEO of the Chicago region's Better Business Bureau, the only employer he's ever known as a professional, it was a baptism by fire. Bernas was being groomed to take over, but he only took the reins in 2007 because his...
Watchdog with Paul MuschickToday's Watchdog column details a Slatington couple's problems getting their Whirlpool washer to work. Whirlpool didn't respond by my deadline yesterday, but sent me a response later in the day. The column explained how Kimberly and Dave Kuznet's washer...
Nineteen states have turned down the Obama administration’s invitation to run the new health insurance markets that will begin serving millions of uninsured Americans less than a year from now. That puts a huge task on the feds, a defining challenge...
Tags: Judges, Executive Branch, Politics, Mitt Romney, Government
The Hartford CourantRepublican state Rep. Christie Carpino of Cromwell, seeking a second term representing the 32nd House District this year, is being challenged by Democrat Christopher Phelps. Carpino was elected in 2010, unseating 10-term Democrat and former Deputy...
Tags: Politics, Business, Dannel P. Malloy , Middletown, Consumers
Tribune NewspapersConcerned citizens can submit petitions asking the U.S Food and Drug Administration to take a closer look at certain food ingredients. The Government Accountability Office calls these petitions "the most formal path for an individual or organization to...
PRNewswireWhile they stand at opposite ends of the demographic spectrum, and both groups include many good drivers, statistics show that overall teenagers and older drivers are involved in far more crashes and highway fatalities than any other age group,...
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