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The Hartford Courant"Unquenchable" is the title of Robert Glennon's scorching critique of U.S. historical water policy. The word also applies to the University of Connecticut's seemingly unlimited thirst for water. To ensure the growth of its Technology Park, hedge against...
NEW YORK -- Let me propose an initiative for the next administration, starting with Day One: Get the nation started on the surge barriers, flood walls and other big infrastructure projects that can protect our coastal cities from being ravaged by the next...
The Hartford CourantAn empty Styrofoam cooler sat on its side along the rocky banks of Mamacoke Island. On the front of it was a cartoonish picture of a tropical island with the word "paradise" across the top of a palm tree. Not a bad description for this wild peninsula...
About halfway along a blue-blazed trail within the Mukluk Preserve is a wooden bridge over a stream that winds its way through a deep hemlock forest along moss-covered banks and into the the Shetucket River. From the bridge, the trail — lined...
L.A. NOWAfter learning that so many employees at Los Angeles City Hall are watching the Olympics online that the city's computer system is threatened, Councilwoman Jan Perry said she is requesting that streaming of the Games be "immediately" blocked on city...
All The RageDavid and Victoria Beckham welcomed a baby girl in Los Angeles on Sunday. The newborn, named Harper Seven, is the first daughter in a family that includes three big brothers. She already inspired her fashion-designer mother to create a collection......
INLAND TROUT Rivers and streams: Recent rains have put flows at or above typical late May levels As more rain is in the forecast, anglers should expect flows to increase further. Flies, shiners worms and corn/mealworm combinations are all providing...
The Hartford CourantNEW LONDON -- Vice President Joe Biden told graduates at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy commencement ceremony Wednesday morning that they will face new responsibilities in a changing and dangerous world. "This is not your father's Coast Guard," Biden...
Crime & Punishment: Commissioner of Torrington's Board of Public Safety Accused of Making Threats Against His OfficeA British man was convicted of defrauding an aging musician/author in a scheme to sell key chains supposedly containing dirt from Yankee Stadium. Mark Hayward, president of the Mark I Group, a Westport marketing company, approached Bob Runk of Fairfield...
Tags: Westport, Nazi Party, FBI, Technology, Torrington
ReutersATLANTA (Reuters) - Downtown Atlanta will soon look a little more like London, after a decision by city council members on Monday to allow the construction of a 20-story Ferris wheel similar to the popular London Eye on the banks of the Thames River. The...
The Hartford CourantA worker at a recycling business, accused of stealing more than 2,800 pounds of crashed aluminum cans, faces criminal charges, according to police. Gerardo Cardoso, 35, of Holmes Avenue in New Britain, was charged with third-degree larceny and third-...
Tags: Middletown, Theft, New Britain
Of The Morning CallEdward W. McElduff's ship hit two mines on its way to the Normandy coast early on D-Day, June 6, 1944. The explosions hurled the 22-year-old Navy ensign from the charthouse to the deck below, smashing his back and neck into a rack of rifles and...
Tags: Vehicles, Nelson Eddy, Navy Yard, Woodrow Wilson, Entertainment
Jan 18, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
Nov 7, 2012 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Jul 1, 2011 |Column| Hartford Courant
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May 23, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 22, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 21, 2013 |Story| WTXX-LTV
May 20, 2013 |Story| Reuters
May 17, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 26, 2003 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
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