Forget the Chocolate-Covered Bacon. This Year It’s Chocolate-Covered Jalapenos (?!?!?!) at the Big E

Yeah, the bacon was pretty disgusting, in a tasty, sort of heart-stopping, gloriously self-destructive way. Don’t worry, that’s still there, but this year, cocoa heads might want to consider
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Foley, Malloy, Like Late-Season Dragonflies, Lock in Death Spiral Over Health-Care Campaign Turf.

     Ah yes. We must be past Labor Day, for the gubernatorial race is moving apace, with nearly daily engagements between Democrat Dannel Malloy and Republican Tom Foley. Here’s Foley’s proposal today
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What’s All That Digging Going On At The Capitol? “Green Capitols” Will Channel Water Away From Storm Sewers

  There are few things the Blogster likes better than covering the quarterly meetings of the Capitol Preservation and Restoration Commission. Few people ever attend the meetings of the commission, who
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How Many Bites of the Apple for Gov. Rell? All of Them

Just in case you think Gov. Jodi Rell isn’t watching out for you, consider the news release from her office a few minutes ago proclaiming that she has signed an executive order banning the
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State Auditors: Div of Special Revenue Employees Abuse Phone, Vehicle Privileges

The Auditors of Public Accounts Wednesday morning issued a review of the state Division of Special Revenue, which controls lottery games, bingo and OTB operations. They found at least two separate
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DMV Commish Bob Ward is Also a Member of the Organ (Recipient) Club

Tomorrow, the Department of Motor Vehicles will announce Connecticut’s millionth organ and tissue donor. During a news conference in the agency’s Wethersfield HQ, DMV Commissioner Robert Ward will
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Power Plants Won’t Clean Lines With Explosive Gas

  HARTFORD –  The use of flammable gas to clean pipes in state power plants will be banned and independent inspectors will have to be paid by firms building new generating facilities, under
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Last Gubernatorial Candidate to Win a Cross Endorsement: Raymond Baldwin, Republican of Stratford, Back in 1938

Dannel Malloy’s noontime endorsement from the Working Families Party may only mean that 50,000 or so union members who would have voted for him anyway, will be able to do so on the WF line on the
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