Monthly Archive for August, 2010

: August, 2010

Joltin’ Joe…the other one

What are the chances that Joe Lieberman, Bill O’Reilly, Keith Olbermann and Henry Kissinger would all be at the same Yankees game on a Monday night, with Dustin Moseley pitching for the Bombers
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Tell me who you walk with, and I’ll tell you who you are

We put U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., on the spot Friday about President Obama’s September fundraising trip to Connecticut. “The president is always welcome in Fairfield County,” Himes said to Hearst
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Another former WWE wrestler dead

A variety of online news outlets are reporting that former World Wrestling Entertainment star Gertrude “Luna” Vachon died Friday morning in Florida at age 48.  “World Wrestling Entertainment has been
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Simmons considered independent run

Rob Simmons, who failed to defeat Republican U.S. Senate nominee Linda McMahon in today’s GOP primary, said tonight he considered continuing his battle to return to Congress (he’s a former U.S.
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The Elephant in the Room

Here’s a parting image from the media work room at McMahon’s Cromwell HQ. The GOP Senate primary winner is scheduled to be on the talk show circuit Wednesday morning, with appearances on NBC’s
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3,000 miles from Vince

Notably absent in all the Linda McMahon hoopla tonight was her controversial husband, Vince. The campaign says Vince is on the road every Monday and Tuesday, taping Monday Night Raw and SmackDown.
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Caliguiri wins in Waterbury

State Sen. Sam Caliguiri carried the vote in his hometown of Waterbury. The vote breakdown in Waterbury: Caliguiri: 959; Greenberg: 158; Bernier: 232 The AP and major news networks have called
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Brookfield RTC reacts to results

BROOKFIELD – The Republican Town Committee gathered at chairman Marty Flynn’s house to watch the primary results come in. “The majority of us supported Rob Simmons, so we were disapointed about that,”
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Caliguiri still leading 5th congressional district race

Although still waiting on results from Meriden, Waterbury and New Britain, 5th Congressional District candidate Sam Caliguiri said he was ahead in the race. The latest numbers, culled from 26 towns,
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Glassman concedes Democratic nomination to Wyman

Democrat Mary Glassman, the Simsbury first selectwoman, conceded the primary race for lieutenant governor to Nancy Wyman at about 8:45 p.m. Tuesday. Wyman is likely to face Danbury Mayor Mark
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