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Politics and Real Estate in the U.S.

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Daniel Wagner

Regardless of who becomes President in 2016, or what the composition of Congress may be, hard choices will continue to need to be made about a whole range of issues, such as how much funding should be allocated to subsidize mortgages or support affordable housing

New England's Ultimate Road Trip: Rolling Along Route 7

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Rout 7 is U.S. highway, but it doesn't read like it was ever a road for moving goods or getting where you need to go.

WATCH: Deer Takes A Dip With Seals

Posted 10.06.2011 | Comedy

Connecticut's aquariums have been having a huge viral week. First a mariachi band serenaded a beluga whale at the Mystic Aquarium, and now a deer was ...

Sharpton's Rally for Equal Education for All

Mary Ann West | Posted 08.07.2011 | Education
Mary Ann West

The site of the rally is the Norwalk, Conn. school where homeless mother Tanya McDowell had placed her young 5-year-old son last fall in order to get the best education for him.

'Stealing Education' Case Round II: Petition to Drop Case, Mom Still Homeless

Mary Ann West | Posted 07.12.2011 | Education
Mary Ann West

Homeless mother, Tanya McDowell, returned to the Norwalk, Conn. State Superior Court for her pretrial hearing regarding her "stealing education" case.

Conn. Mom Pleads Not Guilty To 'Stealing Education'

AP | By STEPHANIE REITZ | Posted 06.27.2011 | Education

NORWALK, Conn. -- A homeless single mother who lives in her van pleaded not guilty Wednesday to stealing nearly $16,000 worth of education for her son...

Mud Pit Theatrics in a Blue State: Blumenthal vs. McMahon

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Ann West

So what does $16 million buy? And how far is Linda McMahon willing to go to purchase the election? Apparently however much it takes.

Boy, 7, SAVES Family With Emergency Phone Call In Norwalk, California

AP | THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

NORWALK, Calif. — A 7-year-old boy who called 911 from a locked bathroom while armed robbers threatened his parents hugged and high-fived on Wed...

Psychic Charged With Lying About Attack By Rivals

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

GREENWICH, Conn. — A Connecticut psychic who said she was assaulted in an attack she believed was arranged by rival psychics has been charged wi...

If We Get This Wrong...

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Ann West

What will be catastrophic is if we continue as we are, with only those who are healthy, wealthy, employed with a really great insurance plan or with Medicare coverage reaping the benefits.

Xerox Targets Retirees: Can Today's Workers Be Far Behind?

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mary Ann West

Xerox workers are quickly replaced and disposed of like a used 9 volt battery in the smoke detector -- still has life in it but gets changed every 6 months for safety's sake.

Dive into Google Earth's New Ocean Exploration Features (Sans Snorkel)

Starre Vartan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Starre Vartan

It was with plenty of excitement for the revival of my inner marine biologist-girl that I read through the New York Times' coverage of Google Earth's new application.