Drones and Connecticut: Lawmakers Look Into Use by Police, Others

02/12/14

Drones and Connecticut: Lawmakers Look Into Use by Police, Others

When a Branford fire police captain, a self-described “drone guy,” helped determine that explosives were safely distant from a fire at the Stony Creek Quarry, he was hailed for his voluntary aid. When a journalist affiliated with WFSB used a drone over a fatal car crash in Hartford, the Federal Aviation Administration said it would investigate the issue because the use was “commercial.” Meanwhile, state Reps. James Albis, D-East Haven, and Matthew Ritter, D-Hartford, are drafting legislation that would make sure police don’t use “unmanned aircraft” without a warrant. Are issues about drones (the modern version of radio-controlled aircraft used by kids in the ’60s) spinning out of control? When it comes to commercial use...

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Woody Allen Enrages Connecticut Prosecutor From Dylan Farrow Case; New York Times Won't Run Maco's Response

02/10/14

Woody Allen Enrages Connecticut Prosecutor From Dylan Farrow Case; New York Times Won't Run Maco's Response

Frank S. Maco, the former prosecutor, who found probable cause in Woody Allen case, says he may hire an attorney.

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Beyond Zuckerberg: Top 50 U.S. Donors Include Connecticut Founder of Collectibles Company

02/10/14

Beyond Zuckerberg: Top 50 U.S. Donors Include Connecticut Founder of Collectibles Company

You could say a trip to the moon propelled Connecticut donors to number 18 on The Chronicle of Philanthropy's list of the top 50 U.S. donors to charity in 2013.

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Woody Allen-Dylan Farrow Case Roars On: Counterclaims, and a 97 Connecticut Magazine Story

02/09/14

Woody Allen-Dylan Farrow Case Roars On: Counterclaims, and a 97 Connecticut Magazine Story

In a letter published online by The New York Times yesterday,(Feb. 1), Dylan Farrow revives her allegations that Allen "sexually assaulted" her at the Litchfield County home of Farrow—allegations that surfaced in 1992 and became the subject of a controversial investigation And, Dylan Farrow writes in apparent reference to the Golden Globes, "You knew me when I was a little girl, Diane Keaton. Have you for

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Yale, Other Colleges Misled Students on Financial Aid Forms, Congressman Says

02/07/14

Yale, Other Colleges Misled Students on Financial Aid Forms, Congressman Says

A Maryland congressman claims more than 100 colleges, including Yale University, Quinnipiac University and Connecticut College, misled potential students about which financial aid forms were necessary to apply for admission.

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