The federal Centers for Disease Control reports that influenza is here, and it’s early. More than you want to know can be found here.
The National Weather Service says 2012 was the warmest year on record in Hartford. Matt Noyes of NECN has some additional numbers.
Of course you have to get in t one of these elite schools. Kiplinger picks the best values among 200 private colleges. Yale comes out on top, but Wesleyan, Trinity and Connecticut make the top 50.
The dismantling of Chris Murphy.
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No longer content to be everybody’s favorite grandmother CEO who creates jobs, the Linda McMahon campaign is taking aim at the real culprits Connecticut holding us back. And it isn’t just the beleaguered and stumbling Chris Murphy campaign.
In an email to supporters this weekend, Campaign manager Corwin Bliss explains the political landscape and who the new villains are: bankers, people who donate to Democrats and of course, “the complicit media.”
– It’s the “fat cat campaign contributors” behind Murphy.
– It’s Webster Bank President Jim Smith, “one of Murphy’s strongest campaign supporters.”
– It’s the “complicit media” that refuses to explain how Murphy’s house foreclosure lead to a $400 million government loan to a bank.
The state Department of Transportation is looking for a name for its work zone safety mascot. This straight-from-Burning-Man creature is over 10 feet tall.
If you’ve got an idea, post or tweet your suggestion by Sept. 9. Use the hashtag #ObeyTheOrange or go to the FB page.