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Al Franken is back to joke writing with this sick burn on Ted Cruz
Their son died at Marine Corps boot camp. Now they have a message for other recruits.
Younger brother of Manchester bomber was 'planning to stage an attack' in Libya, authorities say
The White House plan to sell oil reserves could lessen U.S. debt. It could also lower prices.
Trump's deep budget cuts could cause a backlash in rural America
WCT Sports Show: BOLD, NLS among baseball hopefuls
Prep Softball: Becker's late run sinks Willmar
Prep Baseball: Falcons close with a gem
Prep Baseball: Cards dazzle in win over Rocori
Local Roundup: Willmar tennis duo take sub-section title
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Alpha G. Finden
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Harrop: 'Bro Culture' companies may do poorly by being bad
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
December 30, 2016
Kennedy cousin's conviction in 1975 murder is restored
A divided Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday, reinstated the 2002 murder conviction of Michael Skakel, a relative of the Kennedy family, in the 1975 murder of his neighbor Martha Moxley at her Greenwich home. By a 4-3 vote, the court rejected a October 2013 ruling by a lower court...
December 30, 2016 - 5:33pm
April 5, 2015
NCAA Women's Basketball: UConn, Notre Dame to play for national title
The Connecticut Huskies (37-1) and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (36-2) will meet in Amelie Arena in Tampa, Florida, on Tuesday to determine the NCAA National Champion
April 5, 2015 - 11:39pm
June 16, 2014
Conn. hoarder killed after house floor collapses
BOSTON – A 66-year-old Connecticut woman was found dead in the basement of her home after the first floor collapsed under the weight of a waist-deep pile of newspapers, bottles and other household detritus, local police said Sunday. Police in the suburb of Cheshire, Conn.,...
June 16, 2014 - 8:00am
December 27, 2013
Connecticut police to release Newtown massacre documents today
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Connecticut state police plan to release a trove of documents on Friday tied to their investigation of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last year that killed 20 children and six adults, the agency said on its website.
December 27, 2013 - 7:35am
October 15, 2013
Confidentiality required for Sandy Hook school demolition crews
BOSTON (Reuters) - Workers tearing down Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, site of one of Americas worst school shootings, have been required by the town to sign confidentiality agreements barring them from discussing or photographing the site.
October 15, 2013 - 3:43pm
May 17, 2013
Conn. commuter trains collide; 60 go to hospitals
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) -- Two commuter trains serving New York City collided in Connecticut during Friday's evening rush hour, sending 60 people...
May 17, 2013 - 11:33pm
April 9, 2013
Women's basketball: Connecticut routs Louisville for 8th title
NEW ORLEANS — Geno Auriemma and Connecticut are back on top. With freshman Breanna Stewart leading the way, it might be a while before they...
April 9, 2013 - 10:21pm
April 4, 2013
Conn. governor signs sweeping gun limits into law
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who four months ago broke the news to shocked parents that their children had been slaughtered in a Connecticut elementary school, signed into law Thursday sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines similar...
April 4, 2013 - 11:40am
Conn. governor set to sign gun control law
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was expected to sign a wide-ranging bill that includes sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines, a response to last year's deadly school shooting in Newtown. By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD,...
April 4, 2013 - 6:23am
April 2, 2013
Conn. lawmakers unveil bipartisan gun control plan
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- With an announcement of sweeping proposals to curb gun violence, Connecticut lawmakers said they are hoping to send a message to Congress and other state legislators across the country: A bipartisan agreement on gun control is possible. By SUSAN HAIGH Associated...
April 2, 2013 - 6:50am
March 28, 2013
Arsenal of weapons found in Newtown gunman's home
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- An arsenal of weapons including guns, more than a thousand rounds of ammunition, a bayonet and several swords was found in the home of the gunman who carried out the Newtown school shooting, according to search warrants released Thursday. By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN...
March 28, 2013 - 10:50am
January 3, 2013
Sandy Hook kids face 1st classes since shooting
MONROE, Conn. (AP) -- The Newtown schools superintendent says preparations have been made for a "normal" day, yet it will likely be anything...
January 3, 2013 - 7:29am
December 22, 2012
Letter: The root of evil in the world
It is with a heavy heart and much thought that I write this. Last Friday morning one person took it upon himself to end the lives of 26 innocent people, 20 of whom were not much more than babies. That one act brought our nation to a stop. One person changed the lives of all those...
December 22, 2012 - 12:00am
December 19, 2012
Obama sets January deadline for gun proposals
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama vowed to send Congress new policy proposals for reducing...
December 19, 2012 - 1:37pm
Shattered Newtown tries to make sense of tragedy
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) -- For a third straight day Wednesday, funeral processions rolled through a grieving Connecticut town trying to make sense...
December 19, 2012 - 11:23am