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That Time a U.S. President Came to Channel 3

We’ve had governors, senators, presidential candidates, athletes and actors come to our television station over the years, and once upon a time, an American president stood on our front steps. … Continue reading

09/26/2014 · Leave a comment

Top UConn Economist Sees Benefits in Ball Park Project

As the city of Hartford continues to move through the process of creating an entirely new neighborhood on a swath of vacant land near downtown, there is now a study … Continue reading

09/26/2014 · Leave a comment

50 Years Ago on Channel 3

On September 26, 1964 people across Connecticut were talking about the release of the Warren Report, the official government study on the assassination of President John Kennedy, made public just … Continue reading

09/26/2014 · Leave a comment

Lembo: Growth Slower than Expected

The economy is one of the top issues in the gubernatorial campaign this year, with Democrats arguing the economy is getting better, Republicans just the opposite. This week on Face … Continue reading

09/26/2014 · Leave a comment

6 Weeks to a Leaner You and Me

I was a skinny kid, who grew into a skinny adult. I didn’t really ever worry about gaining weight until recently. As a working dad of two kids, I found … Continue reading

09/25/2014 · Leave a comment

Would You Let Your Son Play Football?

Many folks are saying the game of football is under seige these days. Stories of concussions have many parents thinking their sons should not play America’s most popular sport. This … Continue reading

09/22/2014 · Leave a comment

Face the State Flashback: Vintage UConn Tailgating

Tailgating at Rentschler Field is a relatively new pastime. Before “the Rent” opened in 2003, Huskies fans watched the football team on campus, at the old Memorial Stadium. Back then, … Continue reading

09/19/2014 · 1 Comment

Building a Neighborhood With Stadium as a Heart

Questions and doubts seem to be turning to cautious enthusiasm for the Downtown North project in Hartford that began with a proposal to build a baseball stadium for the New … Continue reading

09/19/2014 · 13 Comments

Malloy & Foley Set for First Televised Debate

Governor Dannel Malloy and Republican Tom Foley will appear in their first televised debate on Tuesday, September 30th at the University of St. Joseph in West Hartford. To be correct, … Continue reading

09/19/2014 · 16 Comments

Dormant Skyscraper Coming Back to Life

The old Hartford National Bank Shawmut Fleet Bank of America Tower in downtown Hartford is coming out of hibernation. The 26 story skyscraper has been mothballed for the past couple … Continue reading

09/15/2014 · 1 Comment

Governor Talks Polls, His Record, and Likeability

Four years this week Dan Malloy’s quest to become governor got a big boost thanks to a Quinnipiac University poll showing him nine points ahead of Republican rival Tom Foley. … Continue reading

09/12/2014 · 13 Comments

95% of Men are Doing it Wrong

Most guys think they know how to throw a football. They don’t. That’s according to a local quarterback coach, who’s trained UConn’s Casey Cochran and others at the pro, college … Continue reading

09/11/2014 · Leave a comment

Congress, Corruption, and Clinton on Face the State

This week on Face the State we are talking about the Rowland Trial, the race for governor and the race for congress in the 5th district. We are joined by … Continue reading

09/05/2014 · Leave a comment

How to Own a Police Cruiser

I spotted this cool find on Craigslist, a Bridgeport Police cruiser from 1964. It’s a Buick Special and appears to be in pretty good shape. The ad reads: Original unrestored … Continue reading

08/29/2014 · Leave a comment

Welcome Mark Zinni

We have a new anchor joining us on the evening news this fall, Mark Zinni, currently at WJW in Cleveland. The television business is a small one and it seems … Continue reading

08/28/2014 · 4 Comments

Cash for My Artwork?

I’m hardly an artist, so I was really surprised when someone shelled out cash to buy one of my works of art, and I use that term loosely. It all … Continue reading

08/27/2014 · Leave a comment

Want a Picture with the President?

A picture with a U.S. president is a great memento to have on your mantel or hanging in your office but it’s not easy to get. The trendy thing to … Continue reading

08/25/2014 · Leave a comment

Shades of 1994 in 2014 Governor’s Race?

Twenty years ago voters in Connecticut were faced with a multiple choice dilemma for governor: a four way race. Could it happen this year? Democrat Jonathan Pelto and Republican Joe … Continue reading

08/15/2014 · 1 Comment

The Day the King Died

Thirty-seven years ago today, I was a junior high school student enjoying the final weeks of the summer of ’77. I was playing golf at the Lost Brook Golf Course … Continue reading

08/15/2014 · Leave a comment

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