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Aetna pays $246,000 in Arizona fines

Aetna Life Insurance Co. has paid $246,000 in fines to the state to settle charges that it gave customers misleading or incorrect information and didn’t correctly process and pay claims. 

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Defense firms plan own furloughs amid shutdown

Lockheed Martin Corp., the biggest U.S. government contractor, said Friday it has identified about 3,000 employees for furloughs on Monday because of the partial government shutdown.

October 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Guns offer the illusion of protection

A mass shooting — another mass shooting — hit the news this week, and any sense of shock is gone. Such rampant killing is no longer an anomaly. The disbelief has given way to inevitability. There is no sense of what the hell is happening to our world, no outrage that we have allowed a societ…

September 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Zombie: Skate park too noisy

HARTFORD, Conn. — The noise from a new skate park in Connecticut is too much for rocker Rob Zombie.

August 07, 2013 2:43 pmLoading…
Giffords in TV ad urges background checks for all gun purchases

Giffords in TV ad urges background checks for all gun purchases

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases in a new television ad that is to begin airing Tuesday in Arizona and Iowa.

March 05, 2013 11:28 am Video Related Loading…

Fitz Blog: Tucson survivors to talk about Newtown trip

This is worth attending. Here's the news release I received:

January 16, 2013 11:45 amLoading…

Giffords, Kelly to lobby for gun control

PHOENIX — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched a political action committee aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting that killed six people and left her critically injured.

January 08, 2013 6:21 am Related

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Giffords meets with Sandy Hook families

Giffords meets with Sandy Hook families

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords holds hands with her husband, Mark Kelly, as they leave Newtown's Town Hall after meeting with state and local officials there on Friday.

January 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Giffords meets with Sandy Hook families

Giffords meets with Sandy Hook families

NEWTOWN, Conn. - Nearly two years after being critically wounded in the Tucson mass shooting, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords on Friday met with families of victims in last month's shooting that left 26 people dead inside a Connecticut elementary school.

January 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

AZ attorney general proposes arming 1 educator per school

PHOENIX — In the wake of the Connecticut school shootings, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is proposing a plan to allow one educator in each school to carry a gun.

December 26, 2012 4:04 pmLoading…

Group offers weapons training for Utah teachers

SALT LAKE CITY — More than 200 Utah teachers are expected to pack a convention hall on Thursday for six hours of concealed-weapons training as organizers seek to arm more educators in the aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting.

December 26, 2012 1:45 pmLoading…

Company that makes Bushmaster rifles to be sold

The company that makes one of the weapons used to kill elementary school children in Connecticut is being put up for sale by its owner, which called Friday’s tragedy a “watershed event” in the debate over gun control.

December 18, 2012 4:08 pmLoading…

Blog: Grijalva says it's time to stand up to gun rights activists

U.S. Congressman Raul Gríjalva, a Democrat from Tucson, says we can no longer allow ourselves to be "cowed" by absolutism when it comes to gun rights.

December 17, 2012 10:17 amLoading…

Blog: Tucson vigil for Connecticut shooting victims on Sunday

Homicide Survivors, Inc. will host a local candlelight vigil for Connecticut shooting victims tomorrow - Sunday, Dec. 16 -  evening.

December 15, 2012 1:57 pmLoading…
Man killed mother before deadly school rampage

Man killed mother before deadly school rampage

A man opened fire Friday inside the Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked as a teacher, killing 26 people, including 20 children.

December 14, 2012 10:56 am Related Loading…

UConn's Calhoun retires on own terms

STORRS, Conn. - As Jim Calhoun stood in his office at Gampel Pavilion, waiting for his final news conference as Connecticut's basketball coach, Pat Calhoun turned to her husband and gave him one final piece of advice.

September 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

UConn's Calhoun retires on own terms

STORRS, Conn. - As Jim Calhoun stood in his office at Gampel Pavilion, waiting for his final news conference as Connecticut's basketball coach, Pat Calhoun turned to her husband and gave him one final piece of advice.

September 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Women's NCAA tournament: Diggins digs in, lifts Notre Dame

Women's NCAA tournament: Diggins digs in, lifts Notre Dame

Notre Dame's Skylar Diggins, who stands only 5 feet 9 inches tall, took over the Raleigh Regional final against Maryland and posted 22 points, 11 assists, 10 rebounds and five steals.

March 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Women's NCAA tournament: Diggins digs in, lifts Notre Dame

Women's NCAA tournament: Diggins digs in, lifts Notre Dame

RALEIGH, N.C. - Skylar Diggins knew she needed to do more than score to send Notre Dame back to the Final Four.

March 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
$254M Powerball  winners are Conn. money managers

$254M Powerball winners are Conn. money managers

ROCKY HILL, Conn. — A trio of wealth managers from Greenwich, one of the most affluent towns in America, claimed a Powerball jackpot worth more than a quarter of a billion dollars Monday off a $1 ticket.

November 28, 2011 2:34 pmLoading…

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