It is deeply troubling to see how history repeats itself with the IRS going after conservative non-profit groups and the Justice Department overreaching with its probe into the cellular, office and home telephone records of individual Associated Press reporters and editors in Washington, New York, and Hartford, Conn., as well as the main number for AP reporters covering Congress.
Virtually every news organization in Connecticut has joined a friend of the court action to the state Supreme Court asking it to overturn a lower court restriction on how much information police must release in a criminal investigation.
By Steve Damish, managing editor, The Enterprise of Brockton, Mass. In September 2011, chairman Russell FitzGerald began the Abington School Committee meeting in typical fashion – by performing a simple magic trick. He had done it several times before, making items disappear, guessing cards, once pretending to sever the finger of the superintendent. This time, [...]