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Mulroy could use power for good on way out

Jan 29, 2014 3:40pm
The clock is ticking for the immensely-talented Pat Mulroy, which means that, in a few days, we...

City’s dance with arena developer troubling

Jan 22, 2014 10:09am
Whenever I see a headline or an article that mentions the word “arena,” my thoughts drift...

Incident not going away for school district

Jan 16, 2014 10:14am
Imagine how you’d feel if your kid went to a party and got completely shit-faced while in...

Water czar’s impact will live on for generations

Updated: Jan 15, 2014 10:40am
It is the year 2113 and the robotic head of Pat Mulroy has just finished presiding over a...

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George Knapp: School cops should stay in schools

Dec 19, 2012 4:20pm
The somber aftermath of the horrific school slaughter in Connecticut has generated considerable heat but, so far, not much light. Among the proposals under discussion are reforms in the use of anti-...

George Knapp: Bull juice follies?

Dec 12, 2012 8:23pm
Two-time world champion barrel racer Lindsay Sears generated quite a rodeo ruckus a few weeks ago when she dared to talk about the 800-pound Brahma in the room. Sears openly criticized her sport for...
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George Knapp: I’m dreaming of a Bigfoot Christmas

Dec 05, 2012 5:57pm
IN THE DARKENED elegance of La Scala restaurant, one of the most exhilarating — and chilling — conversations of my entire life spilled across the table. It happened more than two and a half years ago...

George Knapp: Who’s been naughty? Lots of people!

Nov 28, 2012 5:39pm
Department of Justice elves are busy, busy, busy this holiday season, putting together an assortment of handcrafted surprises to be unwrapped soon by boys and girls who have been more naughty than...
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George Knapp: Thanks. Really.

Updated: Nov 28, 2012 4:58pm
The unwritten law for columnists is that we are supposed to use Thanksgiving as a premise to unleash a list of things for which we are thankful, and then proceed to poke fun at all kinds of people...

George Knapp: Angry wackadoos

Nov 14, 2012 5:48pm
I started getting pounded with extremely bitter e-mails, hostile texts and over-the-top phone messages immediately after the networks called the election for Obama. By the time I got to work the next...

George Knapp: And another thing …

Updated: Nov 07, 2012 4:46pm
At long last, the brutal election season is over. The nasty, lie-filled TV ads have been muted. The overtly hostile mail pieces have stopped arriving. And the only people knocking on my front door...

George Knapp: Bad judgment, animal-style

Updated: Oct 25, 2012 4:29pm
Taxpayers in Connecticut could be on the hook for up to $150 million dollars because of a lawsuit filed by a woman whose face was eaten off by an enraged chimpanzee. You might be asking yourself,...
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George Knapp: Greg Anthony’s campaign dribble

Oct 17, 2012 4:31pm
So, how do you like political campaigns now that the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision has opened the floodgates for unlimited corporate campaign contributions? Do you enjoy all of the phone...
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Columnist George Knapp: Going after outcall owners

Oct 10, 2012 9:06pm
Despite the serious nature of the charge he faces, strip club manager Manny Varagiannis, of Olympic Gardens, seemed remarkably nonchalant during his brief appearance before federal magistrate Carl...