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NYC Goes Dark, Baseball Ratings Sag, But Drama At The CT Lottery Corp. Carries On

Jul 15, 2019

Staffing unrest at the Connecticut Lottery Corp. has been a longtanding source of intrigue.

But an employee's whistleblower case before the state Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities sheds new light on the level of infighting that unfolded at the quasi-public agency under its previous leadership.

It's a tale that includes secret recordings and the FBI.

More encouraging is the degree of calm and cooperation exhibited by New Yorkers during Saturday's five-hour blackout in Manhattan. What changes have come in the 42 years since the city descended into darken chaos back in 1977?

Finally, we can no longer ignore a sport that more and more Americans are choosing to tune out: Major League Baseball. 

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