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.
- Jon Lender - Hartford Courant investigative reporter who writes its weekly Government Watch column (@jonlender)
- Carmen Baskauf - Where We Live producer who was in Manhattan during Saturday's blackout (@cbaskauf)
- Brendan Jay Sullivan - Writer and producer who's written about how New York City's blackout of 1977 gave rise to the hip hop movement (@MrBrendanJay)
- Dave Zirin - Political sportswriter, sports editor at The Nation, and host of its Edge of Sports podcast (@EdgeofSports)