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  • Baltimore's OK — But I'm Sticking With Hartford

    Our driver to the airport told us with pride that Baltimore for the past few years had been the fastest growing city in America. He asked what place we call home and one of us replied Connecticut. "Lots of folks moving here from Boston and New York," he...
  • Independent Campus Journalists Vital

    Strange things are afoot at Grambling State University, the historically black Louisiana school where the football players recently revolted against an interim coach and refused to play a game because of deplorable training and facility conditions....
  • 15 Connecticut Arts Groups Receive NEA Grants

    The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed $360,000 to 15 Connecticut cultural organizations in the latest round of grant-giving. Those receiving a happy holiday are: Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center for development of new plays...
  • Kerry Off Base Comparing Syria To Munich

    Early this month, Secretary of State John Kerry applied a misguided sense of history to today's American foreign policy. In an attempt to galvanize international support for military intervention in Syria for President Bashar al-Assad's violation of...
  • Inez U. Barger, 103, of Westminster

    Inez Ursula Winslow Barger, 103, of Westminster, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. Born June 3, 1910, in Cedar Bluffs, Neb., she was the daughter of the late John McClaren and Mary Ann Jeanette Knapp Winslow....
  • Boycott of Israeli universities: A repugnant attack on academic freedom

     Boycott of Israeli universities: A repugnant attack on academic freedom
    The American Studies Assn. recently passed a resolution that "endorses and … honor[s] the call of Palestinian civil society for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions." The action was taken, the group explained, because "there is no effective...
  • Obama picks low-profile arts center executive to chair the NEA

    Obama picks low-profile arts center executive to chair the NEA
    Opting for arts-administration and fundraising credentials over star power, the White House announced Wednesday that President Obama will nominate Jane Chu, president and chief executive of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Mo.,...
  • As Arizona deals with gay rights furor, Indiana drops hot-button bill

    As Arizona awaits its governor's decision on a religious freedom bill cast by critics as anti-gay, civil rights advocates in Indiana bashed its state's own foray into controversial legislation: A measure that would exempt many faith-based organizations...
  • Charles Frederick Crone February 22, 1931 - February 19, 2014

    Charles Frederick Crone February 22, 1931 - February 19, 2014
    Charles Frederick Crone, 82, of Newport Beach passed away on Wednesday February 19, 2014 with family by his side after a bout with lung cancer and a stroke. He was born February 22, 1931 in Massillon Ohio to Edna and Paul Crone. Charles went to Ohio...
  • Five candidates vying for four seats on Allentown School Board

     
    Voters in the Allentown School District will have five candidates to chose from for the four open seats on the Allentown School Board. They were recently asked what they believe is the major issue in this campaign and how they will address it. MIKE...
  • Hampton Roads Workshops, Conferences, Contests & More

    Hampton Roads Workshops, Conferences, Contests & More
    Writers: Looking for workshops to help you with craft, or maybe a conference where you can pitch your story/book idea? Or maybe you love seeing your work judged against that of others and are always on the lookout for the latest writing contest. We're...
  • 'Barns of Connecticut' Documents A Nutmeg Treasure

    'Barns of Connecticut' Documents A Nutmeg Treasure
    For Markham Starr, walking into an old Connecticut barn is like walking into the long-ago past. "The colors, textures, and aromas inside a barn bring back the past as few buildings can." Old homes and old churches invariably have been updated with...