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  • Yale Younger Poets Prize goes to Ansel Elkins

    Yale Younger Poets Prize goes to Ansel Elkins
    Ansel Elkins has been selected as the winner of the 2014 Yale Younger Poets Prize. The competition is among the oldest literary awards in the U.S. Elkins' manuscript "Blue Yodel" was selected by judge Carl Phillips, who praised her work in a release....
  • Nominee For DEEP Commissioner Approved By Legislative Committee

    A legislative committee approved Robert J. Klee on Tuesday for commissioner of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, setting the nomination up for a full Senate vote in coming weeks. "If I could define what I believe would be a...
  • Davan Maharaj - Editor and Executive Vice President

    Davan Maharaj - Editor and Executive Vice President
    As editor of the Los Angeles Times Media Group, Davan Maharaj oversees the largest daily newsgathering organization in the West.  It includes the flagship Los Angeles Times, the nation's fifth-largest newspaper; latimes.com, the nation's second-largest...
  • Wesley M. Dixon Jr., 1927-2014

     Wesley M. Dixon Jr., 1927-2014
    Wesley M. Dixon Jr., a pharmaceutical executive, over the years chaired the boards of leading arts, health and educational institutions in the Chicago area, including the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. "Wes was the most important businessperson in...
  • Connecticut's Musical Roots Began With Voices, Instruments Weren't Allowed

    Connecticut's Musical Roots Began With Voices, Instruments Weren't Allowed
    Are we inherently a musical state? At the very least, we seem to have always been a state that likes to sing. During the Colonial and Revolutionary days, we did most of our singing in church. And we took our church singing very seriously....
  • Hartford Company Promises Nutrition Drink To Call Your Own

    Hartford Company Promises Nutrition Drink To Call Your Own
    HARTFORD — ThinkIt DrinkIt wants to fill a niche in the market for a health-conscious public always thirsty for something new. If you'd like a sports drink with a bone supplement and a little extra energy, ThinkIt DrinkIt will whip it up and...
  • Wallace Stevens: Hartford's Private Poet

    Wallace Stevens: Hartford's Private Poet
    When Wallace Stevens moved to Hartford from New York in 1916 to work in the insurance business, he was well-known in poetry circles but not yet acclaimed as one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. He had been married for seven years to a woman...
  • Fighting the world's most dangerous software

    At what point does a cyber-attack become an act of war? My question is prompted by this week's news that a highly sophisticated malware program called Mask has spent the last six years stealing valuable intelligence from supposedly secure government...
  • Ralph Waite dies at 85; actor played 'The Waltons' patriarch

    Ralph Waite, an actor who played the patriarch of a Depression-era Virginia family on the classic television series "The Waltons," has died. He was 85. Waite, a Palm Desert resident, died Thursday, his manager, Alan Mills, told the Associated Press. The...
  • Robert Dahl dies at 98; political scientist wrote 'Who Governs?'

    Robert Dahl dies at 98; political scientist wrote 'Who Governs?'
    Robert A. Dahl, an esteemed and influential political scientist who in such books as "Who Governs?" championed democracy in theory and critiqued it in practice, has died. He was 98. A professor emeritus at Yale University, Dahl died Wednesday at a...
  • When social media grows up

    A couple of centuries ago, Northern California was a magnet for legions of men, young and old, in search of riches. They had heard that millions could be made by anyone who showed up and worked hard. Some did achieve great wealth, but most left with...
  • For Yale Hockey Star, Swiss Olympics Team A Dream Come True

    NEW HAVEN — Playing in the Olympics was actually Phoebe Staenz's second dream. Her first? "My first was to play in the NHL," she said. "Until I found out women couldn't play there." Staenz is a freshman on the Yale University women's ice...