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  • 'Heathen School' In Cornwall Closed In 1826 Amid Racial Brouhaha

    'Heathen School' In Cornwall Closed In 1826 Amid Racial Brouhaha
    Elias Boudinot loved Harriet Gold, and Harriet loved Elias. In June 1824, 190 years ago this month, the Georgia man wrote a letter to the Cornwall woman asking her to marry him. She wrote back to say yes. But Harriet didn't tell anyone her happy news...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Top Students Recognized By John Hopkins University For Academic Excellence

    Patrick Vicente, a student from Avon, was recently honored as one of the brightest young students in the nation at a regional awards ceremony for academically advanced children sponsored by The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY). The...
  • Study: Low-Dose Aspirin May Reduce Risk Of Some Cancers

    What if an aspirin a day could keep cancer away? A growing body of scientific research suggests that aspirin can prevent some cancers of the digestive system, and maybe even breast and prostate, too. In the latest study, published recently in the...
  • Adam Richman seeks 'secret' Chicago

    Adam Richman seeks 'secret' Chicago
    UPDATE: Richman’s show has been pulled by Travel Channel, reports The Washington Post.   TV host Adam Richman wants to give viewers the "keys to the culinary kingdom." Well, the keys to his culinary kingdom, which are decidedly not royal....
  • John J. Bergan, M.D., 1927-2014

     John J. Bergan, M.D., 1927-2014
    Dr. John J. Bergan was a skilled vascular surgeon, researcher and educator who helped develop a separate specialty in surgery for diseases of arteries and veins. "He was an innovative and pioneering surgeon who did the first (kidney) transplant at...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Dr. J. Alan Otsuki Appointed Senior Associate Dean At Quinnipiac University

    Dr. J. Alan Otsuki, of North Haven, has been appointed senior associate dean for medical education at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. In his new position, Otsuki will be responsible for overseeing and building the...
  • Seattle photographer John Stamets, who specialized in buildings, historic landmarks, dies at 65

    Seattle photographer John Stamets was most famous for capturing the 1987 collapse of Husky Stadium on camera a photo he then sold as a nine-shot panoramic postcard titled "Gravity 1, UW 0." But he also photographed Nicaraguan circuses, former Filipino...
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  • Alfred 'Fred' McDougal, textbook publisher, 1931-2014

     Alfred 'Fred' McDougal, textbook publisher, 1931-2014
    After selling the textbook publishing company he co-founded, Alfred "Fred" McDougal established the McDougal Family Foundation to help students by honing the skills of teachers. "The foundation started by focusing on Chicago public schools and...
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  • Resources To Find More on Slavery In Connecticut

    A listing of recommended books, films, websites and places to visit in Connecticut to learn more about the state's historical involvement with slavery. • • • BOOKS:   "Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650," by Kathleen Joan Bragdon,...
  • HBO's 'Normal Heart' is an extraordinary TV movie

    HBO's 'Normal Heart' is an extraordinary TV movie
    HBO’s "The Normal Heart" will do something to you that TV rarely does: rock you to your emotional roots. The power of this HBO movie starring Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts and Jim Parsons is such that you can forget about turning off the TV after the...