| May 24, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Connecticut government officials often fail to seek ethics opinions in advance of doing something that lands them in hot water.
Connecticut has an excellent Office of State Ethics to help officials deal with potential conflicts of interest, and to...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The North Dakota Agriculture Hall of Fame Committee has selected the nominees to be inducted into the North Dakota Agriculture Hall of Fame in 2013. They are Bill Gross of Cleveland, ND and Dick & Theresa Tokach of Mandan, ND.
Bill Gross, of Cleveland,...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:20 PM
A grocery store used to be a place where people, you know, bought groceries to take home for making dinner. These days, grocery stores are our de facto home kitchens, too, turning out hot meals that, when combined with all other prepared supermarket...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 6:40 PM
In the mid-80s my high school choir director was Lena McLin, a legendary music teacher with an impressive and diverse list of mentees (R. Kelly, Mandy Patinkin, opera diva Jonita Lattimore). But Dr. McLin had little interest in rock music, so it was a...
| May 20, 2013
| 12:40 PM
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| Mar 6, 2013
We identify with popular culture more easily than we identify with politics, that's why pop culture is so popular, and a lot more interesting than government affairs. Hence the reason Barack Obama's speech last week took a backseat to his mixed Star Wars/...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Actress Valerie Harper was diagnosed earlier this year with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a rare form of brain cancer.
Harper's doctors told her she had about three months to live. About the time you read this, her life expectancy will be about half...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:42 AM
HONOLULU (Reuters) - The Hawaii state Senate has approved legislation named for Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler that would make it easier for celebrities to sue paparazzi and others they see as invading their privacy.
Tyler, 64, who lives part-time on...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Nina Dobrev has split with her "Vampire Diaries" costar Ian Somerhalder.
It's too bad that whole "sire bond" thing doesn't work in real life.
Dobrev, 24, and Somerhalder, 34, who play the star-crossed lovers newbie vampire Elena Gilbert and bad-boy...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:18 PM
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What do you think of when you think of Chicago?
Oddly enough, the 1860 Republican convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln.
Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive?...
| May 10, 2013
| 7:48 AM
Don't be surprised if you see Ronnie from "Jersey Shore" around the Orlando area.
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, 27, had been hospitalized in Orlando at Florida Hospital South, his publicist, Courtney Barnes, said Thursday.
Ortiz-Magro fell ill April 27 when...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"SHE LOOKED self-made, not handled, but she had the air of somebody who knew stardom was inevitable. The subtext of her attitude was 'You have no idea how big I'm going to be. You'll rue how you weren't more respectful." That is former MTV VJ, Alan Hunter...