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John F. Kennedy

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  • We are a nation of immigrants

    It is perhaps apocryphal that Franklin Delano Roosevelt addressed a convention of the Daughters of the American Revolution as, "My fellow immigrants." A more accurate quote taken from FDR's speech is: "Remember, remember always that all of us, and you...
  • Weekend Wheels Seeking Donations

    The Windsor Hunger Action Team is seeking donations for its Weekend Wheels program. The program distributes supplementary food to children and families in need in Windsor throughout the school year. Children from eligible families receive a backpack...
  • Manchester's Camp Kennedy Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    Manchester's Camp Kennedy Celebrates 50<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Anniversary
    MANCHESTER — A day camp for people with intellectual and physical challenges, launched with help from the Kennedy family, will celebrate its 50th anniversary in August. All campers, counselors, volunteers and others with connections to Camp Kennedy...
  • 2014 Emmy Awards: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fargo' Lead Nominations

    HBO again led the way in nominations for the 66th annual nighttime Emmy Awards, buoyed by the strong showing of new drama "True Detective" and the movie "The Normal Heart," as the voting again tilted heavily toward cable and new players such as Netflix....
  • Paul Greenberg: Can we do this again

    It's the highlight of my year: a visit to Governor's School at Hendrix College in Conway, which brings together promising young people from every corner of the state during the summer between their junior and senior years in high school. It's something...
  • Cadets to return to Allentown for DCI championships

    Cadets to return to Allentown for DCI championships
    The 10-time World Champion Cadets, an elite marching unit based in Allentown will compete against other world class corps when the DCI Eastern Classic Drum and Bugle Corps Championship returns to J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown Friday and Saturday....
  • Court ruling gives boost to FutureGen 2.0 'clean coal' project

    Court ruling gives boost to FutureGen 2.0 'clean coal' project
    State regulators have the right to force Illinois consumers to purchase electricity from a proposed "clean coal" facility for the next 20 years in order to help fund the $1.6 billion federal project, according to an appellate court decision handed down...
  • 100 years after World War I, what have we learned?

    In October 1962, in the midst of the nuclear confrontation with the Soviet Union that would eventually become known as the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Joint Chiefs of Staff unanimously recommended to President Kennedy that he order an attack on the island...
  • Maya Angelou, who vividly detailed the black experience, dies at 86

    Maya Angelou was a diva of American culture: an actress, singer, dancer and film director as well as an essayist and Pulitzer-Prize-nominated poet, whose mainstream magnetism led her to write verses for Hallmark and recite one of her poems at the 1993...
  • Clyde Snow dies at 86; forensic anthropologist read old bones' secrets

    When Clyde Snow testified at the 2006 genocide trial of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, the defendant confronted him with a question Snow futilely yearned to answer. As one of the world's foremost forensic anthropologists, the wisecracking, chain-smoking...
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  • Marilyn Monroe remembered

    "Beauty is a witch, against whose charms faith melteth into blood," wrote Shakespeare. SOMETIMES PEOPLE write in "correcting" us with nothing more than their opinion. And then there are people who have a story to tell. Such as Stephen William Stern. He...