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  • Take Annual College Rankings With A Sack Of Salt

    Congratulations are due all of the Connecticut institutions of higher learning that did well on a test many would rather skip: The U.S. News & World Report college rankings. With the rankings, though, come the critics, and they have a point: Such...
  • Former So Fla lawmaker Jim Scott appointed to regional transportation board

    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott appointed former Senate President Jim Scott of Fort Lauderdale to the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority Tuesday. Jim Scott, 71, served Broward County in the Florida Senate for 24 years and served as Senate...
  • Swift Justice: Attorney malpractice, property lines and cruise ship health care

    Dear Jackie, I applied for disability benefits due to fibromyalgia, depression, panic disorder and chronic fatigue. These illnesses prevent me from doing any kind of work. I hired a lawyer from an ad on TV to act on my behalf, but he worked against me....
  • Garcetti announces departure of top executive at Port of Los Angeles

    Garcetti announces departure of top executive at Port of Los Angeles
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that the top executive at the Port of Los Angeles will leave at the end of the year, the first department head to announce a departure during Garcetti's review of high-level managers. Geraldine Knatz, who...
  • New spring creates problem at Leaser Lake

    New spring creates problem at Leaser Lake
    With the reopening of Beltzville State Park following a recent drowning, remember to stay safe. If you plan to boat or fish, wear an appropriate U.S. Coast Guard-approved flotation device. Bad news also was reported at Leaser Lake this past week....
  • Top executive at Port of Los Angeles will retire

    Top executive at Port of Los Angeles will retire
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that the top executive at the Port of Los Angeles will retire at the end of the year, the first department head to announce a departure during Garcetti's review of high-level managers. Geraldine Knatz, who...
  • Pilot survives crash in Bahamian waters on flight from Fort Lauderdale

    Pilot survives crash in Bahamian waters on flight from Fort Lauderdale
    The pilot of a small plane who left Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Tuesday morning survived a crash in shallow ocean waters before reaching the Exumas in the Bahamas, the U.S. Coast Guard said. As one rescuer said, it could have been much worse....
  • U.S. Coast Guard sending help for ships trapped in Antarctic ice

    U.S. Coast Guard sending help for ships trapped in Antarctic ice
    WASHINGTON—The U.S. Coast Guard was dispatching a special ice-breaking cutter to help free two ships lodged in the Antarctic, officials announced Saturday. The Polar Star, the Coast Guard’s only active heavy polar ice breaker, was being sent...
  • Two dead, one missing as Navy helicopter crashes off Virginia coast

    Two dead, one missing as Navy helicopter crashes off Virginia coast
    A U.S. Navy helicopter on a training mission crashed into the sea off Virginia on Wednesday, killing two sailors and triggering a search for a missing crew member, the Navy announced. Three crew members were rescued after the MH-53-E Sea Dragon...
  • Hurricane satellites help save South Florida boaters

    Hurricane satellites help save South Florida boaters
    They're sort of like guardian angels — 22,000 miles above the Earth. The same weather satellites that track hurricanes also helped rescue more than 20 people on sinking or disabled boats in the vicinity of South Florida last year, according to a...
  • 3 injured in boat crash near Two Harbors on Santa Catalina Island

    3 injured in boat crash near Two Harbors on Santa Catalina Island
    Three people were injured when their 22-foot power boat crashed near Two Harbors on Santa Catalina Island, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said Monday night. Two of the victims were listed in critical condition. One was flown by a Fire Department...
  • Bill Detrick Feature And Additional Notes On A Connecticut Coaching Legend

    Bill Detrick Feature And Additional Notes On A Connecticut Coaching Legend
    Hopefully you've had the chance to read the Courant's career look-back feature on the legendary Bill Detrick, who was the men's basketball coach at Central Connecticut for 29 years and men's golf coach at Trinity for 23. Detrick, 86, retired last...