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  • 2014 Summer Dance Performances In Connecticut

    2014 Summer Dance Performances In Connecticut
    From original modern dance dramas to athletic explorations and abstract ballets, dance this summer has much to beguile audiences, not only in genre, but also in venue, with sizzling Latin dance being performed in outdoor spaces. Reggie Wilson/ Fist &...
  • One-time Nixon aide Jeb Stuart Magruder, convicted in Watergate, dies

    One-time Nixon aide Jeb Stuart Magruder, convicted in Watergate, dies
    Jeb Stuart Magruder, the former White House aide who served seven months in prison for his role in the Watergate scandal that forced Richard Nixon to resign from the presidency in 1974, has died. He was 79. Magruder, a retired Presbyterian minister,...
  • CANNES: Jake Gyllenhaal's Thriller 'Nightcrawler' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Open Road Films has acquired all U.S. rights to Jake Gyllenhaal's thriller "Nighcrawler," also starring Rene Russo, Bill Paxton and Riz Ahmed. The project marks the directorial debut of Dan Gilroy, who wrote "Real Steel" and "The Bourne Legacy." Gilroy's...
  • Fine Arts Society shows richness of Chinese culture

    Fine Arts Society shows richness of Chinese culture
    It began three decades ago as a small local competition designed to encourage Chinese music students to learn Chinese repertory along with the Western classical works their teachers were drumming into their young heads. Since then, it has grown into a...
  • The 'Provision State': Connecticut Resources Fed Struggle For Independence

    The 'Provision State': Connecticut Resources Fed Struggle For Independence
    Freezing cold, stricken with smallpox and under attack from enemy ships in a foreign land, a regiment of American soldiers fled their encampment in Deschambault, Canada, early on the morning of May 7, 1776. Under the command of Col. Charles Burrall, the...
  • Mother Encourages Others With Back Pain To Re-consider Spinal Surgeries

    Mother Encourages Others With Back Pain To Re-consider Spinal Surgeries
    Putting dishes on the table was becoming impossible for Lynda Pascone of Southbury. Only 30, the emergency medical technician had suffered a herniated disc when she stopped a patient aboard a six-foot stretcher from sliding down an incline. The physically...
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  • Connecticut's Republican Gubernatorial Candidates: Who Are They?

    Connecticut's Republican Gubernatorial Candidates: Who Are They?
    Mark Boughton Age: 50 Hometown: Danbury Occupation: Mayor of Danbury Background: A product of Connecticut public schools and state universities, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is running as a "blue-collar" Republican who says he understands the...
  • Malloy, Foley Tied In Potential Matchup For Governor's Race

    Tax and budget issues continue to drag down Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's job approval rating, and he remains tied with Republican Tom Foley with less than six months before the gubernatorial election, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Friday....
  • Investments In Connecticut Technology Firms Jump in 2014

    Three very large investment deals in the first three months of 2014 led to Connecticut's largest quarterly tally for venture capital deals in years, reaching $189 million. The total in the first quarter of 2014 was more than three times larger than any...
  • Ashley Dunn - Assistant Managing Editor, California

    Ashley Dunn - Assistant Managing Editor, California
    Ashley Dunn was named assistant managing editor in charge of California news in March 2011. He oversees the Los Angeles Times' largest group of editors and reporters, who cover the length and breadth of the state. The staff has won numerous awards,...
  • Freedom Of Information Always Under Attack

    That Connecticut's widely heralded Freedom of Information Act is under assault is troubling, but not new. Since the Newtown tragedy in December 2012, we've seen relentless efforts to cut back on public access to police reports and investigatory...