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  • Missing Mentally Challenged Teen Walks Back Home

    Missing Mentally Challenged Teen Walks Back Home
    A 17-year-old Dixon girl has returned home after going missing Tuesday evening. Bianca Patricia Bezanson disappeared from the Goodwill parking lot at North 1st St. and Stratford Ave. at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Bezanson is mentally challenged, and has the...
  • Cotton's sudden boom raises specter of a bust

    Cotton's sudden boom raises specter of a bust
    King Cotton is back. More than a decade after the state's "white gold" crop started losing its luster, booming commodity prices have farmers cashing in on growing export demands — and have turned great swaths of Central California a snowy white...
  • From animation to the stage

    From animation to the stage
    For Glendale resident Douglas Rogers, life took an animated turn in 1998 when he was hired as art director for "Shrek." "I had come to Los Angeles to do 'Othello' at the Shakespeare Festival. Jeffrey Katzenburg (producer of 'Shrek' and DreamWorks...
  • Crime & Punishment: Woman leads police on high-speed chase to avoid paying $9.15 tab

    Crime & Punishment: Woman leads police on high-speed chase to avoid paying $9.15 tab
    Cardinal Edward Egan has had time to think it over and he's not sorry about that outbreak of child sex abuse at the Archdiocese of Bridgeport. Speaking to Connecticut Magazine, Egan, who was bishop of the archdiocese from 1988 to 2000, looked back on...
  • Tracking Extremists: A new study shows a rise in "Patriot Groups" here in Connecticut

    Tracking Extremists:  A new study shows a rise in "Patriot Groups" here in Connecticut
    The good news: Connecticut's "hate group" index appears to be holding fairly steady. The bad news: the number of far-right wing, anti-federal-government-conspiracy "Patriot groups" in Connecticut more than doubled last year. That's the word from the...
  • Road-tripping in New Zealand

     Road-tripping in New Zealand
    TANGARAKAU GORGE, New Zealand — We've all seen those "Danger — Falling Rocks" signs when driving. But here, on the nearly 100-mile-long Forgotten World Highway, that sign several miles back that said "Do Not Loiter or Park on Ridge" takes...
  • Marching Band In Stratford Strives For Excellence

    Marching Band In Stratford Strives For Excellence
                  For many years, Stratford, Connecticut's Bunnell High School marching band has been a talented club of musicians. The band has competed in various competitions throughout the country and have taken home nine state championships. The...
  • Bunnell Wrestlers Give It Their All

    Bunnell Wrestlers Give It Their All
    Blood, sweat & tears. And we're not talking about the soft rock band from the 60's. We're talking about the long hours, hunger, and mental stress that occurs behind these doors. It is Stratford, Connecticut's  Bunnell High School wrestling room where few...
  • How Safe Is Your Elevator?

    How Safe Is Your Elevator?
    At any moment in New York, as many people may be traveling up and down vertically on elevators as there are people using mass transit. 30 million trips each day, on 60,000 elevators in NYC. Yet it is a trust given without question, that our daily use of...
  • Crime and Punishment: City Councilman records diss track about the Norwalk Mayor

    Crime and Punishment: City Councilman records diss track about the Norwalk Mayor
    Norwalk City Councilman David Watts objected to the city's purchase of a new $30,000 Ford Edge for use by Mayor Richard Moccia and he found the perfect way to raise his concern: diss track! "Look at the mayor in a brand new car, riding around like a movie...
  • Smoke Detectors Save Lives

    Smoke Detectors Save Lives
      According to the U.S. Fire Administration, more than half of the house fires that occur in the US are from houses without smoke detectors. It is estimated that a third of the smoke alarms in place are not working, often due to failure to replace a...
  • Happy Birthday, William Shakespeare ... maybe

    Happy Birthday, William Shakespeare ... maybe
    Today is the 448th birthday of William Shakespeare -- that is, if you believe the widely held assumption that the Bard was born on April 23. Like many things involving the greatest playwright in the English language, the day of his birth is shrouded in...