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  • The good, the bad and the ugly of the Magic's 2014-15 schedule

    The good, the bad and the ugly of the Magic's 2014-15 schedule
    Finally. After injuries to two key players, a contract extension agreement with their starting center and eight preseason exhibitions, the Orlando Magic can turn their full attention to the regular season. The Magic will open their 82-game schedule...
  • UIC links to North Lawndale in Obama library bid

     UIC links to North Lawndale in Obama library bid
    The University of Illinois at Chicago plans to submit a lofty proposal to create an Obama presidential library corridor, using public transportation to link its Near West Side academic campus to a desolate site in North Lawndale that has been devoid of...
  • 7 crazy but safe-for-work stories from George Clinton's memoir

    7 crazy but safe-for-work stories from George Clinton's memoir
    According to his memoir, George Clinton once laundered close to a million dollars in counterfeit bills, was tripping on acid when he learned Martin Luther King Jr. had been shot, and lighted a hotel room on fire while smoking crack – naked. Clinton&...
  • Obama leaves town after casting early ballot

     Obama leaves town after casting early ballot
    President Barack Obama left Chicago on Monday evening after casting an early ballot, attending a political fundraiser and calling on Democrats to get mobilized as the Nov. 4 mid-term election approaches. The president voted Monday morning — the...
  • Chapter Seven: In The '60s, Turmoil And Transformation

    Chapter Seven: In The '60s, Turmoil And Transformation
    The 1960s brought memorable and lasting change to the nation, to Hartford and to The Courant. The decade began with Hartford's being named an All-American City for its construction of Constitution Plaza and surrounding highway projects. But such...
  • Lowell Thompson on 'RaceMan Answers'

    Lowell Thompson on 'RaceMan Answers'
    In the early '90s, Lowell Thompson started calling himself RaceMan. Though the term, denoting an African-American dedicated to racial uplift, was common in the early 20th century, it confused Thompson's young colleagues in the advertising industry. "They'...
  • People on the move

    People on the move
    A list of personnel moves and recognition in South Florida Recognition Peter Hahn, treasurer of the Seminole Tribes of Florida Hollywood Indian Reservation, was honored for his outstanding leadership during the National Center for American Indian...
  • ECHN welcomes Dr. Philip D. DeGaetano to staff

    Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN) welcomes Philip D. DeGaetano, DO, to its active medical staff. DeGaetano joined Eastern Connecticut Medical Professionals Foundation, Inc. in its multispecialty group practice located at 175 West Road in...
  • Baltimore pastor arrested at Ferguson protest

    Baltimore pastor arrested at Ferguson protest
    Baltimore pastor Jamal H. Bryant was among protesters arrested in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday, as he and other clergy demonstrated against police brutality and misconduct. Bryant was on the front lines of a crowd of hundreds of protesters and faith leaders...
  • Trailblazing athletes seek to ease path for next generation

    Trailblazing athletes seek to ease path for next generation
    Three trailblazers came together Saturday night at a swanky fundraiser for the athletic program at Cal State L.A.: Billie Jean King, Tommie Smith and John Carlos. The university's young students might not know their stories, but they are reaping the...
  • Obama, India premier reach agreements on climate change, other issues

    Obama, India premier reach agreements on climate change, other issues
    They never actually broke bread together, but President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a small step toward warmer relations Tuesday when they agreed to work together on climate change, one of the most contentious issues facing the...