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  • 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...
  • High expectations for impoverished students

    To the editor: As Garret Keizer points out, some students manage to overcome the effects of poverty and do well in school. But not many. ("A level playing field at school can't make up for a broken democracy," Op-Ed, Sept. 27) Grit, determination and...
  • Glastonbury To Hold Community Conversation On Modern Slavery

    Glastonbury To Hold Community Conversation On Modern Slavery
    The Glastonbury Martin Luther King Community Initiative will hold a community conversation on modern slavery Oct. 9 - "Riding the Turnpike: Modern Slavery in Our Neighborhood, Our State" GLASTONBURY — The Glastonbury Martin Luther King Community...
  • Breadsticks, Mallard Fillmore, and King: Letters

    Breadstick war heats up Bullying comes in many forms, and as we follow the Darden Restaurants-Starboard Value conflict, it would appear Starboard Value hedge fund is trying to bully Darden into changing how it runs its business. Olive Garden has...
  • Victor T. Curry: Tax-credit lawsuit threatens dream of equal opportunity

     Victor T. Curry: Tax-credit lawsuit threatens dream of equal opportunity
    In his historic speech on the Washington Mall, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. urged us to come together as diverse citizens to ensure that all of us — regardless of our station or status — had the chance to enjoy the opportunity this country can...
  • Obama, Indian leader Modi pledge to cooperate on shared concerns

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed Tuesday to work together to combat climate change, bolster economic growth and fight terrorism as they began to repair the neglected relationship between the world's oldest...
  • For longtime Montgomery resident, chief's gesture 'spoke volumes'

    Mary Ellen Noone recalls those bleak years in the back of the bus, when her pride would desert her as her parents warned about blacks "knowing their place." On rainy days, as she and her mother, Geraldine Bailey, waited for a public bus, the sodden...
  • City turns down plan to purchase Bowling Alley

    City turns down plan to purchase Bowling Alley
    The need for park space, the shrinking amount of land available to build on within Winter Park, and the city government’s obligation to sometimes compete with the private market were all issues raised on Monday, when the Winter Park Community...
  • '@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz' a powerful meditation on repression

    '@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz' a powerful meditation on repression
    Ilham Tohti, an economist and writer at Minzu University in Beijing, hosted the website Uighur Online, meant to encourage understanding between Han Chinese and ethnic Uighurs in the sprawling but remote northwestern region between Mongolia and Kazakhstan....
  • CRA set to host job fair

    CRA set to host job fair
    Pompano Beach's Community Redevelopment Agency Business Resource Center is hosting a job fair for local job seekers. The fair will feature about 20 companies from a variety of industries seeking local applicants to fill full-time, part-time, and...
  • Temporary ice-skating rink to return to Burbank

    Temporary ice-skating rink to return to Burbank
    A temporary ice-skating rink that took over the parking lot behind City Hall last holiday season will return this year and stick around a little longer. The Burbank City Council approved an agreement Tuesday night that allows a section of the parking...