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  • MMA fighter claws back from 'lowest point'

    MMA fighter claws back from 'lowest point'
    It's one thing for a mixed martial arts athlete to fight another person trying to knock him into next week. It's another to battle his opponent and depression at the same time. Former Bellator featherweight champ Pat Curran, who trains in Crystal Lake,...
  • Isolated confinement [Editorial]

    Isolated confinement  [Editorial]
    In January, Rick Raemisch was brought shackled and handcuffed to a state penitentiary in Colorado and deposited in a 13-by-17-foot cell with nothing in it except a bed, toilet and sink screwed to the floor. His restraints were removed, the door slammed...
  • German minimum wage to exclude long-term unemployed: sources

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's governing coalition has agreed the outlines of an 8.50 euro ($12) per hour minimum wage to be introduced next year, covering all but the roughly one million long-term unemployed, sources close to the talks said on Tuesday....
  • Our children need help dealing with stress and anxiety

    The longer I practice, the more I'm concerned that our children are becoming more and more anxious at younger and younger ages. While I was used to seeing anxious teenagers tied up in knots about grades, standardized tests, juggling a myriad of...
  • Social issues fade in GOP campaigns

    COLUMBUS, Ga. For Republicans who care about social issues such as same-sex marriage, this is the silent spring. While most party loyalists remain supporters of traditional marriage and gun rights and oppose most abortions, they also are engaged in...
  • Allentown School Board approves 74 teacher cuts

    Allentown School Board approves 74 teacher cuts
    Allentown School Board voted 5-4 Thursday to eliminate 74 teaching positions, dealing another blow to a faculty that says its already decimated by budget cuts. The 74 teaching positions, along with 26 other district jobs set to be eliminated, will save...
  • UConn Professor Dies After Collapsing On Campus

    UConn Professor Dies After Collapsing On Campus
    STORRS — A University of Connecticut political science professor who died Wednesday after collapsing on campus was remembered by fellow faculty and former students as a wonderful person with an impressive mind. Prof. J. Garry Clifford, 72, of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: N.E.C.B.T. Welcomes A New Communications Specialist

    New England Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & Psychiatry (N.E.C.B.T.), located in Glastonbury, and serving Eastern Connecticut and the Greater Hartford area, is pleased to welcome Communications Specialist Jennifer Richard to their staff of...
  • German states seek tougher penalties for tax evaders who turn selves in

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German states want to clamp down on tax evaders who turn themselves in to avoid criminal prosecution with a proposal to reform tax evasion rules that could form the basis of a new national law. The 16 state finance ministers agreed the...
  • Sterner Insurance receives Agency of the Year awards, and other company news

    Sterner Insurance receives Agency of the Year awards The Insurance Alliance of Central Pennsylvania recently presented Sterner Insurance with both its Commercial Lines Agency of the Year Award and Personal Lines Agency of the Year Award in recognition of...
  • FDA's lax approach to foreign drug safety endangers Americans

    BALTIMORE Talk about closing the barn door years after the rustlers have made off with your horses! U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg returned last month from her first official trip to India seeking to persuade the Indian...