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  • U.S. contractor jailed in Cuba goes on hunger strike

    — The U.S. contractor sentenced to a 15-year prison term in Cuba for attempting to establish an illegal Internet service has gone on a hunger strike to protest his treatment by the Cuban and U.S. governments, his lawyer said on Tuesday. The...
  • John Kass: Researchers diagnose conservatism, but is there a cure?

    Thanks to learned scientists, I've discovered that I suffer from a mental problem afflicting millions of Americans. It's not really a disease. It's more like a peculiarity, one that irritates polite society yet may be corrected with surgery to the...
  • Robert B. Reich: The balance wheel of democracy

    Last week a majority of the Supreme Court decided that the First Amendment protects the right of individuals to pour as much as $3.6 million into a political party or $800,000 into a political campaign. The court said such spending doesn't corrupt...
  • Glastonbury Historical Society Mustering The Troops

    Glastonbury Historical Society Mustering The Troops
    GLASTONBURY — The Fifth Connecticut Regiment Continental Line is looking for a few good volunteers. Men between the ages of 16-60-years-old are summoned to the grounds of the Welles-Shipman-Ward House on April 27 to prepare for war against the...
  • Leaders gather for Maryland Day to celebrate state's 380th year

    Leaders gather for Maryland Day to celebrate state's 380th year
    When Tuesday's Maryland Day ceremony was relocated to the Baltimore Basilica because of the snow, several speakers noted the significance of the location. As the first Catholic cathedral in the country, in a state with a history of religious tolerance,...
  • Glendale Armenian community protests rebel takeover of Syrian city

    Glendale Armenian community protests rebel takeover of Syrian city
    The Armenian community in Glendale is reacting with anger to the takeover by rebels of the Syrian town of Kasab near the Turkish border that is home to about 2,500 Armenian Christians. Many Armenians consider the region to be historically part of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut SAR Marks 125th Anniversary April 5, 2014 Annual Meeting at Capitol in Hartford

    On March 27, 1889, Major John C. Kinney, an editor of the Hartford Courant, inserted a notice in that paper, inviting interested parties to join him on April 2 at the State Capitol Building, to form a society of men with Revolutionary War ancestors. Major...
  • Even popular kids are bullied in high school, researchers find

    Even popular kids are bullied in high school, researchers find
    Only the prom king and queen are safe. Researchers say that the more popular teens are – except for those at the very apex of the fragile high school hierarchy – the more likely they are to be bullied, perhaps a surprise to people who...
  • Ask Amy: Extended family misses funeral; who's to blame?

    Ask Amy: Extended family misses funeral; who's to blame?
    Dear Amy: I have a large extended family whose members reside all over the United States. We have always had a phone list to notify family of a loved one's death. This tradition has worked flawlessly for more than 50 years and has ensured our financial...
  • Riverfront Bonfires To Commemorate Essex Battle

    ESSEX — Shortly after sundown Tuesday, the sound of drums will be heard along the lower Connecticut River as bonfires will be lit to commemorate a nighttime raid by the British 200 years ago that destroyed the town's privateering fleet. On April...
  • Vine now letting users communicate privately with message feature

    Vine now letting users communicate privately with message feature
    Vine is branching out beyond the world of six-second videos by adding a new feature that makes it possible for users to privately message one another. The Twitter-owned social network introduced the Vine message feature in an update Thursday for its...