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  • Gen. William T. Sherman's 'March to the Sea,' through the eyes of a Union soldier

    Gen. William T. Sherman's 'March to the Sea,' through the eyes of a Union soldier
    When Gen. William T. Sherman successfully completed his "March to the Sea" 150 years ago this month, he sent President Abraham Lincoln a Christmas greeting like no other.
  • We applaud standout letter writers for 2014

    We applaud standout letter writers for 2014
    No matter what happens in the world — or just next door — we can count on our readers to have an opinion about it, and to share it. This year they've commented on everything from turmoil in the West Bank to bears invading their neighborhoods....

    Huskies Dismiss SMU, 96-45

    Huskies Dismiss SMU, 96-45
    HARTFORD — For the first nine games this season, Moriah Jefferson seemed a step behind, tough to imagine for someone so instinctive and quick. The determination, confidence — the acceleration — that characterized her performance last...

    Utah uranium mine is more of a bad memory than a historic site for many

    Utah uranium mine is more of a bad memory than a historic site for many
    Tom Zoellner was camping a few years back in the rocky and isolated wilds of southeastern Utah when he came across some strange holes in the earth. "They were weird excavations on the mesa not caused by erosion or weather," said Zoellner, an author...

    Temple students unearth story of former slaves who once live in Jersey village

    Among the 15,400 artifacts Temple University archaeology students unearthed at Timbuctoo, N.J. — a buried village of freed and runaway slaves along Rancocas Creek — was a tiny, cast-iron buffalo. "There was also a little gun and a wagon...