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  • Conservatives force-feeding their version of truth

    Conservatives force-feeding their version of truth
    Bills filed by two Florida lawmakers that would mandate students watch a political documentary is the latest in a series of efforts by conservatives to indoctrinate students into the concept that America is exceptional. Rep. Neil Combee, a Lakeland...
  • History sings as Caitriona O'Leary reclaims 'The Wexford Carols'

    History sings as Caitriona O'Leary reclaims 'The Wexford Carols'
    For the vast majority of holiday albums that surface at this time of year, it often seems the biggest artistic choices involved are whether the featured artist sings "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" or "Jingle Bells." Irish singer Caitríona...
  • Bail set at $2 million in Willowbrook strangulation

     Bail set at $2 million in Willowbrook strangulation
    A Willowbrook man with a history of domestic violence against his girlfriend was ordered held in lieu on $2 million bail Friday after he was charged with her murder. DuPage County prosecutors filed first-degree murder charges against Dean Norris, 59,...
  • Recognize Enduring Scars Of Slavery's Shackles

    Recognize Enduring Scars Of Slavery's Shackles
    We may never know what happened between black teenager Michael Brown and white police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo., but if we knew our history with slavery, we would know all that we need to about what happened during their 90-second fatal...
  • Celebrating a Mexican Christmas tradition in Southeast Baltimore

    Celebrating a Mexican Christmas tradition in Southeast Baltimore
    The women balance on ladders, stretching up to hang bright pinatas from the ceiling of the Creative Alliance in Highlandtown. The bold yellow pinata with the red flowers should move a little to the right, one says. The green-and-gold pinata must be...
  • Germany triumphant, Brazil eclipsed in dramatic year

    A superb World Cup featuring one of the greatest upsets in the sport's history, Germany's fourth title and the duel between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to be the world's best were among the soccer highlights of 2014. Real Madrid's long-awaited...
  • UCF volleyball makes history with three AVCA All-Americans

    UCF volleyball makes history with three AVCA All-Americans
    UCF volleyball made history again in 2014. Three players, DeLaina Sarden, Kaye-Alese Green and Kia Bright, landed All-America honorable mentions from the American Volleyball Coaches Association Wednesday. You could say it's been one heck of a season for...
  • The future is in the past: Architecture trends in 2014

    The future is in the past: Architecture trends in 2014
    These were the words of the year in architecture: Basic. Fundamental. Primitive. Ancient. If fashion had normcore — the flaunting of a bland, practical and Gap-like aesthetic, the plain sweatshirt as statement of principles — architecture...
  • Connecticut Authors Published A Varied Selection Of Books In 2014

    It's time for a look at books published in 2014 by Connecticut authors. Roz Chast, The New Yorker cartoonist, published the funny yet heartbreaking graphic memoir, "Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?" (Bloomsbury USA,$28). Novelist Amy...
  • Once in Cuba spotlight, where are they now?

    Once in Cuba spotlight, where are they now?
    The Bay of Pigs. Operation Pedro Pan. Brothers to the Rescue. Elián. Many of those who participated in the major events of Cuban-American history have moved from the spotlight. Here is where some of them are today, and how they stand on the resumption of...
  • LCCC Launches online E-transcription Ordering service and other company news

    LCCC Launches online E-transcription Ordering service and other company news
    LCCC Launches Online E-transcript Ordering Service Lehigh Carbon Community College recently announced the availability of online Transcript Ordering to its students and alumni, allowing users to order official electronic transcripts via the internet...