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  • Hospital shines light on past, searches for historic lanterns

    At Orlando Regional Medical Center's rooftop heliport, the scene looks like something out of Star Wars. Helicopters land and depart bearing Air Care crews dressed in red jumpsuits and smooth helmets — trauma medicine at its most modern. In spite...
  • Power company, preservationists face off over proposed towers across the James River

    Power company, preservationists face off over proposed towers across the James River
    Virginia's largest electricity provider will face off against James City County and preservationists this week in a battle over proposed new electrical towers crossing one of the nation's most historic waterways. The battleground is the Virginia Supreme...
  • Mosqueda-Lewis Remains Undeterred

    Mosqueda-Lewis Remains Undeterred
    NEW YORK — When it all goes perfectly, and sometimes it does for the UConn women, their performances over the years have been compared to a Broadway play. When the ball rotates so crisply, bing, bing, bing, open three for Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis,...
  • Dominion Power, preservationists face off over proposed towers across James River

    Dominion Power, preservationists face off over proposed towers across James River
    JAMES CITY — Virginia's largest electricity provider will face off against James City County and preservationists this week in a battle over proposed new electrical towers crossing one of the nation's most historic waterways. The battleground is...
  • Glastonbury Historical Society To Present Program On Hartford Courant

    Glastonbury Historical Society To Present Program On Hartford Courant
    GLASTONBURY — A former longtime editor at The Hartford Courant will present its storied 250-year history later this month. The Historical Society of Glastonbury will present "The Hartford Courant: 250 Years and Counting" on Jan. 27. The program...
  • 'Downton Abbey' returns in all its gentle, hopeful glory for Season 5

    January is such a rigorous drag of a month. Diets to start, decorations to take down, jammed email in-boxes to face, not to mention the suddenly impossible parking at the gym. Fortunately, there is something sweet and solid to cling to even as you chuck...
  • 'Birdman,' 'Boyhood,' 'Imitation Game' among Producers Guild nominations

    'Birdman,' 'Boyhood,' 'Imitation Game' among Producers Guild nominations
    "American Sniper," "Birdman," "Boyhood," "Foxcatcher," "Gone Girl," "Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Imitation Game," "Nightcrawler," "The Theory of Everything" and "Whiplash" have been nominated for the Producers Guild of America's Darryl F. Zanuck Award for...
  • Orioles thoughts on Colby Rasmus, Stu Miller, Hank Peters and the Hall of Fame

    Orioles thoughts on Colby Rasmus, Stu Miller, Hank Peters and the Hall of Fame
    The sense I’m getting from within the organization is that free-agent outfielder Colby Rasmus could fit into the Orioles’ clubhouse without a problem. Rasmus has been criticized while with both of his previous teams -- the St. Louis...
  • College Football Playoff Appealing Beyond Its Matchup

    College Football Playoff Appealing Beyond Its Matchup
    DALLAS — Ohio State and Oregon will meet in a game that has never been played for a trophy that has never been raised. The winner Monday night in North Texas can be called the truest champion in the history of major college football. The first...
  • Pequot Museum Has New Interim Director

    An anthropologist long associated with the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center has been named the new interim director at a time when the institution is trying to redefine itself. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation on Tuesday announced the...
  • Bethlehem's industrial museum board should also resign

    Bethlehem's industrial museum board should also resign
    The long-overdue resignation of former CEO Stephen Donches from the National Museum of Industrial History in Bethlehem only deals with part of the problem. Where was the board of directors when the CEO was failing for 17 years? The way this works,...