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  • Commissioner Stuart pays tribute to longest-serving council member

    Commissioner Stuart pays tribute to longest-serving council member
    Those who become active in politics and city government, Robert F. Stuart noted, are often inspired by those who came before them, and set a remarkable example when it comes to public service and commitment to the community. Those leaders, Stuart added,...
  • Book Recounts Rise Of Manchester Community College Despite Doubters

    Susan Phillips Plese started teaching at Manchester Community College in 1969, six years after the school opened in 1963. Plese, 68, of Manchester, has since retired from the college and released a book this month about the school's history titled...
  • Apopka's playoff history

    Apopka's playoff history
    A closer look at the playoff history for Apopka, which will face Miami Columbus for the Class 8A state football championship Saturday night at the Orlando Citrus Bowl. The Blue Darters are 35-19 all time in the playoffs: 1978 (3A) lost to Palm Bay 21-...
  • Raiders change history, ruin 49ers' season

    The Sports Xchange Raiders change history, ruin 49ers' season ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders bounced back and may have bounced their cross-bay rivals from the playoffs. When the 2014 season is over, the Raiders will reflect on another season of...
  • Windsor Coach's Words Resonate Beyond Football

    Windsor Coach's Words Resonate Beyond Football
    NEW BRITAIN — When it was over, after each of his assistants had spoken, after the "W" sign had been flashed, oh, 20 times, Rob Fleeting leaned into his giddy huddle of state champions. Fleeting, the coach of the undefeated Windsor Warriors and...
  • '1968 Exhibit' at Chicago History Museum a draw for boomers

     '1968 Exhibit' at Chicago History Museum a draw for boomers
    It was bound to happen, so I was glad to get it over with. "My grandmother had that!" squealed a girl on glimpsing an olive-green sectional sofa with flower-patterned pillows. So my friend Kaye Pomaranc and I knew where we stood as we toured "The 1968...
  • Arthur H. Garrison: Viewing Ferguson and Staten Island in historical context of race

    Arthur H. Garrison: Viewing Ferguson and Staten Island in historical context of race
    Policing is a reflection of a larger American historical context. One explanation of that reflection is the history of race. Consider the following. In August 1619, African slaves arrived in Jamestown, Va. Within two decades Virginia law only allowed...
  • Oregon's Mariota wins Heisman Trophy in runaway

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange Oregon's Mariota wins Heisman Trophy in runaway NEW YORK -- In Hawaii, "Ohana" means family. After becoming the first Hawaiian to win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night, Oregon Ducks...
  • Oregon's Mariota wins Heisman Trophy

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: adds percent to 90.9 in 3rd graph Oregon's Mariota wins Heisman Trophy NEW YORK -- As expected Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota won the Heisman Trophy Saturday night. Mariota...
  • Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl Preview: Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech

    SportsDirect Inc. Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl Preview: Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech ZAXBY'S HEART OF DALLAS BOWL STORYLINES 1. One of the many setbacks during Illinois coach Tim Beckman's first year on the job was a blowout loss to Louisiana Tech. With...
  • Interviewing Darlene Love: Singer who spent years 20 feet from stardom now, at age 76 is busier than ever

    Interviewing Darlene Love: Singer who spent years 20 feet from stardom now, at age 76 is busier than ever
    It was more than 50 years ago that singer Darlene Love had her biggest hit, the 1962 girl-group song “He’s a Rebel” with The Crystals, and her last hit, the 1963 holiday hit “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).” Yet in a...