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  • Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton

    Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton
    Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton are feeling the pinch of budget uncertainty in Washington, but Sen. Tim Kaine says Congress might clear that up in the coming weeks. The Virginia Democrat toured both facilities...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Flags Of Appreciation

    GFWC Newington/Wethersfield Woman's Club is proud to announce its third annual "Flags of Appreciation" fundraiser to benefit veterans and members of our armed forces. Flags "in memory of " or "in honor of" will be displayed in alphabetical order at...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Hits $100 Mil, Becomes Wes Anderson's Highest-Grossing Pic

    "The Grand Budapest Hotel" has reached yet another milestone. The quirky dramedy has passed the $100 million mark at the worldwide box office to become director Wes Anderson's highest-grossing movie to date. Although it took over a month to meet the...
  • Planned or impromptu, picnics bring friends together

    Planned or impromptu, picnics bring friends together
    Prelude to summer: a hint of heat, a whiff of sunscreen, a drifting cloud of smoke from the charcoal grill. Hot dogs and burgers, potato salad and plastic forks. The picnic is a year-round activity in Florida, but on Sunday the picnic tables at Wekiwa...
  • Hopkins, Terps show that future of college lacrosse is here

    Hopkins, Terps show that future of college lacrosse is here
    Talk all you want about the new era of parity in college lacrosse, there's still nothing to compare with the rivalry that put the "old" in old-school. The 111th meeting between Maryland and Johns Hopkins drew a capacity-plus homecoming crowd to Homewood...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Explore! BFF (Bicycle Friendly Farmington)

    Dust off the pedal-powered vehicles, pump up the tires. Get back on the roads and trails! May is National Bicycle month and Farmington has a challenge for everyone. Working with Pratt & Whitney and local businesses, Explore! BFF is encouraging...
  • Finding greyhounds their 'forever homes'

    Name: Barbara Masi Residence: Boynton Beach Birthplace: Larchmont, N.Y. Family: Sons, Scott, Todd and Keith Masi; grandchildren, Darin, Stephanie, Samantha, Tyler and Austin Masi; and great-grandsons, Connor and Korbin. Career: Marketing and...
  • Wedded: Bridget Norberg and Keith Jankowski

    Wedded: Bridget Norberg and Keith Jankowski
    Date: Jan. 4 Her story: Bridget Norberg, 31, grew up in Millersville. She is a health care consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton in McLean, Va. Her parents, Eric and Catherine Norberg, live in Millersville. His story: Keith Jankowski, 31, grew up in...
  • Avocado and spicy relish hot dogs

    Baseball is not just about the game, it's about the food, too. The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council estimates that fans will eat a whopping 21,357,316 hot dogs and 5,508,887 sausages during the 2014 Major League season enough to stretch from Dodger...
  • Sports scheduling requires all the right moves

    The ball teetered on the lip of the 16th hole at Augusta National Golf Club. It was 2005, and after Tiger Woods' now-famous chip shot fell in for a birdie and Woods went on to win the Masters for the fourth time, Jim Michaelian made a decision. With...
  • Order up: Florida serves up springtime food festivals

    Order up: Florida serves up springtime food festivals
    When most people think of Florida, they think of sun and beaches – but don't forget that Florida is a foodie's paradise as well. In nearly every part of the state, no matter what time of year, there's bound to be some sort of food festival that...