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Memorial Day

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  • 9-year-old singer brings message of inspiration to F.V. suicide-prevention walk

    9-year-old singer brings message of inspiration to F.V. suicide-prevention walk
    On Sunday morning in Fountain Valley, Sydney Haik will perform her song "Dreaming With My Eyes Open" for the first time. Hopefully, it will be life-affirming. The 9-year-old singer will perform the song along with the national anthem at the American...
  • Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire

    Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire
    John Toner got UConn into the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun. He hired Geno Auriemma. There. In 16 words, Connecticut can embrace the width and breadth of John Toner's contributions to the sports history of our state. They are, by any definition,...
  • A Judge Ruled By Respect For Law, And Faith

    Jerry Wagner's life was guided by two forces. One was his concern for his community, which he exhibited through service in the General Assembly, town politics and the judiciary; when he died last month, he was the Hartford district's oldest active judge....
  • San Diego Zoo building new exhibit for Asian leopards

    San Diego Zoo building new exhibit for Asian leopards
    The San Diego Zoo this week began construction of a new habitat area for critically endangered Asian leopards. The area, set for completion by next Memorial Day, will accomodate the zoo's two male Amur leopards and two female snow leopards. The two...
  • To Karmen Brown, victims' advocacy is personal

    To Karmen Brown, victims' advocacy is personal
    Karmen Bailey Walker didn't know yet about the traffic stop or the gunfire, but she knew in her gut the gravity of what she was seeing: Prince George's County police cruisers streaming past her on the highway. A phone call confirmed what she dreaded...
  • Dismembered body in Idaho may be man last seen with Chicago hit man's son

    Dismembered body in Idaho may be man last seen with Chicago hit man's son
    A dismembered body found in an isolated cabin near Idaho City appears to be an Idaho man who vanished 14 years ago while in the company of the son of a Chicago hit man, authorities said on Wednesday. Idaho State Police detectives said the skeletal...
  • Marathon, Baby Dominate Couple's Lives

     Marathon, Baby Dominate Couple's Lives
    Bekki and Matt Anderson don't expect to see each other much this week, especially not on Saturday, Matt's birthday. "Matt's crazy busy right now," Bekki says. When she is on vacation from teaching in the summer, "Matt is busiest," working most weekends....
  • Emails show close ties between state regulators and utility executives

    Emails show close ties between state regulators and utility executives
    Over Memorial Day weekend in 2010, one of California's most powerful regulators hosted a small dinner party at his vacation home on the rugged Sonoma County coast for two top officials at Pacific Gas & Electric Co. The host was Michael Peevey, a...
  • Paul Feig Re-Teaming with 'Heat' Writer for Female-Centric 'Ghostbusters'

    Sony's female-led reboot of its "Ghostbusters" franchise is gaining momentum with "The Heat" writer Katie Dippold re-teaming with director Paul Feig. Feig confirmed the news Wednesday on Twitter: It's official. I'm making a new Ghostbusters & writing it...
  • More than meets the eye at Bushmill Tavern in Abingdon

    More than meets the eye at Bushmill Tavern in Abingdon
    Bushmill Tavern is the restaurant/bar that every neighborhood wishes it had. There's nothing fancy about the place, from the bare bones decor to the burger-centric menu, but thanks to friendly service and a ton of talent in the kitchen, locals could eat...
  • AYSO National Games headed to Wellington

    Lake Worth's Rose Arsenault was excited to learn that the 2016 AYSO National Games are headed to Wellington. She said the event would not only bring spectators and revenue to the area, but more importantly memories that will last a lifetime. She knows...