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  • What Do You Learn From Your Kids' Books?

    What Do You Learn From Your Kids' Books?
    Here's one good thing about the recent snowy, freezing winter: it was perfect reading weather.  My guys are 9 and 11 now...and we still LOVE to read together.  Sure, they simulatenously work on their own reading selections...but we always have a joint...
  • 'Piggie & Elephant' Go To Yale

    'Piggie & Elephant' Go To Yale
    My youngest son, Ben, has this wonderfully quirky taste in books which has led us to finding many funny reads.  A few years ago, he came home from a trip to the library with an "Elephant & Piggie" book and our love for Mo Willems began.  It's so great...
  • Savage Love: Sluts and Such

    Savage Love: Sluts and Such
    Why am I such a slut? — Girl, Corrupted Are you a slut? Or are you a woman who loves sex, has a high libido, and has consensual sex with a lot of willing and grateful partners? Those are all traits for which culture wouldn't conspire to...
  • Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum

    Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum
    In what now seems like an amazingly prescient move, the William Benton Museum at the University of Connecticut began seriously collecting contemporary art from India in 2004. That was the year the museum mounted a show called "Masala: Diversity and...
  • Childhood Vaccinations

    Childhood Vaccinations
    The decision to vaccinate your children: a parents choice or public health risk? Last week, reality TV star Kristin Cavallari talked about about how she and her husband weren't vaccinating their children because she said, "I've read too many books about...
  • South Windsor Haiti School

    South Windsor Haiti School
    Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2010, about 88% of their rural population was at poverty level after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck. Hundreds of thousands were killed and, as a result of the tragedy, people from all over the...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    TRENTON, N.J. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told reporters in Mississippi that he's now been cleared in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal by three different investigations and if defense attorneys want to subpoena him, they can. Christie...
  • Williamsburg 17-year-old to graduate from CNU Saturday

    Williamsburg 17-year-old to graduate from CNU Saturday
    Grace Duval is hoping that as she moves on with the next phase of her life, her age won't be such an issue. The phase is graduate school and the age is 17. Duval will graduate magna cum laude from Christopher Newport University Saturday, with plans to...
  • Former Congressman speaks against casinos

    With the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes seeking to build casinos in north central Connecticut, a new part of the state may soon experience issues that are now familiar to those in the southeastern region. Both tribes want to build new casinos...
  • Old Fringe Festival favorites return

     Old Fringe Festival favorites return
    Familiar faces and tried-and-true titles dot the Orlando Fringe Festival landscape this year, as old favorites return to the fest. Here are some of the most notable: Chase Padgett revives his "6 Guitars" but with changes. The actor has revised the...
  • Parents want 'Of Mice and Men,' 'Kite Runner' removed from high schools

    Parents want 'Of Mice and Men,' 'Kite Runner' removed from high schools
    If parents get their way, John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" and Khaled Hosseini's "The Kite Runner" could be banned from their children's high school classrooms in Idaho and North Carolina, respectively. The critically acclaimed novels are the...