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  • Did You Know? Three Facts About Every Connecticut Town

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  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From Bill Haley to Beyonce" by Bob Stanley (Norton, $29.95) The title suggests the folly of the endeavor: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From...
  • 'I Can See in the Dark' a well-paced book told by a sociopath

    "I Can See in the Dark" by Karin Fossum; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (256 pages, $25) Over the years, I've read lots of Scandinavian crime fiction, but nothing from Norwegian novelist Karin Fossum. In retrospect, that was a huge oversight. Her books...
  • Lake Bell to Direct 'The Emperor's Children' Adaptation

    Lake Bell has scored her second directing gig following "In a World," signing on for New York City story "The Emperor's Children." Imagine Entertainment's Brian Grazer and Erica Huggins are producing the adaptation of the Claire Messud novel. Noah...
  • Voters pick new face, Quentin 'Beam' Furr, for Broward County Commission

    Voters pick new face, Quentin 'Beam' Furr, for Broward County Commission
    A longtime Hollywood commissioner will join the Broward County Commission as the newest face, after he beat a well-known state representative for the seat. Quentin "Beam" Furr, a high school librarian who served on the Hollywood City Commission from 2000...
  • Emmys 2014: Little awards love for big 'Game of Thrones'

    Monday night was very good for "Breaking Bad" at the Emmy Awards. Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul and the series itself all won top awards. But all that Walter White love meant the poor, put-upon citizens of Westeros went back to the kingdom...
  • Ukraine leader dissolves parliament; Russian tanks reportedly blocked

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dissolved the country’s contentious parliament Monday and set new elections for Oct. 26 in a move likely to deepen Ukraine’s bitter east-west divide. Poroshenko’s government earlier in the day...
  • Artists, writers go back to class at School of Creative Arts

    Artists and writers of all skill levels, and all ages, are heading back to class at the School of Creative Arts. Located in the Crest Theatre, the program offers a range of opportunities in a multi-disciplinary setting. As students come for classes, they...
  • John G. Sperling dies at 93; founder of University of Phoenix

    John G. Sperling, a poor boy from the Missouri Ozarks who survived a cruel childhood to become a college professor and a billionaire with an idea for a university that launched a revolution in higher education, has died. He was 93. The self-described...
  • Aikman, Buck act loco in NFL on Fox 'telenovela'

    Aikman, Buck act loco in NFL on Fox 'telenovela'
    Ten days away from the start of the NFL season and everyone's going after the football fan's funny bone to get them to watch their network or buy their product.  Not that there's anything wrong with that, but some of teasers and ads prompt as many...
  • Reel Critics: Second 'Sin City' as striking as the first

    Frank Miller's "Sin City" in 2005 transferred the cutting-edge art of his graphic novels to the big screen with stunning results. The striking film noir story took on new depth and wonder with his spectacular visual effects. Gangsters, hot dames and...