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The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right. - Mark Twain With the Winter That Would Not Go Away finally fading in our rearview mirror, we can at last enjoy some summertime. And summer means warmer...
Dear Amy: My boyfriend and I have been living together for 10 years. Both of us had previously been married. When we decided to live together, I was the one who purchased a home with my money. He moved in and indicated that he could only pay a certain...
The primary purpose of Memorial Day is to honor those who have sacrificed their lives to defend this country. There have, though, been many millions of others who gave portions of their lives to warfare but survived. This day is theirs too. Most, like...
Amazon has a plan to monetize fan fiction: It's called Kindle Worlds. On Wednesday, Amazon announced a new scheme in which writers of fan fiction can self-publish and sell that writing with the sanction of the original copyright holder. The idea is that...
Probing questions at presidential news conferences sometimes have a way of getting their principals to reflect on their state of mind -- and at the same time the state their presidency, particularly when things aren't going well. Back in 1995, when Bill...
Hartford CourantA playwrights' panel featuring Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay Abaire (“Rabbit Hole”) and Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck will be held April 27 at 2:45 at Hartford’s Mark Twain House & Museum as part of its 2nd Annual Writers’...
“For me it's no fun to be a predictable guy in music,” says Brad Paisley. Indeed, the country star delivers the unexpected with his ambitious new release “Wheelhouse” (Arista Nashville). The 17-track album is crammed with the...
For U.S. reporters and editors, the term “illegal immigrant” looks to be going the way of the eight-track tape. The Associated Press is the news service that prompted Mark Twain to say, “There are only two forces that can carry light...
East Maine School District 63 is currently planning and will begin capital improvement projects this summer after its plans were approved at an April 3 district business meeting. The board approved transferring $357,200 from its operations and...
WASHINGTON – President Obama said Tuesday he is renewing efforts to close the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and will search for members of Congress to help him get it done. “I’m going to go back at this,” Obama...
The Hartford CourantIf Jim Elsner doesn't show up at the gym by 7:15 a.m., the receptionist starts to get nervous. "Because he's been here for so many years and we're all so attached to him, if he doesn't come for a day, we get worried," Maureen Byak, the receptionist at...
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