| Mar 29, 2015
| 4:20 AM
SIMSBURY — Former state legislator Rob Heagney was stunned as he drove to work this past week and heard the name of a classmate he had not seen in more than 43 years.
As a member of the Simsbury High School Class of 1971, Heagney knew the story...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 4:07 PM
First Amendment award
•Chris, York County: Congratulations to the Daily Press Media Group and its outstanding journalists for receiving the Virginia Press Association's First Amendment Award. I can think of no other accolade more meaningful for a...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 11:54 AM
As reported in the New York Times, Facebook may start directly hosting the content of various news websites, starting with the New York Times, BuzzFeed and National Geographic. What this means for Internet users is that instead of seeing a summary of an...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 9:40 PM
Nan Tucker McEvoy, the last member of the San Francisco Chronicle's founding family to head the newspaper, died Thursday at her apartment in the city after a long convalescence. She was 95.
Her son, Nion McEvoy, publisher of Chronicle Books, confirmed...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 12:04 PM
The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz's hometown said Sunday that the community stands by him and his family, despite the fact that prosecutors blame the 27-year-old co-pilot for causing the plane crash that killed 150 people in southern...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 11:56 AM
Tribune Publishing's net income declined 54 percent in the fourth quarter, primarily because of lower advertising revenue and debt service associated with its spinoff, the company said Wednesday.
The company posted earnings of $15 million, or 60 cents...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 11:36 AM
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Don't need airport expansion
| Mar 28, 2015
| 6:57 PM
One year before he made the cut for Lufthansa's elite flying school, Andreas Lubitz worked at a Burger King behind a car wash, flipping Whoppers and frying fries and talking to co-workers about his dream.
One day, he told them, he would be a pilot....
| Mar 24, 2015
| 9:07 AM
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. is mounting a public defense of its animal handling in a new advertising campaign that began Monday, after a highly critical 2013 documentary left the park with declining revenue and attendance. The print and YouTube campaign...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 12:41 PM
The American Crossword Puzzle Tournament was founded at the Stamford Marriott in 1978 and was held there every March until 2007. Then Hollywood came calling.
A documentary, "Wordplay," was filmed at the 2005 tourney and released to critical and...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 7:07 PM
Cartoonist Irwin Hasen worked on superhero comic books starring Wonder Woman, the Green Lantern and others, but the character he helped create — a pint-sized war orphan named Dondi — needed no greater powers than gumption and wide-eyed...