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  • UCF professor's project could lead to creation of invisibility cloaks

    UCF professor's project could lead to creation of invisibility cloaks
    A project by a team of experts, including UCF professor Debashis Chanda, could lead to the development of invisibility cloaks and other break-through technology that once seemed only to be cool ideas thought up by fiction writers. The project is...
  • John M. Crisp: The pope hoes a long, uphill row

    I like Pope Francis, too, though I won't be thoroughly smitten by him until he changes his mind on celibacy, contraception and equality for women in the church. Still, he seems like a good man, and his humility and modesty appear to be having a healthy...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Government for sale to highest bidder

    WASHINGTON Look for this advertisement on TV, your local newspaper and online in the not too distant future: "For sale at auction: 535 Seats in the U.S. Congress 100 in Upper House and 435 in Lower Chamber. Seats to be occupied by person of buyer's...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Susan Campbell To Speak In Tolland May 5

    Susan Campbell, an award-winning journalist and author, will speak Monday, May 5 about her new biography of Isabella Beecher Hooker as part of the Tolland Public Library Foundation's popular Eaton-Dimock-King Authors Series. Campbell, a former longtime...
  • Chuck Stone, journalist and teacher, dies at 89

    Charles Sumner "Chuck" Stone Jr., a pioneering black journalist and an influential journalism professor, died Sunday at 89. Stone was remembered by his colleagues as a gifted teacher who shared insights with students based on his extensive career as a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Student Writers Magazine Recognition Night

    Connecticut Student Writers is Connecticut's longest running contest for student writing, honoring the writing of Connecticut's K through 12 students since 1988. Students from across the state submit their poetry and prose. The 26th annual Connecticut...
  • Porn won: Hustler's Larry Flynt on his nemesis Charles Keating

    Porn won: Hustler's Larry Flynt on his nemesis Charles Keating
    When Charles Keating’s family announced this week that the infamous savings and loan swindler had died at 90, it seemed only natural to wonder what America’s No. 1 pornographer had to say. After all, before ripping off defenseless retirees,...
  • Mike Royko was Wrigley Field's poet laureate

     Mike Royko was Wrigley Field's poet laureate
    We can only imagine how much fun it would've been had Mike Royko's fantasy of buying the Cubs come to fruition. The late Chicago columnist, the conscience of Cubs fans from the 1960s through the '90s, met with former A's owner Charlie Finley in the...
  • Mark Story: Restored confidence turns Aaron Harrison into Kentucky's Mr. Big Shot

    ARLINGTON, Texas The complaint I hear most often from identical twins is that people tend not to see them as unique individuals. So, for this column, we will set aside the phrase "Harrison twins" and deal strictly with Kentucky's Aaron Harrison. If you...
  • Paulina Gretzky cover on Golf Digest upsets some LPGA players

    Paulina Gretzky isn't a professional golfer. Her connection to the golf world is as the fiance of PGA player Dustin Johnson. Apparently that was good enough for Golf Digest magazine to put the scantily clad 25-year-old daughter of NHL legend Wayne...
  • Bob Ray Sanders: Health-care plan is working despite the efforts by Obama haters

    For some time I've wondered just how successful the Affordable Care Act would have been - how many more uninsured people it would have helped already - if certain powerful politicians loved this country more than they hated its president. I don't use the...