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  • The Emergence of the Magnificent Boy Babysitter

    The Emergence of the Magnificent Boy Babysitter
    We've had three of them. One dude likes Pokemon and running track...another guy is a well-known soccer player...and the third kid works as a camp counselor. They play video games, run around the yard and eat pizza like nobody's business. And, my...
  • Local Auto Dealership Information

    De Cormier Nissan George F. De Cormier was born on February 7, 1918 in Longmeadow, Mass.  He attended Springfield schools, and graduated from Commerce High.  He met his wife, Wilhelmina while in second grade.  They were married just after World War II...
  • The Connecticut International Auto Show: 150,000 Square Feet of Cars, Exhibits & Fun!

    The Connecticut International Auto Show: 150,000 Square Feet of Cars, Exhibits & Fun!
    The Connecticut International Auto Show is gearing up for another great event Nov. 11-13 at the Connecticut Convention Center. The newest 2012 models will be on display, including the latest fuel- efficient vehicles and cars and trucks with the latest...
  • West Hollywood blood drive protests FDA exclusion of gays as donors

    West Hollywood blood drive  protests FDA exclusion of gays as donors
    As the group outside the Red Cross blood donation bus on Santa Monica Boulevard huddled together for a photo, the man holding the camera yelled: "Everybody, say blood!" Then: "Everybody, say, 'I wish they accepted my blood!'" At the blood drive in...
  • 1 dog, 3 cats die in Hampton house fire

    1 dog, 3 cats die in Hampton house fire
    One dog and three cats died in a Hampton house fire that displaced a family Thursday, a fire department spokesman said.  The fire was in the first block of Old Meribeth Road, Hampton Fire & Rescue Assistant Chief Jeffrey Pereira said. Firefighters...
  • Pines church organizes Unleashed Mission Camp

    About 160 teens recently took a week out of their summer break to make a difference in the community. During West Pines Community Church's Unleashed Mission Camp, middle and high school students worked on a series of projects. Each of the five days saw...
  • Fire Drives Family Out Of East Hartford Apartment

    EAST HARTFORD —A fire on Jaidee Drive that displaced a family of five Tuesday started when a mattress fell on a lamp, a fire official said Wednesday. The mattress, which had been propped up against a wall, dropped on the lit lamp and started...
  • End the ban on gay blood donors

    End the ban on gay blood donors
    The first time I tried to give blood, I was turned away. It was my freshman year of college. A friend in my dorm told me about an on-campus blood drive and asked me to go with her. I’ve never been good at blood draws so I’d never tried to...
  • Cute Japan pop star recruits soldiers as Abe boosts military

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Just as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe beefs up Japan's military, the armed forces have turned to a 20-year pop idol for a softer touch in recruiting soldiers in a country that revels in all things cute. "Working for the Self-defense...
  • Fire Rips Through Hartford Building

    Fire Rips Through Hartford Building
    HARTFORD — A two-alarm fire ripped through a building on Park Street Wednesday morning, sending so much smoke into the air that it was visible from the highway. The fire was called in about 4:30 a.m. and numerous emergency crews responded to the...
  • Full-body scanners may replace some genital searches at Guantanamo

    MIAMI Giving new meaning to the military's motto of transparent detention, the Guantanamo Bay war-on-terror prison is shopping for devices to conduct full-body scans at its outpost in southeast Cuba. The prison has invited businesses to bid on delivery...