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  • Colombians celebrate baby's miracle survival from mudslide

    Colombians are celebrating the rescue of an 11-month-old baby who survived a huge mudslide that killed at least 78 people, including the child's mother and 11 other relatives, but officials held out no hope Wednesday for finding more survivors. Jhosep...
  • LCPC to host a Red Cross blood drive

    La CaƱada Presbyterian Church is hosting a blood drive in its Fellowship Hall from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 31. Those who would like to donate blood can sign up in the church narthex between service on Sundays prior to the event, or in the church...
  • Peace activists hit roadblock ahead of DMZ crossing

    Women activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel peace laureates said Wednesday they may have to change plans to cross Korea's Demilitarized Zone because authorities can't guarantee their safety if they walk from the North to the South at Panmunjom,...
  • Community News for Enfield edition

    Little Angels Catholic Pre-School honors Mary during May ENFIELD - On May 11 Students from Little Angels Catholic Pre-School worked alongside 4th and 5th graders from Saint Bernard School on an art project involving Mary, the mother of Jesus. After the...
  • 3 dozen displaced by West Bend apartment fire

    The Red Cross is assisting three dozen people displaced by an apartment fire in West Bend. Firefighters were called to the 16-unit apartment building shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday. West Bend fire officials say the blaze started in the basement and...
  • Grandmother tosses kids from burning south county home before jumping out window

    A family of nine — including two children who were tossed to safety by their grandmother from a second-story window — was displaced after a fire roared through their south county home early Sunday morning. Neighbors William Anderson and...
  • Survivors stunned by loss in Colombian town hit by flood

    Hector Raul Henao wept as he surveyed the barren landscape of mud and uprooted trees that had been a vibrant community of small coffee farmers. In the distance, across the still-raging La Libordiana ravine, he pointed to the zinc-roofed house he fled &#...
  • Cuba still torturing and killing its dissidents

    Cuba still torturing and killing its dissidents
    Your editorial about the value of the Cuban Adjustment Act omits one critical fact. While much of the world may have changed since 1959, Cuba has not. It remains a Stalinist gulag. Concentration camps are scattered throughout the island in which torture...
  • YMCA: Learn how to be safe near the water this summer

    Summer is finally on its way - and perhaps the brave among you have already taken a dip in a local lake or river ahead of pools opening. Water activities, from swimming and boating to simply soaking in cool water on a hot day, are among the season's...
  • Walker tells Republican lawmakers his lack of college diploma could be political asset

    In modern American politics, you don't hear many stories about college dropouts moving into the White House. Scott Walker wants to change that. The Wisconsin governor never finished his degree at Marquette University, dropping out of the Milwaukee school...
  • Community news for Windham edition

    Nathan Hale's 260th birthday COVENTRY – The 260th birthday of Connecticut's State Hero Nathan Hale will be on Sunday, June 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Nathan Hale Homestead, 2299 South St. Special activities include free tours of the first...