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  • 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...
  • Grandmom who tossed kids from burning home, then jumped, remains in serious condition

    Grandmom who tossed kids from burning home, then jumped, remains in serious condition
    A 58-year-old grandmother who tossed two of her grandkids from a burning south county home Sunday morning before jumping from a second-story window remained hospitalized Monday. Patricia Michelle Richardson is in serious condition at the Maryland...
  • Four displaced in Annapolis apartment fire

    Four displaced in Annapolis apartment fire
    A mother and her three children were displaced after an apartment fire in Annapolis Monday night, said Capt. Scott Svoboda, a spokesman for the Annapolis Fire Department. Firefighters were dispatched at 6:11 p.m. to the 700 block of Newtowne Drive,...
  • Ten pets perish, residents displaced in North Lauderdale fire

    Ten pets perish, residents displaced in North Lauderdale fire
    A couple loaded a minivan Monday with bags of clothing and a baby stroller, belongings salvaged after a fire destroyed a house in North Lauderdale. "That was our room," said Sheila Danson, who with her partner looked through an open space that once...
  • Take a Sriracha tour during chili-grinding season, plus snacks and Chinese lion dances

    Take a Sriracha tour during chili-grinding season, plus snacks and Chinese lion dances
    Huy Fong Foods, the manufacturer best known for its rooster-branded Sriracha sauce, offers public tours of its 650,000-square-foot Irwindale factory throughout the year, but it is perhaps most fun to visit during the first few months of fall. That's ...
  • Weatherman's Red Cross ride to finish in Mizner

    Weatherman's Red Cross ride to finish in Mizner
    Steve Weagle will switch gears from the finish of his annual 120-mile bicycle ride for the American Red Cross into the honoree at its fundraiser, both in Mizner Park on May 29. This is his 16th ride highlighting the Red Cross' role in disaster relief...
  • 5 killed, homes destroyed as tornadoes hit Texas, Arkansas

    Emergency responders searched through splintered wreckage Monday after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities in Texas and Arkansas, killing at least five people, including a young couple who died trying to shield their daughter from the...
  • Some with Carroll ties walk Nepal's road to recovery from earthquakes

    Some with Carroll ties walk Nepal's road to recovery from earthquakes
    It was turbulence — Lauren Pauls knew that. But after enduring a major earthquake, as well as aftershocks and a second major earthquake just hours before take-off, every time her May 12 flight from Nepal to Maryland hit a rough patch of air, she had...
  • FDA proposes letting gay men donate blood, with some caveats

    FDA proposes letting gay men donate blood, with some caveats
    The Food and Drug Administration proposed new rules Tuesday that would allow gay and bisexual men to donate blood in the U.S. for the first time in decades. In a move that has been anticipated for months, the FDA released draft regulations that would...