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  • U.S. shouldn't bankroll corporate welfare: Front Burner

    The U.S. Export-Import Bank, as we know it, will cease to exist anyway. Given the 113th Congress' record of inaction on momentous issues affecting this nation, failing to renew the charter for the Ex-Im Bank, which only supports 2 percent of U.S....
  • More Largesse For UConn

    Whatever UConn wants, UConn gets. Thanks to an unelected board of trustees that doesn't answer to the public and a delusional governor, taxpayers are footing the bill for the $1.5 billion Next Generation Connecticut program at Storrs. This program to...
  • U.S.-Africa summit garners over $17 billion in investment pledges

    U.S.-Africa summit garners over $17 billion in investment pledges
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - African leaders on Tuesday called for a deeper economic relationship with the United States, hailing investment pledges totaling more than $17 billion at a Washington summit as a fresh step in the right direction. U.S. and...
  • Makeup artist makes a name in film and at home

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Makeup artist Heather Richardson is always on the go. One week, she's in Asheville, working on the set of the movie "Loomis Fargo Heist." Another week, she's in Charlotte, helping clients at her studio figure out which blush color best...
  • After Skewering Commercials For Decades, 'Saturday Night Live' Starts To Embrace Them

    After creating fake ads for dubious products like Mom Jeans, Little Chocolate Donuts, the Bathroom Monkey and the CNN Pregnancy Test, "Saturday Night Live" is developing a stronger interest in real ones. Broadway Video, the production company behind...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan" by Rick Perlstein; Simon & Schuster (856 pages, $37.50) "The Invisible Bridge" is the third beefy volume in Perlstein's chronicle...
  • UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative

    UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative
    HARTFORD — The state is investing $1.55 billion in tax dollars at the University of Connecticut over the next 10 years to bolster research programs and facilities, hire faculty and establish partnerships with the business community. On Tuesday,...
  • U.S. moves to cash in on African economic promise

    U.S. moves to cash in on African economic promise
    When Kevin Smith and his partners started a solar energy firm in Santa Monica in 2008, they expected to sell their technology to advanced economies in Europe and the United States. But much of the action has been in a part of the world Smith initially...
  • Producer Wendy Finerman preps 'Drumline 2' in Atlanta

    "IF it can't be good, I'm not going to make it!" said Oscar-winning producer Wendy Finerman to me last week, while we were doing a lunch catch-up. We were running down Oscar lane because Wendy's "Forrest Gump," 20 years ago, caused the young producer's...
  • The GOP is divided over 'Ex-Im' [Commentary]

    The GOP is divided over 'Ex-Im' [Commentary]
    Most people have never heard of it. Fewer still understand how it operates. But it is the focal point of a (mostly) intramural Republican fight playing out in the halls of Congress. Its ultimate resolution will have dramatic impact on a number of high...
  • Winter Park commercial an Emmy nominee

    Winter Park commercial an Emmy nominee
    Take a bow, Winter Park. You're an Emmy nominee. The Budweiser ad showing Winter Park welcoming home Lt.  Chuck Nadd from Afghanistan was nominated last week in the best commercial category. The spot is called "Hero's Welcome," and it won millions...