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  • How John Hinckley, Reagan's would-be assassin, could go free

     How John Hinckley, Reagan's would-be assassin, could go free
    John Hinckley Jr. is on the verge of pulling off a feat no other American has: shooting a U.S. president and going home a free man. Hinckley, who tried to assassinate President Reagan in a bizarre attempt to impress actress Jodie Foster, is close to...
  • Analysis: The incredible bipartisan, kumbaya moment for criminal justice reform

    When George W. Bush was governor of Texas, the state built 38 new prisons, and the state's annual corrections expenditure jumped by a billion dollars, a 71 percent increase (1.4 to 2.4). That's what it was to be tough on crime. No one would ever describe...
  • Ars Viva Symphony directors decide to go out on top

     Ars Viva Symphony directors decide to go out on top
    When a classical music group disbands, the cause almost invariably is financial — declining ticket sales and contributions, mounting deficits, rising costs, or some combination thereof. It's almost unheard of for any such organization to go out of...
  • Obama, criticized over media access, marks Press Freedom Day

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama, who has been criticized for a distant and at times hostile relationship with the U.S. media, hosted persecuted foreign journalists at the White House on Friday to mark World Press Freedom Day. The day is intended as a...
  • Summer 2015 Pre-College Program Guide

    Non-Credit Programs ++++++++++++++++++++ || College/University || Program || Classes || Dates || Ages || || Harvard University(bit.ly/1FwPGoF) || Pre-College Program || 5-6 course options || June 28-July 10July 12-24July 26-Aug. 7 || Rising juniors and...
  • Obama's library to be built in Chicago, sources say

    Obama's library to be built in Chicago, sources say
    President Barack Obama has selected the University of Chicago to host his library and museum, sources have told the Chicago Tribune. Despite a flurry of reports Thursday that Chicago had won the library, there was no official confirmation by the Obama...
  • Clark selection leaves women who root for Seahawks frustrated, disappointed

    During the dark years, when the Seahawks weren't a winning team, Seattle artist Meghan Trainor followed the Pittsburgh Steelers, almost out of desperation. "There was just a point in the season where you have to pick someone who is going to make it," she...
  • Colorado medical school links students, new immigrants

    An Iraqi refugee and a medical student sat in a community center in suburban Denver, passing an orange plastic bottle of pills back and forth. The vial's contents rattled like a syncopated soundtrack for their conversation. With help from an Arabic...
  • Rebecca Sue Palasits, volunteer

    Rebecca Sue Palasits, volunteer
    Rebecca Sue Palasits, an active community volunteer who served with the Peace Corps and taught school, died May 2 of breast cancer at her Columbia home. She was 59. The daughter of Willis Shaner, a retired Colorado State University professor, and...
  • Review: 'Our Town' by Kevin Jack McEnroe

    Review: 'Our Town' by Kevin Jack McEnroe
    Conflict-of-interest disclosure: I'm incapable of an impartial assessment of the "Town" in this book's title. I fell in love with Los Angeles when I moved here three years ago, and I wear my heart on my (year-round, short) sleeve. An unabashed devotee,...
  • Community news for Windsor Locks edition

    11th Annual Windsor Locks Athletic Hall of Fame Golf Tournament WINDSOR LOCKS – The 11 Annual Windsor Locks Athletic Hall of Fame Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, May 16, Suffield Country Club. The tournament will be 4 person Scramble with...