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  • View From History: Cambodia Incursion

    View From History: Cambodia Incursion
    As part of our 250th celebration, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Today's is a cartoon by Dan Dowling of the Kansas City Star. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things...
  • Sid Nowell: Police military arsenals can lead to abuse of rights

    Police agencies have been over-militarized, as evidenced by the images of Ferguson, Mo., that offended many of our senses. However, these images also have provided us the opportunity to ensure that governmental authority is being exercised within the...
  • Malloy Signs Bill To Withhold Homicide Photos, Other Records, After Newtown

    Malloy Signs Bill To Withhold Homicide Photos, Other Records, After Newtown
    The state Senate and House, after short debates, voted overwhelmingly early Wednesday to approve a bill blocking public disclosure of photos of homicide victims and some other records in reaction to the Newtown school massacre. The Senate took up the...
  • Scots are hot: TV's 'Outlander' sparks local lore, kilt following

    AKRON, Ohio Women on both sides of the Atlantic share a secret: Scots are hot. If a Scotsman wears a kilt and speaks in a heavy Scottish brogue, more's the better. If we didn't learn that by watching dramas based on Scottish history (think Liam Neeson in...
  • At home, really, with Superman

    At home, really, with Superman
    Superman, the story goes, was born on the planet Krypton and sent to Earth in a small rocket by his father when that planet was about to explode. He was actually born in 1933 in a two-story bungalow in a scruffy neighborhood on the east side of...
  • Ancient structures built in southern Ohio by Indians are worth viewing

    Ancient structures built in southern Ohio by Indians are worth viewing
    CYNITHIANA, Ohio - Fort Hill State Memorial is a place with interesting options. It is home to some of the best hiking in the state, interesting geology and rare plants in a surprisingly wild corner of southwest Ohio. It is also home to ancient and...
  • Kent State football team remembers Jason Bitsko

    KENT, Ohio Jason Bitsko will be remembered by those whose lives he touched as a man with a smile on his face. A man who knew how to crack a joke on a bad day. A man who stood for what he believed in. A man who didn't take life for granted. Bitsko, 21,...
  • PASSINGS: Bob Casale, Mavis Gallant

    Bob Casale Guitarist with '80s group Devo Bob Casale, 61, guitarist for Devo, whose commercial success peaked in the early '80s with the MTV hit "Whip It," died unexpectedly Monday of heart failure in Marina del Rey, his brother Gerald said. Bob had...
  • NCAAF roundup: Kent State's Bitsko found dead in his room

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF roundup: Kent State's Bitsko found dead in his room Kent State starting center Jason Bitsko has died from an undetermined medical condition, the university confirmed Wednesday. Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of...
  • Haynes aims for second-year improvement

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Kent State - INSIDE SLANT The Paul Haynes era started with a major disappointment last season. Haynes inherited a team that went 11-3 and contended for a BCS bowl in 2012, the program's best season in 40 years....
  • UCF looking to impress Dionte 'D.J.' Taylor during Lauderdale receiver's official visit

    UCF looking to impress Dionte 'D.J.' Taylor during Lauderdale receiver's official visit
    Fort Lauderdale University School wide receiver Dionte “D.J.” Taylor admits that when he was first approached by the UCF coaching staff, his reaction wasn’t unlike a lot of other high school football prospects. UCF can sometimes be an...