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  • Dakota Fanning channels real life starlet in 'The Last of Robin Hood'

    Dakota Fanning is getting real again. In "The Last of Robin Hood," out Friday, she portrays teen actress/singer/dancer Beverly Aadland, who embarked on a scandalous affair with notorious lothario Errol Flynn ( Kevin Kline). Aadland and the famed...
  • Helena E. Wright, city principal

    Helena E. Wright, city principal
    Helena E. Sawyer Roberts Wright, a retired city elementary school teacher and principal who was an active member of Heritage United Church of Christ, died Aug. 18 at her Lochearn home of complications from heart disease. She was 93. "She was a pillar of...
  • There's no such thing as a gentle execution [Commentary]

    There's no such thing as a gentle execution [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This op-ed has been updated to reflect the correct title of Austin Sarat's new book.  Did Joseph Wood suffer when he was executed in Arizona this summer? Some witnesses reported that Wood gasped over 600 times during his July 23...
  • Sophy Revisited: Turns Out She Hadn't Failed At All

    Sophy Revisited: Turns Out She Hadn't Failed At All
    For a while, I was mad at Sophy. In 1997, after three months of tagging along with her at Hartford Public High School, I wrote a long, high-profile story for The Courant's Northeast Magazine ("Educating Sophy") that focused on her quest to graduate...
  • Starz new reality competition let the viewers choose the director

    LOS ANGELES In the new Starz reality competition "The Chair," two young filmmakers Shane Dawson and Anna Martemucci are given a challenge: Make a feature-length film shot in Pittsburgh, using the same script and a budget of just under $1 million. A 10-...
  • Massachusetts jail offers $1,000-a-shot drug to fight addiction, recidivism

    BARNSTABLE, Mass. (Reuters) - When William Luz's father died behind bars last month at 62 of liver failure and other illnesses tied to a lifetime of illegal drug use, his son, a former addict himself, could have dulled the pain with heroin. But Luz, who...
  • In Senate-CIA fight on interrogation report, another controversy

    WASHINGTON The background of a key negotiator in the battle over a Senate report on the CIA's use of interrogation techniques widely denounced as torture has sparked concerns about the Obama administration's objectivity in handling the study's public...
  • 'Queen of Kosher' coming to town

    'Queen of Kosher' coming to town
    Jamie Geller, world-renowned kosher food celebrity, will appear at the Tamarac Winn-Dixie (7015 N. University Drive) from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11 to help local Jews prepare for the upcoming Jewish New Year. Winn-Dixie is expecting more...
  • Senate challenger Ed Gillespie makes whirlwind stop in Hampton Roads

    Senate challenger Ed Gillespie makes whirlwind stop in Hampton Roads
    VIRGINIA BEACH — The campaign stop by a Republican Senate hopeful Saturday in Virginia Beach felt more like a block party or family reunion, with hot dogs and hamburgers to compliment the short, sweet campaign messages from a couple of national...
  • States that decline to expand Medicaid give up billions in aid

    WASHINGTON If the 23 states that have rejected expanding Medicaid under the 2010 health-care law continue to do so for the next eight years, they'll pay $152 billion to extend the program in other states while receiving nothing in return. This exodus...
  • Share rides, split costs with strangers on Uber, Lyft and Bandwagon

    Share rides, split costs with strangers on Uber, Lyft and Bandwagon
    Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft earlier in August rolled out app features that match up people going to the same destinations who want to split the cost of a ride. Now Bandwagon has joined with taxi-hailing app Hailo to do the same for cabs and...