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  • Killing of U.S. major general in Afghanistan revives worries about safety of trainers

    WASHINGTON An American major general was fatally gunned down by an Afghan soldier Tuesday at a Kabul military academy, becoming the highest-ranking U.S. officer killed in combat overseas since the Vietnam War and renewing fears about the ability of U.S....
  • Michele Roberts named NBPA exec. director

    The Sports Xchange Michele Roberts named NBPA exec. director Michele Roberts was elected executive director of the NBA Players Association nearly 18 months after Billy Hunter was ousted. NBA commissioner Adam Silver confirmed the move late Monday....
  • Cast a Net for Change

    COLCHESTER- Nine Jack Jackter Intermediate school students recently performed at the annual HOT School Summer Institute at Wesleyan University in Middletown. This year they participated in "Cast a Net for Change" to raise awareness of malaria in Africa....
  • Reports: NBPA hires Roberts as executive director

    The Sports Xchange Reports: NBPA hires Roberts as executive director More than a year after Billy Hunter was ousted, the National Basketball Players Association has a new executive director. According to multiple media reports -- and NBA commissioner...
  • Champion of African-American cooking

    Champion of African-American cooking
    Freda DeKnight was named the first food editor of Ebony magazine in 1946 and thus became "the national, if not international, face of African American food," as the food historian Jessica B. Harris once described her. Through nearly two decades of food...
  • Resources To Find More on Slavery In Connecticut

    A listing of recommended books, films, websites and places to visit in Connecticut to learn more about the state's historical involvement with slavery. • • • BOOKS:   "Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650," by Kathleen Joan Bragdon,...
  • Ruth Mae LeggettAugust 2, 1921 - June 29, 2014

    Ruth Mae Leggett died quietly at her home on June 29, 2014 at the age of 92.  She was born in Mitchell, South Dakota and was one of five girls born to Theodore and Mable Lindstrom.  Ruth graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University with a degree in English,...
  • Dr. Charles J.E. Arnold, radiologist

    Dr. Charles J.E. Arnold, radiologist
    Dr. Charles J.E. Arnold, former chief of radiology at North Arundel Hospital and the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, died suddenly Wednesday of undetermined causes at his Green Spring Valley home. He was 72. The son of Dr. Emerson...
  • Closing Schizophrenia Program A Crippling Loss

    Hartford HealthCare's plans to shutter the 20-year-old Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program at The Institute of Living because of low rates of insurance reimbursements strikes at the heart of treatment for the severely psychiatrically ill in Connecticut....
  • Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race

    Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race
    If state Sen. Brian Frosh has his way, voters will pick Maryland's next attorney general based on experience — his 28 years in the General Assembly, 11 of them as a committee chairman who pushed through measures such as the state's new gun control...
  • Diverse diet makes caterpillars more likely target for birds

     Diverse diet makes caterpillars more likely target for birds
    Just as the nail that sticks out gets hammered down, the caterpillar that stands out from its leafy environment is more likely to be eaten. In a study published online Monday in the journal PNAS, scientists at UC Irvine and Wesleyan University concluded...