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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kansas, the KKK and hate without end

    Kansas, the KKK and hate without end
    The news that a former grand dragon of the Ku Klux Klan is suspected of shooting and killing three people near Jewish community centers in Kansas seems at first glance like a disparaged past flaring briefly into the present. Americans like to imagine that...
  • 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...
  • Colorado Governor Offers Marijuana Advice To Connecticut

    Forty years ago when he was graduating from Wesleyan University, John Hickenlooper couldn't have imagined that he'd be back on campus giving advice to the state of Connecticut on how to run a vast marijuana retail network. Or maybe he could imagine it....
  • 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...
  • Chuck Willard HooverMarch 21, 1929 - April 10, 2014

    Chuck Willard Hoover<br/>March 21, 1929 - April 10, 2014
    The Reverend Charles Willard Hoover, (85), of Corona del Mar left this world to join his Lord on Thursday, April 10, 2014. 'Pastor Chuck' served as Pastor of Senior Ministries at Corona del Mar Community Church since 2003. A beloved pastor and friend,...
  • Steeplechase Champ On His Final Laps

    NEW LONDON — Michael LeDuc's Connecticut College track teammates were huddled around the computer the night of April 24, watching a live feed of LeDuc competing in the steeplechase at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia. The announcers, his teammates...
  • Hatched On Campus At Wesleyan: Grand Cousin

    Hatched On Campus At Wesleyan: Grand Cousin
    It didn't take long for guitarist/singer Henry Hall, drummer Robby Caplan and bassist Evan Low to find each other after arriving on the Wesleyan University campus four years ago. Within the first couple of months of the semester, they'd formed Grand...
  • Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years

    Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years
    With fabled clubs in the North End rocking with the sound of jazz, classic big bands and big-name instrumentalists and singers routinely blowing-off the roof at Foot Guard Hall on High Street, or shaking the foundations of the State Theater on Village...
  • Here's To Collinsville: Once Dry, Now Cool

    "A quaint drinking town with an art problem," reads a T-shirt for sale at a local pub near my home in Collinsville. A one-liner that rarely fails to get a chuckle, it's a tongue-and-cheek truism that not only expresses present-day sentiment, but sharply...