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  • Gary Owens, radio and 'Laugh-In' announcer, dies at 80

     Gary Owens, radio and 'Laugh-In' announcer, dies at 80
    "From beautiful downtown Burbank," Gary Owens vaulted to fame playing the zany announcer in the landmark TV comedy series "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In." And he never stopped working after that, doing commercials, variety specials, cartoons, radio shows...
  • Indiana Statehouse bills keep the faith

    Indiana Statehouse bills keep the faith
    Critics say the religious freedom bills wending their way through the General Assembly won't have a prayer in the courts. But supporters on the social conservative side of the aisle turn the other cheek to doubters. And a group of legal scholars is on...
  • Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook

    Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook
    The Annual Author Series at Renbrook School will host a free talk on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. by New York Times bestselling author Christina Baker Kline and novelist Kate Manning. Kara Sundlun, co-host of WFSB's Better Connecticut and anchor of...
  • Connections: Baseball talent runs deep

    Connections: Baseball talent runs deep
    The quality of high-school baseball talent in the Sentinel's coverage area often can be revealed at a higher level. On area and state college teams. Such is the case this season. A rundown: UCF — RHP Jason Bahr, Lake Mary; INF Sam Bates,...
  • Wesleyan Hosting Free Weekly Astronomy Sessions In Middletown

    MIDDLETOWN — The Wesleyan University astronomy department for the spring semester is offering free public space viewing and science presentations every Wednesday night. Wesleyan professors and astronomy students will guide the weekly sessions in an...
  • Senate backs allowing religion-based hiring by contractors

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Religious institutions that receive state and local government contracts would be allowed to make hiring decisions based upon religion under a bill approved by the Indiana Senate. Senators voted 39-11 on Tuesday in favor of the...
  • Senate Bill approval reflects conservative-controlled General Assembly

    Indiana Senate Bill 127 is another glaring reminder that we live in a very conservative state, legislated for the most part by very conservative lawmakers. Living in Northwest Indiana, possibly the most liberal of blue-bastions within our red state, it's...
  • Jean-Luc Godard's 'Goodbye To Language' At Wesleyan

    Jean-Luc Godard's 'Goodbye To Language' At Wesleyan
    Wesleyan University will host the Connecticut premiere of "Goodbye to Language," the latest film by the legendary Jean-Luc Godard. Movies by Godard are impossible to easily sum up, so let the film's description on imdb.com lead the way: "A married woman...
  • Book Events: B.J. Novak At Twain House; 'Still Alice' Discussion

    Book Events: B.J. Novak At Twain House; 'Still Alice' Discussion
    Mark Twain's international travels and what they taught him will be explored in the spring series of free talks and readings called "The Trouble Begins at 5:30" at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. The events complement the...
  • Marie Chouinard Dancers Push Boundaries In Two Wesleyan Performances

    Marie Chouinard Dancers Push Boundaries In Two Wesleyan Performances
    Dressed in black, the dancers wiggle, leap, and even hiss. Projected onto a screen behind them are the energetic ink drawings from a book titled "Mouvements" by Belgian poet and artist Henri Michaux. At times they pose, leg extended, or crouch. They...
  • Dartmouth Bans Hard Liquor on Campus, Takes Steps To Halt Sexual Violence

    HANOVER, N.H. — Dartmouth College banned hard liquor on campus Thursday and said that all students will have to take part in a sexual violence prevention program all four years that they're enrolled at the Ivy League school. Dartmouth has long...