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  • March Madness, Stocks — Pick 'Em And Hope

    March Madness, Stocks — Pick 'Em And Hope
    We are down to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA's men's college basketball tournament, otherwise known as March Madness, which, depending upon your perspective, is either the most exciting month in sports or the American collegiate plantation system writ large....
  • Why Are We Suspending Kindergartners?

    Why Are We Suspending Kindergartners?
    The recent news that more than 1,200 children were suspended from kindergarten and first grade in Connecticut schools last year was appalling. Worse is that the number increased nearly 20 percent from two years ago. I don't understand why we're tolerating...
  • Can You Be Perky On The Phone All Day? Insuritas Has A Job For You

    Can You Be Perky On The Phone All Day? Insuritas Has A Job For You
    EAST WINDSOR — Insuritas founder Jeff Chesky puts a hand to his head in mock agony when he recalls how some people tell him: "You're an overnight sensation." Insuritas is an insurance agency that partners with small banks and credit unions to sell...
  • Former New Haven Mayor John Daniels Laid To Rest Friday

    Former New Haven Mayor John Daniels Laid To Rest Friday
    NEW HAVEN — John Daniels, elected as the city's first African American mayor in the early 1990s, was celebrated as a political visionary and trailblazer in a moving memorial service Friday at Battell Chapel at Yale University. Daniels died last...
  • 'Bad Jews' Breaks Long Wharf Record; Arts Groups Receive Grants

    'Bad Jews' Breaks Long Wharf Record; Arts Groups Receive Grants
    Ten area arts and cultural organizations are receiving a total of $125,000 in "ignition grants," funded by the Greater Hartford Arts Council's United Arts Campaign with support from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. The grants are aimed at up-...
  • Hampton Roads author, poet Bill Glose gives a few writing tips

     Hampton Roads author, poet Bill Glose gives a few writing tips
    If you are a writer hoping to enhance a story with great quotes, there are a few things you should do to put your interview subject in the right frame of mind to speak openly. First, you should request to meet "on location" if the story is thematic....
  • Survivor of 1972 Munich massacre to speak in Boca Raton

    Survivor of 1972 Munich massacre to speak in Boca Raton
    Steven Spielberg filmed a version of the events that shook the world, but Dan Alon lived the real story. The 1972 Munich Olympics massacre — depicted by Spielberg in the 2005 political thriller "Munich" — is considered one of the first times...
  • Going To An Elite College Is No 'Golden Ticket'

    Going To An Elite College Is No 'Golden Ticket'
    The pressure on high school seniors to apply to and be accepted at selective colleges is as intense as ever. Applications are up, acceptances are down, and mood swings can vacillate from hope to panic, and back again. Many candidates think a diploma...
  • John W. Armiger Jr.

    John W. Armiger Jr.
    John W. Armiger Jr., former owner and president of Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens who earlier had been a history teacher, died Wednesday at his Lutherville home of heart failure. He was 70. "He created for the Police Department its own Arlington...
  • Former CIA officer named Get Covered Illinois director

    Former CIA officer named Get Covered Illinois director
    The new executive director of Get Covered Illinois is Karin Zosel, a former CIA intelligence officer and college director, the group said Tuesday. Get Covered Illinois helps enroll people in health insurance plans through Obamacare. As of February,...
  • New surgeon general approved despite remarks on guns, contraception

    New surgeon general approved despite remarks on guns, contraception
    Overruling the objections of gun-rights advocates, the U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy, a British-born, American-educated internal medicine specialist, to become the 19th surgeon general of the United States. The 51-43 vote makes...