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Paul Newman

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  • Close-up on Westport

    Close-up on Westport
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: After its location in the southwestern corner of Fairfield, one of three towns, along with Weston and Norwalk, from which it was incorporated. HISTORY: Settled in the mid-1600s when three farmers were given permission to settle the...
  • Meet the owner: Middletown Nissan's Dave Calabrese

    Meet the owner: Middletown Nissan's Dave Calabrese
    By Nate Owen Dave Calabrese launched his automotive career as a technician for Goodyear in 1977, but he began buying and selling cars before he was old enough to drive. “I bought my first car when I was 13,” Calabrese, the owner of...
  • Charles Durning dies at 89; Tony winner also got Oscar, Emmy nods

    Charles Durning, a Tony Award-winning actor whose prolific work in films and television included supporting roles in the classic comedy "Tootsie" and the TV sitcom "Evening Shade," died Monday. He was 89. Durning, a decorated veteran of World War II,...
  • Evan S. Connell Jr. dies at 88; iconoclastic novelist, historian

    Evan S. Connell Jr., a literary iconoclast whose writings as a novelist, poet, essayist and historian won the admiration of critics and a cult-like following of discerning readers with books on subjects as eclectic as Midwestern provincialism, the...
  • Frank Pierson dies at 87; Oscar-winning screenwriter

    Frank Pierson dies at 87; Oscar-winning screenwriter
    A writer for as long as he could remember, Frank Pierson penned his most famous line, "What we've got here is failure to communicate," decades ago for the 1967 script "Cool Hand Luke." At the time, he thought there was no way such a refined line would...
  • Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author

    Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author
    Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it. The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...
  • Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68; award-winning composer of popular music

    Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68; award-winning composer of popular music
    When Marvin Hamlisch auditioned for the Juilliard School of Music, he played not Chopin or Mozart but the American folk standard "Goodnight, Irene," a choice that could have had lamentable results for any other prospective student. But Hamlisch quickly...
  • ‘The Bachelorette’: Suitors include Orlando man

     
    Joe, 27, a field energy adviser from Orlando, will be among the 25 men hoping to win┬áthe next edition of “The Bachelorette.” The dating series debuts at 9:30 p.m. Monday, May 14, on ABC. The title character is single mom Emily Maynard. She...
  • Today: Steve Harvey, Joy Behar, ‘The View’ premiere; ‘Coma’ concludes

     
    Highlights on the TV schedule today: 1. Michelle Obama headlines the Democratic National Convention from Charlotte, N.C. ABC, CBS and NBC devote the 10 p.m. hour to the conclave. You'll find more extensive coverage on cable news, PBS (which starts at 8 p....
  • El Segundo teacher accused of sexual assault was popular, police say

     
    A teacher accused of sexually assaulting two fifth-grade boys in an El Segundo classroom was a popular and charismatic figure who volunteered or worked for at least four Southern California youth programs, police said Thursday....
  • “American Masters” Gore Vidal episode streaming and on-air for limited time

     
    PBS has announced that starting today, Aug. 3, it will be making the 2003 documentary American Masters: “The Education of Gore Vidal” available for streaming on the American Masters website and PBS Video to commemorate the life of the eclectic...