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  • Michelle Plucenik helps Special Olympic athletes reach their potential

    Michelle Plucenik helps Special Olympic athletes reach their potential
    Michelle Plucenik moved among a crowd of people at the Danielson Elks Lodge in Danielson on Jan. 31. The event was the sixth annual Quinebaug Valley and Plainfield Special Olympic dinner/dance. Plucenik checked with the more than 12 coaches sitting...
  • Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay reunite for new OWN drama

    Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay reunite for new OWN drama
    Oprah Winfrey is reuniting with "Selma" writer-director Ava DuVernay for an original scripted drama that will air on Winfrey's OWN channel and feature the former talk-show host in a recurring role. DuVernay will write, direct and executive produce the...
  • Companies Hope For Blockbuster Super Bowl Ads

    Companies Hope For Blockbuster Super Bowl Ads
    NEW YORK — It's almost show time. When the Super Bowl kicks off on Sunday, 40-plus advertisers will be hoping to win over the more than 110 million viewers tuning in. At $4.5 million for a 30-second spot, they're all hoping to have the ad that...
  • Clay Street turning into a drive-thru dump

    The short stretch of peril named Clay Street, between Lake Station and Gary, is one of the worst roads in Northwest Indiana. The street – if you can call it that -- is littered with trash, debris, furniture remnants, car parts, deep cracks and...
  • Messenger King: Michael Jackson and the politics of #BlackLivesMatter

    Messenger King: Michael Jackson and the politics of #BlackLivesMatter
    "Where are all the celebrities?" That's a question many supporters of #BlackLivesMatter protests are asking. At this moment of great unrest, some are feeling a lack of leadership from those who have worldwide media platforms. Many black actors and...
  • Fairfield Native Stars In truTV's New Series 'Breaking Greenville'

    Fairfield Native Stars In truTV's New Series 'Breaking Greenville'
    When Lucy Biggers of Fairfield graduated from Tulane University two years ago, she looked for the kind of job that would give her a lot of experience. WAGB, the ABC affiliate in Greenville, Miss., certainly gave her that. Though it was the 190th...
  • Lance Armstrong says he'd cheat again if doping remained pervasive

    Lance Armstrong says he'd cheat again if doping remained pervasive
    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, who admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs extensively during his career, said he would use them again if he was competing in the doping-abundant culture that existed in professional cycling during the 1990s. In...
  • Mark Zuckerberg's book club is off to a pretty lame start

    Mark Zuckerberg's book club is off to a pretty lame start
    When Mark Zuckerberg invited 30 million people to his brand-new book club on Jan. 2, the Internet reacted hysterically: Sales of his first book pick, Moisés Naím's "The End of Power," skyrocketed overnight, jumping into Amazon's top 10 books from its...
  • York woman inspires Facebook founder

    York woman inspires Facebook founder
    Like lots of social media users, Cynthia Greco underestimated the power of her own words. The Hanover woman was scrolling Facebook when she read a status update from Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg asking friends for suggestions for his...
  • For pastors, march to racial harmony led pair to 'Selma'

    For pastors, march to racial harmony led pair to 'Selma'
    Just as many Americans were celebrating the birth of the Prince of Peace, "Selma" marched into select movie theaters to remind us of a time not so long ago when peace was in short supply. I experienced "Selma" last month. It blew me away. To say the...
  • Mark Zuckerberg is no Oprah

    Mark Zuckerberg is no Oprah
    When Mark Zuckerberg makes a New Year's resolution, people notice. This year, of course, the Facebook chief executive has segued from learning Mandarin to creating one of the Internet's largest book clubs. His "A Year of Books" Facebook page, which...