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  • Ewan McGregor plays Jesus and the devil in Sundance epic 'Last Days in the Desert'

    Epic is not usually a term associated with films coming out of the Sundance Film Festival, which makes director Rodrigo Garcia's imagined story of Jesus's journey through the desert even more striking.
  • State Earmarks $10 Million To Upgrade Hammonasset Buildings

    State Earmarks $10 Million To Upgrade Hammonasset Buildings
    HARTFORD (AP) -- The state Bond Commission has approved nearly $10 million for repairs and construction at Hammonasset State Park to build a bathhouse to replace two buildings significantly damaged and demolished following Tropical Storm Irene. Money...

    Possible Futures For The Old Valley Railroad Line

    Possible Futures For The Old Valley Railroad Line
    As part of a recent study on the future of the abandoned Valley Railroad in Middletown and Haddam, there is a simulation of what the area would look like if a trail replaced the rusting rails. On the upper half of the page is an autumn scene with the...

    Gov. Wolf signs order barring drilling of new oil, gas wells in state forests, parks

    Gov. Wolf signs order barring drilling of new oil, gas wells in state forests, parks
    HARRISBURG — Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday signed an order Thursday banning new drilling leases on public land, ending a short-lived effort by his Republican predecessor to expand the extraction of natural gas from rock...

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices, check websites for details and restrictions: AQUATICA: "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starts at $24 when tickets are purchased online. Aquatica "Any Day" passes start at $37 when...