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  • Michigan Republican Eyes Rare Senate Win

    Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978. Since then, only one Michigan Republican, Spencer Abraham in 1994, has been elected to the Senate and for only one term. Evidence that former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land might end this GOP drought is that Democrats are attacking her for opposing "preventive health care."
  • South Windsor Honors Renowned Basketball Coach

    Each person, sitting on chairs on the basketball court, rose to give Charlie Sharos a standing ovation Thursday night. Dabbing away a few tears, he looked proudly at the unveiled sign on the gymnasium wall. Beneath a picture of a South Windsor High School...

    Peter Matthiessen, an appreciation: He was concerned with the essence of being human

    Peter Matthiessen, who died Saturday at age 86 of complications from leukemia, was complex, even contradictory, in the most compelling sense. Born into privilege, he attended Hotchkiss boarding school and Yale and founded the Paris Review in 1953 with...

    Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; acclaimed author wrote 'The Snow Leopard'

    Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; acclaimed author wrote 'The Snow Leopard'
    Peter Matthiessen, a rich man's son who rejected a life of ease in favor of physical and spiritual challenges and produced such acclaimed works as "The Snow Leopard" and "At Play in the Fields of the Lord," died Saturday. He was 86. His publisher...

    READER SUBMITTED: Ian's Gifts 2013

    Meet Ian, a five year old from Hebron. He was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) on April 25, 2011, 1 month shy of his 3rd birthday. He had severe side effects from his initial chemotherapy treatments: the inability to walk, crawl, roll...