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  • A Teacher Uses Red Pens To Help Students And Syria

    A Teacher Uses Red Pens To Help Students And Syria
        Red Pens, everyone has used them, especially teachers. But one teacher takes their love for red pens to a whole different level. This teachers name is Dylan Connor.             Mr. Connor is a Latin teacher at Bunnell High School in Stratford...
  • Declining a Wedding Attendant Invite

    Someone just asked you to be in their bridal party, and you just want to say no because of the expense and/or time involved, you feel like you don’t know the asker well enough, or you simply can’t stand the idea of doing it for the 27th time....
  • North Branford School Collects Cans For Food Pantry

    North Branford School Collects Cans For Food Pantry
             On Saturday October 22, 2011 students raced around town for North Branford’s 22nd annual community Round-Up. It took place at the North Branford Intermediate School, many schools in town such as North Branford High School and...
  • South Windsor Students Help Collect For Food Drive

    South Windsor Students Help Collect For Food Drive
      Hundreds of families find themselves without food throughout the winter. South Windsor High School students are taking steps to help those in need during the holiday season. Associate Principal Tiffany Violette says that by participating in the...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2000 | East St. Louis' Darius Miles

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2000 | East St. Louis' Darius Miles
    Ethel Miles didn't think her son had a chance. Even though 6-foot-8-inch Darius Miles is considered among the three best players in the nation, mom was convinced that Brett Melton of Mahomet-Seymour would win the Mr. Basketball of Illinois award. "I...
  • future date with time [chi-test-mike-story-6]

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation's capital is celebrating the gift of more than 3,000 cherry trees from Japan in 1912. Because of mild weather, the trees, which circle the Tidal Basin, bloomed earlier than usual this year and have passed peak. But...
  • Oscars 2014: The overlooked eight? Winners for sound, editing, more

    Some Oscar categories don't get much respect. Cinematography and sound editing are vital to any film, but many critics say the TV show could do without the presentation of these awards and their behind-the-scenes brethren. That said, the Academy...
  • Academy Awards 2014: What time are the Oscars?

    The Oscars have almost arrived! Broadcasting live at 5:30 p.m. PST (8:30 p.m. EST) Sunday on ABC from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, the 86th Academy Awards will recognize achievements in the film industry from 2013. Vying for the all-important...
  • Oscars 2014: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture Oscar

    Oscars 2014: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture Oscar
    In the end, Oscar voters couldn't truly avert their gaze from "12 Years a Slave." Even though many Oscar voters found filmmaker Steve McQueen's searing chronicle of enslavement almost too harrowing to watch, "12 Years a Slave" prevailed Sunday to win...
  • Mark Wahlberg, entourage in tow, to get MTV's 'Generation' award

    Mark Wahlberg once produced a show for a top-tier cable network that was inspired by his own experiences in Hollywood. Now another top-tier cable network will tip its hat to Wahlberg and his experiences in Hollywood--just as he promotes a movie based on...
  • Oscars 2014: Final predictions in all 24 categories

    Oscars 2014: Final predictions in all 24 categories
    You should have your Oscar pool by now. Twenty-four categories. One hundred and twenty-one choices. And, no, "The Lego Movie" is not among them. (Next year. Next year.) We've been here for you for the last six months, starting back in September when "12...