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  • READER SUBMITTED: Ben Franklin To Set The Record Straight At Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

    It is unlikely Benjamin Franklin ever visited the Wethersfield home of his friend and colleague, Silas Deane, during the Revolutionary War. But, on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 6:30 p.m., Franklin will stop at Deane's residencealbeit a little late. As portrayed...
  • Steve Keesee: WWII veteran was a patriot, soldier to the end

     Steve Keesee: WWII veteran was a patriot, soldier to the end
    Ballard "Steve" Keesee of Eustis loved to tell stories about his World War II service, often with funny flair. "He said he got a free trip to Europe, paid for by the government," said his wife, Shirley. "He had a good sense of humor. He said, 'At the...
  • Film Review: 'Marie's Story'

    Born five years after Helen Keller in Vertou, France, Marie Heurtin faced many of the same challenges, growing up deaf and blind in a society whose instinct was to institutionalize such girls. "Marie's Story," therefore, is not so different from Keller's,...
  • NBA roundup: Cousins injures knee at Team USA practice

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Cousins injures knee at Team USA practice Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins injured his right knee in Thursday's practice, the first since Team USA lost Indiana Pacers star forward Paul George to a leg injury....
  • Childhood growth hormone treatment tied to stroke risk

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Children who receive growth hormone to treat short stature or hormone deficiency may be at an increased risk of strokes caused by burst blood vessels as young adults, suggests a new European study. While the overall risk...
  • For the record

    Bicycling in France: In the Aug. 3 Travel section, the map accompanying an article about bicycling in France mislabeled Luxembourg as Andorra. Song title: An article in the Aug. 7 Calendar section profiling Britt Daniel of the band Spoon referred to a...
  • GM says to invest $2.8 billion in Brazil over five years

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - General Motors Co will invest 6.5 billion reais ($2.8 billion) in Brazil over the next five years, Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra said on Thursday, reaffirming the automaker's long-term plans despite a sharp downturn in the...
  • Review: 'Violette' ★★★

    Review: 'Violette' ★★&#9733
    Though its subject was real, the French biopic "Violette" feels more like a thought experiment: What if a brilliant and daring female artist was just as self-indulgent and self-pitying as the vilest of her male counterparts? Director Martin Provost's...
  • San Sebastian Unveils Seven International Titles in Competition

    The San Sebastian Film Festival, the most prestigious film event in the Spanish-speaking world, unveiled Thursday the first seven international titles that will vie for a Golden Shell in competition. They are Francois Ozon's "The New Girlfriend," Bille...
  • Eurozone economy stalls, adding new worries for American recovery

    The Eurozone's feeble recovery came to an outright halt in the second quarter, the latest in a batch of disappointing global economic indicators that have clouded the prospects for American growth. Economic output in the 18-nation Euro area stalled in...
  • Aussie truffles on U.S. restaurant menus

    Aussie truffles on U.S. restaurant menus
    NEW YORK — From the truffle-infused beef-cheek ravioli at Babbo restaurant in New York to the all-black-truffle menu at La Toque in Napa Valley, Calif.,, the pungent mushroom has conquered the summer menu and is no longer just a treasured winter...