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  • Warner Bros. Conjures Up Harry Potter Global Franchise Development Team

    LONDON -- Warner Bros. Entertainment has conjured up the Harry Potter Global Franchise Development team, based in both London and Burbank, to "develop and execute a high-level strategic vision for the Harry Potter brand and its ancillary businesses,"...
  • Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation

    Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation
    HARTFORD — Kenneth Ireland — an innocent man convicted of the brutal rape and murder of a Wallingford mother — was convinced he'd die in prison, of old age or, more likely, of violence. Every waking moment of his 21 years in prison...
  • Old Saybrook Craftsman Builds Violins From Memory

    Old Saybrook Craftsman Builds Violins From Memory
    One memory is clearer than all the others from Jim Bohan's childhood in Leitrim, Ireland: watching his cousin build a violin. Bohan, now 88, was 7 years old at the time. "It put a stamp in the side of my head and I could never get rid of it," he says,...
  • Gleeson and McDonagh take on the sins of the Irish church in 'Calvary'

    Brendan Gleeson had just finished another movie and showed up, "exhausted," to dona cassock to play an Irish Catholic priest in "Calvary." He'd done his homework, as always. And he'd be working with his pal, playwright turned writer-director John...
  • First-year Penn State coach Franklin stresses importance of depth

    CHICAGO James Franklin greeted the audience Monday at his first Big Ten football media day by joking that he had chosen to walk up the stairs to his room rather than go to his floor in an elevator that didn't have the Penn State logo on its door. Given...
  • Irish Famine Film 'The Minnitts Of Anabeg' At Qunnipiac

    Irish Famine Film 'The Minnitts Of Anabeg' At Qunnipiac
    On Tuesday, Aug. 5, Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University will present a screening of an Irish drama about a man who tried to save his town during that dark time. "The Minnitts of Anabeg" is based on the true story of the Minnitt...
  • Walgreen considers headquarters move: Is tax loophole unpatriotic?

    Walgreen considers headquarters move: Is tax loophole unpatriotic?
    Walgreen Co. is at a crossroads, but it may not be "at the corner of happy and healthy" as its advertising slogan suggests. The nation's largest drugstore chain is considering a move that would allow it to significantly cut its tax bill and increase...
  • Norwegian chief defends plans to launch low-cost airline

    Norwegian chief defends plans to launch low-cost airline
    Norwegian Air Shuttle's plan to launch the biggest low-cost airline crossing the Atlantic took another hit last week when former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said the federal government should withhold a permit for the carrier, pending further...
  • UCF football opponent analysis: Penn State

    UCF football opponent analysis: Penn State
    We are less than 60 days away from UCF football jetting off to Ireland for its season opener against Penn State and there are just over 30 days until the start of practice. With that in mind, the Orlando Sentinel got together with beat writers from...
  • Ballyhoo, Ballyfin! Ireland as you've never seen it

    Ballyhoo, Ballyfin! Ireland as you've never seen it
    As the carriage circled the hill, Billy the Irish cob glanced back at Lionel Chadwick, the coachman at Ballyfin manor, as if to say, "I'm ready, old son. What about you?" "Chirrup," clucked Lionel, twitching the reins, the answer he always gives when...
  • UCF, Penn State Ireland ticket sales on pace for sellout

    UCF, Penn State Ireland ticket sales on pace for sellout
    Ireland is already proving to be a hit location for UCF football fans. Ticket sales are on pace for a sellout for the UCF-Penn State game at Croke Park Stadium in Dublin, Ireland Aug. 30th. According to Croke Park officials, an estimated 40,000...