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  • The media are letting us down in the run-up to the 2012 elections

    The news media's lack of analysis regarding the policy proposals of the leading presidential candidates is disheartening. The media have relinquished their responsibilities to inform the public; instead, they have become entertainment impresarios, hailing...
  • Theft of nickel is a case of international intrigue

    Theft of nickel is a case of international intrigue
    Three people connected to the theft of more than 321,000 pounds of stolen metal have pleaded guilty in a scheme with tentacles reaching from a scrap metal dealer in West Baltimore to companies in Pittsburgh, New York, Switzerland, India and Australia. It...
  • UConn Foundation Sending Malloy To Switzerland

    In a step into the spotlight on a prominent stage, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting next week in Davos, Switzerland - a prestigious conference that draws world leaders in various fields. The University of...
  • Film digs into family history

    A La Crescenta woman is on a mission to solve a mystery involving a man with three last names for each of the three countries he lived in. The inventor, artist, filmmaker, medical student and businessman was born in Russia in 1895, and he would eventually...
  • Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, homemaker

    Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, homemaker
    Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, a homemaker who later became a school bus driver, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. She was 92. Emmarene Ida Bartholomae, the daughter of a German...
  • Malloy 'Prospecting'' In Davos, Switzerland

    Malloy 'Prospecting'' In Davos, Switzerland
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy  says he is "prospecting" for business at an international conference in Switzerland so that companies can bring their operations to Connecticut. Malloy is spending several days in snow-covered Davos, where the community was hit...
  • Nonpartisan Fiscal Office Says Malloy Pension Savings Wrong By $3.1 Billion

    Gov. Dannel Malloy's estimate of pension savings over 20 years was wrong by $3.1 billion, the legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office said Friday. Malloy had announced that the state would save $4.8 billion over 20 years from a negotiated deal last...
  • For Vonn, another milestone heading toward the biggest

    For Vonn, another milestone heading toward the biggest
    Lindsey Vonn won her 50th World Cup race Saturday - a milestone but not THE MILESTONE. That will come when Vonn takes World Cup victory No. 63, making her the biggest winner among women in 45 years of World Cup alpine ski racing. It could happen...
  • Dmitri Nabokov dies at 77; only child of acclaimed novelist Vladimir Nabokov

    Dmitri Nabokov, the only child of acclaimed novelist Vladimir Nabokov who helped protect and translate his father's work while pursuing careers as an opera singer and race car driver, has died. He was 77. The younger Nabokov died Wednesday at a...
  • Review: Pizzeria Oceano in Lantana

    Overall impression: South Florida has a serious pizza-maker in Pizzeria Oceano owner Dak Kerprich. The meat-filled, excessively topped, chewy-crusted pizzas of the chains and our childhoods don't hold a candle to his new wave pies. All that said, Oceano...
  • When the music stops, the missions begin

    When the music stops, the missions begin
    PARIS -- You can't have music without rests, and musicians without rests don't sound so great either, so after six straight nights of concerts, the members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra finally got a day off to set out on various quests. The last...