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  • From Latin American To Polish Varieties, Blood Sausage Plentiful In Connecticut

    From Latin American To Polish Varieties, Blood Sausage Plentiful In  Connecticut
    Outside of Criollisimo Restaurant on Arch Street in New Britain, on a sandwich board advertising the specials of the day, the magic word, "Morcilla," could be seen down the sidewalk. Inside, waiting at the counter was Diane Alverio, publisher of the...
  • A look at Orioles players from outside the United States

    A look at Orioles players from outside the United States
    The Orioles have made an attempt to reach out across the world for players in recent years, including free-agent deals with right-handers Ubaldo Jimenez (Dominican Republic) and Suk-min Yoon (South Korea), and outfielder Nelson Cruz (Dominican Republic)...
  • New Bethlehem Township fitness studio helps people get 'RIPPED'

    Despite a blip of snow a few days ago, spring is officially here. That means getting reacquainted with longer days, shorter sleeves and working out. After all, it's easy to slack off when taking refuge indoors (and under multiple layers of clothing). To...
  • Kevin Hunt: The 'One-Ring' Scam; Attorney's Number Hijacked

    Kevin Hunt: The 'One-Ring' Scam; Attorney's Number Hijacked
    Even scammers get bored. So they've developed new scams for the 2014 rip-off season, including a "one-ring" operation that plants unauthorized charges on a victim's mobile-phone statement. The new wrinkle in this unauthorized-charges ruse is that the...
  • Shifting drug smuggling routes bring contraband to Florida

    Under cover of night, speed boats sneak into Florida coves and inlets, hauling bundles of marijuana and cocaine. Drugs wash up on shore. Radar aircraft hover, searching for smugglers. And beachgoers stumble onto abandoned bundles of contraband. Like a...
  • Film Review: 'In the Blood'

    Pulses are likely to remain level during "In the Blood," a serviceable vehicle for MMA champ Gina Carano ("Haywire"). In a plot that variously recalls "True Lies," "The Long Kiss Goodnight" and "Kill Bill," Carano plays a new bride looking forward to a...
  • Adam Jones to assist Manny Machado on the fly

    Here's a pretty cool story for you as Orioles' fans get prepped for FanFest on Saturday. Manny Machado is scheduled to meet this afternoon with his surgeon in Los Angeles to go through some more tests on his left knee before he can be cleared for...
  • Chinese New Year 2014: Godiva trots out Year of the Horse chocolates

    Chinese New Year 2014: Godiva trots out Year of the Horse chocolates
    The Year of the Horse dawns Friday -- but in the hurry to prepare for festivities, Harry Wong and his family forgot to send a care package to his brother in Atlanta. “He’s far from home and doesn’t always get to celebrate what’...
  • Skirball's 'Transatlantico' film series spotlights a shared history

     Skirball's 'Transatlantico' film series spotlights a shared history
    When the Skirball Cultural Center launched its Latin Jewish film series seven years ago, it caught some members of both ethnic groups by surprise. "People acted just shocked that there were Jews south of the border," said Jordan Peimer, the Skirball's...
  • Former speaker of Illinois House W. Robert Blair II dies at 83

    Former speaker of Illinois House W. Robert Blair II dies at 83
    W. Robert Blair II, a two-term Illinois House speaker in the 1970s who was admired and maligned for his push to create the Regional Transportation Authority, has died at 83 after a long illness. Mr. Blair, who died Saturday, Jan. 18, was remembered by...
  • Amanda Knox again found guilty in 2007 slaying of roommate in Italy

    FLORENCE, Italy -- American student Amanda Knox and her Italian former boyfriend were found guilty on Thursday in the 2007 slaying of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher. It was the third verdict in the case for Knox, 26, and Raffaele Sollecito, 29,...