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  • Simsbury's Gilbert Anderson, Executive And Avid Skier, Dies At 81

    SIMSBURY — Gilbert Anderson, a retired manager at Hamilton Standard who founded the Connecticut Industrial Ski Council, died on April 30. He was 81. Anderson was born in 1932 and grew up in West Hartford in a family of Swedish immigrants. After...
  • NBC renews Greg Poehler comedy 'Welcome to Sweden'

    NBC is racking up its frequent-flier miles, renewing the Greg Poehler comedy "Welcome to Sweden" for a second season. Yes, that Poehler. The fish-out-of-water import is the bro of NBC's prized funnywoman Amy Poehler. And while his sister served as an...
  • New Zealand officially launch challenge for America's Cup

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand has officially challenged for the next America's Cup in 2017 after months of doubt over funding and reported disputes with holders Oracle Team USA. The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) issued the challenge...
  • A Vacation Is Just The Restorative Most People Need

    We Americans work hard. Weekends are more like workends. We sleep with our smartphones. And we think vacations are for wimps. So we don't take them. Or take work along with us if we do. But what if taking vacation not only made you healthier and...
  • NBC Renews Amy and Greg Poehler's 'Welcome to Sweden'

    NBC has given a 10-episode, second-season order to "Welcome to Sweden," the comedy created by Greg Poehler based on his life as a fish-out-of-water American living in Mother Svea. Poehler, who was named one of Variety's 10 comics to watch and who is...
  • 90 years of the Culver Hotel, Ikea Crayfish Party, Irregular Wine Tasting

    90 years of the Culver Hotel, Ikea Crayfish Party, Irregular Wine Tasting
    On Sept. 6, the Culver Hotel in Culver City will celebrate its 90th birthday. Designed by Curlett & Beelman, also responsible for Art Deco buildings including the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and downtown’s Eastern Columbia, the Culver was once an...
  • World music fest adds the actual taste of what people hear

    * Musicians cook for viewers on Womad's Taste the World stage * Stage brings flavours of Iran, Sweden, Cyprus to festivalgoers * Audience take part in live Q&A on music, culture, food By Jan Harvey CHARLTON PARK, England, July 29 (Reuters) - In...
  • PGA Tour players following 'Moneyball' model with statistical analysis

    BETHESDA, Md. Rory McIlroy's struggles on Fridays this year were a disturbing trend for the newly crowned British Open champion. But considering the explosion of statistical analysis in professional golf, the regularity of McIlroy's woeful second...
  • Justin Rose shares lead in Scotland; Inbee Park takes British top spot

    Justin Rose shares lead in Scotland; Inbee Park takes British top spot
    Justin Rose set up a chance to capture back-to-back titles by shooting a five-under-par 66 in the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen on Saturday to move into a share of the lead with Marc Warren after three rounds. Rose and Warren, who had a 67, are at...
  • Nurse tries to remove patient's wrong eye twice

    If at first you don’t succeed … A nurse in Sweden has been reported after trying to remove a patient's wrong eye — twice. The nurse used a suction device on the patient's healthy eye rather than a prosthetic eye, which was supposed to...
  • TV Review: 'Welcome to Sweden'

    "Cute" isn't always a flattering term in TV circles, but it happily applies to "Welcome to Sweden," a classic fish-out-of-water concept created by and starring Greg Poehler, whose better-known sister Amy joins him as a producer. Despite rifling through...