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  • Guests For Jan. 23 Actress, model and community activist Sallie Toussaint

    Guests For Jan. 23   Actress, model and community activist Sallie Toussaint
    Actress, model and community activist Sallie Toussaint -- a former "Miss USA" and "Miss Connecticut" -- has journeyed from Hartford's North End to New York City and Hollywood. She has scored minor roles in "The Sopranos" and "The Departed" and has been the face representing several major commercial products. ... The Weaver High School graduate, who studied at UConn, is a guest Sunday on "The Stan Simpson Show.'' ... An outspoken Hartford activist, Toussaint is bullish about the capital city she still calls home.
  • Cover Girl 'Game Face' ad becomes part of NFL scandal

    Cover Girl 'Game Face' ad becomes part of NFL scandal
    Cover Girl has landed in the unflattering spotlight of the NFL domestic abuse scandal as activists pressuring sponsors to boycott the league circulate a doctored ad of a female football fan with a black eye. Hunt Valley-based Cover Girl, the official...

    Protesters throw Ukrainian lawmaker in trash

    Protesters throw Ukrainian lawmaker in trash
    KIEV (Reuters) - Dozens of angry protesters near the Ukrainian parliament seized a prominent opposition deputy on Tuesday and dumped him in a trash container, accusing him of failing to back laws to end the turbulence in the country. The incident...

    Activists appeal dismissal of voting rights lawsuit in Whittier

    Activists appeal dismissal of voting rights lawsuit in Whittier
    Activists in Whittier on Monday filed an appeal to a judge's dismissal this month of their lawsuit challenging the city's system of electing its officials.   Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Michael M. Johnson on Thursday granted the city's...

    Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah released from prison on bail

    One of Egypt’s best-known pro-democracy activists was freed from prison on bail Monday, but faces retrial for violating an anti-protest law. Alaa Abdel Fattah, wan and worn after a prolonged hunger strike, was welcomed by friends and supporters as...