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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.
  • Missouri suburb braces for more racial unrest but calm prevails

    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police in Ferguson, Missouri, braced for another night of racially charged unrest on Tuesday as the governor and U.S. attorney general renewed appeals for calm 10 days after the fatal shooting of black teenager Michael Brown....

    'Give Ferguson a break,' pastor says as protesters march

    'Give Ferguson a break,' pastor says as protesters march
    As darkness came to this St. Louis suburb Tuesday, a growing crowd of demonstrators took to the sidewalks of West Florissant Avenue, where police worked to keep them off the street. The destroyed QuikTrip's parking lot was surrounded by a chain-link...

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon not ready to call special prosecutor

    ST. LOUIS Even as a St. Louis County grand jury prepares to open its examination of Michael Brown's death, a rising chorus is demanding that the county's controversial elected prosecutor step aside and let a special prosecutor handle it. But Missouri...

    Pakistan crisis puts army back in the driving seat

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Besieged Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been assured by the country's military there will be no coup, but in return he must "share space with the army", according to a government source who was privy to recent talks between...