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  • READER SUBMITTED: Special Voter Registration Session in Granby

    Tuesday, July 29th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm Registrar's Office at Granby Town Hall 15 North Granby Road, Granby, CT The Registrar of Voters will be holding a special session of voter registration two weeks before the Republican primary. This is an opportunity...
  • Islamic State overwhelms Iraqi forces at Tikrit

    IRBIL, Iraq Islamic State gunmen overran a former U.S. military base early Friday and killed or captured hundreds of Iraqi government troops who had been trying to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, the worst military reversal Iraqi troops have...
  • Sanford may get up to $300,000 insurance payout for Little Red School

    Sanford may get up to $300,000 insurance payout for Little Red School
    Sanford leaders are considering how to use an estimated $300,000 in insurance money that the city stands to receive after the historic Little Red School House — one of Seminole County's oldest buildings — was destroyed in a fire this month....
  • South Sudan ceasefire under threat as rebels, government troops clash

    JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudanese rebels and government soldiers clashed in the northern town of Nasir on Sunday, adding to fears that a shaky ceasefire agreement signed in May could totally collapse. Rebel spokesman Lul Ruai Koang said troops loyal to...
  • Middle school students think big, build 'tiny'

    Middle school students think big, build 'tiny'
    More than 50 Maryland middle-schools students have been building a house during a summer camp in Annapolis — not a routine task for teens and preteens. "I came here skeptical," acknowledged JJ Jennings, 13, a rising eighth-grader at the Key School...
  • Just Don't Call Him Danny

    So now it's back to just good old Dan, a regular guy who claims to have saved Connecticut from the lion's jaws. During his previous campaign he was just a regular guy named Dan too. Funny, though, when the governor was elected to his current term, he...
  • Nigeria's free-wheeling media fears crackdown over Boko Haram battle

    ABUJA/LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's press is traditionally free to write almost anything about anyone - whether it's true or not. But reporters fear a government sensitive to criticism is now cracking down, especially on coverage of the battle against...
  • Haitian president, prime minister preside over town hall in North Miami

    MIAMI Touting the importance of the country's diaspora, Haitian President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe brought their traveling government town hall to Haiti's 11th department Saturday, 700 miles north of the Caribbean island in a...
  • To encourage saving, some states turn to prizes

    Nearly a dozen states believe they've found a way to encourage people to save more money and have fun doing it. And the idea costs not a dime in state funds. Four states Michigan, Nebraska, North Carolina and Washington now allow credit unions to offer...
  • Joshua Johnson and Rick Scott: Champ & Chump

    Joshua Johnson: This Orlando businessman is the leading advocate behind a local campaign to change hearts and minds about the homeless. A series of YouTube videos for the Rethink Homelessness campaign has been watched hundreds of thousands of times....
  • Pondering Apollo's legacy 45 years after the lunar landing

    July is an important month in U.S. space history: It marks the final flight of the space-shuttle program; the historic Apollo/Soyuz joint space mission; and the 45th anniversary Sunday of the Apollo 11 lunar landing. Yet, we have to buy a ride on a...