| May 14, 2011
| 3:38 PM
Visiting the White House and meeting the president has become a privilege bestowed upon national champions and a tradition for UConn basketball teams. The Huskies have won a combined 10 championships — seven by the women — and made eight trips...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 11:29 AM
Although the Civil War was waged across the country — from Arizona to Maine — some of the heaviest and most decisive fighting took place in the beautiful rolling countryside of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. The Piedmont, as it's called,...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:16 AM
In the little town of Thurmont (population not quite 6,200), the recession has taken a heavy toll on Main Street, but things are picking up as residents prepare for next month's G8 Summit at nearby Camp David.
The Cozy Country Inn has been busy booking...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 5:13 PM
After weeks of disagreement, the city of Chicago and anti-war demonstrators have settled on an alternate route for a protest march on the first day of the NATO summit in May.
The city today granted a parade permit to the Coalition Against NATO/G8 War and...
| Apr 18, 2012
In the graphics department, we can do a good job with charts, maps and diagrams to explain how things work and what they are made of. Imagine all the ways a textbook might explain a story using figures and data.
When we learned months ago that the G-8and...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 12:07 PM
Former Connecticut Congressman-turned-lobbyist Toby Moffett apparently doesn't appreciate my blog posts about his representation of big-time (and recently indicted) online poker moguls and the Egyptian generals that have been the target of massive and...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 1:51 PM
How nice to see Joe Lieberman and his old U.S. Senate buddy John McCain all pissed off that lobbyists like former Connecticut Congressman Toby Moffett are still working for the Egyptian generals despite the generals’ anti-democratic actions....
| Mar 5, 2012
| 1:04 PM
The G-8Summit will no longer be held in Chicago but at Camp David instead, according to a statement from the White House.
The statement reads “the President is inviting his fellow G-8 leaders to Camp David on May 18-19 for the G-8 Summit.”...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:31 PM
After the initial surprise over word from the White House today that the May G-8 summit has been moved to Camp David, Chicago officials and protest organizers quickly turned to speculation of how that would affect the NATO meeting that is still planned...
| Mar 6, 2012
Protesters gearing up for Chicago's spring gathering of world leaders cheered the news that the G-8 summit is being moved to Camp David while maintaining that the city would remain a major magnet for demonstrators during that weekend's NATO gathering....
| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:51 PM
Organizers of protests slated for the week the G8 industrialized nations' leaders had been scheduled to come to Chicago in May declared victory today when it was announced President Obama will instead host the leaders at Camp David.
But a hastily-...