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  • Patty Hearst's dog wins its group at Westminster dog show

    Patty Hearst's dog wins its group at Westminster dog show
    Famed and infamous heiress Patty Hearst was back in the news Monday after a dog she co-owns won its group at the Westminster Kennel Club show. A shih tzu called Rocket was picked as the top toy dog at Madison Square Garden. Hearst is the granddaughter...
  • Patty Hearst In The News Again, This Time As Owner Of Westminster Show Entry

    Patty Hearst In The News Again, This Time As Owner Of Westminster Show Entry
    NEW YORK — Famed and infamous heiress Patty Hearst was back in the news Monday after a dog she co-owns won its group at the Westminster Kennel Club show. A shih tzu called Rocket was picked as the top toy dog at Madison Square Garden. Hearst...
  • Family of former presidents gather at Little White House

    Family of former presidents gather at Little White House
    Descendants of three former U.S. presidents discussed their famous family members' accomplishments at Key West's Harry S. Truman Little White House, Florida's only presidential museum. The Sunday event featured Truman's grandson Clifton Truman Daniel,...
  • 'Kid Presidents' shares surprising tales from presidential childhoods

     'Kid Presidents' shares surprising tales from presidential childhoods
    Know about the president and the pears? Few people do. The anecdote can be traced to Herbert Hoover's childhood, and you'll find it in the new book, "Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood From America's Presidents" (Quirk). Its author is David...
  • New Britain High School Golden Hurricanes Fundraiser

    New Britain High School Golden Hurricanes Fundraiser
    NEW BRITAIN - The New Britain High School Parents Music Association is sponsoring its "Great Jazz and Great Food Night" on March 7 to benefit the Golden Hurricanes Marching Band. The evening will feature jazz by Mike Palin's Other Orchestra and food...
  • The day five presidents showed up in Simi Valley

    The day five presidents showed up in Simi Valley
    In 1991, U.S. presidential history was made in Simi Valley. The Times called it "the ultimate photo opportunity." The presidents were drawn to California for the opening of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. The Times reported: "For the first...
  • Lacking a foreign policy vision, Obama administration muddles along

    Lacking a foreign policy vision, Obama administration muddles along
    Two weeks ago, John F. Kerry, America's peripatetic secretary of State, stopped off in France “to share a hug with all of Paris.” In the annals of American diplomacy, Kerry's hug — even with its requisite reference to Gen. John...
  • A Grammy for James Franco? Weird tales from the spoken word category

    A Grammy for James Franco? Weird tales from the spoken word category
    Who do you think should win the Grammy this year? Polymath actor/director/artist/etc. James Franco? High camp maestro John Waters? Recently deceased comedy diva Joan Rivers? Inspirational disco queen Gloria Gaynor? Or should the prized award go to...
  • Anti-Semitism: A plea for zero tolerance: New Voices

    It has been more than two weeks since a wave of terror swept through Paris, claiming 17 innocent lives. Millions watched in horror as images of the killings were displayed on television screens across the globe. The journalists at Charlie Hebdo magazine...
  • Jimmy Carter: Apply economic sanctions to North Korea's leaders, not its people

    Jimmy Carter: Apply economic sanctions to North Korea's leaders, not its people
    As we contemplate how to strike back at North Korea because it is believed to be behind the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment's computer network, the foremost proposal is tightening sanctions. In my visits to targeted countries, I have seen how...
  • Judge Alan Dickey retiring after 37 years on the bench

    Judge Alan Dickey retiring after 37 years on the bench
    SANFORD — Alan Dickey, a popular, low-key, unflappable man who has been a judge in Sanford since Jimmy Carter served as president, retires this week. "I've tried cases all over the state of Florida. I've been in front of 200, 300 judges," said...