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  • 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...
  • Highland Park family tackles addiction on multiple fronts

    Highland Park family tackles addiction on multiple fronts
    After losing their son Jordan to a heroin overdose in early 2014, Mark and Julie Filler made the courageous choice to bring the family's eight-year battle into the open with the hope of preventing similar tragedies. The Highland Park family is about...
  • Grammys 2015: At MusiCares gala, Bob Dylan overshadows his admirers

    Grammys 2015: At MusiCares gala, Bob Dylan overshadows his admirers
    Not surprisingly given the honoree, a sense of mystery ran through the first 90 or so minutes of the annual Grammy-week MusiCares Person of the Year fundraising gala. As acts including Bonnie Raitt, Los Lobos, Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, Norah Jones,...
  • Free entrance to national parks during Presidents Day weekend

    Free entrance to national parks during Presidents Day weekend
    National parks will waive entrance fees Saturday through Monday in honor of Presidents Day weekend. It's the longest fee-free period of the year for national parks. The free admission applies to more than 400 parks nationwide, including Yosemite, Joshua...
  • Brian Williams suspended amid Iraq war scandal

    Brian Williams suspended amid Iraq war scandal
    An exaggerated tale of combat in which no one was injured has proved injurious to the career of Brian Williams, who was suspended for six months without pay from┬áhis post at the top-rated “NBC Nightly News.” The swift punishment for Williams...
  • Education Is The Business Of The States

    Education Is The Business Of The States
    In 1981, Tennessee's 41-year-old governor proposed to President Ronald Reagan a swap: Washington would fully fund Medicaid and the states would have complete responsibility for primary and secondary education. Reagan, a former governor, was receptive. But...
  • Politics must not hamper release of jailed Marylander in Cuba

    Politics must not hamper release of jailed Marylander in Cuba
    I read with a sense of chagrin and exasperation reporter Ian Duncan's article on Maryland resident Alan Gross who is incarcerated in Cuba ("Wife of jailed contractor and White House plea for his release," Dec. 3). The spokesman for the State...
  • Here's hoping a strong voice stays loud

    Here's hoping a strong voice stays loud
    I truly hope Abe Foxman has a healthy and happy retirement. I only wish he'd put it off for awhile. Like two decades or so. Turn on the TV or look at the headlines, and you can immediately see why a voice like Foxman's is still desperately needed in a...