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  • Gun Bill Supporters Overwhelmingly Re-Elected

    Gun Bill Supporters Overwhelmingly Re-Elected
    Connecticut Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey reportedly said some Democrats, particularly freshmen, lost seats in the General Assembly because they voted yes on the 2013 gun safety reform bill. Speaker Sharkey's assessment of the political risk of...
  • What if you held a pigeon-shoot and no one came except protesters?

    What if you held a pigeon-shoot and no one came except protesters?
    In minutes the opening salvo in the latest skirmish of the Pennsylvania pigeon wars was due to begin. And there, a half-mile away across the Delaware River, lay ground zero. Shrouded behind a long, 30-foot-tall wall of pale fabric, the Philadelphia...
  • In 'Birdman,' Broadway's St. James Theatre plays itself

    In 'Birdman,' Broadway's St. James Theatre plays itself
    "Birdman," the latest movie from director Alejandro González Iñárritu, is generating significant awards buzz for its comeback leading man, Michael Keaton,  and a supporting cast that includes Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Amy Ryan and Naomi Watts. One of...
  • Elizabeth Warren: Big donors win in Washington

    Elizabeth Warren: Big donors win in Washington
    There have been terrible, horrible, no good, very bad election days for Democrats before and Republicans have had a few of those, too. Such days are always followed by plenty of pronouncements about what just changed and what's going to be different going...
  • Canton Town Staff Do Winter Coat Drive

    CANTON — Staff in the office of the chief administrative officer are doing a winter coat drive for needy people that they hope is the first of what will be an annual effort. Three collection boxes have been set up and organizers are asking that...
  • November's Calendar

    November's Calendar
    Abbey Choir As wedding bands go, you could do worse than the Westminster Abbey Choir, which performed in 2011 at the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The choir is trained at a special school, the only one in the UK that's created...
  • Will Newport News be next to allow backyard chickens?

    Will Newport News be next to allow backyard chickens?
    NEWPORT NEWS — When Roland Rash's three children come home from school, one of the first things they do is go out to the backyard to play with and feed the family's chickens. "My wife and kids are really attached to the birds," said Rash. "They...
  • 'Remembering The Artist: Robert DeNiro Sr.' At Atheneum

    'Remembering The Artist: Robert DeNiro Sr.' At Atheneum
    Last week, the Wadsworth Atheneum showed a fictionalized biography of Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi, and exhibited a Gentileschi in the lobby. This week, the honoree for a similar presentation is acclaimed American painter Robert DeNiro Sr....
  • Man who coined word 'genocide' spotlighted

    Man who coined word 'genocide' spotlighted
    Raphael Lemkin — a Polish lawyer of Jewish descent who emigrated to the United States in 1941 — worked his entire life to make the crime of "genocide" punishable by law to change the world for the betterment of all people. As a lawyer and...
  • Broward Sheriff's Office wins civil rights award for homeless initiative

    Broward Sheriff's Office wins civil rights award for homeless initiative
    The basic needs and civil rights of homeless people in Broward County are big news lately: Fort Lauderdale is getting international attention for enforcing a new ordinance that restricts feeding the hungry outdoors. And there is an ongoing debate at the...
  • FHA squeezing loans for condos despite surging demand

    Call it the condo conundrum: Demand for condominium units is rising in many urban areas nationwide, according to new real estate industry estimates, yet mortgage financing is getting squeezed for entry-level condo buyers by a key federal agency. List...