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  • Remembering Nailah Franklin

    Remembering Nailah Franklin
     It has been nearly two years since Nailah Franklin's story captured the heart of this city. She was the 28-year-old pharmaceutical sales representative who was reported missing on Sept. 19, 2007. Hers was the lovely face that smiled broadly on the...
  • When the Parkway Theater is renovated, why not fix up the Charles too?

    When the Parkway Theater is renovated, why not fix up the Charles too?
    Nowhere in your recent editorial about the proposed renovation of the Parkway Theater was there any mention of the part the Charles Theatre will play in the success of this project ("Reviving the Parkway and a neighborhood," Oct. 2). The owners of the...
  • Extraordinary Life: Tireless Advocate For Intellectually Disabled

    Extraordinary Life: Tireless Advocate For Intellectually Disabled
    Over a career spanning nearly 50 years with The Arc of Connecticut — formerly the Connecticut Association of Retarded Citizens — Margaret Higgins "Peg" Dignoti fought to bring dignity and respect to vulnerable people who had long been...
  • UM Hillel breaks ground on center

    University of Miami Hillel recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to officially begin construction on the Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life. UM students, trustees, donors, local and national Hillel leadership, and members of the local Jewish...
  • Lawmaker Representing Newtown Draws Stern Rebuke from Gun Control Groups

    Lawmaker Representing Newtown Draws Stern Rebuke from Gun Control Groups
    A state lawmaker who represents a portion of Newtown is drawing criticism from gun control advocates for comments he made on social media. In an exchange on Twitter last night, Rep. Dan Carter, R-Bethel, said advocacy groups on "both sides" in the gun...
  • Rome Film Review: 'The Lies of the Victors'

    Insidious lobbyists and their manipulative skills are the target of Christoph Hochhaeusler's dense political thriller, "The Lies of the Victors." Although the film is too crammed with plot, which becomes unwieldy in the first half and could use some...
  • LeBron James never forgot where he came from and they never forgot him

    On the evening before school starts, the children of the Boondocks enjoy one last hour of summer by driving Grammy crazy. They jump on the trampoline until she worries it might break, scatter her plastic cups over the street and climb up the basketball...
  • Inside the Field Museum's hidden flesh-eating beetle room

    Inside the Field Museum's hidden flesh-eating beetle room
    The chipmunk was a schmuck, a nobody. He had been dead a long time. He would not be missed. If Anna Goldman knew anything, it was dead chipmunks, and this one was like all the rest — dead. Ever since becoming the lead preparer of dead mammals at the...
  • Keep pressing Congress on climate change: My Word

    Keep pressing Congress on climate change: My Word
    During high tide, saltwater comes up through the drains in the streets of Miami Beach. "Sea level rise is our reality," said the city's mayor. The predictions that Florida would be one of the states most damaged by climate change are already coming...
  • Amendments A, B, D shut out voters: My Word

    On Nov. 4, Orange County's charter amendments offer voters a chance to fight corruption and make elections more transparent. That's because the same politicians behind the "textgate" scandal, led by Commissioner Fred Brummer, have crafted three amendments...
  • Blackhawks are golden in goal

    Blackhawks are golden in goal
    Corey Crawford wanted the start but instead watched in street clothes. The Blackhawks goaltender appears ready to return from an upper-body injury and lobbied coach Joel Quenneville to get the call in net Tuesday night when the Hawks lost 1-0 to the...