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  • Longtime Manchester Educator Enjoyed Students' 'Life Experiences'

    Richard Day, a professor at Manchester Community College for 27 years, died on July 22. He was 79. Day, who was born in Pittsburgh and moved to Manchester when he was 5, graduated from Manchester High School in 1952. He received his undergraduate...
  • Larry Printz: Investing in automakers not for faint of heart

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is famous for having coined the phrase "irrational exuberance" to describe an overheated stock market. Certainly, market bubbles have burned many people as have the recent bankruptcies of General Motors or...
  • Santana, Vargas give Twins reason for optimism

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Santana, Vargas give Twins reason for optimism MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins are on their way to yet another 90-loss campaign, but the end of this season brings with it much more hope than the...
  • Telluride Film Review: 'Merchants of Doubt'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Although it's hardly the first issue-driven documentary bent on exposing the corrupt practices and outright lies perpetuated by multinational businesses, "Merchants of Doubt" distinguishes itself in part by taking that brand of...
  • James Ellroy talks up his new L.A. Quartet

    James Ellroy talks up his new L.A. Quartet
    Novelist James Ellroy prides himself on living in the past, and sometimes his obsessive backward gazing pays off. One lonely Saturday night a few years back, he stood at his window in the Ravenswood — the Art Deco apartment on Rossmore Avenue best...
  • Japan ignores skeptics, keeps goal of earthquake prediction

    TOKYO In a nondescript government building near the Imperial Palace, a team of Japanese seismologists stands ready to predict an earthquake. All day, every day, they monitor data from dozens of tiltmeters, strain gauges and other instruments deployed...
  • In northeast Syria, Islamic State builds a government

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - In the cities and towns across the desert plains of northeast Syria, the ultra-hardline al Qaeda offshoot Islamic State has insinuated itself into nearly every aspect of daily life. The group famous for its beheadings, crucifixions and...
  • Money pours into state races as stakes rise

    WASHINGTON Money is pouring into statehouse elections this year at a potentially record-breaking rate, as the stakes for political control in the 50 capitals continue to rise. Campaign contributions for state races this election cycle likely will surpass...
  • Trestman aware Bears lost every phase of game to Seahawks

    Trestman aware Bears lost every phase of game to Seahawks
    The Bears don't return to practice until Monday at Halas Hall, leaving extra time to let the embarrassment of Friday's 34-6 road loss to the Seahawks soak in. Coach Marc Trestman promised his players he'd spend his Sunday thoroughly assessing the film...
  • REVIEW: Mike Peters of The Alarm continues '80s Declaration of optimism at World Cafe Live

     
    The early 1980s was a time of idealism and optimism: The Soviet Union was teetering, the world economy was rebounding, and social activism was succeeding like never before, with events such as Live Aid. Mike Peters of The Alarm at......
  • UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe's versatility helps fuel Knights' offensive development

    UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe's versatility helps fuel Knights' offensive development
    Five decades worth of notes are stowed away in boxes and filing cabinets in UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe's home office and garage in Orlando. The scribbling fills notebooks from his first job coaching running backs and quarterbacks at Albany...