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  • Tom Thumb's 'Raucous Adventures' Become The Tale In New Novel

    Tom Thumb's 'Raucous Adventures' Become The Tale In New Novel
    Tom Thumb was one of the first international entertainment celebrities. P.T. Barnum's legendary tiny song-and-dance man, a Bridgeport native, made both commoners and kings giddy with delight at his unusual small stature, his talent and his elaborate...
  • Healing waters? It's what the beach life does for us

     Healing waters? It's what the beach life does for us
    Ahhh, the beach. The baking sun, soft sand, cresting waves and sea breeze on your face. There's nothing quite like spending time at South Florida's beaches. Why do we feel so good there? And are the benefits from the beach physical or psychological?...
  • A year after winning Olympics, Tokyo faces hurdles in move from bid to build

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo's 2020 Summer Olympics were meant to be different: compact, on budget and on time. But now, as the Japanese capital moves to leap from bid to building a year after winning the games, the optimism is ebbing. The National Stadium,...
  • Struggle against totalitarianism continues

    As we mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, alarming gains by the terrorist group known as the Islamic State, along with continued threats from al-Qaida and others, make it clear that the danger of terrorist mass murder is by no...
  • A foreign legion for losers [Commentary]

    A foreign legion for losers [Commentary]
    On the Internet, you're never really alone. Name any fad, any cause, any hobby or passion -- Shaker furniture? Dungeons and Dragons, Bolivian tree frogs? -- and you're only a few clicks away from someone who shares your obsession. That's great. It's...
  • Candidate Cimaglia: 'I'm running for right reasons'

    Lou Cimaglia, candidate for Coral Springs City Commission Seat 4, likes the direction in which the city is headed and wants to do his bit to help it move forward. "The current City Commission is doing a fantastic job," said Cimaglia, who is taking on...
  • After All The Buildup, UConn Football Takes Its First Step Tonight

    After All The Buildup, UConn Football Takes Its First Step Tonight
    STORRS — Excitement has been generated within the UConn football program. Excitement? UConn football program? Folks around here have seldom used those words in a sentence since the Huskies appeared in the Fiesta Bowl in January 2011. Optimism...
  • Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council awards 17 scholarships

    The Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council recently awarded scholarships to 11 veterans and six high school graduates for outstanding achievement. LVMAC supports the Valley's active-duty service members, reservists, veterans, and their families. The...
  • The Latest: Folk-rock 'Wounds'; a slick Attic

    The Latest: Folk-rock 'Wounds'; a slick Attic
    Wounds to Bind Jerry Burgan with Alan Rifkin Rowman & Littlefield; 209 pages I still remember the first time I heard We Five's 1965 hit "You Were On My Mind." It came on my bedroom radio when I was 8 or 9, and I quickly began taping it, mistaking...
  • Obama offers cautious optimism on announced cease-fire in Ukraine

    Obama offers cautious optimism on announced cease-fire in Ukraine
    President Obama offered cautious optimism Friday about a newly announced cease-fire between Ukraine and Russia and suggested that European leaders should proceed with plans to impose new sanctions against Russia until they've tested that the agreement...
  • 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...