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Maurice Herzog, a French mountaineer who became a hero to his country in 1950 when he and a fellow climber became the first men to successfully scale a peak of more than 26,000 feet, has died. He was 93. Herzog, who wrote a best-selling account of his...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness News“This was where the baby was and (Jeremy) come through with his bare feet through that fire,” said Larry Chisholm, the 16 month old’s grandfather. Quick action with no thought for himself has made a Wichita father a hero in his family's...
Liz Smith"YOU THINK I'm a hero? I'm not a hero. And if you're smart, that will scare you." That's Tom Cruise. No, no. It's not what you think. It has nothing to do with Katie Holmes. Those words are spoken by Tom in the excellent first trailer for "Jack Reacher."...
Paul GreenbergIt's starting to look a lot like ... Chanukah. That's the minor eight-day Jewish holiday that's become a major one in our time, perhaps because of its proximity to Christmas and the demand for some kind of Jewish equivalent. But the same blessings are...
The Hartford CourantI have spent much of this year imploring educators to never again say that we are "just" teachers. Because of the tremendously vital work that educators carry out on a daily basis, I have spoken and written about the need to enhance the cultural...
The Hartford CourantAbout 3,000 people gathered at Western Connecticut State University Wednesday night to honor those lost, support each other and begin to recover from last Friday's school shooting in Newtown. Tears rolled down the faces of the young and the old, those...
The Hartford CourantSome of the best hunters and anglers in the world are to be found on the rosters of American professional sports teams. Some of the best hunters and anglers in the world are to be found enshrined in Cooperstown, Canton and Springfield. They are...
now playing "Flight" (R). An airline pilot makes a heroic landing, but in the aftermath faces a level of scrutiny he didn't expect. With Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, Kelly Reilly, John Goodman, Bruce Greenwood, Brian Geraghty, Tamara Tunie, Nadine...
Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. In the day since the worst massacre at a primary school in the country's history, stories of heroism in the face of death and of young...
WSBT-TVIt's became a staple of the holiday season, "Shop with a Hero." Meijer and the Mishawaka Fraternal Order of Police teamed up for the program to make the holidays merrier for underprivileged children in St. Joseph County. The kids each got a $100...
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"American Storm" Some plays are like racehorses — fast out of the gate with a good conceptual pole position, but fading in the homestretch. And then there are the dark horses that sneak up on you and somehow win the roses, even as the narrative...
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