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  • Daughter of pilot killed in Yosemite fire crash says he 'died a hero'

    Daughter of pilot killed in Yosemite fire crash says he 'died a hero'
    The daughter of a veteran firefighting pilot said he "died a hero" when his air tanker crashed Tuesday while battling a wildfire near Yosemite National Park. Geoffrey Craig Hunt was flying one of four planes being used in the initial attack on the Dog...
  • The unlikeliest heroes of the animal kingdom

     The unlikeliest heroes of the animal kingdom
    Jennifer Holland wrote the best-sellers "Unlikely Friendships" and "Unlikely Loves." Along the way, she came across animal stories that went beyond those first two books. "It's fun to investigate these stories," Holland said on the eve of a book tour to...
  • Hartford Firefighter Died A Hero

    Hartford Firefighter Died A Hero
    The death this week of a Hartford firefighter reminds us that we are surrounded by brave men and women who, in protecting life and property, go to work not knowing what perils the day may bring. We owe these first responders — police,...
  • 'The Flash' Premiere Preview: Executive Producers Talk Creating a Hero, 'Arrow' Crossovers

    The CW is feeling the need for speed this fall, and "The Flash" aims to deliver on Tuesday night, introducing a new generation of fans to one of DC Comics' most enduring superheroes in a premiere that "bursts out of the starting gate" according to...
  • 'The Quest' Producers Launch Social Campaign to Save ABC Show

    While the producers of "The Quest," ABC's critically hailed, ratings-challenged summer reality series, are waiting to hear whether it's been picked up for a second season, they've come up with a unique way to make their case to the network that's close to...
  • Hate football? Or maybe the real problem is maleness

    Steve Almond doesn’t like football anymore. He’s upset because football players sometimes get injured. He’s upset because football players sometimes engage in off-the-field  criminal or quasi-criminal acts. Mainly, he’s upset...
  • Great leader, little country

    November 19. That's the date a bust of Vaclav Havel is to be dedicated in National Statuary Hall at this country's Capitol, and it's perfect timing -- for November 19 will also be the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution he led and embodied in his...
  • D-Day Hero's Sacrifice Remembered

    D-Day Hero's Sacrifice Remembered
       I wanted to acknowledge a great email I got the other day from Bob and Elle Conti of Bethlehem    They read my piece this summer on D-Day hero Technical Sgt. William R. Benn of Bethlehem Township, who is honored in the Sacrifice Gallery at the...
  • Gob Squad jesters reel in REDCAT audience with mixed results

    Gob Squad jesters reel in REDCAT audience with mixed results
    The one thing you can count on with Gob Squad, the always-surprising European performance collective now at REDCAT, is that the audience won't be excluded from the multimedia act. Screens are integral to Gob Squad's aesthetic, but there's hardly an...
  • ‘The Flash: Futures End': Venditti, Jensen discuss Wally West’s fate

     
    Barry Allen is in a race against himself – specifically, his future self – and Wally West’s life hangs in […]...
  • 'He's a hero': Neighbor saves Allentown teen from third floor of burning house

    'He's a hero': Neighbor saves Allentown teen from third floor of burning house
    A 15-year-old Allentown boy was saved from the third floor of his burning house Friday afternoon by a neighbor who grabbed a small ladder, climbed to the porch roof and pulled the teen out safely. Ramon Liceaga, 34, of Green Street, guided the...