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  • Spending: What I'll do with my Jeopardy winnings

    Julia Collins of Wilmette, Ill., won $428,100 in 20 consecutive games on Jeopardy. The 31-year-old is the highest-earning woman in the game show's 50-year history, with the second-longest winning streak. Her streak ended in June. KIPLINGER'S: What have...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Moms In Training Comes To West Hartford

    Moms In Training, (MIT) a flexible 10-week fitness program supporting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is gearing up to launch its first season in West Hartford. This group is hyper-local to moms in West Hartford and surrounding towns, and has the...
  • FitBark: Startup by ex-banker creates a fitness tracker for Fido

    KANSAS CITY Davide Rossi was working as an investment banker in New York City when the idea occurred to him: What if there were a fitness tracker for dogs? At the time, Rossi, 37, was a dog lover who was too busy to actually have a dog his family's...
  • UN: 4 countries face humanitarian crises, worst since WWII

    WASHINGTON With the crisis in Iraq, four countries are now experiencing severe humanitarian emergencies involving the displacement of millions of people, something experts and relief groups say hasn't been seen in decades. Iraq, Syria, the Central...
  • Longtime columnist Fein dies

    Leonard "Leibel" Fein, a syndicated columnist, intellectual and activist whose work appeared in the Jewish Journal for more than two decades, died August 14 in New York. He was 80. Fein, a writer and teacher, left an enduring legacy beyond his columns...
  • Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore

    Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore
    Shore Up Connecticut is a policy mistake. A state loan program named Shore Back Connecticut would make more sense because retreat from the coast is the only viable long-term option. Recent developments in Antarctica have made this crystal clear. As I...
  • Haitian leaders' bold vision goes beyond October election

    For the first time in two centuries, Haiti has leadership that is taking a businesslike approach to running the country, with President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe encouraging the government's ministers and secretaries to act as...
  • North Central, Benedictine ranked on Forbes list

    North Central College and Benedictine University both made Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges again this year. North Central College, a private liberal arts school in Naperville, ranked 490 overall, 333 among private colleges and 117 in the...
  • Lawyers challenging health subsidies seek quick Supreme Court ruling

    Lawyers challenging President Obama's healthcare law filed a quick appeal with the Supreme Court on Thursday, urging justices to take up the issue this fall and throw out insurance subsidies for nearly 5 million Americans. "The monumental significance...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Why consensus matters in making social policy

    In dueling federal appeals court decisions last week, judges issued contradictory rulings about the president's signature legislation, arriving at opposite interpretations of the plain language of the Affordable Care Act. The circuit split likely means...
  • Farmington's Cynthia Godfrey: Longtime Coach At Miss Porter's And Volunteer

    Farmington's Cynthia Godfrey: Longtime Coach At Miss Porter's And Volunteer
    FARMINGTON — Cynthia Burbank Godfrey, a longtime coach at Miss Porter's School, who helped create the Alison Gill Lodge shelter for young women, died on June 25. She was 76. Cynthia Godfrey was born in 1937 and grew up in Boston. Her husband...