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  • State Football: Sacred Heart Claims Postseason Spot

    RJ Noel threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Tyle Dube with 2:30 left, giving Sacred Heart a 14-7 victory against Bryant on Saturday in Fairfield and a second straight Northeast Conference title and FCS playoff berth. The Pioneers (9-2, 5-1) went 91 yards...
  • Bloomfield Police Officer Files Suit Against Department

    BLOOMFIELD — A police officer is suing the police chief, town manager and several other Bloomfield Police Department officials alleging that his civil rights were violated. Sean Cecchini, in a suit filed Monday in U.S. District Court, claims that...
  • As Ferguson braces for grand jury ruling, activists cite 'fear campaign'

    As Ferguson braces for grand jury ruling, activists cite 'fear campaign'
    Missouri officials have repeatedly warned that events after the grand jury decides whether to charge a white Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man will be a balancing act between the need for security and the desire to protect free...
  • KABC-TV General Manager Arnold Kleiner to retire

    After 46 years in the television business, Arnold J. Kleiner, the longtime general manager of KABC-TV Channel 7, is retiring. Kleiner joined KABC in February 1996 and was a chief architect of the channel's success. He helped elevate the Walt Disney Co.-...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The To Do List'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The To Do List'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Hell on Wheels Recently renewed for a...
  • Closing the achievement gap would bolster U.S. economy

    Closing the achievement gap would bolster U.S. economy
    As an American, I am proud that our country leads the world in innovation and job creation. I am also aware that our success is leveraged on decisions we made more than a half century ago to invest in high-quality public education for all our children....
  • 60 people fall ill with norovirus at Bay Area luxury hotel

    60 people fall ill with norovirus at Bay Area luxury hotel
    Public health officials say 60 people who fell ill after staying at a Bay Area luxury hotel two weeks ago contracted the norovirus -- a highly contagious virus that can lead to stomach pain, nausea and diarrhea. San Mateo County health officials...
  • Hampton NAACP holding vigil Tuesday in response to Ferguson unrest

    The Hampton Branch of the NAACP will hold a "Vigil for Peace and Justice" at noon on Tuesday so members of the community can gather as a peaceful protest to the announcement that a grand jury will not indict a white Missouri police officer for shooting an...
  • Schools suing Pa. Department of Education over funding

    Saying Pennsylvania's new academic standards have given them legal might, six school districts and seven parents are suing the state Department of Education and state officials over what they claim is an "irrational school-funding system." The schools,...
  • Less for the state pen, more for Penn State

    Less for the state pen, more for Penn State
    A few years ago, I asked the president of Pennsylvania State University what he saw as his number one leadership challenge. He replied, "It's like Groundhog Day: every year I go to the state capital and ask them to stop sending so much money to the...
  • Rare tour finds Stevie Wonder in rare form

    Rare tour finds Stevie Wonder in rare form
    It seems each generation discovers a new Stevie Wonder. In the early 1960s, he was the musical boy genius who at 13 became the youngest artist to ever have a No. 1 record, with "Fingertips — Part 1 & 2." In the later 1960s, he was the R&B artist...