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  • Local Native American seeks support for project

    Local Native American seeks support for project
    Glastonbury native Spirit Eagle is a member of the Tsa-La-Gi' (Cherokee) Choctaw Intertribal Nation, which was recognized as an indigineous government by the United States in 2005, via then-Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, under an article of the...
  • Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots

    Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots
    For decades, visits to New York City have meant Broadway shows, Fifth Avenue shopping and slack-jawed stops at Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. Those experiences will always remain quintessential New York, but for the last year the city's tourism...
  • PASSINGS: Kenneth J. Gray, Rosalind Nyman Joel

    Former U.S. Rep. Kenneth J. Gray, 89, who earned the nickname the "Prince of Pork" during the 1960s and '70s for bringing an estimated $7 billion in projects to his Southern Illinois congressional district, died Saturday. The cause was a heart attack, his...
  • Long Island Sound's Ebb And Flow: Water Is Cleaner, But Warming Is New Threat

    Long Island Sound's Ebb And Flow: Water Is Cleaner, But Warming Is New Threat
    Long Island Sound has been Connecticut's connection to the world for centuries, a source of sustenance and solace that has helped define who we are as a state. This natural paradise also has become a sewer for our industrialized and urbanized society, a...
  • 'Affluenza' tries for 'Great Gatsby,' comes up shortchanged

     'Affluenza' tries for 'Great Gatsby,' comes up shortchanged
    It might be true that the very rich, as F. Scott Fitzgerald put it, "are different from you and me," but movies about their profligate kids tend toward dime-a-dozen sameness. "Affluenza," director Kevin Asch's look at excess in Great Neck, N.Y., abounds...
  • Roundup: CIA writing manuals, Instagram TV and alien phone chargers

    Roundup: CIA writing manuals, Instagram TV and alien phone chargers
    I'm officially out this week (enjoying the sauna that is New York), but there's always time for a roundup. And it's got all kinds of weirdness, from a CIA writing manual to the attempt to save a brutalist building by Paul Rudolph to stories about...
  • A cool spell inside the Morse Museum on Friday

    A cool spell inside the Morse Museum on Friday
    On Friday, when the city of Winter Park celebrates its annual 4th of July celebration, the tradition will include music in Central Park, hot dogs, kids activities and a bicycle parade for families to enjoy. There’s one other tradition to keep in...
  • Rivals become allies in Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic

    Rivals become allies in Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic
    Under Armour All-Americans Taylor Hensh and Tianna Wallpher have never played lacrosse together, but that doesn't mean they're not familiar with each other's games. For four years, they faced off in one of the hottest rivalries in Maryland high school...
  • Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

    The 2014 edition of the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic appears as if it will have a little something for every lacrosse fan. At least it should since 55 games are scheduled when the showcase begins Friday, July 11 at Towson University and concludes on...
  • Law school student knows prison -- from the inside

    Law school student knows prison -- from the inside
    Jarrett Adams' legal aspirations took hold in an unusual place: his prison cell. It was there, not long into his 28-year sentence for sexual assault, that a cellmate suggested he spend less time working out and more time proving his innocence if he was...
  • 'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients

     'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients
    One of the most joyous moments in "Alive Inside," a documentary exploring how music helps reawaken memories and emotions in dementia patients, occurs when a nursing-home resident with dementia reacts to hearing his favorite music. Henry Dreher, 94 at...