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  • Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra

    Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra
    Signs on railway station platforms in Boston, New York and Toronto are intended to offer help to anyone who is emotionally distressed or suicidal — a last-ditch effort to keep people from taking a final, fatal step onto the train tracks....
  • What you missed on 8.26.14

     
    Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Marketing/Advertising, Crossover, BMW, Volvo, Motorcycle, Luxury Meet the 2015 Volvo XC90 It's been a long time coming, but the 2015 Volvo XC90 is finally here. It has a simple, clean design (which most people seem to...
  • 'The Letters' playwright wants audience in suspense at Mad Cow show

     'The Letters' playwright wants audience in suspense at Mad Cow show
    Playwright John W. Lowell knows luck had a part to play in the history of "The Letters." In 2013, Time magazine's Richard Zoglin stopped by a performance by a small theater company in the back of a Chicago bookstore. He wrote a review best described...
  • Love Story: For Facebook Friends, Relationship Grows

    Love Story: For Facebook Friends, Relationship Grows
    "Who's your friend?" Meredith Maffett asked her brother, Bret, after seeing a picture of him with his classmates — including Seth Taylor — at Wake Forest University. Meredith was home in West Hartford while her brother studied in North...
  • Review: 'The Giver' ★★

    Review: 'The Giver' ★★
    At this point in the dystopian movie cycle, I'm ready for a story about a teenager with zero interest in questioning the system, let alone starting a revolution. A spineless conformist — that's what the genre needs. Meantime there's "The Giver,"...
  • Morse Museum of American Art 2014-15 season

     Morse Museum of American Art 2014-15 season
    Upcoming exhibitions at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art include a major new installation of late 19th- and early 20th-century windows; selections from a recent gift of American and European decorative art; and a display of 1905 wedding...
  • Pols: Shipbuilding Critical To Connecticut's Economy

    NEW LONDON — Ship repair and shipbuilding is "largely invisible to most of our state," said U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, "but it is a critical core strand to our economic vitality." Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, held a...
  • Thanks to one man's quest, Chequamegon Bay still producing big bass and drawing anglers

    ASHLAND, Wis. Roger Lapenter covered a lot of territory before he wound up on Chequamegon Bay running a bait shop he never intended to buy. He was a ski instructor at Aspen Mountain in Colorado, guiding fly fishers on mountain streams in summers. He fly-...
  • New York teen gets five to 15 years in fatal drugged driving crash

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York teenager was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison on Tuesday, a month after he admitted he had been high on marijuana when he smashed his car into a tree, killing four of his friends, said a spokesman for the Nassau...
  • 'The Homesman' Books Centerpiece Spot at 2014 Hamptons Intl. Film Festival

    The 2014 Hamptons Intl. Film Festival will spotlight Tommy Lee Jones' upcoming Western "The Homesman" as its centerpiece film, one of the first titles to be named to the slate of the 22nd annual Long Island event. Multihyphenate actor Bob Balaban will...
  • This new house

    This new house
    ★★★★ Because it had been so long since I'd dined in a restaurant like La Nouvelle Maison, I had to remind myself that it isn't unusual for a waiter to hover near your table. And it's just fine for the sommelier in the...