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Hartford Courant / Fox CTAt least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most new-car brochures and web pages feature a list of various numbers and measurements, usually called “specifications,” which can be cryptic at best for all but the most knowledgeable auto enthusiasts. Still,...
By Jim MacPherson When asked which cars get the best fuel economy, most people immediately think of gas-electric hybrids. There’s good reason for this, as compact and midsize hybrids produce outstanding EPA fuel economy numbers. Honda has two...
For me, the week after Thanksgiving can only mean one thing: It's time to get the Christmas tree. None of this plastic/fake stuff either. One of the biggest perks of the holiday season is the smell of a live Christmas tree in the living room. But...
Tags: Holidays, Christmas, Religious Festivals
KickingTiresIn terms of maintenance, the most cost-effective task for improving fuel economy is keeping your tires inflated to their recommended pressure level; any gain is not likely to be dramatic. The federal Department of Energy/EPA fuel economy website,...
Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa. Orange Five Stars J S Inc., maintenance, 1000 S. Lake Pleasant Road, Apopka, 32703. Mr. Quick's...
Julie Jones' reaction to lawmakers getting leniency from Florida Highway Patrol troopers reminded us of the scene in "Casablanca," the one where Capt. Renault claims to be "shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on" in Rick's Cafe. Jones...
SEGUIN, Texas — A rash, almost reckless feeling comes over me as I exit Interstate Highway 10, along which the speed limit is a mere 75 mph, and I push the accelerator even farther forward. My rental car doesn't sputter as the speedometer climbs....
Tags: Lyndon B. Johnson, Germany, Arts and Culture, Museums
Love them or hate them, more Walmarts are popping up in South Florida, including in urban areas where they once were hard to find. Two now on the drawing board for Fort Lauderdale have nearby residents hopeful — the city has none at this time...
Tags: Florida's Turnpike, Cooper City, Davie, Broward County, Walmart
June 15 In History: One of the 21 hunger strikers at the El Centro Alien Detention Center collapsed Sunday>> 50 Years Ago — HEBER — Joana Cruz, 3, daughter of Frank Cruz, of El Centro, fell from the family car on 10th Street in Heber yesterday afternoon. The car was driven by her father, according to Highway Patrol. He took Joana to El Centro...
Tags: Strikes, Prisons, Career and Workplace
Pamela Joyce, who lives around the corner from the Route 22 toll bridge, understands as well as anyone the close connection that Easton and Phillipsburg share. Joyce lives in Easton but works in Phillipsburg. She'll often drive across the free bridge...
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