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  • Lawsuit Details Pratt & Whitney's Scramble To Run Down Titanium Issue

    Lawsuit Details Pratt & Whitney's Scramble To Run Down Titanium Issue
    Looking for answers, a Pratt & Whitney representative and the president of an East Hartford machine shop pulled into the parking lot for one of their raw materials suppliers in West Bridgewater, Mass. For weeks, questions swirled about the...
  • Navy delays start of bidding for unmanned carrier-based drone

    Navy delays start of bidding for unmanned carrier-based drone
    The U.S. Navy, concerned about the affordability of a new carrier-based unmanned spy plane, has delayed this month's planned kickoff of the competition to build it, officials said on Tuesday. They said the Navy will wait to seek proposals for the...
  • Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead

    Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead
    THURSDAY UPDATE: The pilot of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet was confirmed dead Thursday night after a crash near Deerfield the day before that led to a search by officials with various local, state and federal agencies. The name of the pilot will not be...
  • Former Oviedo mayor appointed to Seminole school board

    Nearly a year after longtime Seminole County School Board member Diane Bauer's death, Gov. Rick Scott has appointed a replacement to serve the remainder of her term. Tom Walters, 65, the former Mayor of Oviedo who served in the U.S. Air Force from...
  • Emergency Response Teams Compete At Simsbury 'SWAT Challenge'

    SIMSBURY — Five members of the Meriden SWAT team crawled under electrically-charged wires, climbed onto a teammate's back to get over a 6-foot barrier, then knocked down a wooden door as part of the 10th Annual CT SWAT Challenge. During the...
  • James Foley slaying: Negotiations, silence, then a chilling warning

    James Foley slaying: Negotiations, silence, then a chilling warning
    After months of silence from the captors of American journalist James Foley, on the night of Aug. 13, his family received a chilling message: Foley would be executed in retaliation for U.S. air strikes on the militant group Islamic State. The family...
  • Politicians Pay Tribute to Robin Williams, Whose Satire Didn't Sting

    President Obama's tribute, politicians' tweets and a congressman's Mork mockup showed just how widespread the shock and sadness was over the death of Robin Williams. His humor often touched on politics, and often it was quite biting. At a concert in...
  • Robin Williams' USO tours made him a familiar face to military crowds

    Robin Williams' USO tours made him a familiar face to military crowds
    Robin Williams earned his first Oscar nomination playing U.S. Air Force Sgt. Adrian Cronauer in 1987's "Good Morning, Vietnam" -- but his real-life relationship with the military in the form of USO shows didn't get rolling until 2002. Williams, who died...
  • Simsbury's Gilbert Anderson, Executive And Avid Skier, Dies At 81

    SIMSBURY — Gilbert Anderson, a retired manager at Hamilton Standard who founded the Connecticut Industrial Ski Council, died on April 30. He was 81. Anderson was born in 1932 and grew up in West Hartford in a family of Swedish immigrants. After...
  • SWAT Teams From Around The Country To Compete In Simsbury

    SWAT Teams From Around The Country To Compete In Simsbury
    SIMSBURY — The 10th annual Connecticut SWAT Team Challenge, a three-day training event that will bring 32 police and military SWAT teams from around the country to the Metacon Gun Club in Simsbury, starts Aug. 18. The West Hartford Police...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 08/03/14 for 08/03/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Isaiah Washington was born in Houston, Texas, on this date in 1963. This birthday guy is probably most easily recognized for his role as Dr. Preston Burke on "Grey's Anatomy" and he currently co-stars on "The 100." On the big screen,...