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  • For Independence Day, Oath Of Allegiance To America

    NEW BRITAIN — The seventh-inning stretch arrived just in time Thursday night at New Britain Stadium. Naturalization ceremonies had just concluded on DATTCO Plaza down the left field line when "God Bless America," a seventh-inning tradition during...
  • White House naturalization ceremony carries added symbolism this year

    White House naturalization ceremony carries added symbolism this year
    Kamar Osei Harris joined the U.S. Air Force last fall for the reasons most service members cite: love of country and sense of duty. The fact that it wasn't technically his country didn't occur to the Canadian-born son of parents from Barbados and...
  • John Williams will conduct a new version of 'The Star-Spangled Banner'

    America'sĀ national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner," turns 200 this year. InĀ honor of this momentous bicentennial, film composer John Williams will conduct a new arrangement of the notoriously hard-to-sing song during the annual Fourth of July...
  • Canton Police Officer Is Named Veteran Of The Month

    Canton Police Officer Is Named Veteran Of The Month
    CANTON — Mark Penney, a sergeant in the town police department, has been named "Veteran of the Month" by state Sen. Kevin Witkos, according to an announcement from Witkos' office. Witkos, himself a retired member of the town police department,...
  • Longtime writer wins NASCAR award

    The Sports Xchange Longtime writer wins NASCAR award By Seth Livingstone NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Tom Higgins, the first beat reporter to cover every NASCAR race in a season, never witnessed a...
  • Edward J. Rasmussen

    Edward J. Rasmussen
    Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95. The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...
  • Jack D. Couch: Aeronautical engineer had long romance

    Jack D. Couch: Aeronautical engineer had long romance
    When Jack Couch first met his wife, she was the beautiful woman running for May Queen at East Tennessee State University. The two were strangers but they had a mutual friend. With no other way to get close to his future wife, Couch made a decision...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Essay Contest

    Connecticut middle school students are invited to enter a contest to express what the heroism and commitment of U.S. veterans means to them. Organizers hope that the long summer gives students the opportunity to give some thought to the 2014 essay...
  • Defining 'patriotism' stirs pride, gratitude: Letters

    Defining 'patriotism' stirs pride, gratitude: Letters
    The 5 senses I have pondered what patriotism is for me. I believe one can touch it, smell it, feel it, see it and hear it. Patriotism is when I am able to shake the hand of a soldier in thanks for placing his or her life in harm's way for us. It is...
  • Louis Zamperini, inspiration for 'Unbroken,' dead at 97

    Louis Zamperini, inspiration for 'Unbroken,' dead at 97
    Louis Zamperini, an American prisoner of war in World War Two and Olympic runner whose life inspired the book and upcoming feature film "Unbroken," has died at age 97. Zamperini died after a 40-day bout with pneumonia, his family said on Thursday in a...
  • University of Texas student pleads guilty to terrorism charges

    AUSTIN, Texas The second of two 23-year-old men charged in Austin with aiding overseas terrorists has admitted that he connected an undercover agent with co-conspirators recruiting jihadi fighters to Somalia. Rahatul Ashikim Khan, a University of Texas...