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  • Steve Keesee: WWII veteran was a patriot, soldier to the end

     Steve Keesee: WWII veteran was a patriot, soldier to the end
    Ballard "Steve" Keesee of Eustis loved to tell stories about his World War II service, often with funny flair. "He said he got a free trip to Europe, paid for by the government," said his wife, Shirley. "He had a good sense of humor. He said, 'At the...
  • Dred Scott Decision Still Resonates Today

    News out of Ferguson, Mo., has been devastating. After unarmed teenager Michael Brown was killed by a police officer, local police responded to the community's demonstration of outrage with unprecedented force, using military-style weaponry to...
  • Enlist this new path to citizenship: My Word

    You become an American citizen by being born here, or by coming here legally and studying for several years, and then passing a test, and then being "sworn in." A few people might become citizens by a special act of Congress. Most folks don't realize...
  • With Control Of Senate In The Balance, CT Senators Help Colleagues

    With Control Of Senate In The Balance, CT Senators Help Colleagues
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal reached out to his supporters this week asking them for campaign cash — not for his campaign, but for that of Sen. Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat. Although Franken is a former Saturday Night Live...
  • West faces tough choices if Russia, Ukraine fight

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If Russia and Ukraine slide into outright war, the United States and allies will face tough choices on how to support a friendly state they have no intention of making a full NATO member. In what appeared to be a dramatic...
  • Anthony Castellani, Well-Known Avon Builder, Dies At 84

    AVON — Anthony "Tony" Castellani, a lifelong Avon resident known for the fine homes he built throughout the Farmington Valley, died on July 26. He was 84. Castellani was born in 1929 and grew up on Old Farms Road on the family's chicken farm. He...
  • Time to rein in the Pentagon's mysterious slush fund

     Time to rein in the Pentagon's mysterious slush fund
    As if monitoring the Pentagon's enormous budget were not difficult enough, every year Congress also has to deal with a separate war budget. Known in Washington-ese as the Overseas Contingency Operations, or OCO, account, it is submitted separately. It was...
  • High School Coaches Hall Of Fame Class Of 2014: Collection Of Connecticut Greats

    Six coaches, two athletic directors, a legendary Connecticut athlete and a media member will be inducted into the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame at its 38th annual ceremony Nov. 20 at the Aqua Turf in Southington at 7 p.m....
  • George Nicholaw dies at 86; longtime general manager of radio's KNX

    George Nicholaw dies at 86; longtime general manager of radio's KNX
    George Nicholaw, the longtime general manager of KNX-AM (1070) who oversaw its rise into an award-winning, all-news giant and delivered on-air editorials that made his voice familiar to millions of Southern California listeners, died Sunday in Los...
  • Elvis Presley: 5 films to watch on the 37th anniversary of his death

    Elvis Presley: 5 films to watch on the 37th anniversary of his death
    Elvis Presley, who died on this date in 1977 at age 42, starred in 31 scripted motion pictures beginning with 1956's "Love Me Tender" and ending with a thud with 1969's "Change of Habit." Because so many of his later films were so bad, including such...
  • With John Walsh's exit, Montana Democrats prepare to select new nominee

    A pair of state lawmakers and a bank-regulator-turned-rancher are set to square off Saturday in a special nominating convention to replace embattled U.S. Sen. John Walsh (D-Mont.) as the party's nominee this November.  The convention comes after Walsh ...