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  • Who leads the sports pack after the NFL?

     Who leads the sports pack after the NFL?
    OK, what do we talk about now? Uh, how 'bout them Jags? No, nevermind, but the truth is that our national infatuation with soccer and its World Cup quietly died when the United States was eliminated. Wait! Put down those tweets, soccer fans. It...
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    From Sunday's print column When I read news reports about the chaotic civil war that's ripping apart Iraq and threatening to undo, at least, any modest gains effected by the investment of American blood and treasure, I think about the......
  • Iraq's fracture adds to pain of soldier's survivors

     Iraq's fracture adds to pain of soldier's survivors
    When I read news reports about the chaotic civil war that's ripping apart Iraq and threatening to undo, at least, any modest gains effected by the investment of American blood and treasure, I think about the Landecks. Richard and Vicki Landeck live in...
  • As unrest continues, families left to mourn soldiers killed in Iraq

    As unrest continues, families left to mourn soldiers killed in Iraq
    Cpl. Christopher Lee Poole Jr. would have celebrated his 29th birthday this Fourth of July. A "firecracker baby," his parents called him. Every year his mother still gets him a big cake, and every year his family still gathers in his honor. But the...
  • The Supreme Court's muddy new ruling on the contraceptive mandate

    In a bizarre attempt to have it both ways, the Supreme Court held that a small evangelical Protestant college in Illinois did not have to include contraceptive coverage in employee health insurance even though it didn't fill out the paperwork the...
  • 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...
  • 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...