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  • Navy Vet, Martial Arts Instructor, To Open New Gym In Manchester

    Navy Vet, Martial Arts Instructor, To Open New Gym In Manchester
    MANCHESTER — A U.S. Navy veteran and former Marine Corps martial arts instructor plans to open a gym downtown next month. Yaw Agyapong, 28, says his goal is to open Lion Heart Health and Fitness in the second week of November. The space at 942 Main...
  • Locally, defense firms are thinking global

    Locally, defense firms are thinking global
    When a Chesapeake defense contractor sought business overseas, it found a willing audience for its line of equipment for first responders. The next task was a bit more daunting: Translating its highly technical training manuals into Polish. In Newport...
  • Ben Bradlee, Longtime Editor of the Washington Post, Dies at 93

    Benjamin C. Bradlee, who served as the executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968-1991, has died, the publication announced on Tuesday. He was 93. He died Tuesday in his Washington home of natural causes. Bradlee has suffered from Alzheimer's...
  • 12th House District Candidates List Priorities

    12<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> House District Candidates List Priorities
    MANCHESTER — A former board of education member and a longtime veterans advocate are vying for the 12th House District. Democrat Kelly Luxenberg, 29, emerrged as the party's candidate after four other Democrats announced their intentions to run,...
  • Candidates For 13th House District List Priorities

    Candidates For 13<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> House District List Priorities
    Republican board of directors member Mark Tweedie and state Rep. Joe Diminico, D-Manchester, both say the economy and jobs are priorities as the two once again face off. Diminico defeated Tweedie in 2012 to represent the 13th House District, which...
  • Biden gets a pass

    Biden gets a pass
    In a four sentence piece hidden on page 13 of The Sun was a report that Vice President Joe Biden's son, Hunter, was discharged from the U.S. Naval Reserve for testing positive for cocaine ("Biden's son discharged from U.S. Navy reserve after drug test:...
  • Courant Carrier Raymond P. Greene

    In his words: Raymond P. Greene, New Britain "My paperboy days" is one of the chapters of a memoir that I wrote, "Born with the Gift of Laughter," to show my children what it was like to grow up during the Great Depression. I always enjoyed having a...
  • Colin Powell on 'Fury': 'This is Really How It is'

    A gaggle of D.C. VIPs including Vice President Joe Biden turned out for the world preem of Sony's "Fury" at Washington, D.C.'s Newseum Wednesday night (15). Wisely avoiding the red carpet scrum outside, Biden and Second Lady Jill slipped quietly into the...
  • Biden's son ousted from Navy Reserve after testing for cocaine

    Biden's son ousted from Navy Reserve after testing for cocaine
    Vice President Joe Biden's youngest son was discharged from the Navy Reserve this year after testing positive for cocaine, the New York Daily News reported Thursday.   Hunter Biden, 44, who works for an investment company, reportedly failed the drug...
  • Biden's son discharged from U.S. Navy reserve after drug test: sources

    Biden's son discharged from U.S. Navy reserve after drug test: sources
    The son of Vice President Joe Biden was discharged from the U.S. Navy reserve earlier this year after testing positive for cocaine, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The sources, who were not authorized to speak on the record, said...
  • Biden's son 'embarrassed' by discharge from Navy after drug test

    Biden's son 'embarrassed' by discharge from Navy after drug test
    Hunter Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden, said Thursday night that he was embarrassed by the Navy Reserve's decision to discharge him, which the Navy reportedly did because he tested positive for cocaine. He was discharged in February after testing...