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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...
  • NASA Langley crashes a helicopter for safety research

    NASA Langley crashes a helicopter for safety research
    The helicopter airframe was winched slowly into position three stories high, suspended on cables and packed with dummies of every size — seated, standing and in simulated motion. At 15 seconds, the countdown began. And at the end, pyrotechnics...
  • Business equipment collection presents a social history

    Tom Russo is so incredibly human and warm it's hard to accept that he's passionate about machines. So passionate, in fact, that in his own time and with his own money, Russo has established a museum believed to be the only one of its kind and scope in...
  • Former Navy captain joins Huntington Ingalls

    Kevin Brenton, a retired U.S. Navy captain and former submarine squadron commander, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries as corporate director of customer affairs for submarine programs, the company announced this week. Brenton most recently...
  • Harris Ripps, scientist and researcher, 87

    Harris Ripps, scientist and researcher, 87
    Even as he approached the end of his ninth decade, Dr. Harris Ripps was still pursuing his lifelong passion — unlocking the mysteries of the human brain. The 87-year-old West Boca resident died Sept. 18 in Boston, inciting an outpouring of...
  • Tinley Park participates in Rail Safety Week

    Tinley Park participates in Rail Safety Week
    Tinley Park participated in the first Illinois Rail Safety Week alongside about 275 municipalities in an effort to raise awareness. The week came together through the efforts of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and countless officials across...
  • Monrovia defense workers say they were forced out after ICE audit

    Monrovia defense workers say they were forced out after ICE audit
    When Raymundo Lazaro showed up for a shift last week at Vinyl Technology Inc., a Monrovia defense contractor that has employed him for the last 18 years, his boss took him aside. Lazaro, an immigrant from Mexico who came to the country illegally 23...
  • Painting imitator in 'Art and Craft' documentary says he wanted attention, not fortune

    Painting imitator in 'Art and Craft' documentary says he wanted attention, not fortune
    Mark Landis didn't become an art imitator for the money. Using his name along with several aliases — he even posed as a Catholic priest — Landis attempted to donate 100 fakes to some 50 institutions in 20 states. And because he has not...
  • Exclusive: Courting Vietnam, U.S. prepares to ease arms embargo

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly 40 years after the United States helicoptered its last soldiers out of Vietnam in an ignominious retreat, Washington is moving closer to lifting an arms embargo on its former enemy, with initial sales likely to help Hanoi...
  • Submarine sighted off Broward's coast

    Submarine sighted off Broward's coast
    It's not unusual to see submarines off the coast of Broward County but there were sightings on Labor Day weekend that remain a bit of a mystery. Videographers and photographers captured the long black vessel cruising north and south between Fort...
  • Henry Meacham Stanley Sr.: Teacher, inventor strove to make others laugh

    Henry Meacham Stanley Sr.: Teacher, inventor strove to make others laugh
    After retiring from more than a decade of teaching in Orange County Public Schools, Henry Meacham Stanley, Sr. decided he was too young to stop working at age 65. Retirement was boring, he told his family. So the former business teacher launched a new...