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  • Local residents to march in Veterans Parade

    When the 15th annual Connecticut Veterans Parade steps off at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2 in Hartford, several local residents will be marching. The parade is always a great celebration of freedom and respect for the dedicated men and women in our...
  • U.S. had role in Iraq's chemical weapons

    U.S. had role in Iraq's chemical weapons
    I want my local newspaper to be fearless and to report the unvarnished truth. I am aware that opinion writers have a different role from reporters. However, in expressing an opinion, one must place everything on the table. This came to mind when I read...
  • Suspected Boko Haram fighters kidnap 25 girls in northeast Nigeria

    YOLA/ABUJA (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses said, despite talks on freeing over 200 other female hostages they seized in April. John Kwaghe, who...
  • Is Obama a modern-day Quintus Fabius Maximus?

    President Obama has been repeatedly accused of delay. Critics say he dragged his feet on sending more troops to Afghanistan, on addressing the dangers in Libya, on providing support to Syria's rebels and, most recently, on initiating military action...
  • Ukrainian PM warns Russia may try to disrupt Sunday's election

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's prime minister warned on Thursday of possible attempts by Russia to disrupt an election in Ukraine at the weekend, a vote being held against a background of Russian support for separatist rebels and an unresolved row over gas....
  • Iraqi defense chief tells Hagel offensive vs militants a priority: Pentagon

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iraq's new defense minister affirmed his commitment to military reform and said going on the offensive against Islamic State fighters is a priority, the Pentagon said on Thursday after U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke to his...
  • Local residents to march in Hartford Veterans Parade

    When the 15th annual Connecticut Veterans Parade steps off at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2 in Hartford, several local residents will be marching. The parade is always a great celebration of freedom and respect for the dedicated men and women in our...
  • Senators game postponed after Ottawa shootings

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - The National Hockey League postponed Wednesday's game between the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs after shootings on Parliament Hill plunged the Canadian capital into chaos. Ottawa were scheduled to host the Maple Leafs at...
  • Hampton Roads swooned over Lafayette's 1824 return as a Revolutionary War icon

    Hampton Roads swooned over Lafayette's 1824 return as a Revolutionary War icon
    No foreigner was more beloved by the citizens of the early United States than the Marquis de Lafayette, the young French nobleman who won their hearts with his bravery and sacrifice during the Revolution, then stoked that affection still more with his...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: A deeper look at the Kobani dilemma

    I was a hawk, raised by members of the greatest generation, but the Vietnam War cured me of that infliction. I understand the precipitous nature of war and if you’re a good student of history, the ills of capitulation are readily discernible. The...
  • Veterans of Vietnam, Hmong continue to push for burial rights

    WASHINGTON The Hmong war veterans marching on congressional offices Wednesday know better than most about how legislation gets made. Or, more often, gets lost. Gathered from Alaska and California's San Joaquin Valley, the veterans who once fought...