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  • Edwin D. Kilbourne dies at 90; virologist developed flu vaccine

    Edwin D. Kilbourne dies at 90; virologist developed flu vaccine
    Dr. Edwin D. Kilbourne, a virologist who figured out how to manufacture a new influenza vaccine each year and was a principal advisor to the U.S. government on flu, died Feb. 21 in Branford, Conn. He was 90. No cause of death was released. Kilbourne...
  • Martin Marootian dies at 95; lead plaintiff in suit over Armenian genocide victims' insurance policies

    Martin Marootian dies at 95; lead plaintiff in suit over Armenian genocide victims' insurance policies
    Martin Marootian, a retired pharmacist who stood up for Armenian genocide victims as the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit that resulted in a $20-million settlement from New York Life Insurance Co. for failing to honor claims on policies sold to thousands of...
  • William A. Rusher dies at 87; conservative theorist and publisher of National Review

    William A. Rusher dies at 87; conservative theorist and publisher of National Review
    William A. Rusher, a leading theorist and organizer of the modern conservative movement who helped William F. Buckley Jr. build the National Review into one of the American right's most influential journals, died Saturday at a retirement home in San...
  • Holiday Shopping Hours At Area Malls

    Let's face it, holiday shopping can be a downright drag. Searching for parking, fending off throngs of eager shoppers and keeping track of altered holiday hours can wreak havoc on your holiday mojo. But be not afraid. We did the dirty work to get you an...
  • We're building up to 'beach-house bailout' — aka national hurricane insurance

    Not that I would wish anyone harm, but it wouldn't have been such a bad thing for Florida if Hurricane Earl had maintained its wind speed and then hung a left at latitude 40 degrees north. That would have taken it through the Big Apple and into New...
  • Orlando Olympia safety Corian Hamilton still plotting his visits; Rutgers, West Virginia likely stops

    Orlando Olympia safety Corian Hamilton still plotting his visits; Rutgers, West Virginia likely stops
    Olympia High safety Corian Hamilton may not know to which schools he will be taking official visits yet, but he has set a time frame for when he's going to commit to a college. "It'll be a little earlier than (National Signing Day), sometime after the...
  • "Orange Is The New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison" by Piper Kerman

    "Orange Is The New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison" by Piper Kerman
    'Orange Is The New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison' By Piper Kerman Spiegel & Grau, 298 pages, $25.00 In 1998, Piper Kerman was working as a freelance producer in New York City and living a peaceful life with her magazine editor boyfriend, Larry....
  • "Where the God of Love Hangs Out" by Amy Bloom

    "Where the God of Love Hangs Out" by Amy Bloom
    "Where the God of Love Hangs Out" By Amy Bloom Random House, 206 pages, $25 Whether desperate for deep intimacy or innocently seeking the transformative power of love, all of the characters in Amy Bloom’s latest collection have one thing in common:...
  • "Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man" by Bill Clegg

    "Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man" by Bill Clegg
    "Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man" By Bill Clegg Little, Brown & Company; 240 pp.; $23.99 Bill Clegg is proof, if any were needed, that you never can tell what demons lurk behind a polished fa├žade. How did a dashing young literary agent—a nice...
  • "True Stories of False Confessions" edited by Rob Warden and Steven A. Drizin

    "True Stories of False Confessions" edited by Rob Warden and Steven A. Drizin
    "True Stories of False Confessions" Edited by Rob Warden and Steven A. Drizin Northwestern University Press, 514 pages, $27.95 Recent decades have seen more than 100 death row exonerations in the United States, sparking tough questions about how such...
  • America's hometowns, found in New England

    America's hometowns, found in New England
    It's autumn in New England The days are getting shorter. Wood piles are stacked high. Geese are flying south, and Indian corn is hanging from the door. People in new L.L. Bean flannels stop their cars in the middle of the road snapping pictures or...