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  • Mother Encourages Others With Back Pain To Re-consider Spinal Surgeries

    Mother Encourages Others With Back Pain To Re-consider Spinal Surgeries
    Putting dishes on the table was becoming impossible for Lynda Pascone of Southbury. Only 30, the emergency medical technician had suffered a herniated disc when she stopped a patient aboard a six-foot stretcher from sliding down an incline. The physically...
  • Jake Stinnett's return to Maryland has paid off for him and the Terps

    Jake Stinnett's return to Maryland has paid off for him and the Terps
    Maryland ace Jake Stinnett made a $70,000 gamble with his baseball career last summer, when he turned down the Pittsburgh Pirates' bid to sign him as a 29th-round draft pick and returned for his senior season. The downside was minimal. Falter as a...
  • 2014 Summer Dance Performances In Connecticut

    2014 Summer Dance Performances In Connecticut
    From original modern dance dramas to athletic explorations and abstract ballets, dance this summer has much to beguile audiences, not only in genre, but also in venue, with sizzling Latin dance being performed in outdoor spaces. Reggie Wilson/ Fist &...
  • One-time Nixon aide Jeb Stuart Magruder, convicted in Watergate, dies

    One-time Nixon aide Jeb Stuart Magruder, convicted in Watergate, dies
    Jeb Stuart Magruder, the former White House aide who served seven months in prison for his role in the Watergate scandal that forced Richard Nixon to resign from the presidency in 1974, has died. He was 79. Magruder, a retired Presbyterian minister,...
  • CANNES: Jake Gyllenhaal's Thriller 'Nightcrawler' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Open Road Films has acquired all U.S. rights to Jake Gyllenhaal's thriller "Nighcrawler," also starring Rene Russo, Bill Paxton and Riz Ahmed. The project marks the directorial debut of Dan Gilroy, who wrote "Real Steel" and "The Bourne Legacy." Gilroy's...
  • Killer's Defense Was Demon Possession

    Killer's Defense Was Demon Possession
    At first, the 1981 stabbing death of 40-year-old Alan Bono of Brookfield looked like a routine argument gone awry. Police referred to it as an "open-and-shut case." But then came Arne Cheyenne Johnson's defense: The devil made him do it. With the help...
  • State Offers $6.5M To Corporate Relocation Firm To Stay — And Grow

    No one knows how to move out of state like the folks at Cartus Corp., a Danbury company that offers relocation services such as home-buying and rentals to corporations. So the state stepped in with a $6.5 million forgivable loan at 2 percent interest...
  • Democrats Using Gun Control As Weapon; Did McKinney Waver?

    It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns as Second Amendment advocates attack supporters, predictably. But Democrats are also using the issue as a weapon against anyone who hints at...
  • An Easter Concert 75 Years Ago

    An Easter Concert 75 Years Ago
    Easter is a holiday of hope. It was on Easter Sunday 75 years ago that Marian Anderson, whose grandfather had been a slave, sowed hope in the heart of the nation with her legendary performance. The famed contralto sang "America" on the steps of the...
  • Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes

     Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes
    They want to take charge of the state government and its $22 billion annual budget, but they haven't been able to pay some of their own personal bills — including state or federal taxes. That's true of two of the seven candidates for governor in...
  • 17-year-old shot in head during Reisterstown robbery

    17-year-old shot in head during Reisterstown robbery
    A 17-year-old girl was shot in the head during a robbery in Reisterstown Thursday, Baltimore County police said. Officers responded around 4:25 p.m. to the 11700 block of Terrytown Dr., where the shooting happened. The victim was taken to Sinai hospital...