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Portland (Middlesex, Connecticut)

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  • Boys hoops | Cliff Alexander, Jahlil Okafor Tyler Ulis named McDonald's All-Americans

    Boys hoops | Cliff Alexander, Jahlil Okafor Tyler Ulis named McDonald's All-Americans
    Curie’s Cliff Alexander, Young’s Jahlil Okafor and Marian Catholic’s Tyler Ulis all have stated strong cases to become Illinois’ Mr. Basketball in 2014. All three can add McDonald’s All-American to their resumes. The...
  • Some Parents Say No To Their Kids Taking Smarter Balanced Test

    Some Parents Say No To Their Kids Taking Smarter Balanced Test
    As Connecticut prepares to launch a new standardized test that will be taken on computers, some parents are pushing to pull their children out of the exams. "I'm just concerned that this hasn't been reviewed thoroughly," said Candice Cushman, who has...
  • Algunos padres se niegan a que sus hijos tomen el examen Smarter Balanced

    Connecticut se prepara para lanzar un nuevo examen estandarizado que se tomarán en computadoras, algunos padres ponen presión para evitar que sus hijos tomen los exámenes. 'Me preocupa que esto no ha sido revisado a fondo,' dijo Candice Cushman, quien...
  • LATEST LINE

    --------------------------------------- --------------------------------------- By J. McCarthy --------------------------------------- TRANSMISSION WITH ALL THE NFL NUMBERS AFTER 9:15PM E.S.T. ---------------------------------------------- New...
  • Fashion Island shooter case moves closer to trial

    An Orange County Superior Court judge found enough evidence Monday to move forward with a case against a Garden Grove man accused of firing 54 rounds at Fashion Island in December 2012. Marcos Gurrola, 42, is charged with shooting at an occupied building...
  • Connecting The Dots Of The Old Air Line Railroad

    Connecting The Dots Of The Old Air Line Railroad
    "All aboard!" Those two words usually conjure an image of a conductor glancing at his pocket watch while standing outside a train billowing steam. But it could also describe Portland and East Hampton's efforts to bridge a gap in the Air Line Linear...
  • Complete weekend college football TV schedule, including tonight's games

     
    From the National Football Foundation: American Athletic Date Time Game Network (Talent) Thurs., Nov. 21 7:30 p.m. Rutgers at (18) UCF ESPN (Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack, Samantha Ponder) Sat., Nov. 23 12 p.m. Cincinnati at Houston ESPNews...
  • Violence on MTV: Why Did Producers Stop Intervening on 'Real World'?

    On one of the final episodes of "Real World: Portland," viewers watched as a cast member wrapped the cord of a blow dryer around its handle and hunted down another member of the house. "All day, every day, I'm banging on you and your bitch," housemate...
  • Legislator introduces bill to guarantee paid sick days

    SACRAMENTO -- A bill unveiled Tuesday would guarantee at least three paid sick days a year for California workers. "It’s time to have this discussion, to seriously engage on the rights of everybody to take a day off when they’re sick or be...
  • The Craft Brew Revolution Extends Its Reach Through Contract Breweries

    The Craft Brew Revolution Extends Its Reach Through Contract Breweries
    There are beer snobs or ("craft-heads" as they're sometimes called) who sneer at anyone daring to create their own special beer using someone else's brewery. "I've had bars tell us, 'If you don't have your own brewery, we won't pour you,'" says...
  • Swift Justice: Phone company, schools and social media, and short sales

    Dear Jackie, I'm in a situation with a major phone service provider. Two years ago, they had me try a phone for free for one month. If I didn't like it, I could return it free of charge, they said. I didn't like it so I sent it back after one week. I...