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  • Graduada de Simsbury en Jeopardy! esta noche

    Graduada de Simsbury en Jeopardy! esta noche
    Foto: Erika Sloan con anfitrión de Jeopardy! Alex Trebek (Foto cortesía de Jeopardy! / 14 de febrero del 2014) Erika Sloan, graduada de Escuela Superior de Simsbury en el 2012 se presentará como participante en Jeopardy! el viernes por la noche....
  • Apodaca: Trying to fix the glaring inequality in education

    In a single week last October, 11 colleges sent representatives to Newport Harbor High School, providing a diverse geographic and academic sampling for students to peruse. The visitors hailed from prestigious four-year schools, such as Pomona College,...
  • The Last Radium Girl

    Mae Keane didn't like the job she got as a teenager in Waterbury and wasn't very good at it. Her boss urged her to find something else and she did — a move that likely saved her life. Mrs. Keane, who died last weekend at 107 in Middlebury, was the...
  • Crime & Punishment: Belligerent Turtles in Plainville

    Crime & Punishment: Belligerent Turtles in Plainville
    Plainville has apparently been invaded by belligerent turtles. Resident Dan Spisak told the Bristol Press he witnessed two 40-pound snapping turtles chasing ducks at a town park. He says he picked them up by the tails, stashed them in a cooler and...
  • Isabel H. Klots, artist

    Isabel H. Klots, artist
    Isabel H. Klots, an artist and widow of noted portrait painter Trafford P. Klots whose medieval home in Rochefort-en-Terre in Brittany, France, served as a venue for several generations of artists who came there to paint and study, died Thursday from...
  • Yuca, A Sacred Staple Of Latin American Cuisine

    Yuca, A Sacred Staple Of Latin American Cuisine
    It is almidón sagrado, or "sacred starch," in the poetry of Dr. Marinaelo Medrano, author of the collection "Diosas de la Yuca" (Goddesses of the Yuca). Yuca bears no resemblance to the similarly spelled, flowering desert plant called yucca, although...
  • Kids and Money: Community college program gives top students a boost

    Enrolling in a community college has always been a favorable way for students to combat the rising cost of education. But a program expanding nationally this year could make the potential payoff even better. American Honors is an innovative, two-year-old...
  • UC Berkeley repeats as top public university in U.S. News rankings

    UC Berkeley is again the highest-ranked public university in closely watched university rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. Berkeley tied with Georgetown for 20th among national universities overall, despite some scoring changes...
  • UCLA, USC tie in U.S. News rankings; Princeton is No. 1

    UCLA, USC tie in U.S. News rankings; Princeton is No. 1
    Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC are tied again in the closely watched university rankings by U.S. News & World Report, despite some scoring changes that give more weight to students’ graduation rates. UCLA and USC shared the 23rd place among best...
  • UCLA, USC tied at 23rd in college rankings

    UCLA, USC tied at 23rd in college rankings
    Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC are tied again in the closely watched university rankings by U.S. News & World Report, despite some scoring changes that give more weight to students' graduation rates. UCLA and USC shared the 23rd place among best national...
  • Find your autumn leaves, plus a little something extra

    Find your autumn leaves, plus a little something extra
    Leaves already are changing color north of Chicago, so it's time to plan your fall leaf-hunting getaway. We've come up with some of the most scenic autumn areas within roughly 180 miles of Chicago, so it can be a day trip, or you can make a weekend of it....