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  • Interview: Author Junot Diaz

    Interview: Author Junot Diaz
    Junot Diaz is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, as well as the short story collections Drown and, most recently, This Is How You Lose Her —- a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He's a professor at MIT, a MacArthur "Genius," and the first Latino to sit on the Pulitzer Prize board of jurors. Still, the Dominican-American writer graciously took the time to answer a few of my questions via e-mail amidst a rigorous teaching schedule and a national paperback book tour (he'll be stopping by Yale University on Nov. 12 and Naugatuck Valley Community College on Nov. 14). We managed to cover the meaning of art, some of the quirks of his reoccurring narrator Yunior, and I even did my best to coax a little writing advice out of him.
  • 'Wings For Wishes' At J. Timothy's A Fundraiser For Make-A-Wish

    'Wings For Wishes' At J. Timothy's A Fundraiser For Make-A-Wish
    The challenge: To eat as many J. Timothy’s buffalo “dirt wings” as possible in six 6 minutes’ time. The goal: To raise more than $10,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The second annual "Wings for Wishes”" event at the...

    FOX CT Storm Closings

    SCHOOLS Bloomfield Closed Regional District 14 Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:39am Windsor Locks Public Schools Del Opening 1 1/2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:22am Wooster Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:36am

    Woman Raped By Alex Kelly Says Speaking Out Helped Her Heal

     Woman Raped By Alex Kelly Says Speaking Out Helped Her Heal
    When a 16-year-old Catholic high school student named Adrienne Bak accepted a ride from a Darien High School senior in 1986, it changed her life. Alex Kelly, an 18-year-old wrestler from Darien, forced himself on Bak in the car, choking and raping her....

    Ban On Fracking Waste Clears Committee

    HARTFORD — State lawmakers worried about toxic byproducts from natural gas drilling wells in other states persuaded the legislature's judiciary committee Monday to approve a ban on "fracking" waste coming into Connecticut for storage or treatment....