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  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2002 | Proviso East's Dee Brown: Guard is going places at warp speed

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2002 | Proviso East's Dee Brown: Guard is going places at warp speed
    Maybe the reason everything happens so fast in Daniel "Dee" Brown's life is because he embraces the immediacy of every moment. He walks fast, talks faster and dribbles a basketball fastest of all. Illinois coach Bill Self says that "Dee Brown changes...
  • Memorial Day means memories of letters, Vietnam

    The envelope looked familiar. It was like the one I had sent off months earlier addressed to the boy who had taken me to the junior prom. A few years older than I, Greg had graduated from high school and joined the Marines. His APO address gave no hint of...
  • Throwbacks

    Throwbacks
    Conjure up images of Brian Grzelakowski and Pierre Thomas and they really should be in black-and-white because these two high school football players are throwbacks to a bygone era. Certainly both running backs are blessed with some natural ability....
  • Mission: Joe Lieberman Promises A Distinctive Presidential Campaign

    Joe Lieberman Monday came back to the place where his dreams were born and told old friends and supporters he plans to pursue the ultimate American dream, a run for president. His words and demeanor at Stamford High School reflected the trademark...
  • Mason no bricklayer: The 2002-3 Tribune All-State boys basketball first team

    Mason no bricklayer: The 2002-3 Tribune All-State boys basketball first team
    Three years ago, Dameon Mason found himself burning out on basketball, and he was only a freshman. "Mentally I was weak," the West Aurora senior said recently. "Any kind of hard work would put me out. "I was pretty much lazy." That's hard to imagine...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2003 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: Double vision

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2003 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: Double vision
    A year ago, Naperville Central girls basketball coach Andy Nussbaum went on his school's public-address system to make this announcement: "Congratulations to Candace Parker. She's decided to forgo the rest of her high school eligibility to sign with...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2003 | Proviso East's Shannon Brown: High-flying guard will carry a strong sense of family and an explosive vertical leap to Michigan State

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2003 | Proviso East's Shannon Brown: High-flying guard will carry a strong sense of family and an explosive vertical leap to Michigan State
    Shannon Brown's grandmother heard deafening cheers for her grandson at his basketball games, as well as jeers from opponents' fans wanting to taunt the Proviso East senior. But during one postseason game, his grandmother, Betty Richardson, decided she...
  • The Master of the One-Liner

    The Master of the One-Liner
    Bob Hope, the elder statesman of comedy whose extraordinary career spanned vaudeville, Broadway, radio, television, movies, books and makeshift concert platforms in war zones, has died. He was 100. Hope died at 9:28 p.m. Sunday at his home in Toluca...
  • Junior achievement

    Junior achievement
    Juniors are supposed to be quality backups, not headlining the 2003 Tribune All-State Football Team. But in a rare season when seven such underclassmen were named to the first team, none had more impact than Maine South quarterback Sean Price, Niles West...
  • Great expectations on tap for Scheyer: The 2003-4 Tribune All-State boys basketball first team

    Great expectations on tap for Scheyer: The 2003-4 Tribune All-State boys basketball first team
    Jon Scheyer would do well to sit down and have a heart-to-heart talk with Shaun Livingston about living up to unreal expectations. For the most part, Scheyer cruised through this season with the same ease with which he solves a full-court press,...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2004 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: 3 times the charm

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2004 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: 3 times the charm
    David the bus driver is like a lot of people. He knew about girls high school basketball, he'd heard about Candace Parker. But Dave never had watched her play. "You can't really understand what she's like until you see her," Naperville Central coach Andy...
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  • READER SUBMITTED: Avon Companies Named Among Best Places To Work In Connecticut

    The Hartford Business Journal is pleased to recognize 35 companies as the Best Places to Work in Connecticut for 2014. The winning companies were honored at Hartford Business Journal's annual Best Places to Work event held on March 19 at the Oakdale...
  • Hartford's Union Station To Get Facelift, Not Full Makeover

    Hartford's Union Station To Get Facelift, Not Full Makeover
    Hartford's Union Station is in for relatively minor remodeling to accommodate the Springfield-New Haven commuter train service planned for 2016, but there won't be any large-scale makeover. Ultimately, if the state ever decides to replace the I-84...
  • Christine McVie's Return Drives Up Prices For Fleetwood Mac Tickets

    Christine McVie's Return Drives Up Prices For Fleetwood Mac Tickets
    For the first time in fifteen years, Fleetwood Mac will be touring with keyboardist Christine McVie. McVie joined the band in 1970 after guitarist Peter Green had quit. At the time, McVie was married to Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie. Since her...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Ms. Connecticut US 2014 To Host Connecticut Humane Society's 4th Annual Faux Fur Ball

    What: The Connecticut Humane Society is pleased to announce that this year's Guest Emcee is Stephanie Mattera, Ms. Connecticut United States 2014. Stephanie is a Communications professional with a passion for creating social change. In 2010, she began...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Saturday - Education Reform Debate At CCSU

    All stakeholders affected by the recent education reforms in Connecticut are invited to debate Critical Conversations about Educational Reform: What are the Issues? What's Next?, an event be held on Saturday, March 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the...
  • Popular Vote Plan Equalizes People's Votes

    In answer to Bill Cibes' March 8 op-ed, "Popular Presidential Vote Hurts Connecticut," the arguments for the “Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote” are the same that were expressed and that prevailed in the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Windsor Companies Named Among Best Places to Work in Connecticut

    Duplicate - SM The Hartford Business Journal is pleased to recognize 35 companies as the Best Places to Work in Connecticut for 2014. The winning companies were honored at Hartford Business Journal's annual Best Places to Work event held on March 19th...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Companies Named Among Best Places To Work In Connecticut

    The Hartford Business Journal is pleased to recognize 35 companies as the Best Places to Work in Connecticut for 2014. The winning companies were honored at Hartford Business Journal's annual Best Places to Work event held on March 19 at the Oakdale...
  • Farmington Students Make Blankets For Children

    Farmington Students Make Blankets For Children
    FARMINGTON — When Tracy Maser found out that Melissa Fortin, the parent of one her students, was making fleece blankets for children in hospitals, she wanted to bring the project into her first-grade classroom at Union School. Melissa Fortin's...
  • For-Profit Hospital Regulations Weighed

    HARTFORD — Depending whom you ask, two proposals would either protect hospital employees and their communities, or create a regulatory burden that would prohibit hospitals from taking the necessary steps to financially survive. The General...
  • Who Should Run New Haven-Springfield Rail Service?

    HARTFORD — Commuters along the I-91 corridor can expect a new way to get to work in late 2016 when trains begin running a relatively high-frequency schedule between New Haven and Springfield, transportation planners said Wednesday night. But who...