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  • WWI: the not-so-great war [Commentary]

    WWI: the not-so-great war [Commentary]
    NEWBURY, England -- World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years. While the match igniting the "war to end all wars" was lit by the assassination of Austria's Archduke Ferdinand on June 28,...
  • DGA Creates CT Affiliate, Hires Obama Team to Help Malloy

    The Democratic Governors Association has established its long-anticipated beachhead in Connecticut, hiring elements of President Obama's re-election team through a week-old independent expenditure group, Connecticut Forward. IRS records show...
  • Numerous house fires in region overnight, some caused by lightning

    Numerous house fires in region overnight, some caused by lightning
    Numerous fires, many thought to be sparked by lightning from a storm that passed through the area, damaged homes in the Baltimore region overnight, according to volunteer companies and fire departments. In Harford County, authorities said a bolt of...
  • Fallston man, homes across the region struck by lightning this week

    Lightning struck a Fallston man and was blamed for several house fires as storms moved through the region this week, volunteer fire companies and fire departments said. The man, who was not identified, was struck about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday while...
  • Protect Law That Protects State's Legacy

    In the early years of the past decade, the four state museums were constantly threatened with closure or cutback. These vitally important historic and cultural sites — the Prudence Crandall Museum in Canterbury, the Henry Whitfield Museum in...
  • Courtroom Surprises: Twists And Turns In Connecticut Trials

    Courtroom Surprises: Twists And Turns In Connecticut Trials
    Nearly a century ago, it might have become the trial of the century. A Bridgeport priest was shot dead on a busy city street. Multiple witnesses placed a dim-witted vagrant at the scene. Ballistics experts linked the man's gun to the crime. A chilling...
  • State Heroine Prudence Crandall Opened Doors

    State Heroine Prudence Crandall Opened Doors
    In September 1886, a solitary, blue-capped figure on a Columbia Expert bicycle approached a house in Elk Falls, Kansas, as rain obscured the green hills. The rider was George B. Thayer, who had cycled more than 3,600 miles around the country, starting...
  • FDLE: Man plotted rape, killings, DVD

     FDLE: Man plotted rape, killings, DVD
    A Longwood man wanting to get his start in the child-pornography business planned to slash the throats of a mother and father so he could drug and rape their 9-year-old daughter, videotape their sex acts and then kill her, too, state law-enforcement...
  • Central Florida shutout in Miss Florida Softball player and coach selections

    Central Florida shutout in Miss Florida Softball player and coach selections
    The Sentinel readership area had no state softball champions  this year and also had no players or coaches  selected as the individual class finalists for the annual Florida Dairy Farmers Miss Softball and Softball coach of the year honors released...
  • CANNES: Sean Bean Heading for Romancer 'Maudie' with Sally Hawkins (EXCLUSIVE)

    Sean Bean is in talks to star opposite Sally Hawkins in the romance "Maudie," which set to start shooting in Newfoundland in July. Bean will play a reclusive local fish peddler who hires Maud Dowley -- a tiny disabled woman - to be his housekeeper for...
  • Resources To Find More on Slavery In Connecticut

    A listing of recommended books, films, websites and places to visit in Connecticut to learn more about the state's historical involvement with slavery. • • • BOOKS:   "Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650," by Kathleen Joan Bragdon,...