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  • A growing divide over official-English laws

    WASHINGTON A growing language divide has opened up across the country, as a sharp increase in the number of Americans who speak English as a second language or don't speak it at all is driving cities and states to respond, often in radically different...
  • U.S. jury gives SEC quick win in fraud case against Boston adviser

    (Reuters) - A Boston federal jury took two hours to decide that a local investment adviser had fraudulently lured his former brokerage customers to his new firm, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said late on Wednesday. The SEC's 2010 civil...
  • Joanie Spina dies at 61; transformed magicians' acts

    Joanie Spina dies at 61; transformed magicians' acts
    It was a sort of Pygmalion tale, told before an audience that was particularly skeptical of miraculous transformations. But the narrator was Joanie Spina, a renowned consultant to illusionists seeking to sharpen their acts. And the subject at the 2013...
  • Controversial circumcision technique likely route of herpes transmission

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - Despite a move away from the practice in the mid-1800's, some strictly Orthodox Jews still use their mouths to suck the site of circumcision during a bris. According to a new assessment, this practice was the likely...
  • Prosecutors say have turned over evidence in case of ex-NFLer Hernandez

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Prosecutors in Boston said on Thursday that they had handed over all the evidence required by attorneys for former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez ahead of his upcoming trial on charges of gunning down two Cape Verdean men...
  • Simple measures made hospital patients 70% more likely to quit smoking

    Simple measures made hospital patients 70% more likely to quit smoking
    A free supply of nicotine replacement medication and a handful of automated phone calls made smokers who wanted to quit much more likely to succeed, according to results of a clinical trial published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Assn....
  • Religiosity associated with less depression in elderly: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - In a study of older adults, religious participation was correlated with better mood. People in the study who often attended religious services were less likely to report symptoms of depression during the two-year...
  • Intriga navideña: Heat vs. Cavaliers de LeBron el 25 de diciembre/Calendario/Nónima de Miami

    Intriga navideña: Heat vs. Cavaliers de LeBron el 25 de diciembre/Calendario/Nónima de Miami
    MIAMI — Santa Claus traerá un regalo muy especial para los seguidores del Heat de Miami el próximo 25 de diciembre. Como parte de la jornada navideña de la temporada 2014-15 de la NBA, el Heat recibirá ese día mágico a LeBron James y sus...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 08/13/14 for 08/13/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor John Slattery was born in Boston, Mass., on this date in 1962. This birthday guy has earned four Emmy nominations for his portrayal of Roger Sterling on the acclaimed series "Mad Men" since 2007. He's also played recurring roles on...
  • Silver Circle Gallery to host new exhibit

    The Silver Circle Gallery in Putnam has announced the upcoming exhibit, "Pathos: Works by Karen Reid," featuring abstract impressionistic landscape and figurative oil, watercolor, and encaustic paintings. The exhibit will be on display Sept. 4–28....
  • 'The Train Campaign' Heads To The Northwest Corner

    Restoring passenger train service from Grand Central Terminal to the Berkshires would offer northwestern Connecticut a potential economic bonanza, according to the railroad company that's trying to build support for the idea. Skeptics dismiss the...