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  • Daytrippers: Seal Watching

    Daytrippers: Seal Watching
    If you missed seal season in Connecticut, don't worry!  There's still a chance to see these amazing creatures in one of our neighboring states!  While the harbor seals which visit us every winter have pretty much left by now, many have moved north to Rhode Island for a month or so before their long springtime journey to Maine. 
  • Investigators looking at carabiner in circus accident that injured 9

    Investigators are focusing on a failed carabiner designed to connect a team of acrobats to the ceiling to explain why a popular circus act abruptly ended with nine people injured in Rhode Island. The inquiry into the accident is being led by the federal...

    Edwin Gaustad dies at 87; scholar of American religion

    Edwin Gaustad dies at 87; scholar of American religion
    Edwin Gaustad, a retired UC Riverside history and religious studies professor who was a preeminent scholar on the separation of church and state, and who did groundbreaking work mapping the nation's religious landscape, has died. He was 87. Gaustad...

    Martin Marootian dies at 95; lead plaintiff in suit over Armenian genocide victims' insurance policies

    Martin Marootian dies at 95; lead plaintiff in suit over Armenian genocide victims' insurance policies
    Martin Marootian, a retired pharmacist who stood up for Armenian genocide victims as the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit that resulted in a $20-million settlement from New York Life Insurance Co. for failing to honor claims on policies sold to thousands of...

    PASSINGS: Mel McDaniel, Lou Gorman, Harley Allen

    PASSINGS: Mel McDaniel, Lou Gorman, Harley Allen
    Mel McDaniel Country music singer-songwriter Mel McDaniel, 68, a husky-voiced country music singer-songwriter who had a No. 1 hit with "Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On," died of lung cancer Thursday at his home in Hendersonville, Tenn., the Grand Ole...