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  • 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.
  • New air show heads to Fort Lauderdale

    It's still just a speck on the horizon, but a new air show is on its way. The promoter of Air Lauderdale -- the new name for what was once an annual air and sea tradition at Fort Lauderdale beach -- said the show is coming together for spring 2010. No...

    Local Hero: Eastford Man First Union General To Die In Civil War

    Local Hero: Eastford Man First Union General To Die In Civil War
    Gen. Nathaniel Lyon died at the right time. Raised in eastern Connecticut, the 43-year-old West Point graduate was killed while commanding the Union forces at the Battle of Wilson's Creek near Springfield, Mo., on Aug. 10, 1861. He became the first...

    The Readers Drink and Digest Book Club

    The Readers Drink and Digest Book Club
    Founded in 2001, our club meets monthly. We pick titles by theme and try to bring food and drink to match the book's content. Some of our favorite combinations were graveyard cake and blood punch for Ray Bradbury's "Something Wicked This Way Comes" and...

    Dr. Paul Joseph Coyle, school psychologist, dies

    Dr. Paul Joseph Coyle, school psychologist, dies
    Paul Joseph Coyle, a retired board-certified Baltimore County public school psychologist who earlier had been a teacher, died Saturday of lung cancer at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. The Bel Air resident was 78. The son of a textile mill...