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Grace Nowak speaks about her struggle to overcome cancer four times recently at the ECSU Sports Complex in Mansfield. Photo by Amelia Ingraham.
Local woman beat cancer four times
Many cancer survivors have had cancer only once in their lives and that’s difficult enough. For 86-year-old Mansfield resident Grace Nowak,...more

Man banned from park for allegedly photographing kids
After a 55-year-old Willimantic man accused of taking photos of juveniles at Lauter Park was recently banned from the park last Sunday,...more

Rest area hours set to change
Travelers late this summer and early fall are expected to find rest area buildings open less and, possibly, closed at the region’s only...more

Council to host hearing on budget timeline charter changes
A public hearing will take place Tuesday on the proposed change to the town charter, which addresses the timing of the annual budget...more

Sports

New York Yankees pitcher Ivan Nova and catcher Brian McCann talk things over during the second-inning of Friday night’s American League East Division game at Tampa Bay. Photo by USA Today Sports.
Tampa Bay Rays topple Yankees
Given one last chance to showcase himself before the trade deadline, Rays starter Jake Odorizzi pitched six-plus shutout innings to lead...more

Streb ties major mark with Day in chase
On the scale of injury and illness to overcome when entering a major golf championship, Jason Day this week fell somewhere between a...more

Bennett fits in with Patriots
Martellus Bennett is a quick-witted, 6-6, 275-pound bundle of fun. It’s hard not to notice. Just listen to him speak for a minute. Maybe he’ll...more

Marlins wheel and deal
Reinforcements are coming to the Marlins rotation. Miami acquired right-handed starting pitchers Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea in a...more

RCP wins opener
It was the kind of game that the Rocky Hill-Cromwell-Portland American Legion team just about always wins.After trailing much of the game,...more

State Headlines

Sandy Hook school filled with security features
A black and white Sandy Hook Elementary School sign is back up on Dickenson Drive and at the end of that reconfigured road, scene...more

Obituaries

Douglas S. Whipple (CAPE COD, MA, COVENTRY, CT)

Frances (Kearns) Bombard (WINDHAM, MANCHESTER)

Opinion

Looking at state budget deficits
Here’s the glass-half-full perspective: Connecticut’s budget for the fiscal year, which just ended, was not as bad as projected earlier. Instead...more

Black lives that helped shape the state
There’s a new spot in the state Capitol where black lives matter. It’s a glassed-in corner where two 160-year-old Civil War battle flags...more

Trump and Clinton are the worst choices
Opinion polls increasingly show the presidential election getting closer, but either major party could ensure victory by doing just one thing...more

Letters on: Refugees, Windham High School
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National / World Headlines

Accused gunman charged in fatal Calif. police shooting
A man suspected of opening fire on two San Diego police officers, killing one and severely wounding the other, has been arrested and...more

Mosquito-borne Zika infections in Florida spread worry
Federal officials are urging residents in Florida to take additional precautions after state health officials Friday confirmed four South...more

Clinton campaign hacked
The computer network used by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign was hacked as part of a broad cyber attack...more

Analysis: Prepare for a nasty, unpredictable campaign
America is about to endure the closest, nastiest, most unpredictable presidential election in more than three decades. Not since Jimmy...more

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