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Riding the Westerly rabbit

 July 26, 2014; Updated: 12:23 am

Kristen Maciorski, right, snaps a photo of her daughters, Kali, 6, and Kyla, 2, on the Runaway Bunny sculpture in Westerly's Wilcox Park on Friday while Amy Sherman, left, steadies her daughter, Julia, 2, for her spot in the photo.

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Outcry, action against harassment grows at Comic-Con

 July 26, 2014; Updated: 4:07 pm

Mariah Huehner attended her first Comic-Con as a newly minted comic book editor a few years ago, looking to network with artists. But at a nighttime party in a hotel by the bay, she realized that others had a different kind of connection in...

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Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ will stay in New York City

 July 25, 2014; Updated: 5:12 pm

It's not really a surprise, but it's official anyway: "Late Show With Stephen Colbert" is staying in the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City.When Colbert takes over from David Letterman sometime next year, the production will remain in...

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Laugh Factory teams with Larry King’s Ora TV

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 5:12 pm

The Laugh Factory has found an edgy new comic force to give it a leg up in the digital age - Larry King.In an effort to reach a bigger online audience, the comedy club chain has partnered with Ora TV, the production house and digital video...

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Premium Content Drum and bugle show at New London High

 July 21, 2014; Updated: 12:13 am

Members of the Racine Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps perform their 2014 show in an exhibition with The 7th Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps and Les Stentors on Sunday at New London High School.

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ABC puts focus on diversity in programming

 July 20, 2014; Updated: 3:02 pm

ABC is taking a bold step this fall to diversify prime-time television by prominently showcasing African-Americans, Latinos and other minorities on a scale never before seen on a major American network.The broadcast networks have...

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In Minneapolis, beer by the ounce at the ballpark

 July 16, 2014; Updated: 4:33 pm

In a first for Major League Baseball stadiums, Target Field has rolled out self-serve beer machines that let fans decide exactly how big - or small - a brew they want.The first station, with two dispensing machines on the third-base side...

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Premium Content Sharing the good times on a New London street

 July 15, 2014; Updated: 12:56 am

Miguel Alvarez, left, of Groton, watches a video Monday that he shot of the Western Mass Puerto Rican Parade, held Sunday in Holyoke, Mass., with his friend, Leroy Munoz of New London, along Truman Street in New London.

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Bear euthanized on Bradley International Airport property

 July 11, 2014; Updated: 3:47 pm

The bear had been spotted several times recently in the vicinity of the airport, but on Thursday the animal found its way on to the grounds, said Department of Energy and Environmental Protection spokesman Dennis Schain.

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Premium Content Pop princess Katy Perry performs at Mohegan Sun Arena

 July 8, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am

Pop singer Katy Perry performs her hit "Roar" to a sold-out show on her Prismatic tour at Mohegan Sun Arena on Monday.

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Premium Content World Cup on the menu

 July 2, 2014; Updated: 1:08 am

Pizzarama Drive-In staff members react at the restaurant after the United States team misses a scoring attempt during overtime against Belgium in Tuesday's World Cup soccer game. The New London restaurant is celebrating 53 years in business.

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Stephen King steers ‘Under the Dome’ premiere

 June 26, 2014; Updated: 4:33 pm

When asked how he came to write the Season 2 premiere of "Under the Dome," the television adaptation of his 2009 sci-fi novel that returns to CBS on June 30, Stephen King is refreshingly candid."I knew that George R.R. Martin had written a...

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Premium Content Crossing over

 June 25, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

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Premium Content Oldest dragger in the fleet returns to Stonington

 June 24, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

Harry Way, a crewman on the fishing vessel Neptune, looks over damage in the fishing net as the crew unloads its catch of shrimp Monday at Gambardella Wholesale Fish at the Town Dock in Stonington. The Neptune, the oldest dragger in the Stonington...

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Premium Content Fresh coat of paint for a Mystic coffeehouse

 June 24, 2014; Updated: 3:10 pm

Danny Park, top, and his nephew Zeb Park prep the clapboards on the Pearl Street side of Bartleby's coffee shop in Mystic for painting on Monday. The pair had already painted the front of the building, facing West Main Street, and were glad for the...

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Mark Hall-Patton of ‘Pawn Stars’ is the real deal

 June 23, 2014; Updated: 6:30 pm

The gray-bearded man in the red shirt and wide-brimmed Amish hat wades into the crowd outside the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, squinting into the noon-hour light.Suddenly, the fans are upon him. They know their quarry on a first-name...

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Premium Content Street mural honors memory of New London man

 June 9, 2014; Updated: 11:59 pm

Artist Denny Rivera of New York, a former New London resident, works Sunday on a pavement mural dedicated to the memory of Chris Nelson, a Planning & Zoning Commission member who died in December 2013. Rivera is working with artists and volunteers...

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Premium Content Easy riders in East Lyme

 June 9, 2014; Updated: 12:21 am

Motorcyclists travel northbound on Interstate 95 in the East Lyme area Sunday.

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Apple's Beats buy joins tech and street-wise style

 June 8, 2014; Updated: 5:04 pm

Beats Electronics' colorful, oversized headphones serve as a fashion accessory to cool kids riding the New York City subway, but as tech companies such as Apple, Samsung and others are discovering, wearable gadgets still have a long way to go to...

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Premium Content Ocean Beach workout

 June 4, 2014; Updated: 1:05 am

Nathan Spicer, 15, of Groton, exercises on the Ocean Beach Park boardwalk in New London on Tuesday, under the watchful eyes of Michael Jensen, a full-time personal trainer at Work Out World at Ocean Beach. Spicer is training with hope that he can...

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‘24’ puts William Devane back in office

 June 2, 2014; Updated: 6:17 pm

Even his hair looks presidential.In his long, varied career actor William Devane has played more than his share of bad guys, romantic leads and comic characters. But he's best known to audiences for his political roles.It makes...

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Urban polo

 June 1, 2014; Updated: 12:07 am

The Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic is played Saturday at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J.

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Netflix lands Sony animated films

 June 1, 2014; Updated: 12:26 pm

As part of its push to woo families, Netflix has struck a deal for animated films from Sony Pictures, including "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" and "The Smurfs 2."The pay channel Starz has a multiyear agreement with Sony for its...

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Tolkien's 1926 translation of 'Beowulf' published

 June 1, 2014; Updated: 12:26 pm

One does not casually read "Beowulf." It takes commitment. It also takes a good translation, and few were better at that than Oxford don J.R.R. Tolkien, better known now as the author of "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy.His son,...

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Blackbeard’s back? Now that’s an event

 May 29, 2014; Updated: 5:25 pm

The real Blackbeard was a notorious English-born pirate who was chased down and beheaded by a Colonial naval force off the coast of North Carolina in 1718, when he was believed to be in his 30s.In "Crossbones," the nine-episode historical...

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