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Taking down Bolt is not easy, but a cameraman gives it a try - theday.com
Beijing — Only when the running stopped and the picture-taking began did Usain Bolt finally meet his match. Bolt blew past Justin Gatlin and everyone else Thursday night in the 200 meters to win his 10th career gold medal at the world championships.
Supporters of New London Democratic mayoral candidates rally prior to debate - theday.com
New London — New London - Supporters of the city's two Democratic mayoral candidates rallied outside New London High School Thursday in advance of the only scheduled debate leading up to the Sept. 16 Democratic primary. Incumbent Mayor Daryl Justin ...
Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins has died - theday.com
Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58. The Lehigh County, Pa., coroner's office said Dawkins died Thursday morning at a hospital. Later ...
Volunteers sought for charity dental clinic at East Lyme High in October - theday.com
East Lyme — Volunteer dentists, dental professionals, translators and others are needed for the upcoming Mission of Mercy free dental clinic Oct. 10 at East Lyme High School. To volunteer, register by Sept. 21 at: http://cfdo.org/miniclinics-volunteers ...
American Pharoah looks 'super good' at Saratoga Race Course - theday.com
Saratoga Springs, N.Y. — No worries, so far. American Pharoah seems to love Saratoga Race Course. After the Triple Crown winner's first gallop around the historic track Thursday, the striking bay colt was declared "super good and very happy" by assistant ...
New London Democratic mayoral debate - theday.com
Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio and City Councilor Michael Passero take part in a debate hosted by The Day at New London High School as they seek the support of city Democrats in advance of the Sept. 16 primary.
Groton Republican registrar reviewing Gretchen Chipperini's candidacy for Town Council - theday.com
Groton - The Republican registrar of voters will decide whether Gretchen Chipperini's name appears on the ballot as a Republican candidate for town council or if she is disqualified from running, according to a spokesman for the secretary of the state.
Dear Gov. Malloy: Give Sen. Andrew Maynard a job - theday.com
Let's be honest, you can't swing a cat in Hartford without hitting a former state lawmaker now working, and earning a substantial salary, as a state commissioner, fresh from Gov. Dannel Malloy's political payback revolving door. It works pretty simply.
4 killed in Dominica as Tropical Storm Erika hits island - theday.com
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Streets across Dominica turned into fast-flowing rivers that swept up cars as Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing landslides and killing at least four people.
Dead migrants found in abandoned truck near Austrian capital - theday.com
Vienna — As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe's refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An abandoned truck was found with at least 20 — and possibly up to 50 — decomposing bodies of migrants ...
Washington governor calls fires 'slow-motion disaster' - theday.com
Chelan, Wash. — Firefighters were keeping a wary eye Thursday on big wildfires that Gov. Jay Inslee described as a "slow-motion disaster." The National Weather Service issued a red-flag warning for the largest wildfire, the Okanogan Complex, saying ...
Deliberations begin in New Hampshire prep school rape trial - theday.com
Concord, N.H. — Jurors deliberating the fate of a former prep school senior charged with raping a freshman were left to decide Thursday who was more credible: the defendant, who credited "divine inspiration" with helping him end their escalating sexual ...
Monaco seeks forgiveness for deporting Jews during WWII - theday.com
Monaco — In an unprecedented gesture of repentance, Monaco's Prince Albert II apologized Thursday for his country's role in deporting Jews to Nazi camps — seven decades after police rounded up scores of people from the seaside principality, including ...
N.Y.’s bizarre uproar over topless women - theday.com
The city that never sleeps has good reason to remain sleepless these days. A new terror imperils New York, threatening to destroy all that it — nay, America — holds dear. No, it’s not a bomb, underground al-Qaida network, hurricane, alien invasion ...
Ex-Connecticut GOP House staffer imprisoned 1 year for mail fraud - theday.com
Hartford — George Gallo, the former chief of staff to the Connecticut House Republicans, was sentenced Thursday to a year and a day in prison for taking more than $100,000 in payments from a political campaign direct mail company to which he steered ...