US travel industry carefully eyeing Cuba tourism

...Commerce."Once people get a glimpse of Cuba, they always want to see more," said Katharine Bonner, a senior executive at Connecticut-based tour operator Tauck, which runs tours there under a cultural exchange license. "Americans are very curious about...

Persephone Chavious

...church from 2pm until the hour of service. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will assemble at her residence, 105 Herbert Ct., at 2:15pm. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 390 Beaufort St., Aiken (803)648-0134

Moore: End of chemotherapy for leukemia rang my bell

...left for the day, the office staff was equally congratulatory that they wouldn't have to see me as much ? for now. Next, a CT scan will give a clue as to the status of my leukemia, and my doctor will keep me checked out to see what happens.For now...

No. 4 Texas A&M women improve to 11-0

...Jewell Loyd added 14 and Notre Dame rolled to a victory over Michigan.The Irish (10-1), coming off a loss to No. 2 Connecticut and an overtime victory at No. 25 DePaul, shot 52 percent against the Wolverines and held Michigan to 35 percent.Cyesha...

UConn women easily beat Notre Dame in Jimmy V Classic

...his team needed other players to step up offensively for Connecticut to reach its potential.Facing rival Notre Dame, the Hall...teams will play again next year in the Jimmy V Classic in Connecticut.TIP-INS: Notre Dame had its 34-game home winning streak...

Augusta Parks and Recreation director Bob Levine resigns

...is retiring in two years, and four children, who live in Connecticut, California and Rhode Island.The director said an interim leader...vacation in Florida and spend the summer at his cottage in Connecticut.In his letter to Jackson, he described his short time...

South Carolina women remain No. 1 in basketball poll

...highly ranked teams, including Notre Dame's loss to rival Connecticut."I think it's kind of topsy-turvy this season, teams...hard to win against a team that's really hard to beat."Connecticut, Texas, Texas A&M and Notre Dame round out the top five...

The Artside: Artist turns old books into new works of art

...Ridgecrest Coffee Bar at 2502 Wagener Road in Aiken. Born in Connecticut in the 1960s, she displayed an early talent for art, and...by the Mattatuck Museum and Washington Art Association in Connecticut and Aiken Center for the Arts, and she has works in numerous...

Why areas with good jobs have hard-to-afford homes

...economist at the real estate brokerage Redfin.Roughly 40 percent of households in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, parts of Connecticut and Colorado, and Washington, D.C., earn more than $100,000 annually, compared with just 22 percent nationwide...

No. 15 Butler routs Kennesaw for fourth in a row

...they wanted and make Yale work for everything.The Bulldogs were coming off a signature win at defending national champion Connecticut three days earlier.Florida left no doubt about this one.The Gators opened up a double-digit lead early, were ahead...