FedEx misses Street 2Q forecasts, but profit jumps 23 pct

...those daily market rates.Removing the fuel issue, analyst Benjamin J. Hartford said he saw "clear margin improvement in the core Express business" in the quarter. Hartford covers FedEx for Robert W. Baird & Co.Overall, FedEx Corp. earned...

Suzy Whaley is first female PGA of America officer

...excited about."The selection of Whaley, who in 2003 became the first woman to qualify for a men's event (the 2003 Greater Hartford Open) since Babe Zaharias, is just a start.She will serve the next two years as PGA secretary, then two years as vice...

We're in good company

...consider themselves conservative.Indeed, a look at the cities where residents gave the smallest shares of income to charity ? Hartford, Conn.; Providence, R.I., and San Jose, Calif. ? reveals all are liberal enclaves.Among regions, the liberal...


...706) 868-4269 or Carl Rau (carl@cwrdigital.com) at (706) 726-7917. SoccerDonvoan nearly scores in US tieIn East Hartford, Conn., Landon Donovan nearly scored in his 157th and final appearance with the U.S. national team, hitting a post in...

PGA of America ousts president Ted Bishop

...Legends Golf Club in Franklin, Indiana.Suzy Whaley, a teaching pro from Connecticut who qualified to play a PGA Tour event in Hartford in 2003, is among three PGA members running for secretary at the Nov. 22 election. If she wins, Whaley would be in line...

GOP will control Congress

...locate polling places directed many users instead to an error messages. A Connecticut judge ordered two polling places in Hartford to stay open a half hour late.Crist's campaign for Florida governor filed a motion to extend voting by two hours in Broward...

Charles Case II

...brother David Nelson Case and his parents. Charlie was a life-long and devoted educator. He taught public school in East Hartford, Connecticut, and Brooklyn, New York, from 1968 until 1975 when he began his Ph.D. training in Sociology at the University...

Hartford snaps losing streak

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Darrick Johnson scored 23 points to help Hartford defeat New Hampshire 79-59, and snap a six-game...added a career-high 17 points and 9 rebounds for Hartford (3-8, 1-4 America East). Colin Donahue scored...

College basketball
Rizzotti signs deal to coach Hartford

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Former Connecticut star...remain as coach of the University of Hartford women's basketball team. The contract...playing career. Rizzotti was hired as Hartford's coach in September, and the Hawks...

College basketball
Poll finds support for new Hartford stadium

...stadium to lure the New England Patriots to Hartford. The poll by the independent Quinnipiac...People believe the stadium will benefit Hartford's image and economy," poll director...a 68,000-seat stadium in downtown Hartford. As proposed, the Patriots would move...