Some of the best professional duckpin bowlers on the east coast gather this weekend for the Eastern Duckpin Classic in Mansfield. In the 1920s and '30s, Connecticut residents Frank Barber and George Iseman arranged bowling tournaments between Connecticut duckpin bowlers, and some of the best bowlers from Washington, D.C. and Maryland, where the sport originated.
Updated at 1:16 p.m.Actor Leonard Nimoy, best known for his role as Mr. Spock, the logical half-Vulcan, half-human in the original Star Trek series and several movies, has died at his home in Los Angeles, his granddaughter, Madeleine, told NPR. Nimoy was 83.The cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, she said.NPR's Neda Ulaby, who is reporting on the story, tells our Newscast unit:"Leonard Nimoy started acting as a teenager at a settlement house theater in Boston where he...
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