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Researchers see significant reduction in fatal car crashes after increase in alcohol taxes

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Source: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA Increasing state alcohol taxes could prevent thousands of deaths a year from car crashes, say University of Florida Health researchers, who found alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes decreased after taxes on beer, wine and spirits went up in Illinois. A team of UF Health researchers discovered that fatal alcohol-related car crashes in […] [Read More]
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Fairfield County Restaurants

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I have updated my comprehensive restaurant listings and links (perfect for bookmarking) for: Stamford Restaurants Norwalk Restaurants Westport Restaurants Fairfield Restaurants Newtown Restaurants Fairfield County Restaurants for Sale/Lease For all other towns in Fairfield County go here. [Read More]
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My Latest Art Posts

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Please click on links for more information and all the great images CHRISTIE’S TO OFFER PICASSO’S ICONIC MASTERPIECE OF THE 1950s: Les Femmes d’Alger (Version “O” Jonathan Kantrowitz at Art History News – 2 hours ago *THE FINAL AND UNDISPUTABLE CULMINATION OF THE FAMOUS FEMMES D’ALGER SERIES* *PREVIOUSLY IN THE COLLECTION OF VICTOR AND SALLY […] [Read More]
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Latest Health Research

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Health Benefits of Beets Jonathan Kantrowitz at Health News Report – 1 hour ago *Beetroot beneficial for athletes and heart failure patients, research finds* Football teams are claiming it improves their athletic performance, and according to new research from Kansas State University, it also benefits heart failure patients. The special ingredient: beetroot. Recently, the Auburn […] [Read More]
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Rally In Bridgeport Vs. Fast Track and the Transpacific Partnership Agreement

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Source: Mary Levine, MoveOn.Org 211 State Street, Bridgeport Friday, March 27, 11 a.m. Only a handful of House Democrats haven’t yet made a public commitment to oppose any Fast Track bill that comes along. Unfortunately, Rep. Himes is one of those few. Join activists all over the country in National “Drop In & Hang Out” […] [Read More]
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Look-Out – He’s got our credit card and he is going nuts!

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By Jonathan Pelto from Wait, What? At last week’s State Bond Commission meeting Governor Dannel Malloy responded to a question by admitting that that his administration was informing Wall Street analysts that Connecticut would be dramatically increasing the use of the state’s credit card this year. The CT Mirror’s story about the stunning announcement was […] [Read More]
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Hey CT Mirror when did education fall off the list of “Pressing Issues”

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by Jonathan Pelto from Wait, What Earlier this week the “independent” news organization known at CT Mirror posted the news, “Mirror announces ‘Policy Pairings Series’ — Four Issues, Four Breweries.” The CT Mirror article explained, Four Connecticut homegrown breweries will serve as the backdrops for discussion of pressing state issues as The Connecticut Mirror launches […] [Read More]
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Insuring undocumented residents could help solve multiple US health care challenges

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Source: University of California – Los Angeles Latinos are the largest ethnic minority group in the United States, and it’s expected that by 2050 they will comprise almost 30 percent of the U.S. population. Yet they are also the most underserved by health care and health insurance providers. Latinos’ low rates of insurance coverage and […] [Read More]
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