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Biblical Archaeology

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Burial shroud proves Turin Shroud not from 1st century C.E. Jerusalem Jesus-era shrouded man in Jerusalem had leprosy IMAGE: This is part of the tomb where the shrouded man was found. Note the remains of plaster around the entrance. The DNA of a 1st century shrouded man found in a tomb on the edge of […] [Read More]
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Democratic Jobs Bill and Mr. Himes

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Nancy Pelosi: This legislation brings jobs to Main Street by increasing credit for small businesses, rebuilding the infrastructure of America, and keeping police and fireman and teachers on the job. As we create jobs for Americans, we are doing so in a fiscally responsible way. These investments are fully paid for by redirecting TARP funds […] [Read More]
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Real Immigration Reform Proposed

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Here is a summary of the Gutierrez bill that was introduced in Congress today: Comprehensive Immigration Reform for _America’s Security and Prosperity _(CIR ASAP) Act of 2009 _TITLE I – BORDER SECURITY, DETENTION, AND ENFORCEMENT Subtitle A – Border Security:_Subtitle A of Title I assembles a vision of effective and accountable enforcement for the 21st […] [Read More]
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Fairfield Office Space Available

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This claim, by Mark Barnhart, director of community and economic development for Fairfield, seeemed absurd on the face of it. (I have some experience in these matters, as I was Barnhart’s predecessor in the job, and was promised the permanent post by First Selectman Ken Flatto before he snatched it away and gave it to […] [Read More]
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Is Nuclear Energy The Answer To The Energy Crisis?

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Can we ignore the safety issues in both operating reactors and disposing of the wastes? Even as legislators are saying yes, the marketplace is saying no. $18.5 billion in loan guarantees is currently authorized and under discussion for new reactors. The American Clean Energy Leadership Act of 2009 (S.1462), which has been passed out of […] [Read More]
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Joe’s Losing His Memory

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From the New York Times: The Million-Dollar Man …(W)ay back in September, the senator was publicly championing a Medicare buy-in. In an interview with The Connecticut Post, he said he had been refining his views on health care for many years and was “very focused on a group post-50, or maybe more like post-55” whose […] [Read More]
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Education Research Report

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I have summarized below the most interesting Education Research Reports published in the last month. For more information on each of these, and in most cases, a link to the entire report, click on the highlighted links. (More reports are available here.) Student self-testing gets high marks as study tool “We know that self-testing, which […] [Read More]
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Business, Education, and Healthcare Advocates Join State Public Service Workers to Oppose More Budget Cuts to Public Services

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At a press conference on the steps of the State Capitol yesterday, members of the unions in the State Employee Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC) joined business, labor, education and advocacy groups to decry Governor M. Jodi Rell’s latest round of proposed cuts. The conference was organized by District 1199/SEIU, a member of the coalition. In […] [Read More]
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