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Monthly Archive for December, 2010

: December, 2010

How to Cure a New Year’s Hangover

Exercise and B vitamins can help cure a hangover, but coffee won’t help. Before the party: — Plan to drink moderately — a maximum of five drinks for men and three drinks for women during a minimum

New and Improved Restaurant Lists

I have added two new restaurants compilations, with name, address phone number, and in most cases, links, and improved two others with more restaurants and more links: NEW Weston/Wilton.Redding

New Analysis of Food Hardship Shows At Least One in Seven Respondents In Nearly Every State Unable to Afford Enough Food in First Half of 2010

Connecticut food hardship rate : 14.57% New data show that in nearly every state, at least one in seven respondents reported in first half of 2010 that there were times during the prior twelve months

Governor Rell: ‘Jobs Bill’ Provision Triggering $72 Million Investment in Connecticut Companies

Expanded Tax Credit Program Creates New Fund for Growing Firms Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that a key provision of the bipartisan Jobs Bill that Governor Rell helped shepherd to passage in

New Policies Needed to Help Economically Distressed Communities

Sometimes places—and not just the people who live in them—need government help in recovering from severe economic distress, according to an article in the Winter 2011 Issues in Science and Technology.

New U.S. Food-Safety Measure Balances Interests of Consumers and Manufacturers

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, expected to be signed into law shortly by President Barack Obama, will set the bar higher for food manufacturers, processors and importers, as well as retailers

Flawed EPA Analysis Blocks Tougher Coal Ash Rule Overstates Value of Coal Ash Recycling By More Than 20 Times

Government’s Own Data Directly Undercuts Grossly Inflated EPA Estimate of Coal Ash Recycling Benefits; OMB’s Effort to Derail EPA Rulemaking Is Based on Numbers that Do Not Add Up Two years after the

The Best and Worst of 2010: The World

— by Jeffrey Laurenti, a senior fellow at The Century Foundation. The advent of a new year draws me back to Century’s blog to offer my idiosyncratic picks on the most important developments worldwide


Some ticketing rules changes are in store for Metro-North this week as well as a fare increase, at least for some passengers. Effective December 30th, New York riders on Metro-North will see up to 11%

Connecticut’s 12th Graders Score above the Nation in Reading

Connecticut Seniors Show Solid Overall Performance in First State-Level High School NAEP, but Mathematics and Gaps Still a Concern Results from the first ever, state-level administration of the Grade