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Monthly Archive for February, 2012

: February, 2012

2012: The Year of Education – Malloy Goes Bold? Really?

By Jon Pelto from Wait, What Governor Malloy’s plan would have taxpayers paying an additional $2,600 for each of Connecticut’s 6,000 charter schools students and $150 for each of the 222,000 students
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Who Is The Enemy Here?

The State of Connecticut’s lawyers are fighting all-out war against 10 Connecticut school districts – which are part of the State of Connecticut! ONE OF WHICH, BRIDGEPORT, IS ACTUALLY BEING RUN BY THE
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Health News Report

1. I eat some soy foods, but don’t use soy supplements: Soy foods good, soy supplements not so good? Soy isoflavone supplements did not decrease breast cancer cell proliferation in a randomized
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NEWS FLASH: So it begins – Malloy Plans to Shift More Public Funds to Charter Schools

by Jon Pelto, from Wait, What According to a published report in the Connecticut Post, the “Education Reform Plan” that Governor Malloy will announce later this week will include Commissioner of
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Restaurants, Restaurants, Restaurants

1. My son has a new venture, the magazine Great Restaurants of Fairfield, Westchester, & the Hudson Valley. Go on over to the Facebook page for lots of great restaurant info, and if you “like” it,
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FREE Homeowners Mortgage Assistance Event – Bridgeport

Sponsored by Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen and the Connecticut Department of Banking Thursday, March 29, 2012 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Webster Bank Arena 600 Main Street,
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It’s Not The First Time He Said It

Last October: I bet he has never met, talked to, or visited a very poor person.
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“I’m not concerned about the very poor. We have a safety net there.”

Mitt Romney’s statement that he is focused solely on the problems of middle class Americans, not the poor, may not sit well with lower-income voters within his own party. Roughly a quarter of
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Societal control of sugar essential to ease public health burden?

Sugar should be controlled like alcohol and tobacco to protect public health, according to a team of UCSF researchers, who maintain in a new report that sugar is fueling a global obesity pandemic,
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Merrill and Lembo Endorse Donovan for Congress

The Secretary of the State of Connecticut, Denise Merrill, and State Comptroller of Connecticut, Kevin Lembo, today announced their endorsement of Chris Donovan for the Fifth Congressional District
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