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George Bellows: Metropolitan Museum of Art (NYC)

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First Comprehensive Retrospective of American Artist George Bellows in Nearly Half a Century on View at Metropolitan Museum – November 15, 2012 – February 18, 2013 George Bellows (1882–1925) was regarded as one of America’s greatest artists when he died, at the age of 42, from a ruptured appendix. His early fame rested on his […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Ranks 23rd in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

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Connecticut ranks 23rd in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. Connecticut currently spends $6 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 13.7 percent of the $43.9 million recommended by […] [Read More]
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1 in 5 children live in poverty

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A new report examines effect of poverty on children While most children are looking forward to getting gifts during the upcoming holiday season, it is worth noting that one in five children live in poverty. Poverty is a major risk factor for children’s development and deep poverty is linked to a range of physical-biological, cognitive-academic, […] [Read More]
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