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Jonathan Kantrowitz

Tea Party support linked to educational segregation, new study shows

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Source: University of Notre Dame In January of 2009, Barack Obama assumed the U.S. presidency in the midst of the most severe recession since the great depression of the 1930s. While many Americans hoped the new administration would take an active role in providing relief for those harmed by the economic collapse, a “Tea Party” […] [Read More]
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Latest Blog Posts: Education, Health, Archaeology, Ecology, Hospice Care

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Grizzly bear ‘highway’ in coastal British Columbia Jonathan Kantrowitz at Bears, Wolves And Ecology – 22 minutes ago A novel, First Nations-led research collaboration has revealed a previously undocumented grizzly bear aggregation in coastal British Columbia, one of the most southerly aggregations of salmon-feeding grizzlies in North America. Using non-invasive DNA analysis, the authors describe […] [Read More]
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Obamacare: Uninsured Rate Dropped from 20 Percent to 15 Percent

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Source: The Commonwealth Fund Largest Declines Among Young Adults, Latinos, and Low-Income People Most People with New Insurance Are Happy with Coverage and Using It to Get Needed Care; Majority Who Bought Plans in Marketplaces or Enrolled in Medicaid Were Previously Uninsured At the close of the Affordable Care Act’s first open enrollment period, an […] [Read More]
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New National Poll: 61% Of Small Businesses Support $10.10 Federal Minimum Wage

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SOURCE American Sustainable Business Council; Business for a Fair Minimum Wage Employers Are Less Partisan than Congress, Citing Strong Business Reasons for Raise Small business owners strongly favor raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 and adjusting it to keep up with the cost of living in future years, according to a scientific national opinion […] [Read More]
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Restaurant Listings Updated

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I have updated my comprehensive listings with links to restaurant sites and reviews (perfect for bookmarking) for Bridgeport Fairfield Westport Norwalk and. of course Restaurants for Sale/Lease (in Fairfield County) [Read More]
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Obamacare catalyses unprecedented collaboration between health care and public health

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Source: The Lancet The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law by US President Barack Obama in 2010, will advance public health in the USA by supporting increased emphasis on prevention, and reversing the historic division between public health and private health care services, according to the authors of new research published in […] [Read More]
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My Latest Blog Posts

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My Blogs: o American History News o American Mating Habits o Archaeology News Report o Art History News o Bears, Wolves And Ecology o Children’s Health and Welfare o Dental News Report o Education Research Report o Health News Report o Hedge Fund News Reporter o Hospice Care Research o Pregnancy and Health o Prostate […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Students Win National Awards at History Day Contest

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Source: History Day in Connecticut Southport Home-Schoolers Place 2nd in the Nation Fifty-nine middle and high school students had the experience of a lifetime as they represented Connecticut at the prestigious National History Day Contest, which took place at the University of Maryland in College Park from June 15 to June 19. The Connecticut students […] [Read More]
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Growing Income Inequality: Decline in union strength played key role

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Source: The Ohio State University Most research examining growing income inequality in the United States has focused on economic causes, for seemingly obvious reasons. But a new study suggests that a different cause – the politically induced decline in the strength of worker unions – may play a much more pivotal role than previously understood. […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust week of events: the “Gateway to Homeownership”

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What: June is National Homeownership Month and Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust (BNT) is celebrating with a week of events (June 16 – June 21), called the “Gateway to Homeownership.” The week launches with the Ribbon Cutting of the Gateway at 570, BNT’s new office and residential space. Each day BNT will host educational workshops throughout the […] [Read More]
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