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Author: Jonathan Kantrowitz

SNAP food stamp benefits will be cut off for thousands of unemployed in CT

Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities More than half a million of the poorest Americans will lose a critical tool to help keep food on the table this year. That’s because a three-month limit
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State Website Fights Waste, Fraud and Abuse: Public’s Help Needed

Source: Office of Policy and Management The State of Connecticut has launched a website to help its efforts at fighting fraud, waste and abuse that cost state programs tens of millions of dollars each
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Financial Literacy Lags In Connecticut High Schools

Champlain College’s Center for Financial Literacy, using national data, has graded all 50 states and the District of Columbia (D.C.) on their efforts to produce financially literate high school
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Wage gap could explain why women are more likely to be anxious and depressed than men

Source: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY’S MAILMAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH The odds of major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder were markedly greater among women who earned less than their male
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Women’s entrepreneurship is growing in exciting and unique ways

According to the National Women’s Business Council’s Annual Report, “10 Million Strong – The Tipping Point for Women’s Entrepreneurship,” women’s entrepreneurship is growing in exciting and unique
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My Most Popular Blog Posts

Archaeology Jewish Temples of Onias & Elephantine in Egypt Seals of Jeremiah’s Captors Discovered! Indiana: oldest such artifact ever documented A Rare Inscription from the Time of King David The
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Fairfield County Restaurants – New Listings and/or Links – Perfect for Bookmarking

Also see new listings and links in Bethel and New Milford Bridgeport Pho Saigon Fairfield Little Goose Redding Spinning Wheel Inn Greenwich Le Fat Poodle Darien Lithos Stamford Olio Norwalk Downtown
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Inorganic mercury is from dental fillings is very damaging to key cell processes

Source: University of Georgia University of Georgia research has found that inorganic mercury, which was previously thought to be a less harmful form of the toxic metal, is very damaging to key cell
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The Connecticut Community Colleges to Hold “Super Saturday Registration Blitz” on January 9

Stay Near. Go Far. Register for spring classes at one of the 12 Connecticut Community Colleges A “Super Saturday Enrollment Blitz” to be held at the Connecticut Community Colleges on January 9 will
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Fairfield County Restaurants Updated – Perfect for Bookmarking

New listings and/or links for my comprehensive restaurant list for the following towns: Bridgeport Cantiin Westport Harvest Restaurant Pearl at Longshore Stamford/ Westchester Burger Greenwich Mumbai
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