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Top Ten Evolution Stories of 2010

hose crafty creationists just won’t let up. Since they can’t get their way in the courts or state legislatures, their new tactic is to attack the curriculum itself, from science standards to
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Democrats May Not Be Hurt By Realignment

Political Winners and Losers from 2010 Census Not as Obvious as Some Claim Donald Beachler, the coauthor of “Winning the White House, 2008,” says that Republican success in the 2010 midterm elections
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Best and Worst in Education of 2010

Following is commentary by Richard Kahlenberg, a Senior Fellow at The Century Foundation In 2010, the education world was dominated by discussions of which states would win the “Race to the Top”
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New Health Reform Benefits Going Into Effect on January 1

Starting on January 1, a number of important new benefits will go into effect under the Affordable Care Act passed by Congress earlier this year. As the new year begins, insurance companies will have
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Joe Lieberman – Democratic candidate for Senate?

Mr. L. apparently thinks one nod towards liberalism (DADT) in a sea of anti-gay marriage (DOMA), pro-Republican (McCain-Palin, McMahon) and other right-wing, war-mongering positions (Iran) is enough
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Social Security Key To Older Women

Without Social Security, research indicates that about half of women age 65 and older would be living in poverty. With the program in place, the poverty rate for women falls to 12 percent. These facts
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“Connecticut is a low-tax state”

Excellent article in this month’s BusinessNewHaven – an interview with University of Connecticut economics professor Fred Cartensen, director of the Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis. Here are
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Himes, Flatto Announce $50K for Improvements to Fairfield Firehouse

Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) and Fairfield First Selectman Ken Flatto announced today that the Fairfield Fire Department will receive $56,144 in federal funding to replace an aging sprinkler system at
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