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2014/08/20 00:08
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HARTFORD -- A male health care worker in Connecticut on average earns almost twice as much as a woman performing the same job. A male working in finance earns 61 percent more than a woman with the...
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2014/08/19 06:49
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Wal-Mart loves keeping track of data. For instance, the retail giant’s researchers know that before and after major storms, customers buy strawberry Pop-Tarts at a rate that’s seven times faster than...
2014/08/16 01:08
2014/08/16 01:08
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Seventy years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed into law the GI Bill of Rights that helped some 8 million World War II veterans pay for college, buy their first home or start a business....
2014/08/15 19:32
2014/08/15 19:32
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Lawmakers called on the president Friday to issue strong rules on menu labeling. Rep. Rosa DeLauro and Sen. Tom Harkin, of Iowa, have been sponsoring legislation about it for nearly a decade. Both...
2014/08/15 00:20
2014/08/15 00:20
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Sin has never been more popular, and its popularity is greatest among the government economists who never tire of figuring out how to make it pay. So far, the governments want to tax only the venial...
2014/08/14 15:45
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Six Democrats in Congress have sent a letter to President Obama, encouraging him to deny federal contracts to inverted corporations. American corporations have exploited a loophole in current law by...
2014/08/13 23:57
2014/08/13 23:57
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Homeless veterans and their families are getting a boost from $3 million in federal grants awarded to agencies designed to help them find housing. U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro, John Larson and...
2014/08/13 09:17
2014/08/13 09:17
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NORWALK, Conn. -- Happy birthday to Norwalk’s Wayne Winsley! Winsley, who has lived in Norwalk, turns 51 on Wednesday. The motivational speaker, author, and broadcaster was born Aug. 13, 1963, in...
2014/08/13 06:18
2014/08/13 06:18
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Health Halo Around Sports Drinks Has Dark Side (Andy King/AP) By Viji Sundaram Special to the NNPA from New America Media Researchers at the school’s Atkins Center for Weight and Health studied 21...
2014/08/13 00:29
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By The Associated Press Here is a list of uncontested races in Connecticut. Dan Malloy (i), Dem Nancy Wyman (i), Dem Kevin Lembo (i), Dem Kie Westby, GOP George Jepsen (i), Dem Peter Lumaj,...
2014/08/11 13:03
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Common Ground High School sent in these photos and the following write-up about the creation of urban wildlife refuges in New Haven, announced at an event Friday morning featuring kids,...
2014/08/08 21:37
2014/08/08 21:37
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U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro spoke in favor of legislation reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank before its charter expires in September at Clearwater Systems Corp. in Middletown Friday. Cassandra...
2014/08/08 14:20
2014/08/08 14:20
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The sweet and sour of a progressive society By Ken Root There are some actions of society that we call “progressive.” They start with cultural awareness of a problem. When pushed by activists, the...
2014/08/08 09:02
2014/08/08 09:02
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New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 08, 2014 Researchers at the school’s Atkins Center for Weight and Health studied 21 sugary drinks popular with young people that were...
2014/08/07 11:42
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As Russia's sanctions thumping match with the West escalates, the country's Communist lawmakers have demanded a tax on "unfriendly" U.S. drinks giant Coca-Cola — in a motion that reads like a...
2014/08/06 17:03
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Emily Valdez, 5 years old with pigtails and iridescent eyes the size of quarters, doesn’t care much for cauliflower. Nor broccoli, or chicken, even. A certain red and pulpy fruit is her favorite. So...
2014/08/06 13:03
2014/08/06 13:03
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To find proof of why the government needs to force food labels to list “teaspoons” instead of “grams” of sugar, Marlene Schwartz set off in the aisles of Romeo & Cesare. Schwartz—who runs Yale’s Rudd...
2014/08/05 01:53
2014/08/05 01:53
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Sugary drinks are under the magnifying glass once again. Earlier this week, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that would require a national tax on...
2014/08/02 07:49
2014/08/02 07:49
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The (well-funded, I am sure) opposition to San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener’s ballot measure to tax soda and other sugary drinks calls itself the Coalition for an Affordable City. Its website...
2014/08/01 22:02
2014/08/01 22:02
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For 17 years, Salvadora Roman deboned chickens on the processing line at Wayne Farms in Decatur, Alabama. In particular, she deboned the left side of the chicken — a task she was expected to perform...
2014/08/20 00:08
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