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Statin Safety: Business Week reports FDA asked to review safety of most profitable cholesterol-lowering drugs

September 22, 2009
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Cholesterol-lowering drugs have been the most successful medicines in history. Last year, they racked up $33 billion in sales around the world. Just one drug, Pfizer's (PFE) Lipitor, earned $13.6 billion. But there are serious questions about whether these drugs are being overused and whether they are as safe as most people—and doctors—believe. And...

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Granby resident objects to sewer lien

September 17, 2009
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We the people of Canton Road, Granby Connecticut, are against a sewer lien which will be placed on our property within the next few weeks. We have not been given the opportunity to vote or have our questions properly answered by the Town Board of Selectmen. As a result, The Town of Granby plans on...

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You could buy a used car, a house…or a radio station

September 16, 2009
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The FCC just completed an auction for radio signals, which totaled only $5 million for 122 possible stations (37 weren’t taken). This is down from the $25 million the government got in 2007 for 111 permits and the $180 million it got in 2004. Does this mean radio is dead or is this the...

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Ct AG says Sleepy's failed to provide him with answers to all his questions, Sleepy's threatens to sue Watchdog for publishing Attorney General's allegations

September 14, 2009
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Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said today that Sleepy’s has failed to provide him answers to all his critical questions regarding the giant mattress retailer’s business practices. Blumenthal, who in July began an investigation into the country’s largest mattress retailer, said in a Monday interview in his office that Sleepy’s “failed to respond” to...

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