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Bristol Press and Courant duke it out in columns

THE FOLLOWING IS A RICK GREEN COLUMN IN THE COURANT OVER THE LAST WEEKEND COMMENTS FROM READERS FOLLOW Gotcha! Press/Herald editor Smith takes a swing at his old paper By Rick Green on August 23,…




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Ct Attorney General asks feds to improve Cash for Clunker program

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal today called on the U.S. Department of Transportation to reform practices and procedures hindering the success of its “Cash for Clunkers” program. Blumenthal and Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association President James T. Fleming…



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Simplicity Close-Sleeper Bassinets recalled due to infant deaths

                                                     Recall Re-announcement of Simplicity “Close-Sleeper/Bedside Sleeper” Bassinets  Due to Two (2) Additional Infant Deaths   HARTFORD, August 21 – The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection is once again alerting consumers to the U.S….


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Recalls: Little Tikes Workshops Sets and Trucks

The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection is notifying consumers about a voluntary recall announced by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission of  “Little Tikes Workshops Sets and Trucks.”   The recalled toys were sold nationwide in…



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What if you don't have health insurance?

47 million Americans are without health insurance. If you happen to find yourself among the ranks of the uninsured there are still things you can do. Here are some great tips we’ve come across. Join…


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Investing: Look into ETFs and Vanguard

When you decide to invest in the market, stay away from individual stocks. You never know when something terrible will come out about any one company, no matter how good it looks now. And you…



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Back to school suggestion: Pulse Smartpen

If your son or daughter is going into high school, college or graduate school there is one present I can recommend without any hesitation: the digital Pulse Smartpen by Livescribe — $150 to $200 depending on…