Visa Report: Travel Industry Spending Increases Sharply

April 26, 2011
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As much of the economy moves upwards again, travel spending — both here and abroad — is climbing sharply. A new report from Visa, through which travelers charge hundreds of billions each year, points to strong increases both in leisure and business travel. This is a strong sign, of course, for the economy and...

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Watchdog News Hour: Young Writers From Connecticut

April 26, 2011
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Watchdog News Hour: Young Writers From Connecticut

  Tuesday’s Watchdog News Hour focused on a great Connecticut program “Young Writers,” which encourages teenagers to improve their writing skills. Author and Granny Snatching blogger Ron Winter hosted the program. He is also the executive director of the Young Writers program. To further the conflict of interest, I am going to be a...

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Obama’s Investigation Into Gasoline Prices Is A Sick Joke

April 26, 2011
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Our president has joined the political bandwagon in blaming “gougers and speculators” for the run-up in gasoline prices. Obama has demanded that the justice department form a task force to investigate why prices are now $4 a gallon. Bush the second pulled the same political stunt and of course no one was prosecuted. It’s...

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iPhone Tracking Your Movements: Why Apple Does it

April 25, 2011
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While Apple has since remained refused to respond to any media-inquires about using its iPhones and iPads to track and forever keep your movements, another privacy snafu last year gives insight into what the company is doing with the information. International Business Times reports that hints about the purpose of the tracking were disclosed...

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Why New Parents Have Trouble Getting Credit

April 25, 2011
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Why New Parents Have Trouble Getting Credit

Babies bring many surprises, but here’s one you might not expect: new parents can find it hard, if not impossible, to take out new loans if they are still on leave from work. That means moms on maternity leave can get denied when they apply for mortgages or, soon, even new credit cards. The reason for these policies...

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DESTRESS: Explore the “Pharmacy Within”

April 24, 2011
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DESTRESS: Explore the “Pharmacy Within”

I was walking into my local supermarket yesterday and once again noticed the sign placed by the front door: “Pharmacy Within.” Interesting. Such an odd wording. Of course, we have a “Pharmacy Within” our brains and the rest of our bodies. We run on neurotransmitters, neurohormones, hormones, and other chemicals. We are a veritable...

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Ct Gen Assembly Committee Votes To Close Avon Horse Guard Facility

April 24, 2011
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Ct Gen Assembly Committee Votes To Close Avon Horse Guard Facility

On April 21st the state legislature’s Appropriations Committee voted as part of their budget package to close the Avon Horse Guard facility and merge the company with the Second Co. Horse Guard down in Newtown. This move would effectively wipe out the 233-year unbroken tradition and history of service the First Company has given the...

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CtMobileVet: Raising Money For Stranded Pet Adoption Agency

April 23, 2011
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CtMobileVet: Raising Money For Stranded Pet Adoption Agency

There are two cats sitting in a box outside an adoption agency door in the rain. They are soaked, shivering, starving and will likely die. Nearby is a dog running lose. His owner brought him down to the agency but since the agency was closed, the owner just let him go and drove off....

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LIFE GOES ON: How to Meditate

April 23, 2011
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LIFE GOES ON: How to Meditate

DEAR DOCTOR KATHLEEN,   How do I meditate? I know it’s good for me but I have no method. Please help us all with the basics. YEARNING FOR INNER PEACE DEAR Y.F. I.P., CLOSE YOUR EYES AND GIVE YOURSELF THE GIFT OF TIME Come inside your quiet self, a place of peace and serenity…...

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