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Posted inNews

Murphy goes zombie hunting

Washington –- Sen. Chris Murphy has asked a California company to stop making a new shooting target, in the shape of a zombie gun control advocate. The target, with a price tag of $89.95, is sold as “a real scumbag with no appreciation for the U.S. Constitution or respect for an individual’s freedom” who was […]

Posted inHealth

UConn announces first faculty appointment with Jackson Lab, a mathematician-biologist

A mathematician whose work has evolved to focus on advancing biomedical research will be the first faculty member to hold a joint appointment with the UConn Health Center and The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, the health center announced Monday. Reinhard Laubenbacher will serve as co-director for the health center’s new Center for Quantitative Medicine […]

Posted inEducation

State to seek flexibility for rollout of teacher evaluations, Common Core

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy with his education commissioner, Stefan Pryor State officials are seeking flexibility in implementing the U.S. Department of Education’s accountability measures to avoid students being double-tested during the roll-out of the national Common Core State Standards. In announcing the move Wednesday, state officials said they will also seek flexibility on implementing new teacher […]

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Time for Investigation of Pyramid Scheme that Preys on Financially Vulnerable

A tough economy hurts individuals and families in many different ways.  One particularly repugnant abuse of power wielded by corporations is a supposed employment opportunity that preys on people already struggling financially and desperate for relief, and lures people into a “business opportunity” with the promise of easy income. In reality this company coerces them […]