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  • State Could Allow Online Gambling And Lottery Ticket Sales

    State Could Allow Online Gambling And Lottery Ticket Sales
    Online lottery ticket sales, even online poker, could become a reality if Connecticut lawmakers approve new forms of Internet gambling during next year's legislative session. A U.S. Justice Department ruling issued late last week clears the way for the...
  • Task force says lawmakers taking a chance with gambling funds

    Task force says lawmakers taking a chance with gambling funds
    Despite the rush of people, bright lights, and cheerful sounds, there can be a dark side to gambling. "The general statistic is about three percent of the population in any one area is going to have a gambling problem.  When there's a casino locally,...
  • Holiday stress can impact eating habits

    Most of us feel as if we are stretched to our limit with our daily activities. Add to that list the hustle and bustle of the holidays and it is easy to become overwhelmed and stressed.  While stress during the holidays might be a common occurrence, we can...
  • Activists question city's plan for mental health centers

    Activists question city's plan for mental health centers
    At one time, Florencia Cano was so depressed her younger sister would put food in her mouth to coax her to eat. Eight years later, she is determined to stop the closing of the North Side mental health center where she received the counseling she...
  • Health & Fitness Guide 2012: List of Health Clubs in Fairfield County

    Health & Fitness Guide 2012:  List of Health Clubs in Fairfield County
    Bethel A Lasting Fitness, 11 Stony Hill Road, (203) 794-1035, alastingfitness.com, Human performance and athletic development, kettlebells, strength & power, body sculpting & weight loss, core & stability, injury & rehabilitation. Bethel Snap Fitness...
  • Quitting smoking is tough, but not impossible

    Quitting smoking is tough, but not impossible
    Many people pick quitting smoking as their New Year's resolution. But if quitting smoking was easy, most smokers would have already done it. Tobacco is highly addictive and the process isn't easy, but quitting is possible for those who really are ready...
  • Taking aim at alcohol

    Taking aim at alcohol
    Huntington Beach's top newsmaker of 2011 wasn't a person or an organization, but rather a controlled substance. Throughout the year, the Independent's front page featured more drinks than a typical bachelor party. Statistics showed Huntington at the...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Blood donations The Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region of the American Red Cross is requesting blood donations. Eligible donors can call 800-GIVE-LIFE to schedule an appointment. Platelet donors should call 800-272-2123. Calendar Spiritual...
  • Pit bull ban sends beloved service dog packing

    "I didn't know there was a Pit Bull ban (here)," says Jim Sak, who moved from Chicago to Aurelia, IA, in November. Only days after they had moved to town, a meter reader reported Sak and his wife, Peggy Leifer, to city officials because, to him, their...
  • Police Suicides: When Stress Is Too Much

    Police Suicides: When Stress Is Too Much
    As Janice McCarthy stood and spoke in front of a parking lot surveillance video that captured the last hours of her husband's life, her argument about the need to change the culture of police work became clear. "What you experience on a daily basis is...
  • Over 200 state laws to take effect Jan. 1

    Over 200 state laws to take effect Jan. 1
    On January 1, 2012, more than 200 new laws, covering everything from local library boards to murder, will go into effect. Chicago Tribune political reporter Rick Pearson says some that might impact you the most include: - Toll hike - Electronics...