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  • Pool pumps to cement mixers: the House goes gaga for tinkering tax tweaks

    Pool pumps to cement mixers: the House goes gaga for tinkering tax tweaks
    TALLAHASSEE -- Although Florida's tax code is littered with hundreds of exemptions for select industries and specific businesses, lawmakers are using the rebounding economy to go bigger -- exempting everything from pool pumps to toilet seats. Florida...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast for 02/05/14

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Charlotte Rampling was born in Essex, England, on this date in 1946. This birthday gal has achieved international fame with acclaimed roles in films such as "The Eye of the Storm," "Lemming" and "Swimming Pool." She was nominated for...
  • Firearm Violence: A Public Health Problem

    In the year since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, more than 11,161 people were killed with a firearm in the U.S., while an estimated 69,000 were shot and survived and 20,000 committed suicide with a firearm. Also, at least six...
  • Five Super-Size Myths About Obesity

    The obesity epidemic is among the most critical health issues facing the United States. Although it has generated a lot of attention and calls for solutions, it also has served up a super-sized portion of myths and misunderstandings. 1. If you're obese,...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 03/29/14 for 03/29/14

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Marina Sirtis was born in London, England, on this date in 1955. This birthday gal played the role of Counselor Deanna Troi on "Star Trek: The Next Generation," as well as four "Star Trek" feature films. Her more recent work includes...
  • City's Neighborhoods Are Cooking

    City's Neighborhoods Are Cooking
    Hartford is wonderfully diverse. The city, however, has done a poor job of marketing its entirety to visitors. The result is missed opportunities for neighborhoods outside of downtown, and for visitors and even residents who don't experience all that...
  • Hartford's Ready For A New Relationship

    Like any beautiful woman, the city of Hartford has heard it all. She always has new suitors, each armed with their respective promises, plans or pleas. The charming and the rich have tried to change her, attempting to reinvent her within the confines of...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 02/08/14

    Today's Birthday (02/08/14). Top performance remains a priority this year. Hone practices for peak physical, mental and spiritual health. Clean up, and release what's unnecessary. Finances thrive as you focus energy towards what you love. Springtime...
  • Cutting Down On Childhood Obesity

    Obesity is the nation's No. 1 health problem. It increases the risk of a panoply of health problems, from coronary heart disease and stroke to Type 2 diabetes and several types of cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The...
  • Not Enough Heat To Go Around

    For the poorest in our state, winter is a desperate — and sometimes dangerous — time. Some 40 percent of Connecticut households won't be able to afford adequate home heating this winter, says the nonprofit group Operation Fuel. Those...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 01/07/14

    Today's Birthday (01/07/14). It's your year for love, which creeps on soft kitten feet, pouncing on you, unaware. Discipline with health and fitness routines keeps you looking good. Parties and group activities occupy you until spring and summer, when...