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  • Commentary: A middle-class safety net

    Commentary: A middle-class safety net
    Spending on the major safety-net programs, including food stamps, nearly quadrupled between 1970 and 2010, but there have been winners and losers during that growth. Liberals are shocked (shocked!) that Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and his co-partisans would...
  • 'NCIS,' 'The Voice,' 'SHIELD': Which won?

    'NCIS,' 'The Voice,' 'SHIELD': Which won?
    UPDATED: The Tuesday night ratings revealed several winners. Mark Harmon and "NCIS" had the most viewers locally and nationally. Adam Levine and "The Voice" had the most young adults nationally. But "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" was the favorite of...
  • TV ratings: 'Voice'-powered NBC edges CBS; 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' down

    TV ratings: 'Voice'-powered NBC edges CBS; 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' down
    A "Voice"-driven NBC had a slight edge over drama-powered CBS among key 18-to-49-year-old viewers Tuesday night, according to early numbers from Nielsen.   "The Voice" was the highest-rated show of the night in the advertiser-desired demographic,...
  • Number of stay-at-home mothers on the rise, study says

    Number of stay-at-home mothers on the rise, study says
    The percentage of mothers who stay home with their children is rising due to shifting demographics and a troubled job market. The portion of stay-at-home mothers with children under age 18 rose to 29% in 2012 from 23% in 1999, according to a new Pew...
  • Harford students help create winning flavor at Ice Cream University

    A new ice cream flavor – Campfire Delight – will be available locally next month. The flavor was created by a team of students, most of them from Harford County, participating in this year's Ice Cream University, hosted by TIC Gums at the...
  • Philippine high court upholds law on birth control rights

    The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a law guaranteeing access to birth control and sex education in a country that has high maternal mortality and ranks 53rd worldwide in total fertility rate.  Implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and...
  • For many teens, formal sex education comes too late, CDC report says

    For many teens, formal sex education comes too late, CDC report says
    Health experts have some simple advice for reducing the teen birthrate in the U.S. — make sure teens learn about abstinence and birth control before they start having sex. It sounds obvious, but it’s obviously needed, according to a report...
  • World Class Gymnastics qualifies nine for Eastern Nationals | Community news

    World Class Gymnastics’ Level 9s are peaking at the right time. They won their third consecutive state title March 23-24. Then, this past weekend at the Region 7 Championships at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton, they qualified seven girls...
  • NCAA Championship, 'Dancing With the Stars' split wins

    NCAA Championship, 'Dancing With the Stars' split wins
    UPDATED: The NCAA Men's Basketball Championship was easily the most-watched program Monday nationally. Connecticut's victory over Kentucky averaged 21.2 million viewers. In Central Florida, another program took top honors. ABC's "Dancing With the Stars"...
  • 'NCIS' proposed spinoff: Did you like?

    'NCIS' proposed spinoff: Did you like?
    UPDATED: Scott Bakula turned on the charm for the proposed "NCIS" spinoff set in New Orleans. The casting was shrewd in Tuesday's episode. Bakula, who is backed by Lucas Black and CCH Pounder, had an easy rapport with Mark Harmon. Did you like what...
  • Connecticut Housing Permits Dip In February

    Housing permits in Connecticut dipped in February, but new home construction for the first two months of this year is still well ahead of 2013, a report released Wednesday showed. Towns and cities issued 604 permits for single-family houses, condominiums...