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Op-Ed: Mental health help is available, and vital to those in need - The Advocate
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Tuesday, 22 January 2013
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Op-Ed: Mental health help is available, and vital to those in need
The Advocate
According to the 2011 Connecticut School Health Survey, 25 percent of students reported being depressed during the past year, and nearly 7 percent reported having attempted suicide. Last year, of the more than 2,000 local children referred to the Child
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Does Manufacturing Have a Future In Connecticut? - Connecticut Business News Journal
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Tuesday, 22 January 2013
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Does Manufacturing Have a Future In Connecticut?
Connecticut Business News Journal
So much so that University of Connecticut economist Steven P. Lanza gave the Nutmeg State an A-minus on his “Manufacturing Report Card,” published in the winter 2013 issue of The Connecticut Economy. Lanza, also executive editor of the publication, ...

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Rival Conn. casino tribes forge alliance - Yahoo! New Zealand News
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Tuesday, 22 January 2013
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Rival Conn. casino tribes forge alliance
Yahoo! New Zealand News
This 2010 photo released by the Mohegan Tribe shows Mohegan Chairman Bruce “Two Dogs” Bozsum in Uncasville, Conn. In working with Mashantucket Pequot Chairman, Rodney Butler, the two tribal leaders have won concessions in joint talks with ...

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Connecticut Department of Labor Issues Stop Work Orders to 25 Companies - WorkersCompensation.com (press release)
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Tuesday, 22 January 2013
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Connecticut Department of Labor Issues Stop Work Orders to 25 Companies
WorkersCompensation.com (press release)
Connecticut Department of Labor Issues Stop Work Orders to 25 Companies. By WorkersCompensation.com 13 hours 3 minutes ago. Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font. Wethersfield, CT (WorkersCompensation.com) - The Connecticut Department of
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Paying estimated taxes critical for self-employed - Ct Post
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Tuesday, 22 January 2013
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Paying estimated taxes critical for self-employed
Ct Post
Cesar Ramirez, a subcontractor for DirecTV, gets ready to install a DirecTV satellite dish in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Contract workers, consultants, freelancers or the self-employed face additional challenges at tax-filing time. Photo: Jae ...

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Alabama man hopes to manufacture firearms - Ct Post
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Tuesday, 22 January 2013
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Alabama man hopes to manufacture firearms
Ct Post
(AP) — Despite a tumultuous, national debate on assault weapon bans and gun control, a Weaver resident says he thinks he can make a firearm manufacturing business thrive in Calhoun County. At a City Council meeting last week, James Goode formally ...

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Financial lobby group warns on emerging markets - Ct Post
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Tuesday, 22 January 2013
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Financial lobby group warns on emerging markets
Ct Post
In order to shore up the economy in the face of an acute banking crisis, the Fed has cut its main interest rate to near zero percent. It has also pumped new money into the financial system through its purchases of financial assets such as government ...

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Job growth crawls in Conn. with more lost in Dec. - Boston.com
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Thursday, 17 January 2013
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Job growth crawls in Conn. with more lost in Dec.
Boston.com
A persistent problem is that Connecticut's demographics are changing as workers drop out of the labor force, retiring prematurely or giving up job-hunting in frustration, said Andy Condon, the labor agency's research director. The labor agency reported
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KBE Welcomes Six New Hires Send
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Wednesday, January 09, 2013
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Andy Capp's Hot Fries Recalled Due to Undeclared Soy Allergen
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OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andy Capp's, ConAgra Foods, recall
 
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Middlesex Hospital Reach Agreement
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WALLINGFORD, Conn. & MIDDLETOWN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Middlesex Hospital announced today that they have reached a multi-year agreement on the renewal of their contract.
 
Audax Health™ Teams with Cigna to Improve Customers’ Health and Costs through Digital Engagement Platform
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BLOOMFIELD, Conn. & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Audax Health teams with Cigna to improve health and costs through digital engagement and gamification.
 
Aetna to Announce Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2012 Results
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HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that its fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 results will be made public on Thursday, January 31 at 6 a.m. ET. Aetna also will host a conference call, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET on that day. The public may access the conference call through a live audio webcast available via Aetna’s Investor Information link on the Internet at www.aetna.com/investor. Financial, statistical and other information, including GAAP reconciliation
 
Cigna Corporation Announces Appearance at the 31st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) announced today that David Cordani, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 31st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 7, 2013 in San Francisco, CA. Cigna's presentation is expected to begin at approximately 2:00 p.m. EST. Investors, analysts, and the general public are invited to listen to the presentation free over the Internet via webcast by visiting http://www.cigna.com and clicking on Investors
 
Cigna Study: Post-Hospital Discharge Outreach Reduces Readmissions 22 Percent for High Risk Gastrointestinal, Heart and Lower Respiratory Patients
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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Post-discharge outreach for high-risk patients reduces future hospital readmission by 22 percent, according to a Cigna study published in AJMC.
 
Alexion to Present at the JP Morgan 31st Annual Healthcare Conference
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CHESHIRE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN) today announced that Dr. Leonard Bell, Chief Executive Officer of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, will present at the JP Morgan 31st Annual Healthcare Conference in San Francisco at 9:00 a.m. Pacific time (12:00 p.m. Eastern time) on Monday, January 7, 2013. An audio webcast of Dr. Bell’s remarks will be available live. You can access the webcast at: www.alexionpharma.com. An archived version of the remarks will also be avai
 
Cigna Completes Acquisition of Arcadian and Humana Medicare Advantage Plans in Select Markets
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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cigna (NYSE: CI) announced today it has completed its acquisition of select Arcadian and Humana Medicare Advantage plans in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas. In addition to the Amarillo, Longview-Marshall and Texarkana markets that were initially announced in late June, the closing acquisition also incorporates the Fort-Smith market, bringing the Medicare Advantage service area expansion to a total of 35 new counties. Effective January 1, 2013, the approximately 4
 
Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Appoints New Chair of Board of Directors
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NEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that Mary Szela has been appointed to its Board of Directors as its Chair.
 
New Castle Names Timothy Ostrem to Manage Iconic Algonquin Resort in New Brunswick, Canada
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SHELTON, Conn. & ST. ANDREWS BY-THE-SEA, New Brunswick--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Castle Hotels & Resorts named Tim Ostrem general manager of the Algonquin Resort, St. Andrews by-the-sea, NB, which will reopen in Q2 2013 as part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection.
 
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Appoints Aylwin Lewis, CEO of Potbelly Sandwich Works, to Board of Directors
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STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced the election of Aylwin B. Lewis to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Lewis, 58, is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Potbelly Sandwich Works, LLC. “Aylwin is an established leader in the retail consumer space, with a history of successfully running highly recognizable brands,” said Bruce Duncan, Chairman of Starwood’s Board of Directors. “The
 
NanoViricides, Inc. Appoints Id3A, LLC as Architect for its previously announced cGMP Production and Laboratory Facility
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WEST HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NanoViricides, Inc. (OTC BB: NNVC) announced today that it has retained Id3A, LLC as the architect for its laboratory and cGMP pilot production facility project.
 
GE Lighting Names Agostino Renna President and CEO of GE Lighting Europe, Middle East and Africa
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EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Lighting names Agostino Renna President and CEO of GE Lighting Europe, Middle East and Africa.
 
 
Financial Tune-Up for 2013 A Great New Year's Resolution Send
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Monday, January 07, 2013
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Survey polls NY school boards on mental health - Ct Post
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Sunday, 06 January 2013
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Survey polls NY school boards on mental health
Ct Post
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A new survey shows uncertainty among school board members in New York state when it comes to whether they believe students have adequate access to mental health services. The New York State School Boards Association ...

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School funding, tax changes on Democrats' agenda - Ct Post
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Sunday, 06 January 2013
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School funding, tax changes on Democrats' agenda
Ct Post
Students majoring in science, technology, engineering or math would be eligible to earn a bachelor's degree for just $10,000 under a pilot program proposed by Assemblyman Dan Logue, R-Linda. His AB51 counts on students earning some college credits ...

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'Chainsaw 3-D' carves out No. 1 debut with $23M - Ct Post
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Sunday, 06 January 2013
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'Chainsaw 3-D' carves out No. 1 debut with $23M
Ct Post
Released by Focus Features, "Promised Land" stars Damon as a salesman pitching rural residents on fracking technology to drill for natural gas. The film widened to 1,676 theaters, averaging a slim $2,573 a cinema, compared with $8,666 in 2,654 theaters ...

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W.Va. children's health improves, obesity declines - Ct Post
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Sunday, 06 January 2013
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W.Va. children's health improves, obesity declines
Ct Post
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Childhood obesity rates are declining in West Virginia as schools focus on improving nutrition and increasing physical activity, according to a statewide screening program. In the 2011-2012 school year, 27.8 percent of ...

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Book robot among features at NC State library - Ct Post
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Sunday, 06 January 2013
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Book robot among features at NC State library
Ct Post
"The Hunt Library, in my view, is the academic library with the widest array of technologies in the country," said Joan Lippincott, associate executive director of the Coalition for Networked Information, a joint nonprofit of the Association of ...

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Report links Google, Yahoo to Internet piracy sites - TheDay.com
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Sunday, 06 January 2013
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Report links Google, Yahoo to Internet piracy sites
TheDay.com
The list of ad networks includes Openx, a Pasadena company that was backed by AOL Ventures and describes itself as a leader in digital and mobile ad technology; Google and its advertising platform, DoubleClick; Yahoo and its ad exchange, Right Media; ...

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Municipal Meetings - Jan. 7-11 - TheDay.com
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Sunday, 06 January 2013
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Municipal Meetings - Jan. 7-11
TheDay.com
Tuesday - Pension Board, 9 a.m., Annex; Information Technology Committee, 5 p.m., Annex; Nursing Department, 5:30 p.m., Annex; Conservation Commission, 6:30 p.m., Annex; Land Use/Planning/Public Works Committee, 6:30 p.m., Annex; Finance Committee, 7 p ...

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Wheeler High School stays, but what will it look like? - TheDay.com
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Sunday, 06 January 2013
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Wheeler High School stays, but what will it look like?
TheDay.com
The study had enumerated a number of issues with the facilities, including a lack of space for group meetings and some classes, outdated computers, a lack of technology training and support, maintenance problems and unbalanced temperature control.

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Alvin Sher on sculpting a dream life - TheDay.com
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Sunday, 06 January 2013
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Alvin Sher on sculpting a dream life
TheDay.com
Q. Explain how you use ancient materials and techniques such as stone cutting, and traditional bronze and iron casting, as well as modern technologies like inert gas welding, vaporization casting, plasma metal cutting and computer imaging. A. It gives ...

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Collier Place office buildings on US 41 in Naples sold - Naples Daily News
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Saturday, 05 January 2013
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Collier Place office buildings on US 41 in Naples sold
Naples Daily News
NAPLES — Two office buildings that weren't even on the market along a prime commercial stretch of U.S. 41 in Naples have sold for $11.4 million. ... State records show the Connecticut company filed an application to do business in Florida on Dec. 20.

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Look Back, Look Ahead: Fairfax County News to Know - Patch.com
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Saturday, 05 January 2013
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Look Back, Look Ahead: Fairfax County News to Know
Patch.com
He also said Connecticut has stricter gun laws than Virginia. But "it goes way ... David Ben, Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation marketing and communications manager, tells Patch that Yogurt City is a "great addition" to Route 1. Related Topics: ...

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Former state representative stepping in to run food bank - TheDay.com
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Saturday, 05 January 2013
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Former state representative stepping in to run food bank
TheDay.com
"She decided to move on, and we wished her the best,'' said Jill Davoll, marketing and communications director for the United Way, which oversees the food bank. Reynolds said he has made a six-month ... The food bank is also preparing to roll out a new ...

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Bubble hockey draws out-of-towners - WIVB
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Friday, 04 January 2013
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Bubble hockey draws out-of-towners
WIVB
Amy Biber, the museum's marketing manager, said, "And within the 64 teams we actually have the top five ranked bubble hockey players in the U.S. playing here tonight." Player Mark Wojtkiewicz said, "We've got guys in from Jersey and Connecticut to play.

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US job market shrugs off fears of 'fiscal cliff' - Ct Post
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Friday, 04 January 2013
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US job market shrugs off fears of 'fiscal cliff'
Ct Post
11, 2012 file photo, an advertisement in the classified section of the Boston Herald newspaper calls attention to possible employment opportunities in Walpole, Mass. U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in December, a steady gain that shows hiring held up ...

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CT Braces For Possible Defense Industry Cuts - CT Newsjunkie
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Friday, 04 January 2013
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CT Braces For Possible Defense Industry Cuts
CT Newsjunkie
But in the meantime, it's causing uncertainty and delaying planning or employment decisions. However, DeFrank said these types of budget battles have become normal for Congress, and defense contractors in Connecticut must take the opportunity to adapt ...

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From Event Planners To Software Development: State Firm More Than Doubles ... - Hartford Courant
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Friday, 04 January 2013
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Hartford Courant

From Event Planners To Software Development: State Firm More Than Doubles ...
Hartford Courant
For 18 months, she sold her idea to venture capital firms, and in 2010, the renamed firm etouches closed on $2.75 million in funding, including $382,143 from Connecticut Innovations. She hired back a half dozen of the workers she'd laid
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Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc. Announces Acquisition of Two Properties of a Three Property Portfolio in New Jersey
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GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc. (NYSE: UBA and UBP) announced today that it has completed the purchase of the Bernards Square Medical Office Building in Bernardsville, NJ and the Clockwork Childcare Center in Chester, NJ for a combined purchase price of $6.45 million, excluding closing costs. Both properties were purchased free and clear of mortgages. The $6.45 million acquisition was funded with proceeds from the Company’s recently completed stock offerings. Th
 
Kaman Announces Sale of Canadian Branches
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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kaman Announces Sale of Canadian Branches
 
 
Using Consumer Challeges to Focus Your Marketing - BostInno (blog)
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Friday, 04 January 2013
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Using Consumer Challeges to Focus Your Marketing
BostInno (blog)
Heritage Hotel Southbury CT rest area I bring this experience up because as marketers we need to think beyond the norm when we make decisions that will help us drive traffic, grab attention and go for some sort of conversion. We need to consider the ...

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Fed's Cumming: Employment Rate a Disappointment at This Point in Recovery - Wall Street Journal
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Friday, 04 January 2013
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Fed's Cumming: Employment Rate a Disappointment at This Point in Recovery
Wall Street Journal
... unemployment rate could still increase if heightened optimism encourages people who previously stopped job-hunting to resume their searches. Ms. Cumming was speaking at a 2013 economic-outlook conference organized by the Connecticut Business ...

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