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Facebook removes a Trump post because of "deceptive" COVID19 claims; small businesses seek more pandemic relief.


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Iowa's governor has restored the right to vote for people with past felony convictions via executive order; and Tennessee has a primary election today.

Public News Service - CT: Senior

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A new free computer program is helping Connecticut residents determine whether they're eligible for a plethora of state and federal assistance programs. While funding has been reduced for many such programs, it's also true that many Nutmeggers are eligible for these programs and

HARTFORD, Conn. - You could brush and floss and visit a dentist regularly, and still suffer from tooth decay and even more serious problems, according to a new journal article that exposes six dental myths. The first myth is that the consequences of poor oral health stay in the mouth. Lisa Reynold

HARTFORD, Conn. - As Connecticut seniors celebrate the passage of Medicare 45 years ago, they note that the biggest health reform since then, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, will also provide many benefits to seniors. Surveys show that many older Americans are unaware of that

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - As the recession grinds on, with an increasing number of long-term unemployed, many Connecticut residents are unable to pay for their prescription drugs. A new program is helping some do that, and the hope is to greatly expand it to meet more of the need. Isadora del Vecchio, busi

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. - Carbon monoxide, which is colorless and odorless, can seep into homes and cause serious health problems for unsuspecting residents. Connecticut is the only state so far to have received a federal grant to provide 4,000 carbon monoxide detectors to low-income families that includ

HARTFORD, Conn. - The health care reform countdown is on, and leaders of organizations in Connecticut active in the debate are calling for the Senate not to drop the ball. The Senate needs to vote soon on whether to move reform forward, and while not everyone agrees that everything in the bill is id

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