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More Drinking, Alcoholism Among Women Now, and They Face Particular Risks

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Women have made many economic and social advancements, but another gender gap is closing: drinking rates among men and women. Researchers believe that rates of female alcohol consumption — and alcoholism — have escalated due to shifting cultural messages about women’s drinking, along with the growing number of women turning to alcohol to alleviate stress. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Elon Musk’s Idea of ‘Hyperloop’ Trains a Bit Too Loopy: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Is Elon Musk a brilliant innovator, or is he just smoking dope? Well, we know the answer to the second question as a viral video has shown him puffing (legal) weed on a talk show. The man is under a lot of stress, right? (more…) Continue Reading →

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Tolling and Trolling — Ned, Sell Your Case or Succumb to GOP ‘Zombies’ — Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Was anyone really surprised when Ned Lamont did a flip-flop on tolls? Not me. If you’ll remember when he first announced his candidacy for governor, he said he’d sign a toll bill his first day in office. Then he saw the polling data and backtracked, saying he’d only toll trucks. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Maritime Aquarium Supports Ban on Plastic Carry Out Bags in Darien; Public Hearing on Wednesday

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In light of the Town of Darien considering a ban on plastic carry out bags, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk celebrates such municipal efforts and encourages other communities to take up the cause. — an announcement from the Maritime Aquarium (more…) Continue Reading →

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Air Marshal Service, Created to Prevent Trouble, Is Itself Troubled: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Do you feel safe when you fly? Forget about exploding jet engines, cracked aircraft windows and clear-air turbulence. What about terrorists? (more…) Continue Reading →

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Editorial: Darien Public Schools Music Dept Blog Posts Inappropriate Photo [UPDATED]

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Take a look at these images. They’d be fine at a family picnic or among friends. The purpose of the school trip where the picture was taken was different. The picture should reflect that difference. If these images would be fine representing Darien High School, then we need to rethink Darien High School. Continue Reading →

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You’ve Been in a Car Accident and Need a Lawyer — Who Will Need YOUR Help: Advice from an Attorney

Matthew Maddox Latest 912-2-16
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Your goal when you hire an attorney is to win your case. Of course, he or she counts on skills and experience. Even so, your attorney doesn’t do it all on his own. A good client-attorney relationship is a key factor in winning the case. (more…) Continue Reading →

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When Police Pull You Over, PART 2 — What You Must Do and What Your Rights Are: Advice from a Lawyer

Matthew Maddox Latest 912-2-16
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In recent months we’ve fielded a lot of questions at The Maddox Law Firm about what to do when you’re pulled over by the police. Some people are worried about police interactions. They’re worried about safety, compliance and their rights. (more…) Continue Reading →

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