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On Aug. 25 NIST awarded UConn $768,000 to conduct further research into the effects of pyrrhotite on concrete and what quantity of pyrrhotite poses a danger to a foundation’s integrity. Will trace amounts lead to failure? There are so many variables. We need answers.

In the midst of the worst economic recession of our time, it is just plain cruel to try and pull the floor out from under Americans’ retirement. For two-thirds of Social Security beneficiaries, Social Security makes up the majority of their retirement income. As 401(k)s fluctuate, Social Security remains strong. It has never missed a payment. Unless the Republicans have their way.