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Re: “'Mister Chris and Friends,' Slow TV for Children on Vermont PBS

Certainly not my cup of tea, but I can see how kids would be entertained and taught science, nature, and how to deal with feelings. I'm not familiar with children's television (hey, I'm 61!). But, I think that anything that concentrates on the kids instead of trying to sell them something is a good thing.

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Posted by Steve Arrants on 11/22/2018 at 8:06 PM

Re: “Exploring the Science, and the Snake Oil, Behind Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy

But make sure you see the actual FDA letter of approval before starting therapy. Not every treatment has FDA approval.

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Posted by Steve Arrants on 11/07/2018 at 11:55 AM

Re: “To Restart Construction, Burlington Amends CityPlace Agreement

From April 2017…

"The deal with Rouse is expected to close within the coming weeks, Sinex said, after nearly six months of negotiations. As co-owners, Devonwood Investors and Rouse will combine to finance 30 to 40 percent of the project, Sinex said. A construction lender will finance the remaining 60 to 70 percent of the project a "pretty typical" arrangement for this kind of development, he said. The project is estimated to cost somewhere between $225 and $230 million.

"Sinex has narrowed the field to two possible lenders and expects to announce that deal within the next month. "I'm highly confident," he said."

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Posted by Steve Arrants on 08/28/2018 at 3:14 PM

Re: “All Eyes on Eva [SIV522]

I had the surgery done in 2008 on both eyes, a week apart. When the bandages came off for the first eye the day after, I cried -- I saw textures and detail that I'd not seen in years. I tell everyone not to put it off. I'm still seeing better ten years after. I did need a procedure to remove cloudiness later, but it was a simple laser procedure.

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Posted by Steve Arrants on 03/01/2018 at 9:29 AM

Re: “Scott Budget Proposal Eliminates Disability Assistance Program

Well, if the state won't provide it, we can always count on our Federal gov.... oh. Nevermind.

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Posted by Steve Arrants on 01/25/2018 at 1:36 PM

Re: “Mall Developer to Buy Macy's Building in Downtown Burlington

What is the Sinex group getting? What kinds of tax breaks, etc.? Follow the money.

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Posted by Steve Arrants on 01/10/2018 at 2:09 PM

Re: “Media Note: Top Free Press Editor Sparks Outrage on Twitter

Just some questions -- was the tweet accompanied by multiple requests to subscribe? Did it have multiple annoying popups, with obscured controls to dismiss? It does look like he checked it for spelling and grammar errors -- unlike many articles in the Free Press.

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Posted by Steve Arrants on 01/07/2018 at 11:07 AM

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