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NFL: Wrap Up

Congratulations to the Baltimore Ravens. Did anyone notice that Joe Flacco seemed to play better than he ever had over the last five or six games of the season? His elevated play seems to correlate to Jim Caldwell’s being named offensive coordinator. Someone needs to give Jim Caldwell some props. If you are the San Francisco 49ers fan, you have to be sick. The game was in your hands. You had the ball inside the 10-yard line with two minutes to play. The Ravens best run stopper, Haloti Ngata, was nursing a knee injury on the side line. Ray Lewis, future

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Newtown

Sadness can’t describe my feelings. From NYT: Dr. Carver said that in the seven autopsies he himself had performed, the victims had from 3 to 11 wounds. With the examinations complete and the families informed, the authorities released the names of those killed. Among the children, there were 12 girls killed and 8 boys. All of the children were in the first grade, officials said. Sixteen of the 20 were 6 years old; the rest were 7. One little girl had just turned 7 on Tuesday. With the release of each name, the grim reality of Friday’s nightmare stung a little

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A couple of things…

A couple of quick items this morning: I do not think you have to be an economist to figure out that things are bad out there. In spite of Republican calls to slow down, I think we need to speed up. Housing starts for January were down over 50% compared to January 2008. President Barack Obama unveiled a $75 billion package to help prevent foreclosure on millions of homeowners. I’ll have to look at the details but it appears that this will help homeowners refinance their mortgages in order to make their payments easier. You can find the executive summary here. The Federal Reserve issued

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