CT Towns Among Best Places to Live; IRS Hack Worse Than Thought; First Female Soldiers Graduate Ranger School; Female Viagra Decision
Things you need to know on August 18.
Thanks to MetroNews Source for the following.
- Planning a move? Then read this.Three Connecticut towns are on the 2015 list of "Money Magazine's" 50 best places to live in America. Simsbury is the highest ranking town at number nine, with the strong school system pushing it near the top.Tolland checks in at number 34, with the study citing a lot of open space and many historical buildings. Chesire comes in at 45, with strong schools, low unemployment and healthy residents putting it there.
- The IRS is finding the May hack of taxpayer information was much worse than originally thought. The cyberattack was said to have exposed the information of 114,000 taxpayers. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says an additional review revealed at least 220,000 more have been affected. Koskinen says all those affected will receive a notification in the mail.
- So proud of these ladies! Two female soldiers will become the first women to graduate the Army's elite Ranger School this week. The training school had, until this year, been closed to women since its founding over 60 years ago.Sad note - despite getting their Ranger certifications, the women are still not allowed to join a Rangers special forces regiment.
- Today the FDA will decide the fate of the so-called "little pink pill" , that treats low sex drive in women. The drug flibanserin has support from eleven members of Congress and a number of organizations, including the National Organization for Women. Critics say the drug has risky side effects and the FDA has rejected it twice in the past five years.
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