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Published: Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:28:04 GMT

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Connecticut Health Care Workers Fight For Fifteen

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:25:13 GMT

HARTFORD — Union and nonunion workers making minimum wage or slightly above rallied together in Hartford and East Haven Thursday as part of the nationwide Fight for Fifteen movement.

The recent passage of gradual wage increases to $15 an hour by legislatures in parts of New York and California was...




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Electric Boat Could Benefit From Ambitious Navy Sub Replacement Plan

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 23:26:09 GMT

WASHINGTON — Forced to retire aging submarines and facing an increased need for subs to fend off potential threats from China and Russia, the Navy has an ambitious, $100 billion plan that would boost work at Electric Boat in Groton, Conn.

But despite its strategic vision and detailed timeline for...




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Connecticut Luring Businesses With Open Stance On LGBT Community

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 23:16:00 GMT

Connecticut economic development officials are jumping into the latest battle in America's culture wars, seeking an advantage against other states by boasting of an open and welcoming state to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

The state has long been touted for its educated...




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Consultant: Crime Increased Around Massachusetts' First Casino

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 23:05:00 GMT

BOSTON — Communities around Plainridge Park Casino have seen an uptick in crime since it opened, but much of it does not appear to be directly attributable to Massachusetts' first casino, a consultant told gambling regulators Thursday.

Christopher Bruce, a crime analysis expert hired by the state...




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Cox To Offer Low-Cost Internet To HUD-Assisted Families

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 22:58:00 GMT

Cox Communications and federal housing officials announced Thursday that a low-cost internet service will be offered to some households with school-age children in Connecticut and 17 other states.

Cox said the $9.95-a-month service could be used by nearly nearly 250,000 students nationwide living...




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Final Deadline for Courant Top Workplaces

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 22:42:29 GMT

Taxes are not due until Monday but Friday is the final deadline for nominations to the Courant's Top Workplaces competition for 2016.

This is the sixth year of the contest, which is open to any employer with at least 50 people in the area covered by Hartford, Litchfield, Tolland, Windham and New...




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Connecticut Job Growth Flat in March

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 22:16:09 GMT

Job growth was flat in March, with just 300 jobs added statewide, according to a report released Thursday.

In comparison, 4,100 jobs were added last month. On average, 1,250 jobs have been added per month over the last year, according to the state Department of Labor. The growth rate of less than...




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Local TV Stations Concerned About Trump's Ability To Get Free Airtime

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 17:54:00 GMT

GOP bigwigs aren't the only ones worried about Donald Trump winning the Republican presidential nomination.

Trump has emerged as the candidate to beat while spending far less than his rivals — a potentially troubling development for local TV stations, which rely heavily on revenue from political...




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Verizon Workers In Southwestern Connecticut And Other States Strike Over Contract

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 23:14:14 GMT

NEW YORK — About 39,000 Verizon landline and cable workers on the East Coast walked off the job Wednesday morning after little progress in negotiations since their contract expired nearly eight months ago.

Striking workers include Verizon employees in Connecticut and eight other states and the District...




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Linda Kelly Will Retire from the Hartford Foundation

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 23:12:00 GMT

HARTFORD — Linda Kelly, president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, has announced she will be retiring in 2017, after more than a decade of growth in assets and relationships.

The Hartford Foundation was founded in 1925 as a communitywide endowment that accepted donations to award grants...




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Hearst Connecticut Acquires Norwalk Hour Newspaper

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 23:01:00 GMT

Hearst Connecticut Media Group has acquired two newspapers — the Norwalk Hour and the Wilton Villager — further expanding its reach in Fairfield County.

Mark Aldam, president of Hearst Newspapers, said the two publications are a natural fit for the company's Connecticut operations, which will now...




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JCJ Architecture Inks New Lease At Colt Complex

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 22:01:35 GMT

HARTFORD — An architectural firm founded in Hartford nearly 80 years ago is moving to space that has an even longer history: the Colt manufacturing complex.

JCJ Architecture announced Wednesday that it has leased nearly 19,000 square feet on the fourth floor of the complex's East Armory, just under...




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Connecticut Among States Asking Retailers About 'Unfair' Scheduling

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:40:00 GMT

ALBANY — Attorneys general from eight states and the District of Columbia have written letters to several national retailers expressing concern about on-call scheduling, which allows companies to assign shifts to workers with only a few hours' notice.

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman...




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Sling TV To Offer New Package Including YES Network

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:37:24 GMT

A sliver of daylight is breaching a blackout preventing many Connecticut fans of the Yankees from watching the New York team.

Dish Network's $20-a-month live streaming service, Sling TV, on Wednesday launched a new package of on-demand content that includes programming from Fox Networks Group brands.

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City Hall Swindler O'Garro Gets 78 Months In Prison

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 20:33:26 GMT

Earl O'Garro, the ambitious, young Hartford insurance broker whose embezzlement set off months of recrimination and a high-profile investigation at City Hall, was sentenced to 78 months in prison Wednesday.

U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson said O'Garro's crimes were driven by "pure and simple...




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Open-Air Market To Open In Hartford Thursday

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 22:22:00 GMT

HARTFORD — An open-air market offering the fare of local restaurants and food trucks will kick off its first full year on Thursday in the city's Parkville section.

The KNOW GOOD Market, at 30 Bartholomew Ave., is designed as a community building event, according to organizer Jeffrey Devereux, a...




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Connecticut Cab Companies Drop Lawsuit Against Uber

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 22:14:25 GMT

HARTFORD — More than a dozen taxi and limousine companies have dropped their federal lawsuit accusing ride-hailing company Uber of failing to follow state laws and regulations on taxi services, their lawyer said Tuesday.

The company owners have "no faith" that state lawmakers will pass regulations...




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Robert Hayward Returns In Leadership Job With Pequots

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 21:25:00 GMT

MASHANTUCKET — Robert D. Hayward operated a chainsaw to clear land for the Mashantucket Pequots' first bingo hall in the 1980s, and he was there when his brother sketched an ambitious vision for a casino on the back of a napkin at a local watering hole.

The sketch would turn into Foxwoods Resort...




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Pratt & Whitney Awarded $1 Billion Contract For F135 Engines

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 19:56:56 GMT

Pratt & Whitney has been awarded a $1.04 billion contract from the Department of Defense to build the ninth lot of F135 engines for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

The latest order includes 66 engines, including spare engines, spare modules and spare parts in addition to program management, engineering...




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Whole Foods Recalls Mislabeled Salad Sold At 14 Stores Including West Hartford

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 19:24:00 GMT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Salads made at a Whole Foods Market facility in Massachusetts and distributed to more than a dozen stores around the Northeast have been recalled because they were mislabeled and contain an egg allergen.

The company says 10-ounce packages of asparagus, pea and ricotta salad actually...




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