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Pratt & Whitney's Military Engine Chief Leaves; No Connection With Joint Strike Fighter Program
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Jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney has named a new president for its military engine business, the company confirmed Friday, after the abrupt departure of predecessor Warren Boley.
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Howard University Students Take A Field Trip -- To The Insurance Capital - Hartford Courant (blog)
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Howard University Students Take A Field Trip -- To The Insurance Capital
Hartford Courant (blog)
Aetna executive recruiter John Sessions said the Hartford-based health insurer has recruited from Howard for years. "Howard University has an excellent program for insurance education, and that's one of the reasons that we pick it,"
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National Hurricane Center Predicts Above-Normal Hurricane Season
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The federal government is predicting an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season, but one that isn't as active as last year's.
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Protesters Burst Into Aetna's Annual Shareholder Meeting
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Protesters interrupted Hartford-based Aetna's annual shareholder meeting Friday in Philadelphia, bursting into the room and chanting, "We need health care; Aetna's not fair."
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House passes bill intended to make Conn. power plants safer
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HARTFORD — The state House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved passage of a bill designed to improve power plant safety in Connecticut.
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The economic benefits of paid sick days - Ct Post
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The economic benefits of paid sick days
Ct Post
... minimize layoffs, promote work-life integration, enhance economic security for working families, and create a level playing field among employers. Please protect and promote the health of Connecticut's workers, businesses and economy and vote to ...

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As Boomers swell Medicare rolls, Congress debates program's future - The Connecticut Mirror
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As Boomers swell Medicare rolls, Congress debates program's future
The Connecticut Mirror
Connecticut's Democratic House members have collectively held more than a half-dozen town hall meetings on the issue in recent days, mostly to blast the controversial Republican proposal that would essentially privatize the program. ...

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GE's future is at home -- in Bridgeport - Ct Post
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GE's future is at home -- in Bridgeport
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It was with great satisfaction that I read the report in the Friday, April 8, business section of the Connecticut Post that described plans by Fairfield-based General Electric to construct the largest solar-panel manufacturing facility in the US -- in ...

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Diversity/Quality of Life Award: A Healthy Approach To Building A Staff - Connecticut Law Tribune
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Diversity/Quality of Life Award: A Healthy Approach To Building A Staff
Connecticut Law Tribune
(The company, Connecticut's largest health care provider, runs hospitals in New Haven, Bridgeport and Greenwich, and is the second-largest employer in New Haven after Yale University.) Assistant General Counsel Lisa Fay, who is also the company's
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An Open Letter from Tim Herbst - Patch.com
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An Open Letter from Tim Herbst
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These technology investments will properly train our students to compete in a global economy; CAPT Test scores have improved and Connecticut Mastery Test scores remain strong. Trumbull children are performing better than children in the Town of ...

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Venezuelan Citizen Admits Conspiring to Obstruct SEC Investigation of ... - LoanSafe
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Venezuelan Citizen Admits Conspiring to Obstruct SEC Investigation of ...
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HORNA maintained control of a Florida bank account in the name of Jeislo Real Estate Investments, LLC. In furtherance of the conspiracy, Illarramendi caused two transfers of funds in the total amount of $1.25 million to be made into this bank account. ...

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Gas Stations: We're The Gouging Victims
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Think you're mad that gas prices are still high, even as oil prices are falling? Gas station owners in New York, Maryland and other states are furious about that, too, and they're blaming their suppliers for gouging them.
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Concierge Auctions to Sell Impeccable Waterfront Estate in Prestigious Darien ... - PR Newswire (press release)
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Concierge Auctions to Sell Impeccable Waterfront Estate in Prestigious Darien ...
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Buyers and their representing financial advisers and real estate brokers should take notice of this rare occasion." The live, Absolute auction of 17 Tokeneke Trail will be held on June 25. Phone and Internet bidding will be available.
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Connecticut House Passes Transgender Rights Bill - CBS New York
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Connecticut House Passes Transgender Rights Bill
CBS New York
... transsexual woman and director of the Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition, told legislators this year that a survey taken in the greater Hartford area found half of transgender people interviewed said they had experienced employment discrimination. ...
Trans protection bill
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Morici: Goldman Sachs Legal Troubles Are Good for the Stock - CNBC.com (blog)
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Morici: Goldman Sachs Legal Troubles Are Good for the Stock
CNBC.com (blog)
Not all of our problems can be laid on Wall Street's steps, but its culture of entitlement does impose significant burdens on the economy. Increasingly, outsized Wall Street incomes, juiced by duping and defrauding investors, deprives pension funds, ...

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Vernon Attorney Receives Lifetime Achievement Award Send
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Jim Cramer: LinkedIn is a bubble
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Does the market have to be so suicidal? Do we have to have a social media rager? You know I like this asset class and what it has done for people. But we never seem to learn, and I find LinkedIn (Nasdaq:LNKD) totally painful.
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Where Eagles soar: Check out this bird's eye view (for real) of the ... - Shoreline Times
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Where Eagles soar: Check out this bird's eye view (for real) of the ...
Shoreline Times
... construction projects and real estate properties, he never dreamed that one day his work would be the subject of a museum exhibition. That all changed in 2008 when he was hired to help take an aerial photograph of the Connecticut River Museum. ...

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Secret Donors Multiply in US Election Spending - Bloomberg
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Secret Donors Multiply in US Election Spending
Bloomberg
American Action, chaired by Washington financier and former Nixon aide Frederic V. Malek, continued to run it for several days afterward against Connecticut Representative Christopher Murphy, according to Campaign Media. Perlmutter and Murphy defeated ...

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2011 Business Energy Summit Helps Attendees Navigate Energy, Environmental ... - PR Web (press release)
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2011 Business Energy Summit Helps Attendees Navigate Energy, Environmental ...
PR Web (press release)
The summit kicked off with the panel discussion 'Highlights of a ROI Small Business Energy Project' which was followed by breakout sessions highlighting topics such as 'politics and power', 'existing buildings' and 'new
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Marketing course begins tour of Europe's fashion capitals Send
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COLUMN — Rick Snyder's bold experiment and the laboratory of the states - HollandSentinel.com
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COLUMN — Rick Snyder's bold experiment and the laboratory of the states
HollandSentinel.com
By contrast, those states with high employment and income levels — Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Maryland — are also relatively high tax states. Our economic future — not to mention Snyder's own political career — will hinge on whether his
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Williams-Flournoy Revives Reeling Georgetown Program
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Terri Williams-Flournoy didn't want to be a coach. Before she led the Georgetown women's basketball team to back-to-back NCAA tournament appearances, nearly knocked off Geno Auriemma's Connecticut squad in a Sweet 16 game and was chosen to coach a USA national basketball team, Williams-Flournoy was a college grad trying to make it in the banking
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Mortgages In Foreclosure Rise In Connecticut After Declining For Nine Months - Hartford Courant
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Mortgages In Foreclosure Rise In Connecticut After Declining For Nine Months
Hartford Courant
In the past 18 months, mortgage troubles in Connecticut and the rest of the nation have been linked more closely to high unemployment than to risky loans that touched off the mortgage crisis in 2007. There are signs that the state's
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Matt Wiltshire to run Karl Dean's economic development office
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An investment banker will join Mayor Karl Dean's staff as director of the Office of Economic and Community Development, Dean announced today.
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Connecticut Adds 7,900 Jobs In April
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Connecticut employers added 7,900 jobs in April, the state Department of Labor estimated Thursday, the fastest hiring since the job market began recovering in January 2010.
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Mortgages In Foreclosure Rise In Connecticut After Declining For Nine Months
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The slow improvement in Connecticut's foreclosure picture that started last year lost some momentum in the first three months of this year, as the number of mortgages seriously delinquent or in foreclosure rose slightly.
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Preston Hires Firm To Study Possible Uses Of Former Norwich Hospital Site
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Following two failed attempts to develop the former Norwich Hospital, the town of Preston has hired a commercial real estate firm to provide a market analysis for the redevelopment of the 390-acre site along the Thames River.
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HHS Releases New Rule Governing Health Insurance Rate Hikes
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Health insurers that ask for a price increase of 10 percent or more will face more intense scrutiny in many plans by state and federal officials under a new regulation announced Thursday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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LEGO's Headquarters Adding Jobs After Expanding Space
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After converting one of its former manufacturing buildings into offices, LEGO Systems Inc. is now hiring new employees to fill the 125,000 square-foot space as sales of the iconic toys continue to soar.
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Aetna Price Decrease Approved By Connecticut Insurance Regulators
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Fifteen thousand Aetna customers in Connecticut will see a decrease in their health insurance rates of 5 percent to 19 percent starting Sept. 1.
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Allegations Against Life Insurers Might Lead To New Laws
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Allegations that life insurers aren't doing enough to find and pay beneficiaries after a policyholder dies might result in new laws, based on a coordinated effort by state regulators.
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Lots of Mosquitoes, Less Money To Fight Them - Hartford Courant
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Lots of Mosquitoes, Less Money To Fight Them
Hartford Courant
A snowy winter and a rainy spring are adding up to what could be a bad mosquito season, the state entomologist said Thursday. "I can tell you that, this spring, we're going to have lots of ...

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Commercial Real Estate Veterans Goman, York Form New Firm
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Two commercial real estate industry veterans, well-known in the Hartford area, have formed a boutique firm to focus on leasing and development projects primarily in New England.
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Paychecks take a double hit from income tax hike starting Aug. 1 - The Connecticut Mirror
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Paychecks take a double hit from income tax hike starting Aug. 1
The Connecticut Mirror
... noting that many small business owners report their business profits through the income tax, rather than the corporation levy. "Despite what Governor Malloy has said, Connecticut is still not open for business. Actions speak louder than words. ...

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Medicare, SustiNet and health care's future - Ct Post
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Medicare, SustiNet and health care's future
Ct Post
New proposals about Medicare have kept health care issues in the headlines. The national discussion about health reform is crucial to our health and economy. It is heartening to see that Connecticut is again on a path to be a leader in reforming how ...

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Private Firm To Run Public School In New Haven
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The city's school system plans to hire a private company to run one of the city's most troubled public schools, taking an unusual step that has been tried with varying success in a handful of school systems in Connecticut.
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Northern Trust taps Connecticut exec to lead new D.C. office
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Swank private bank Northern Trust has tapped Joanie Stringer , head of the bank's Connecticut market, to be managing director of the organization's coming District office , which is expected to open this summer, according to an internal memo obtained by the Washington Business Journal.
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Another Lawsuit Filed In Kleen Energy Plant Explosion
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Massachusetts resident Christopher Robison, seriously injured in last year's deadly explosion at the Kleen Energy power plant in Middletown, has filed the latest in a series of negligence lawsuits against the $1 billion plant's operators and
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William Raveis raises close to $1.5 million - Connectcut Plus
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William Raveis raises close to $1.5 million
Connectcut Plus
By William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance Last month, William Raveis Real Estate presented a check for $153000 to members of the William Raveis American Cancer Society (ACS) Patient Navigator Program at the University of Connecticut Health ...

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Connecticut adds 7900 jobs in April, best performance yet - Hartford Courant
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Connecticut adds 7900 jobs in April, best performance yet
Hartford Courant
The persistence of Connecticut's unemployment rate, which has barely budged in more than a year, perplexes some economists. The jobless number is taken from a household survey, separate from the workplace survey that captures job growth — and the ...
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HHS Releases New Rule Governing Health Insurance Rate Hikes - Hartford Courant (blog)
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HHS Releases New Rule Governing Health Insurance Rate Hikes
Hartford Courant (blog)
Health insurance rates are regulated by state insurance officials, such as the Connecticut Insurance Department. The new ruling by Health and Human Services requires that any proposed increase of 10 percent or more for health plans sold to
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Special report -GE thrives, Wall Street yawns, Immelt charges on - Reuters UK
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Special report -GE thrives, Wall Street yawns, Immelt charges on
Reuters UK
General Electric Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt is seen during an interview with Reuters in his office at GE Corporate Headquarters in Fairfield, Connecticut, May 9, 2011. By Scott Malone FAIRFIELD, Connecticut (Reuters) - Even a ...

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Special report: GE thrives, Wall Street yawns, Immelt charges on - Reuters
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Special report: GE thrives, Wall Street yawns, Immelt charges on
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FAIRFIELD, Connecticut (Reuters) - Even a casual look at the history of General Electric Co during its decade with Jeff Immelt at the helm reads like a chronology of the major crises of the start of the 21st century. ...
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