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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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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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William Raveis raises close to $1.5 million
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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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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Connecticut adds 7900 jobs in April, best performance yet
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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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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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HHS Releases New Rule Governing Health Insurance Rate Hikes
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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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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Special report -GE thrives, Wall Street yawns, Immelt charges on
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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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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. ...
SPECIAL REPORT-GE thrives, Wall Street yawns, Immelt
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Northern Trust Launches Emerging Manager Funds for Institutional Investors
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Northern Trust announced today it has launched two emerging manager collective funds for institutional investors.
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Hawaii's Credit Rating Sinks as Tourists Retreat - ABC News
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Hawaii's Credit Rating Sinks as Tourists Retreat
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Ten other states plus the District of Columbia have the Aa2 rating: Connecticut, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Rhode Island and Wisconsin. The state with the lowest rating is Illinois, which has a rating of A1 and ...

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Finance Board Discusses 5-Year Capital Forecast - Westport Now
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Finance Board Discusses 5-Year Capital Forecast
Westport Now
Finance board member Avi Kaner said that along with the capital forecast, “I would like to see a plan to reduce our long term debt,” an amount he said was $150 million. “Our debt level is now the third largest per capita in Connecticut,” said Kaner. ...

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Phil Power: Credit Snyder for taking bold steps - Livingston Daily
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Phil Power: Credit Snyder for taking bold steps
Livingston Daily
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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Connecticut Association of Nonprofits and CBIA release study
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Connecticut Association of Nonprofits , the largest membership organization in the state dedicated exclusively to working with nonprofits in Connecticut, in partnership with the Connecticut Business & Industry Association , Connecticut's largest business association with 10,000 member companies, has released The Connecticut Nonprofit
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Lead paint linked to lower test scores - Boston Globe
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Lead paint linked to lower test scores
Boston Globe
Educators worry that factor might be among many contributing to Connecticut's status as the state with the largest achievement gap between the races. Education and public health officials called the Duke study a stark reminder that although lead ...

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First County teams with Allpoint ATM system
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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First County Bank , a Stamford-based financial institution with 15 branches, has expanded its reach multi-fold by allying with Allpoint Network , which operates more than 43,000 ATMs at national retailers in the United States and in Mexico, United Kingdom and Australia.
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Spring Home-Buying Season Hits Sluggish Start In Greater Hartford
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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The spring home-buying season - traditionally the busiest of the year - is off to a slow start in Greater Hartford, which doesn't bode well for a broad-based housing recovery in the area this year.
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Nfib Puts Focus On Big Initiatives For Small Business - Portfolio.com
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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Nfib Puts Focus On Big Initiatives For Small Business
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Read More President Barack Obama works as his motorcade arrives at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, May 18, 2011. As National Small Business Week kicks into gear, two groups representing small-business owners issued separate ...

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Economy makes it a great time to sell a used car
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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DETROIT — It’s the best time in years to sell your car.
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Connecticut businesses warned of bogus Yellow Pages scam - Torrington Register Citizen
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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Connecticut businesses warned of bogus "Yellow Pages" scam
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He is warning small-business owners in Connecticut to be aware of the scam, in which operators at undisclosed locations call companies and offer free — but phony — Yellow Pages listings or renewals but seek bank or credit card account information. ...

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Conn. businesses warned of bogus Yellow Pages scam
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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HARTFORD — Small-business owners should be wary of a scam in which con artists are targeting companies, offering them bogus “Yellow Pages” listings in an attempt to get them to disclose financial information, Attorney General George Jepsen said Wednesday.
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Wells Fargo Commits as Presenting Sponsor of Inaugural Stamford Harbor Live Music Festival
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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Wells Fargo has committed to be the presenting sponsor of the inaugural Stamford Harbor Live music festival, which is scheduled for May 28 at the northwest end of the harbor channel.
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Who's What Where - People On the move May 2011
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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Catherine Smith of North Branford, commissioner of the state's Department of Economic & Community Development, will also chair Connecticut Innovations Inc.
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Food Stamp Use Explodes In The Suburbs
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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Nhan Do, a supervisor at Five Star Farmers Market in Hartford, says she always schedules extra people to work the first three days of the month. Those are "big shopping days" for people who use food stamps.
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Can someone explain this to me? - Hartford Courant (blog)
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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Can someone explain this to me?
Hartford Courant (blog)
to finance our way of life? Is selling alcohol and tobacco and firearms to out of state residents a sustainable basis for a state economy? I don't think so. By sharon on May 18, 2011 9:06 AM "that those states that got more back from our government ...

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EnContext Advertising Reveals V2.0 of its Video Tagging Solution Send
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Jailbreak and Unlock Your iPhone For WorldWide Use Send
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People's United Community Foundation distributes hundreds of thousands to ... - TheDay.com
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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People's United Community Foundation distributes hundreds of thousands to ...
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Among the foundation's distributions were grants totaling $167176 to United Way organizations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. In Connecticut, the foundation disbursed $71500 to nonprofits in the greater ...

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Auto Racing Notebook: Clark involved in rare wreck at Star
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Johnny Clark doesn't remember the last time he wrecked, guessing it was "at least five or six years ago." For the most part, the Farmingdale driver tries to stay clear of trouble from race to race.
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Demand high for Thursday IPO of LinkedIn
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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SAN FRANCISCO — Investors are clamoring to connect with the online networking service LinkedIn Corp. in the latest sign of the fervor for Internet companies that specialize in bringing together people with common interests.
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New Haven's Arts & Ideas festival gets $73,000 grant
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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NEW HAVEN — Organizers of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas said Tuesday the event, which kicks off next month, has received a $73,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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UTC exec. outlines how company is weathering the economy
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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HARTFORD — The chief executive of United Technologies Corp. said Tuesday that rising commodity prices and supply chain disruptions in Japan are causing some concerns, but orders are rising and the weak dollar is boosting the conglomerate’s exports.
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Small-business events planned in New Haven and beyond
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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Various events geared to small-business owners are taking place across the country this week in honor of National Small Business Week, including some today in the New Haven region and throughout Connecticut.
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New-home construction sinks in April
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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WASHINGTON — Construction of new homes plummeted in April, dragged down by a major drop in apartment building.
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Brainerd Rotary leading community on a P(+)sitive Charge Send
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Malloy Wants Swift Legislative OK On Health Center Plan - Hartford Courant
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Tuesday, 17 May 2011
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Malloy Wants Swift Legislative OK On Health Center Plan
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Dannel P. Malloy wants the legislature to take up his proposed transformation of the University of Connecticut Health Center as soon as possible, either during the current legislative session or, if necessary, during a special session. ...
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Supporters Change Paid-Sick-Leave Bill To Apply To Service Workers Only, In Final Push For Law
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Tuesday, 17 May 2011
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As a crucial vote on paid sick time approaches in the state Senate, supporters have watered down the bill to cover service workers only.
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Economists hope national job activity spurs local hiring - Ct Post
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Tuesday, 17 May 2011
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Economists hope national job activity spurs local hiring
Ct Post
"I'd be bitterly disappointed if we don't see 2500 jobs plus," said Peter Gioia, a vice president and economist with the Connecticut Business and Industry Association. "We're due for an uptick." Gioia said the national gains in employment, ...

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Hollander Foundation Donates Capitol Center Office Building For Apartments
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Tuesday, 17 May 2011
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The Capitol Center office building near Bushnell Park in downtown Hartford — vacant for more than a decade — could be converted into 40, mixed-income apartments, now that the six-story building has been donated to the same non-profit redeveloping the Swift factory in the city's North
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Edible Arrangements Launches Aggressive Expansion Plan
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Tuesday, 17 May 2011
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Bartenders at Foxwoods Casino Vote To Form Union
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Bartenders and servers at Foxwoods Resort Casino expect to elect a bargaining unit next month after approving the formation of a labor union in a 133-90 vote Monday. The casino employs about 400 bartenders and servers.
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Windsor: Bank Employee Celebrates 40 Years On The Job
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Tuesday, 17 May 2011
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People Submitted by Kelly Kearney, Clarity Marketing, for Windsor Federal Savings, on 2011-05-17.   Kelly Kearney-Clarity Marketing Windsor Federal Savings President and CEO Mark Griffin congratulates employee Rosa Segars on her 40 years of service to the bank.
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National Urban League's Morial Visits Hartford With a Message: Use Government Spending To Create Jobs
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Tuesday, 17 May 2011
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Those who worry about the state of Connecticut's urban poor in places like Hartford and Waterbury should recognize the assets they have in United Technologies, Aetna, The Hartford and Travelers, said Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League, and the former mayor of New Orleans.
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Drug-Resistant Germ Scare Lures Biotechs to Antibiotics Drugmakers Ignore - Bloomberg
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Tuesday, 17 May 2011
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Drug-Resistant Germ Scare Lures Biotechs to Antibiotics Drugmakers Ignore
Bloomberg
US sales of the top five antibiotics were a combined $6 billion in 2010, according to IMS Health Inc., a Norwalk, Connecticut-based research company. Pfizer Inc. (PFE)'s cholesterol pill Lipitor, designed to cut the chances of a heart attack, ...

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Record Number Of Tornadoes Caused $3.5 Billion To $6 Billion In Insured Losses, Experts Say
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Tuesday, 17 May 2011
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A record number of tornadoes that carved paths of wreckage in the South last month caused between $3.5 billion and $6 billion in insured losses, according to new estimates by Risk Management Solutions.
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