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United Auto Workers union (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Talks Expected To Start Soon After Grad Students Organize

The University of Connecticut is officially recognizing the new union that will represent more than 2,100 graduate assistants working throughout the UConn campuses.

04/18/2014

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State House Approves Tax Credits Deal For UTC

Connecticut’s House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a deal to grant up to $400 million in tax credits to United Technologies Corp. if UTC makes up to $500 million in upgrades and expansion and hires more workers.

04/18/2014

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Senator Says Metro-North Has Been Fined More Than Half A Million Dollars For Safety Violations, Defects

Metro-North, the nation’s second-largest commuter railroad, has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday.

04/18/2014

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House Votes Horses Are Not ‘Naturally’ Vicious

The State House of Representatives has voted in favor of horses what’s informally known as the “Scuppy the horse” measure.

04/17/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy announces agreement with UTC to invest in Connecticut. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

House Overwhelmingly Passes UTC Credits

The Connecticut House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved a $400 million tax credit exchange deal, reached by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration with the state’s largest private employer, United Technologies Corp.

04/17/2014