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New England's only thoroughbred horse racing track says it will close by the end of the year because Mohegan Sun did not win a Massachusetts casino license. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Suffolk Downs Notifies Workers It Will Close

New England’s only thoroughbred horse racing track says it will close by the end of the year because Mohegan Sun did not win a Massachusetts casino license.

09/17/2014

Foxwoods Casino (Credit, Edward Main)

Scott Butera Stepping Down As CEO Of Foxwoods

Foxwoods CEO Scott Butera, a key figure in the restructuring of the casino’s $2 billion debt, is stepping down at the end of next month to pursue an opportunity outside the gaming industry, the tribe that owns the casino announced Wednesday.

09/17/2014

Rendering of proposed Rock Cats Stadium (courtesy City of Hartford)

Report: Twins Cut Ties With Cats

The Minnesota Twins have cut ties, for now, with the New Britain Rock Cats as their Double-A Minor League Baseball affiliate.

09/17/2014

Rendering of UH 60 M Blackhawk Helicopter (Courtesy Sikorsky Aircraft)

Suit Blames Sikorsky For January Black Hawk Crash

A lawsuit filed Monday blames civilian makers of an Army Black Hawk helicopter for a fatal crash in Georgia eight months ago, saying manufactures failed to install a tiny part that caused the tail rotor to malfunction and sent the aircraft spinning out of control.

09/08/2014

Money Roll

Conference To Review Connecticut Business Climate

Business executives and economists are set to gather at a conference to review what’s going well in Connecticut and what isn’t.

09/05/2014

Centerplate executive Desmond Hague was seen on an elevator security cam kicking a puppy and yanking on its leash. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

CEO Resigns Over Dog’s Mistreatment

Centerplate executive Desmond Hague was seen on an elevator security cam kicking a puppy and yanking on its leash.

09/02/2014

(Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images)

High Hopes For New Heart Drug

A new study says a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug could prove to be a major advance in the treatment of heart failure. Researchers report in the New England Journal of Medicine that the drug, which doesn’t even have a name yet, cut the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.

08/30/2014

A Connecticut Light & Power Truck heads to Pa. and NY. (Photo by WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Opposition Digs In Over Electric Rate Hike Request

A fight is brewing over a request by Connecticut’s largest utility to raise rates by $232 million to upgrade equipment following destructive storms.

08/26/2014

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Sales Tax-Free Week Coming To Connecticut

Connecticut shoppers will soon get a temporary reprieve on their state sale taxes.

08/15/2014

Joe Biden (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden To Visit State

Vice President Joe Biden will visit East Hartford next week.

08/14/2014

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A pile of wreckage, surrounded by exterior brick walls was left behind after a fire at Bevin Brothers in East Hampton. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

East Hampton Bell Fire Aftermath

Fire destroyed the nineteenth century Bevin Brothers bell manufacturing plant in East Hampton.

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