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Bloomfield-Based Cigna Rejects Anthem Takeover Bid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Health insurer Cigna has rejected a $47 billion offer to be acquired by its larger rival, Anthem. Cigna’s board says the proposal is inadequate and not in the interests of its […]

06/21/2015

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United Technologies Exiting Helicopter Business

United Technologies said Sikorsky didn’t fit with plans for long-term growth so it is getting out of the helicopter business.

06/15/2015

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PepsiCo Hints Its Bringing Back Crystal Pepsi

PepsiCo responded to a Twitter campaign trying to bring back Crystal Pepsi with a vague promise that fans of the clear soda “will be happy.”

06/10/2015

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Governor Malloy Paris Bound

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be attending the International Paris Air Show next week. Malloy is expected to show support for 10 Connecticut companies exhibiting at the event. Mark Bergman, […]

06/09/2015

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Subway Latest Food Chain To Drop Artificial Ingredients

Subway wants to give new meaning to its “eat fresh” slogan by joining the list of food companies to say it’s dropping artificial ingredients.

06/05/2015

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Connecticut Adds 1,200 Jobs In April As Jobless Rate Falls

Connecticut labor officials say employers added 1,200 jobs in April 2015, the 10th monthly job gain in the past year.

05/26/2015

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UTC: Will Complete Review Of Sikorsky Future In Coming Months

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ United Technologies Corp. said it will complete by mid-year its review of whether to sell, spin off or otherwise divest itself of helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft. In a regulatory filing Wednesday, […]

04/29/2015

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United Technologies 1st Quarter Net Income $1.43 Billion

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ United Technologies Corp. (UTX) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $1.43 billion. On a per-share basis, the Hartford, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of $1.58. Earnings, adjusted for […]

04/21/2015

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Mohegan Gaming Authority To Build Casino At South Korean Airport

The Indian tribe that operates the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut has reached an agreement to build and run a gaming resort on the grounds of Incheon International Airport in South Korea.

04/21/2015

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The Hartford Among Companies Suing Over Florida Man’s Faked Death

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) _ A Jacksonville businessman reported dead two years ago in Venezuela was arrested in North Carolina on alleged fraud charges Saturday after his life insurance companies filed a lawsuit alleging he was […]

03/23/2015

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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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