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The Aetna building on Farmington Avenue in Hartford. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Aetna Buying Tech Company

Health insurer Aetna will spend $400 million on a technology company that could strengthen its push into a relatively small but growing area of employer-sponsored coverage: private exchanges that let workers choose their own plans.

11/03/2014

Indian activists paste posters of Union Carbide CEO Warren Anderson and others deemed responsible for the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster as they prepare to rally in memory of its victims on the accident's 25th anniversary in Bhopal on December 3, 2009. A lethal plume of gas escaped from a Union Carbide storage tank in the early hours of December 3, 1984, killing thousands instantly in the town of Bhopal. Government figures put the death toll at 3,500 within the first three days but independent data by the state-run Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) puts the figure at between 8,000 and 10,000 for the same period.  Indranil Mukheriee/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Union Carbide Head Warren Anderson Dead At 92

Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. headquartered in Danbury when a chemical leak killed thousands of people in India in 1984, has died in Florida at 92.

10/31/2014

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Cigna Beats 3Q Profit Forecasts

Cigna Corp. (CI) on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $534 million.

10/30/2014

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State Backs FuelCell Energy Project With $20M

Connecticut is helping FuelCell Energy Inc. expand its Torrington manufacturing facility with $20 million in loans and tax credits.

10/30/2014

A sign near Aetna's offices on Farmington Avenue in Hartford. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Aetna Raises 2014 Forecast

Aetna became the latest major health insurer to thump analyst expectations for the third quarter and then raise its forecast for 2014.

10/28/2014

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A T & T-Frontier Deal Complete

NEW YORK (AP) _ AT&T Inc. said Friday that it has completed its $2 billion sale of its Connecticut wireline business, fiber network, video and satellite business to Frontier Communications Corp. The deal was first […]

10/24/2014

A picture shows a sign of Swiss banking giant UBS. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

UBS Puts Stamford Building On The Market

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Financial services giant UBS has put its Stamford building on the market in another sign the Swiss bank is ready to leave the city. The commercial real estate firm Cushman & […]

10/23/2014

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Governor Doubts UBS Will Stick To jobs Agreement

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he doubts financial services giant UBS will keep 2,000 jobs in Stamford over five years as part of its 2011 agreement in exchange for $20 million in state incentives.

10/21/2014

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Jet Engine Maker Lands Big Pentagon Contract

Connecticut’s congressional delegation is praising a new $592 million Pentagon contract with jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney for the seventh lot of propulsion systems for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.

10/15/2014

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Home Sales, Prices Down In August

A research group says Connecticut real estate is in a slump, with home sales and prices continuing to fall.

09/30/2014

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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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