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EB President: Difficult To Find Applicants With Science, Math and Mechanical Skills Needed

Jeffrey Geiger, the president of U.S. Navy contractor Electric Boat says it has been difficult to find people with basic science, math and mechanical skills to hire — and says there will be thousands of jobs available in the coming years.

01/15/2015

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

Aetna Increases Its Hourly Wage To A Minimum $16

Hartford-based Aetna has announced it is raising the hourly rate it pays its lowest-paid workers.

01/13/2015

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Two Connecticut Theaters Screening Film At Center Of Sony Controversy

Two Connecticut movie theaters, in Hartford and Waterbury, are among those screening the film “The Interview” after Sony Pictures Entertainment went ahead with its release.

12/25/2014

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Insurer Sued Over HIV Patient Privacy

SAN DIEGO (AP) _ A consumer advocacy group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Aetna Inc. saying a new policy violates the privacy of people with HIV and AIDS by requiring them to get their […]

12/22/2014

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Former UTC Exec To Become CFO

United Technologies is bringing back a longtime executive to serve as chief financial officer.

12/09/2014

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Luxury Goods May Lure Shoppers This Year

Recent improvements in the jobs report and lower gasoline prices could give shoppers a bit more confidence this holiday season

12/08/2014

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

Change At The Top

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Aetna is naming Karen Rohan as its new president, taking over from Mark Bertolini, who will remain chairman and CEO. The health insurer says Rohan will now oversee its national, government […]

12/01/2014

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Senator Takes On Outlets

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is warning consumers about unfair and deceptive marketing practices allegedly used by some outlet stores. He says “arbitrary and intentionally misleading reference prices at outlet stores” cause […]

11/27/2014

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Mohegan Sun Chief Executive Set To Retire In 2015

Mitchell Etess, chief executive of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, says he plans to retire next year, but will stay on in a transition.

11/21/2014

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Malloy Budget Chief To Brief Connecticut Lawmakers

Connecticut lawmakers will be learning more about Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plans to cover a projected $99.5 million deficit in the current $20 billion budget.

11/21/2014

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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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