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A backdrop is installed ahead of a press briefing on the Lockheed Martin BST F-35 at the Farnborough air show in Farnborough, Hampshire on July 14, 2014. The biennial event sees leading companies from the aviation industry showcase their latest technology.      (Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon Says F-35 Can Fly — But Not To Farnborough

The Pentagon is resuming test flights of its new-generation F-35 fighter while investigating the cause of an engine fire last month, but the plane, with Pratt & Whitney Engines, will operate with restrictions and will not fly in the Farnborough International Airshow in England.

07/15/2014

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F-35 Could Make Appearance At Farnborough

Word of a limited return to flight for the military’s new F-35 has prompted speculation that the fighter, with its Pratt and Whitney engines, will make an appearance at the Farnborough International Airshow in England this week.

07/15/2014

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Alcoa To Make Aluminum Fan Blade For Pratt Engines

Alcoa on Monday signed a $1.1 billion deal to make jet engine parts for a unit of United Technologies Corp.

07/15/2014

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Boston Reaches $300 Million Deal With Mohegan

Mayor Martin Walsh and Mohegan Sun announced a deal Thursday that would provide the city with at least $300 million in investments over 15 years if the casino company wins a state gambling license. The American Indian tribe-owned company proposes a $1.3 billion resort casino at the Suffolk Downs horse racing track in the neighboring city of Revere.

07/11/2014

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Is The State Business-Friendly?

Whether Connecticut is friendly to business is a key issue in this year’s governor’s race.

07/04/2014

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Hartford, New Haven Did Not Share In Real Estate Trend

The Hartford and New Haven areas are two of the six real estate markets among the top 100 which did not show price increases from May of last year through May of this year.

07/01/2014

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$1.28 Billion Contract To Sikorsky For Air Force Rescue Chopper

Sikorsky Aircraft says it has received a $1.28 billion contract to build a new combat rescue helicopter for the Air Force.

06/26/2014

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State Unemployment In May Unchanged From April, At 6.9%

The Connecticut Labor Department has released job figures for the month of May.

06/19/2014

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Gun Importer Blames White House For Its Laying Off Dozens Of Workers

A Vermont gun importer is blaming the White House for its laying off of 41 workers because the government blocked its plan to bring nearly $30 million worth of antique, American-made military rifles home from South Korea.

06/08/2014

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Medical Marijuana Means Business For Greenhouse Maker

A greenhouse maker which is a subsidiary of a South Windsor firm is reporting a boost in sales as more states legalize the medical use of marijuana.

06/05/2014

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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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