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Not-So-Sweet Start To Maple Syrup Season

The polar vortex has some Connecticut maple syrup producers vexed.

02/25/2014

Artist's rendering of the planned UConn Basketball Student-Athlete Development Center. Courtesy of the University of Connecticut.

Contractors Ordered Off UConn Job Over Wage Issues

A state official says two companies have been ordered to stop work on the University of Connecticut’s new basketball training facility after inspectors found workers were being paid in cash at wages below state-mandated levels.

02/25/2014

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Second Life For Crown Market?

Less than a week after it announced it was closing after 74 years, the kosher Crown Market in West Hartford may have a second life.

02/24/2014

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Few Vets Hired Under State Wage Subsidy Program

A program to help jobless veterans has found employment for a fraction of eligible workers since its launch two years ago.

02/24/2014

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Sikorsky Plans New Layoffs In Weeks Ahead

Helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. says it is eliminating 600 jobs, most of them in its home state of Connecticut.

02/21/2014

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Ice Buildup Blamed For Freight Train Derailment

Officials with the Housatonic Railroad say a buildup of ice caused a freight train engine to derail at a private crossing in New Milford.

02/20/2014

Ken Levine with a BioShock "Big Daddy" at the 2007 Spike TV "Video Game Awards." (Getty Images)

BioShock Creator Closing Studio

Ken Levine says it’s time to focus on smaller but more engrossing games.

02/19/2014

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Shalom: Longtime West Hartford Market To Close

Venerable, kosher “The Crown Market” in West Hartford to close.

02/18/2014

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Cabela’s Founder Dies At 77

One of the co-founders of outdoor outfitter Cabela’s has died at the age of 77.

02/17/2014

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State Effort Pushes Electric Vehicles

Automobile dealers in Connecticut who sell or lease the most electric vehicles will get a special recognition from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

02/12/2014

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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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