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Bristol Hospital Sale Could Yield New Tax Revenue

A proposed sale of Bristol Hospital to a for-profit company could yield about $2 million in extra revenue for the city if the deal goes through as planned next year.

08/04/2014

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State Unemployment Insurance Tax Stokes Complaints

Nearly 100,000 employers in Connecticut are about to get sticker shock as the state mails annual tax bills to pay interest on its $433 million federal loan for unemployment benefits for workers let go during the Great Recession.

08/01/2014

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Insurance Dep’t Rejects 12.5% Rate Increase For Anthem

The state Insurance Department has rejected a 12.5 percent rate increase proposed by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Connecticut’s largest health insurer.

07/29/2014

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Aetna Exceeds Analyst Expectations, Raises Earnings Forecast

Aetna’s second-quarter profit climbed more than 2 percent, as gains from an acquisition helped the health insurer beat analyst expectations and raise its 2014 earnings forecast again.

07/29/2014

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Pfizer Earnings Down From Last Year, Still Exceed Expectations

Pfizer’s second-quarter earnings plunged 79 percent from last year, when the world’s second-largest drugmaker booked a business spinoff gain of more than $10 billion, but results in the most recent quarter still edged analyst expectations.

07/29/2014

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

US Commerce Chief to Pump for Export-Import Bank

The U.S. Secretary of Commerce is joining a Connecticut business executive and U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy to pump up support for a banking agency targeted for elimination by conservative Republicans.

07/25/2014

An increase in great white shark sightings has meant a frenzy of sight seers along the Massachusetts coast. (Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Shark Sightings Off Cape Cod A Boon For Tourism

Shark-themed clothing and souvenirs have been flying off the shelves of Cape businesses.

07/22/2014

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Brookfield Chick-fil-A Set To Open Sept. 4

Chick-fil-A has set the tentative opening date for its first of four Connecticut restaurants.

07/17/2014

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

Joint Strike Fighter (Carl deSouza/AFP/Getty Images)

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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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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