State Adds Jobs, Unemployment Rate UnchangedAccording to numbers released by the state Labor Department, Connecticut added about 3,500 jobs last month. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.7 percent.
Builders To Face Penalty If Tuesday Deadline For Hartford Stadium Is Not ReachedThe developers of Hartford's new $65-million minor league baseball stadium has until the end of Tuesday to get the park ready for delivery to the Double-A Yard Goats, or face more than $2 million in financial penalties.
Dean Foods Buys Friendly's Ice Cream-Making BusinessThe Friendly's restaurant chain has sold its ice cream manufacturing and retail business to Dean Foods Co. for $155 million.
Powerball's Pull Puts Weekend Jackpot At $415 MillionThe Powerball jackpot has climbed to $415 million, making it the largest since a record-setting prize in January.
Norwalk-Based Priceline Shares FallShares of The Priceline Group Inc. fell Wednesday after a weaker-than-expected outlook tempered strong first-quarter profit and revenue results.
Fate Of $12 Connecticut Minimum Wage Bill Is QuestionableIt's questionable whether a proposal by Senate Democrats to increase Connecticut's minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020 will be acted on during this year's legislative session.
Gannett Offers To Buy Hartford Courant Parent CompanyNewspaper publisher Gannett is offering to buy Tribune Publishing Co. for approximately $388.3 million.
Bill Clears House That Would Allow Estate Liquor AuctionsA deceased person's wine and liquor collection could soon be up for auction.
Developer Wants To Acquire Stamford's 116-Year-Old FirehouseA Stamford-based commercial real estate firm is interested in purchasing and revitalizing a 116-year-old firehouse in the city's South End section.
Federal Judge Assigned To 38 Studios Case Steps AsideA federal judge has recused himself from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's lawsuit over the state's $75 million deal with 38 Studios, the failed video game company owned by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.
Board OK'd 38 Studios Settlement Without Knowing Who Would PayRhode Island's economic development agency says officials who approved a partial $12.5 million settlement last year in the agency's lawsuit over its $75 million deal with ex-Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's 38 Studios did so without knowing where exactly the money would come from.
Lawmakers To Be Asked To Repeal Some Recent Tax IncreasesAdvocates for car washes and ambulatory surgical centers will ask Connecticut lawmakers to repeal recent tax increases affecting their businesses.