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Magazine: Slight Improvement In Connecticut Business Climate

(Greenwich, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Connecticut ranks 44th out of 50 states when it comes to the best and worst for business in the country. That’s one notch up from where the state ranked in 2013 […]

05/14/2014

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Malloy Makes Pitch To Insurers

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is telling representatives of the insurance industry they have “a partner” in Connecticut.

05/13/2014

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CL&P Seeks Rate Increase

Connecticut Light and Power says it will seek a 5.9 percent rate increase from state regulators as it works to replace aging infrastructure and improve reliability.

05/09/2014

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Sikorsky Wins Contract For Next Presidential Helicopter

Connecticut-based Sikorsky Aircraft, which has built the Presidential “Marine One” for the U.S. Navy since the 1950s has been chosen to build the next fleet of presidential helicopters.

05/07/2014

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United Bank – Rockville Bank Merger Complete

Rockville Bank has completed its merger with United Bank and will lose the name it has used for 156-years.

05/02/2014

Governor Malloy, Louis Chenevert (Michael Guerrera/WTIC Photo)

Malloy to Sign UTC Deal After Senate Passage

The Connecticut Senate has given final legislative approval to a deal allowing United Technologies Corp. to use up to $400 million in unused tax credits, so long as UTC makes up to $500 million in upgrades and expansions and hires more workers.

04/24/2014

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Five-Year Contract For Submarine Workers

A labor union for 2,200 workers at submarine maker Electric Boat has agreed to a new, five-year contract that includes annual pay raises of 3 percent or more.

04/24/2014

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

Aetna Hikes Earnings Forecast After Strong First Quarter

Aetna’s first-quarter net income soared 36 percent, fueled by gains from a multi-billion-dollar acquisition, and the health insurer hiked its 2014 earnings forecast above Wall Street estimates.

04/24/2014

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‘End Of An Iconic American Brand’ As Ovation Factory Announces Closing

An Ovation guitar factory in the western Connecticut hills that has produced instruments for music legends from Paul Simon to Cat Stevens to Glen Campbell will be closing after 47 years.

04/23/2014

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CBIA Health Connections To Offer Harvard Pilgrim

A Massachusetts-based not-for-profit health plan is moving into Connecticut this summer.

04/22/2014

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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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