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Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Union Says 450-500 Layoffs Expected At Electric Boat

A union that represents workers at Electric Boat says it has been told by the submarine builder to expect between 450 and 500 layoffs over the next few months.

08/23/2013

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Navy Sub Returns to Groton After 1st Deployment

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ A Navy attack submarine has returned to Groton after completing its first deployment. USS New Mexico arrived back at Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday afternoon. The submarine traveled more […]

08/12/2013

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Sequestration Sinks Sub

By DAVID SHARP  Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The Navy has decided to scrap the USS Miami instead of repairing the nuclear-powered submarine because of budget cuts and growing costs of repairing damage from […]

08/07/2013

Submarine Virginia (Lt. Patrick Evans/Navy Photo)

Navy Resumes Sub-Escort Duties On Thames

The U.S. Navy is taking back responsibility for escorting its submarines along the Thames River to and from its base in Groton.

07/12/2013

Capt. Carl Lahti (Credit:  www.public.navy.mil)

Navy Sub Base in Groton Swears in New Commander

The Navy’s submarine base in Groton has welcomed a new commanding officer.

05/31/2013

Navy Submarine Base New London, Groton CT  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Panel Recommends Sub Commander Who Faked His Death Be Discharged

A panel of officers has recommended that a former submarine commander who faked his death to end an extramarital affair be honorably discharged from the Navy.

04/12/2013

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Former Sub Commander Who Faked His Death Seeks To Stay In Navy

A hearing in Groton is considering whether a former submarine commander who faked his own death should be expelled from the Navy.

04/12/2013

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Budget Cuts May Affect Plans To Repair Submarine “Miami”

The Navy’s commitment to repairing a nuclear submarine severely damaged by an arsonist last spring is wavering under the realities of mandatory budget cuts, officials say.

03/18/2013

Navy Submarine Base New London, Groton CT  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Groton Commander Relieves Officer

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ The commanding officer of a Navy submarine currently undergoing maintenance at Maine shipyard was relieved of duty Friday due to a loss of confidence in his leadership, the Navy said. Navy […]

01/26/2013

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting ringside at last night's Manny Pacquiao-Jan Manuel Marquez fight in Las Vegas. (credit: Getty Images)

Yale Librarian: Romney’s ’47 Percent’ Chosen As Year’s Top Quote

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s comments about 47 percent of the population dependent on the government and “binders full of women” topped this year’s best quotes, according to a Yale University librarian.

12/09/2012

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