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generic of northeast earthquake (CBS/AP)

5.9 Earthquake Hits Virginia; Tremors Run Eastern Seaboard

WASHINGTON (AP, CBS Connecticut) A 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Rhode Island, New York City and Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., where […]

08/23/2011

Governor Dannel Malloy.  File photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer

Gov. Malloy Speaks On Earthquake Felt in CT

Gov. Dannel Malloy has issued a statement regarding the earthquake felt less than an hour ago in Connecticut, which lead to many building evacuations statewide.

08/23/2011

hartford

Earthquake Hits Hartford

A substantial earthquake rumbled through greater Hartford– and much of the Eastern Seaboard– this afternoon just before 2pm. The quake rattled buildings for over 5 seconds before subsiding.

08/23/2011

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Pentagon Officially Notifies GE Of F-35 Termination

In a victory for East Hartford-based Pratt Whitney Aircraft, which makes the main engine for the military’s F-35 fighter, the Pentagon has notified General Electric that it has terminated GE’s contract for an alternative engine.

04/25/2011

(Credit:  Boeing/AP Photo)

Pratt Engines Will Power New Tanker

Boeing, with engines by Connecticut-based Pratt and Whitney is the winner of the Pentagon contract for a new air refueling military tanker.

02/24/2011

Pratt and Whitney Rally Delayed

A rally scheduled to celebrate the House of Representatives vote canceling an alternative engine for the Pentagon’s next- generation warplane has been postponed.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–02/21/2011

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