Brad Kane

Managing Editor
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Brad Kane is the Managing Editor for Hartford Business Journal and HartfordBusiness.com. Brad talked his way onto HBJ’s staff in May 2010, previously working as a Boston Globe correspondent. In another journalism life, he refereed the bare-knuckle local politics in Ohio and Florida, earning accolades from Florida Press Club, Ohio Associated Press, National Society of Professional Journalists, and the Alliance of Area Business Publications. Brad graduated The Ohio State University, where he settled for a journalism degree after failing to become the Buckeyes’ quarterback. He lives calm, sleep-filled life in Springfield, Mass. with his wife, four young children and three dogs. In his 42 minutes of daily free time, he runs the sidewalks, streets and trails of Western Massachusetts.

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CT budget needs economic growth

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Hartford native Cruz calls for tighter neighborhood connections

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