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Manchester company wins $46 million Army contract

Timken Aerospace Transmissions in Manchester has been awarded a $46.3 million contract by the Department of Defense. The funds will be used for the maintenance and overhaul of the AH-64 Apache Attack...

Younger Americans more concerned about cyber threats

The younger you are the more you worry about cyber threats. That's a major finding of Travelers' third annual Consumer Risk Index.

Jackson Lab reports major genome study results

Major research into variations in the human genome has been completed by a consortium of international researchers, including the scientific director at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in...

Farmington Bank's first Mass. office bows Tuesday

Farmington Bank will open the first of two new western Massachusetts branches on Tuesday in West Springfield.

Cigna launches new ad campaign targeted at prevention

Saying more than half of Americans are unaware of key preventive-care benefits,Bloomfield health insurer Cigna has launched a new ad campaign called, “America Says Ahh.” The immediate...

Hartford’s distressed real estate sales among nation’s highest

The growth in distressed Hartford real estate sales is exceeding the national average. It is ranked fifth among the top major real estate markets in the country based on research by RealtyTrac.

CT identifies top towns for economic growth

Connecticut's economy grew 5.2 percent from 2010 to 2014 with some towns far outpacing that growth, according to a new Connecticut Town Economic Index (CTEI) created by the state Department of Labor.

Report finds CT spends more on prisons than higher ed

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Lawmakers in 11 states are spending more on prisons and jails than their public colleges. That's the bottom line of a new report from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

CT Children's names Colorado hospital exec CEO

The Connecticut Children's Medical Center has named a former Colorado hospital CEO as its new chief executive officer.

Hartford seeing more empty retail spaces

The retail vacancy rate in Hartford increased this year while the surrounding suburbs were much better about filling up their empty storefronts, according to a Massachusetts real estate firm.

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