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Bronin wants biz to back Obama's fair change pledge

Keith Griffin |

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin is encouraging businesses to sign onto President Obama's “Fair Chance Business Pledge” to eliminate employment barriers for those with a criminal record.

Foxwoods launches new social casino platform

Keith Griffin |

Foxwoods Resort Casino today announced the launch of a new social casino platform called FoxwoodsONLINE. The platform is not a gaming site.

CT's transparent fiscal spending among best in nation

Keith Griffin |

State government is being hailed as a national leader when it comes to government spending transparency through its online portal, according to a new ranking by a public interest group.

Simsbury Bank profit drops 39%

Keith Griffin |

SBT Bancorp Inc., holding company for The Simsbury Bank & Trust Company Inc., announced a 39 percent drop in first quarter profits compared to 2015. The drop was partly driven by declines in mortgage...

Dems offer $920M in cuts, begin talks with Malloy

By Mike Savino | Journal Inquirer |

Democratic lawmakers met with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy after unveiling their $920 million deficit mitigation plan, a change in their stance of last week to cut the governor out of talks.

Hartford ranks low for housing loan defects

Keith Griffin |

A new national study shows the Hartford metropolitan area is fourth best in the country when it comes to loan defects.

Meredith stations renew with CBS

Keith Griffin |

The Hartford and Springfield Meredith TV stations have extended their partnership with CBS network through 2020.

New milestone for bull market: 2nd longest ever

CNNMoney |

It's been 2,608 days since the bull market was born from the ashes of the Great Recession. On Friday the market upswing became the second-longest in history, surpassing the streak from 1949 to 1956.

The Hartford reports 31% drop in profits

Keith Griffin |

The Hartford Financial Services Group said Thursday its first quarter profits fell 31 percent, driven by lower investment income and underwriting results in personal lines and higher catastrophes.

Enviro cops nab illegal turkey hunter

State environmental police said they arrested a hunter on Wednesday - opening day of turkey hunting season - in Bloomfield for not having a permit and baiting birds with corn.

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