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ESPN and Tencent team up to cover sports in China

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ESPN is upping its game in China. The Disney unit is teaming up with tech giant Tencent to cover sports games in China, including Mandarin-language commentary.

Nonprofit Profile: United Way of Connecticut

The Petit Family Foundation has awarded a $4,000 grant to the Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center to underwrite the Venture...

Glimmers of light shine among downtown's retail dark spots

Gregory Seay |

Empty street-level storefronts — some that way for ages — dot many of the central business district's most-traveled thoroughfares: Asylum, Main, Pearl, State and Trumbull streets.

How one man turned $40 into $6 billion

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It's an All-American story with a hip-hop twist. See how one entrepreneur took $40, his mom's sewing machine, a day job at Red Lobster, and turned it into a $6 billion empire.

Symphony approves musicians’ contract

The Hartford Symphony Orchestra has approved major union concessions. It now has to work on short-term and long-term financial goals, an executive said.

HSO board will vote on contract tonight

The Hartford Symphony board of directors will vote on a new contract tonight that includes $450,000 in concessions from the American Federation of Musicians Local 400, which represents orchestra...

Hartford Symphony submits final offer to musicians

The Hartford Symphony Orchestra has announced what it describes as its final collective bargaining agreement offer to the American Federation of Musicians. The union has to respond by Monday.

Hartford-New Haven seeing jump in bed bugs

The Hartford-New Haven market has an unwanted distinction: Both regions are experiencing an increase in bed-bug treatments both residentially and commercially.

Musicians, HSO negotiations hit a crescendo of acrimony

Keith Griffin |

Tensions have risen to a crescendo in the ongoing negotiations between the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and musicians. Each side accuses the other of conflicts of interest.

Hard Rock sets 170-room DoNo hotel

Gregory Seay |

The developer of downtown Hartford's north quadrant says it will open Connecticut's first Hard Rock Hotel, adjacent to the Yard Goats ballpark.

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