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Pratt engine gets European safety certification

Keith Griffin |

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan PW1500G engine has received certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency.

MBDA has $5M to lift minority producers

Gregory Seay |

The federal Commerce Department’s Minority Business Development arm is soliciting candidate bids to operate four projects aimed at increasing minority manufacturers’ global market share.

Oil prices hit highest level in 7 months

CNNMoney |

Oil prices are staging a strong recovery and inching towards $50 per barrel. Unexpected supply disruptions in places like Canada, Nigeria and Venezuela have caused oil prices to hit their highest...

As a ‘back-office’ venue, Hartford ranks high

Gregory Seay | 1

Hartford presents a compelling, money-saving case for companies to install or relocate their “back-office'' operations to the city and state, according to a new report.

Carrier not the top job killer it's portrayed to be

CNNMoney |

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have slammed Farmington's Carrier for cutting American jobs. For all the attention Carrier has received, it's hardly the biggest job-killing company in America in 2016.

Sufficient power available for summer season

Howard French | Journal Inquirer |

Electricity should be in adequate supply in Connecticut and the rest of New England during the summer if temperatures aren't unusually high and disruptions in natural gas supply to power plants is...

Alcohol sales fall for first time in nearly 20 years

CNNMoney |

People simply aren't drinking as much as they used to. Global sales of alcohol fell in 2015 for the first time since market research firm Euromonitor International started keeping records in 2001.

Political fear is paralyzing investors

CNNMoney |

Political risk is casting a large and growing shadow over financial markets and the U.S. economy. That's the message from policymakers and star investors speaking at SALT, a hedge fund conference in...

West Hartford offers $5M for UConn campus

Gregory Seay |

UConn says the town of West Hartford has tentatively offered $5 million – less than half the amount of a previous offer -- for its 58-acre satellite campus that the university plans to vacate...

CT should adopt unicameral legislature

Jim O’Neill | 1

Do we need a House of Lords? Nay! We should rid ourselves of the unnecessary appendage we call the state Senate.

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