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Feds extend tribal recognition hearing, but Malloy wants more

Citing significant public interest, the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs has extended the public comment period for a proposal that would change the procedure for officially recognizing Native American...

Defunct Hartford firm sues tech giants over patents

Matt Pilon |

From a brick-sided building on Hartford's Woodland Street, a company that ceased operations nearly 14 years ago is taking on the tech world.

TicketNetwork will pay $750K to settle consumer protection probe

South Windsor sports and entertainment ticket vendor TicketNetwork will pay $750,000 to settle allegations it violated trade and consumer protection laws, the state’s attorney general and...

CT housing center joins landlords’ lawsuit against insurers

The Connecticut Fair Housing Center is helping several landlords sue two insurance companies over what it deems to be discriminatory underwriting policies against building owners who rent to...

UConn to pay $1.2M to five sexual assault victims

UConn said it has settled a lawsuit filed last year by five women who alleged that the school mishandled allegations of rape and sexual assault.

Murtha Cullina names executive director

Hartford law firm Murtha Cullina said it has hired Michael R. Orce as executive director.

CSC hit by class action suit

Systems administrators for Computer Sciences Corp., which has operations in Meriden, filed a class action lawsuit Monday alleging that the company failed to pay overtime wages.

Employers should caution against sharing worker salaries

David L. Belt |

When it comes to the wages you pay your employees, mum's the word. Don't discuss your employee pay rates with the competition — or even other firms that hire similarly skilled workers.

Bleachers Sports Bar target of music copyright suit

A Bristol restaurant has become the latest target of a copyright lawsuit from a New York licensing agency that sues bars and other entertainment venues for playing unlicensed music.

Hartford grocer accused of food-stamp fraud

The owner of a Hartford grocery has been arrested and charged with food-stamp fraud, federal prosecutors say.

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