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Survey: CT 3Q economic outlook brighter, but jobs still a concern

Patricia Daddona |

Seven in 10 residents say overall business conditions in Connecticut are better or the same as six months ago, but Nutmeggers still have major concerns about a lack of jobs in the state.

FEMA: Crumbling foundations not a 'natural catastrophe'

Patricia Daddona |

The Federal Emergency Management Agency won't rule Connecticut's crumbling home foundations a natural disaster, but other federal agencies might offer help, the agency has told Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

Report: Hartford region a draw for wine lovers

Patricia Daddona |

The Greater Hartford metro area is ranked ninth in the country for having a high concentration of wine-related businesses, according to data analytics provider Infogroup.

Cromwell biotech firm to support Groton science incubator

Patricia Daddona |

Cromwell-based Biological Industries USA, the North American division of Biological Industries, is sponsoring CURE Innovation Commons, a new science and technology incubator in Groton.

Farmington startup, UConn, Yale scientists collaborate on Zika vaccine

Patricia Daddona |

Farmington-based CaroGen Corp., an emerging immunotherapy company, has formed a consortium with the University of Connecticut and Yale University School of Medicine scientists to speed up development...

Rest of Hartford's Genomas sold for $1.75M

Gregory Seay |

The Florida health-software maker that last July acquired a stake in Hartford biomedical-testing provider Genomas says it has purchased the remainder of Genomas' equity for an additional $1.75...

Report: Suspect mineral contributes to crumbling foundations

Patricia Daddona |

A final report from experts hired by the state confirms a conclusion reached earlier this year that the mineral pyrrhotite is a contributing factor in the deterioration of concrete that's caused...

Voya launches finance institute to research retirement issues

Patricia Daddona |

Voya Financial Inc. on Tuesday launched the Voya Behavioral Finance Institute for Innovation, an effort to gain insight regarding Americans' retirement planning and decision-making.

UConn, Stamford firm establish cybersecurity center

Patricia Daddona |

The UConn School of Engineering is launching the Synchrony Financial's Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity with an investment of $2.2 million over five years from the company and UConn.

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