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Still anemic: U.S. growth picks up to only 0.8%

CNNMoney |

America's economy grew a little more at the beginning of the year than first thought, but it's still not much to celebrate.

Nappier: State lowers debt costs despite rating actions

Keith Griffin |

State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier said the state saw higher interest rates on a recent bond refunding, just a week after two major rating agencies lowered credit ratings on the debt.

Bond commission to approve Bob's HQ deal

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

The State Bond Commission is due to act Friday on $8.7 million in grants and loans to back the Manchester-based Bob's Discount Furniture's expansion of its headquarters.

Walmart deems CT veterans hiring program a success

Retail giant Walmart said it has hired almost 600 veterans in Connecticut since launching its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013, despite overall vet unemployment numbers being low.

Wines being sold with misleading ratings


An investigation of 30 liquor stores throughout Connecticut found that nearly 90 percent are misrepresenting the ratings of the wines they sell.

Drones taking off in insurance industry

Keith Griffin |

The use of commercial drones, technically called unmanned air vehicles, has been hailed by insurance companies as an economical and safe way to do costly inspections for claims and risk evaluations.

Survey: Many companies not prepared for cyber attack

Keith Griffin |

A new survey from a Bloomfield information security provider says more than 77 percent of organizations are not prepared for a cyber attack, and many lack a formal response plan.

T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods plan to open thousands of new stores

CNNMoney |

In an age when brick-and-mortar retailers are struggling, one company has just announced aggressive store opening plans. No specific locations have been announced yet.

New overtime rule could benefit 46K in CT

CNNMoney |

Starting later this year, millions more workers will become eligible for overtime pay. In Connecticut, nearly 50,000 workers could benefit.

Report lists most common on-the-job injuries

Keith Griffin |

An analysis of more than 1.5 million workers compensation claims filed between 2010 and 2014 from a variety of business sizes and industries shows materials handling mishaps to be the cause of almost...

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