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Amazon invests in self-driving vehicle startup Aurora

CNN BUSINESS |

Amazon pushed a little deeper into self-driving cars and trucks Thursday.

DOL: Workplace fatalities rise in '17; third lowest rate nationally

Joe Cooper |

More Connecticut workers died on the job in 2017 compared to 2016, a new report says. Despite that, the state recorded the third lowest rate of workplace fatalities in the U.S.

Budget chief treads carefully in first meeting with lawmakers

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT Mirror |

Gov. Ned Lamont's new budget director, Melissa McCaw, deftly maneuvered through a series of political landmines Tuesday in her first appearance before the General Assembly.

Lyft sues to block NYC's driver minimum wage law

CNN BUSINESS |

Lyft is suing the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission over its first-of-a-kind driver minimum wage law, claiming its implementation would hurt its business.

Bradley Airport eyes new routes, possible name change in 2019

Sean Teehan |

New routes, updated bathrooms and discussion of a possible name-change for Bradley International Airport are on the Connecticut Airport Authority's (CAA) 2019 agenda.

Just 4% of companies boosted hiring because of tax cuts

CNN BUSINESS |

The expensive 2017 tax law failed to encourage Corporate America to embark on a boom in hiring or job-creating investment.

Farmington landlord-entrepreneur Autorino dies

Gregory Seay |

Farmington landlord-entrepreneur Anthony D. “Tony” Autorino, once the youngest executive to run one of United Technologies Corp.'s divisions, has died. He was 80.

Walmart raises pay for truck drivers

CNN BUSINESS |

Walmart hopes a pay raise will solve its trucking problem.

Nissan gives a glimpse of future electric cars

CNN BUSINESS |

Nissan makes the best-selling electric car in the world to date. Over 380,000 Nissan Leafs have been sold, and that model is now in its second generation.

Apple shifts staff from autonomous vehicle project

CNN BUSINESS |

Apple is shaking up its team building autonomous vehicle technology.

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