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Yard Goats confirm stadium won't open before June 16

Matt Pilon |

The Hartford Yard Goats have once again postponed their home opener. It ws announced this afternoon that its first home game will not come until after Thursday, June 16.

CT adds 3,500 jobs; unemployment down slightly

Keith Griffin |

The state added a net of 3,500 jobs in April for a small year-over-year improvement in the unemployment rate.

CT benefits from proposed defense spending

Keith Griffin |

Billions of dollars could be pumped into the state’s economy with the proposal of new defense spending, according to U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)

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...

CT weighs tougher building codes to combat climate change

John Stearns |

The homebuilding industry is taking a wait-and-see approach to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's recent executive order directing state agencies to strengthen building codes in response to climate change.

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...

ADP: CT second worst in April job growth

Keith Griffin |

Among states tracked by payroll services provider ADP, Connecticut showed the lowest job growth from March to April. New England states as a whole didn’t fare much better.

State links pyrrhotite to crumbling concrete

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

Two companies have agreed to stop supplying aggregate for foundations for at least one season after the state found the quarry contains pyrrhotite, a mineral believed to be the cause of failing...

Friendly's co-founder selling Monticello replica mansion

Keith Griffin |

The house that ice cream built is for sale in Somers. Friendly's co-founder S. Prestley Blake is selling his mansion, a replica of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello estate.

Quinnipiac to launch engineering school

Keith Griffin |

After a $9 million investment, Quinnipiac University will launch its new school of engineering this fall. It will be the Hamden university’s ninth school.

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