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Fast-pitch softball tourneys to bring $3M in revenue to CT

Two upcoming softball tournaments are expected to generate more than $3 million in revenue for Connecticut businesses, the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau said.

Mohegan launches online gambling in N.J.

The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, capitalizing on its management of Atlantic City's Resorts Casino, said it has launched a real-money gambling website in New Jersey.

Mystic has priciest summer hotels

Tourism-oriented Mystic has the most expensive hotel rooms in the state during the vacation months of July and August, according to an analysis by CheapHotels.org.

Foxwoods' slot win grew in June

For the first time in years, both Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun each reported a year-over-year uptick in their monthly slot machine win.

Mohegan's slot win up 3 percent in June

Mohegan Sun said its June slot-machine win was up 3 percent over the year — the Uncasville casino's third such increase of 2015.

Lake Compounce to erect “triple launch” coaster

Bristol amusement park Lake Compounce announced Friday that it will make its largest investment to date in a new 150-foot-tall roller coaster named Phobia Phear.

Wine-lovers' mag toasts 13 area restaurants

The Hartford area is home to nearly half the more than two dozen Connecticut restaurants and wine bars recognized by a magazine popular with oenophiles.

Jacobs focuses on jobs, crime, education to improve economy

John Stearns |

Giselle Jacobs knows hardship. She was a teen mom, has been homeless and battered, lost a son to a genetic disorder, and saw her oldest child jailed.

CT uses patchwork approach to replace aging workforce

Gregory Seay |

As a state in a region that are both the oldest per-capita in the nation, Connecticut would appear the most likely to feature a coordinated plan to speed the transition of its aging...

Smulders hits right tune with health-conscious consumers

John Stearns |

Michael Smulders studied music and envisioned playing in an orchestra percussion section. Instead, he conducts a natural foods company on a rapid growth trajectory.

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