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  • Northeast loses 40% of House seats as people flee high-tax states

    As citizens in the northeast flee high tax states, the region has lost its influence in Washington. It had 141 House members in 1950 but that's down to just 85 today.

  • Conn.: Below-minimum wage paid at Mystic Pizza

    WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Department of Labor has ordered Mystic Pizza, made famous by the 1988 Julia Roberts movie of the same name, to pay 110 employees more than $105,000 in wages for being paid less than minimum wage or not receiving overtime pay. State investigators...

  • Newport rejects agreement with casino developers

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Newport City Council has rejected an agreement with developers of a proposed full-fledged casino at Newport Grand that would have provided an additional $1 million payment to the city. State legislation putting the casino question on the Nov. 4 ballot would allow...

  • FCC backs Connecticut initiative for ultra high-speed Internet

    Gigabit networks provide Internet access at speeds of up to 1,000 megabits, or 1 gigabit per second, which are over 30 times as fast as the national average.

  • Northeast Utilities, Spectra to expand pipeline

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Northeast Utilities and Spectra Energy Corp. have announced plans to expand natural gas access to New England and end bottlenecks that have driven up prices when demand spikes in the winter. The companies said Tuesday the $3 billion project expanding a network of...

  • Fed used tax dollars to build dream house

    A Department of Veterans Affairs employee who remodeled her home using taxpayer dollars was sentenced to four years of probation after pleading guilty to one count of theft in federal court.

  • Conn. AG’s investigation leads to securities class action against Lannett Company

    PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – Purchasers of Lannett Company stock are suing after they claim the company violated federal securities laws by disseminating false and misleading statements to the investing public. David Schaefer claims he and others who purchased or otherwise acquired...

  • Demography is destiny: Pizza department

    Pizza and demographics aren't normally thought of together, but I chanced upon a year-old Gawker blog post by Max Read which invites demographic analysis.



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    When it comes to military actions, President Obama likes to declare the end of wars, regardless of whether America’s opponents agree that is the case. When it comes to economic wars, he has no...

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  • Second Time’s a Charm?

    Voters in Connecticut’s gubernatorial election this November will face a familiar choice as Republican Tom Foley squares off against Democrat Dan Malloy. Four years ago, in a nail biter for what...

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