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  • 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...

  • Correction: Economic Growth-New England story

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a story Aug. 20 about economic growth in New England states, The Associated Press reported erroneously the size of the economies. State economies cited in the millions of dollars are actually in the billions of dollars. A corrected version of the story is below: Data:...

  • 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.

  • Senate Democrats demand liquid nicotine rules

    FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Two Connecticut lawmakers on Tuesday announced a drive in Congress to require child-proof bottles of liquid nicotine used for e-cigarettes. Backed by 12 Senate Democrats, it's the latest effort seeking regulations of the battery-powered devices smokers use to inhale...

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