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  • Starting from scratch at Fla. Poly: Front & Center

    Florida Polytechnic University, the state's newest public university, opened its doors at its Lakeland campus to its first class of students in August. The school was created by lawmakers in 2012 over the objections of critics, including us, who cited the...
  • Ferguson Enterprises Inc. acquires Indiana company

    Ferguson Enterprises Inc. acquires Indiana company
    Newport News-based Ferguson Enterprises Inc.'s acquisition spree continues, with the company now owning one of the largest women-owned businesses in Indianapolis. The plumbing wholesaler recently acquired HP Products, according to a news release. HP...
  • This Christmas or Hanukkah, ask Congress for Internet privacy laws

    This Christmas or Hanukkah, ask Congress for Internet privacy laws
    In the traditional holiday story, a man in a red velvet suit sneaks into our houses in the middle of the night. We'd call 911 if that actually happened. But as we buy presents for Christmas and Hanukkah, we are unwittingly letting strangers into our homes...
  • U.S., China aim to talk more on biotech

     U.S., China aim to talk more on biotech
    With China gobbling up nearly 20 percent of U.S. farm exports, the two countries agree they should do a better job of working together on farming practices, including improving collaboration on biotechnology. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack...
  • Inside Iraq's 'killing zones'

    Inside Iraq's 'killing zones'
    Shi'ite militias and Iraqi security forces, engaged in an all-or-nothing struggle with radical Sunni group Islamic State, are blasting the Sunni farmlands that encircle Baghdad with heavy weapons. Military officers call their target areas in the rural...
  • Business Brief

    A grand opening and ribbon-cutting was held on Dec.11 at the newest, full-service retail banking branch of United Bank of Glastonbury which is located in the ShopRite East Hartford grocery store at 31 Main Street. Representatives of the bank's senior...
  • Reviczky Reappointed Connecticut Agriculture Commissioner

    Reviczky Reappointed Connecticut Agriculture Commissioner
    HARTFORD – Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky, who has led Connecticut’s occasionally troubled effort to protect farmland in this state, is ¬†being reappointed to another term by Gov. Dannel Malloy. Malloy this week praised...
  • Palm Beach County voters deliver big support for environmental land buying

    Palm Beach County voters deliver big support for environmental land buying
    Palm Beach County voters seem to love real estate shopping, especially when taxpayers are buying. On Election Day, they gave the biggest stamp of approval in the state to buying more land to protect the environment. The county's 85 percent approval for...
  • California adds 90,100 jobs; unemployment rate drops to 7.2%

    California adds 90,100 jobs; unemployment rate drops to 7.2%
    California employers added more than 90,000 jobs in November, one of state's largest monthly employment gains in more than a decade, according to federal data. The state unemployment rate dropped to 7.2%, down from 7.3% last month. That's still...
  • 'The Art Of...' helping others takes center stage Dec. 11

    'The Art Of...' helping others takes center stage Dec. 11
    More than 350 supporters will come together for Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services' (JFS) annual “The Art Of…” gala taking place Dec. 11 at the St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton. Guests will experience the art of help,...
  • New Middletown Youth Services Website Promotes Programs

    New Middletown Youth Services Website Promotes Programs
    MIDDLETOWN — The Youth Services Bureau has created a new website that will be a directory for the dozens of sports programs and extracurricular activities students can participate in. The site, middletownyouthconnections.org, went up in...