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  • CES 2015: Could music-streaming subscribers face ads?

    CES 2015: Could music-streaming subscribers face ads?
    Legally listening to music through the Internet, but not paying to do so, typically requires enduring the occasional advertisement between songs. But pay up for a YouTube Music Key, Amazon Prime or Spotify Premium subscription and the ads go away. Much...
  • Lawsuit targets shale gas-drilling industry over emissions reporting

    Lawsuit targets shale gas-drilling industry over emissions reporting
    Chemical plants, coal mines, power plants, steel mills and oil refineries, and even the maple syrup industry must disclose their releases of hazardous pollutants on the federal Toxic Release Inventory. But the rapidly expanding natural gas-drilling...
  • Sid the Science Kid, coming to Easton, tackles 'super, duper, ooper, schmooper' science

    Sid the Science Kid, using his catch phrase, has been introducing tots to "super, duper, ooper, schmooper" science since 2008. The inquisitive preschooler stars in an animated TV show on PBS Kids, created by Jim Henson Co. Now he takes the stage in a...
  • Thomas J. Todd, science teacher, coach and track official, dies

    Thomas J. Todd was a high school cross-country and track coach in the western suburbs who went on to work as an official at Illinois High School Association track meets. Mr. Todd, 61, died of complications from lymphoma on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at Rush...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lawmakers must heed voters on Amendment 1

    Lawmakers must heed voters  on Amendment 1
    Here's a question for Florida lawmakers: What part of "yes" don't you understand? Last month almost three-quarters of state voters said yes to a constitutional amendment requiring lawmakers to spend one-third of the annual revenues from the state's...