| Mar 28, 2011
| 8:01 AM
Huzzah! After a last-minute vote in the wee hours of Monday morning, one that followed the last-minute appeal of Republican Sen. Tom Coburn that God smite some Democratic senator, so they wouldn’t have the 60 votes they needed, the Senate voted to...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 7:46 PM
NORFOLK — Fifty thousand or more Anthem-insured families seeking care at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters and its medical practices are looking at the possibility of losing "in-network" coverage effective June 1.
| Jan 3, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Six years ago, lawmakers got really worried about the voracious and ever-growing infestation of business tax credits and exemptions embedded deep in the bowels of Connecticut's tax system. They knew hundreds of millions of dollars in state revenue were...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 5:33 PM
After receiving criticism last school year for cutting high school teaching positions while keeping administrators, Baltimore County Superintendent Joe A. Hairston is proposing to do the reverse next year — preserve classroom teachers and...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:25 PM
When the Brookings Institution came out with a listing of the 200 wealthiest metropolitan areas in the entire freaking world, it seemed shockingly weird to see Hartford at the very top and Bridgeport just below at No. 5.
Whenever Connecticut folks...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Connecticut-based Cigna Corp. said Tuesday that it has closed on its $3.8 billion acquisition of HealthSpring Inc., a health care company that specializes in the Medicare Advantage market.
HealthSpring bought Baltimore-based Bravo Health last year for...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:51 PM
TicketNetwork announced Wednesday that the company was pulling out of a high-profile economic development program following a tumultuous three days that began when CEO Donald Vaccaro was arrested early Monday.
"TicketNetwork is regrettably withdrawing...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 12:33 PM
(Reuters) - U.S. health officials are teaming up with insurance companies, pharmacies, health providers and community groups in a campaign to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over five years.
The plan announced on Tuesday by the U.S....
| Sep 14, 2011
| 6:57 AM
Think Charles Dickens’ The Christmas Carol;
“Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner…You will...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 1:28 PM
Children folded paper into origami frogs, twisted green and yellow tissue paper into flowers, danced on a nearby stage and donned cowboy hats and tiaras during acting lessons by employees of Hartford Stage.
This is no after-school program or day care....
| Jan 16, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Downtowns in Providence, Springfield and other New England cities gained traction last year in their assault on office vacancies left over from the recession, as employers cautiously began leasing space in greater numbers.
But downtown Hartford is still...