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  • How much do you like your farmers market?

    How much do you like your farmers market?
    Goggles on, boys and girls. The test-kitchen food processor is wobbling like a Tilt-A-Whirl at the county fair. Before the tidbits go wild, let's dish: Shop local. Juicy, sweet watermelons and mangoes and more line the tables this month at farmers...
  • Obamacare: California details plan to cut Medi-Cal backlog to 350,000

    Obamacare: California details plan to cut Medi-Cal backlog to 350,000
    California will reduce the number of Medi-Cal applications it has pending under Obamacare by nearly half within six weeks, state officials pledged Monday. In a letter to the federal government's Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the...
  • Psychiatrist Reprimanded In Treatment Of Opiate Addicts

    An Ellington psychiatrist who has paid $60,000 in state and federal fines to settle violations in the way she dispensed medication to treat opiate addicts was reprimanded Tuesday by the Medical Examining Board, ending discipline in the case. Dr. Erum...
  • Facebook to track users' TV habits

    Beginning this fall, when Facebook users watch a TV show on a cellphone or tablet, Facebook will probably know about it. The social network will scan its databases and send the age and gender of the viewer to Nielsen, the TV ratings measurement company,...
  • Yale Grad To Run Consumer Reports

    Yale Grad To Run Consumer Reports
    Consumer Reports, a consumer advocacy organization based in Yonkers, N.Y., named Yale graduate Marta Tellado as its next president and chief executive officer, the organization announced Tuesday. When she takes over in September, Tellado, 55, will...
  • Competition not a concern in merger between Comcast, TWC

    When Comcast and Time Warner Cable announced plans to combine operations, antitrust lifers like me could hardly believe what we were hearing. Such a megadeal would surely hurt consumers and weaken markets for Internet service and TV. Having previously...
  • Apple, IBM team up to develop apps for businesses

    Apple, IBM team up to develop apps for businesses
    Thirty years after Apple took thinly veiled potshots at IBM in the now-famous 1984 Super Bowl commercial, the two companies are making nice. Tech giants Apple and IBM announced a partnership Tuesday to work together to provide business-centered apps...
  • Conn. coding issues not expected to affect Md. health exchange

    Conn. coding issues not expected to affect Md. health exchange
    Coding problems that led to coverage and billing troubles for thousands of consumers using Connecticut's online insurance marketplace will be fixed in Maryland's version of the technology, officials said today. Maryland officials had been preparing to...
  • Village Roadshow to Manage Fox World Korea Theme Park

    HONG KONG - Rides and environments based on film properties "Alien," "Ice Age" and "Planet of the Apes" will be among the attractions of the Twentieth Century Fox World Korea theme park. A MOU between Fox Consumer products and the governor of...
  • Samsung battles on two fronts as Apple readies iPhone 6

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is losing smartphone ground not only to cheaper Chinese rivals but also at the high end to Apple Inc , a survey showed, in an ominous sign for the South Korean giant as Apple readies to launch its next-...
  • Eastern Tourism District unveils new industry website

    Eastern Connecticut's tourism council has unveiled a new, first of its kind website aimed at businesses and tourism professionals looking for resources in the eastern third of the state. Industry.MysticCountry.com is the new website developed by the...