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Connecticut Economic Development

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  • Whalers Sold To Michigan Businessmen. New Owners To Keep Team In Hartford At Least 4 Years

    Peter Karmanos and Thomas Thewes, principals of Michigan-based Compuware Corp., Wednesday night were unanimously approved by the Connecticut Development Authority board of directors as the new owners of the Whalers. The decision was not without some...
  • Lost 'Fortune'

    Lost 'Fortune'
    Walk the streets of downtown Baltimore, and you might feel the presence of its corporate ghosts. On Gay Street, perhaps you'll meet Alexander Brown, the Irish immigrant who started the nation's first investment firm here more than 200 years ago. Head...
  • Vote on bases likely today

    Maryland will learn over the next four days whether four years of lobbying to bring thousands of high-paying defense jobs to the state have paid off. And the most crucial day is likely to be today, when the federal commission that controls the fate of...
  • Grim Day For Ganim: Convictions Portray Dark Side Of Bridgeport's Revival In 1990s

    Joseph P. Ganim, once the wildly popular mayor of Bridgeport and a leading candidate for governor, was found guilty Wednesday of collecting more than a half-million dollars in bribes and kickbacks while leading one of the poorest cities in the country. A...
  • Judgment Day: Prosecutors Allege New Lapses, Seek Longer Sentence For Ex-Gov. Rowland

    On the eve of John G. Rowland's scheduled sentencing, federal prosecutors Thursday made unexpected new allegations that the former governor concealed more than $416,000 in assets in hopes of winning a lighter jail term, and that he took on ethically...
  • Chapter Eight: The Debt

    Chapter Eight: The Debt
    James Forman stepped into The Riverside Church in Harlem clutching a cane in one hand and a copy of his "Black Manifesto" in the other. It was May 4, 1969, and the mostly white congregation - 1,500 voices strong - was singing the Sunday service's...