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  • Norwegian Cruise Line orders two more 4,200-passenger ships

    Norwegian Cruise Line orders two more 4,200-passenger ships
    More mega cruise ships are on tap for Norwegian Cruise Line. The Miami-based cruise operator said this week it's signed an agreement with German shipyard Meyer Werft to build two more Breakaway-Plus class ships for delivery in spring 2018 and fall 2019....
  • Careless Wording Can Lead To Lots Of Confusion

    Today, three dispatches from the Word Front . . . >>Double Talkers — Bill from Acton, Mass., notes the double meaning of a sentence from the rules governing public meetings in his town. They state that everyone must speak politely and respectfully,...
  • Malaysia Airlines flight was 1,000 feet above restricted Ukraine airspace

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was cruising just 1,000 feet above restricted airspace when it was struck by a missile in Ukraine's Donetsk region, according to aviation and intelligence officials. Despite ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine, including...
  • Mitsubishi recalls Lancer sedans with Takata air bags

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Corp is recalling cars made with Takata Corp air bags in Florida, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Mitsubishi is one of nine automakers to say it will conduct a recall that includes those areas. In...
  • Ford Expedition refreshed for 2015, EcoBoost replaces V-8

    Ford Expedition refreshed for 2015, EcoBoost replaces V-8
    Ford’s lumbering Expedition will live on for another day. The automaker announced Wednesday that the full-size SUV would return for the 2015 model year, gaining a new engine, refreshed styling and a luxury edition. The Expedition targets "more...
  • Pro-Kremlin media pushes Putin's case over downed Malaysian plane

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Some said Ukrainian jet fighters tailed the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH-17; others speculated that Kiev's forces mistook it for Vladimir Putin's Russian presidential jet. But while Russia's pro-Kremlin media offered varying...
  • GM pickup trucks to get 8-speed transmissions

    General Motors plans to incorporate 8-speed automatic transmissions into some of its 2015 full-size pickup trucks and SUVs, an important upgrade as the industry awaits Ford's aluminum F-150 pickup later this year. GM said today that the 6.2-liter, 8-...
  • Connecting With The Connecticut River In Cromwell

    In the early part of the 20th century, commerce started to turn away from the Connecticut River and focused on the ribbons of roads and highways that started to crisscross the state. Many towns and cities along the river followed suit and turned their...
  • USS George Washington refueling delayed, but funding looks good

     USS George Washington refueling delayed, but funding looks good
    Back in March, the Pentagon said it wanted a stronger signal from Congress on refueling the aircraft carrier USS George Washington. If not, the Navy would move to retire the ship. Based on what happened Tuesday, consider the signal sent, Virginia's...
  • Unlicensed Doctor Gets 2 Years For Role In Ambulance-Chasing Scam

    BRIDGEPORT — A Fairfield doctor whose license was revoked by the state almost a decade ago was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for his role in an insurance fraud and prescription medication scam that defrauded insurance companies out of more...
  • Obama stops short of blaming Russia for downed jet in Ukraine

    Obama stops short of blaming Russia for downed jet in Ukraine
    President Obama on Friday condemned the missile attack that downed a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine as an "outrage of unspeakable proportions" but stopped short of blaming Russia directly for the tragedy. A...