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  • Green Wheels: Caffeine & Carburetors

    Green Wheels: Caffeine & Carburetors
    NEW CANAAN — It was unseasonably cold for the last Caffeine & Carburetors event in downtown New Canaan. If you haven't heard of this six-times-a-year ritual, it's worth a short review. The event, which is a delightfully informal alternative to...
  • John Deere announces second big round of layoffs

     
    Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Work Farm and heavy equipment manufacturer Deere - of John Deere tractor fame - has announced that it will indefinitely layoff some 460 workers at its Waterloo, IA facility, effective as of October 20. This latest...
  • Versatile Behind-The-Scenes Product Makes A Thriving Business In Out of The Way Spot

    Versatile Behind-The-Scenes Product Makes A Thriving Business In Out of The Way Spot
    WOODSTOCK — Linemaster Switch's rural location both hinders and helps the 160-employee manufacturer. The company, which makes pedals that operate controls in vehicles, on factory floors, and in operating rooms, has a bit of a captive audience when...
  • Deere laying off 460 in Iowa

    Deere laying off 460 in Iowa
    Farm equipment maker Deere & Co. said Friday it will lay off 460 workers at its Waterloo, Iowa, plant because of declining demand. The announcement comes a week after Deere announced a plan to cut 600 workers in Ankeny, Iowa; Coffeyville, Kansas; and at...
  • Little is known about Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown

    ST. LOUIS Twelve days after he shot and killed an unarmed teen, the Ferguson police officer behind the gun remains an enigma. While state and federal prosecutors investigate whether crimes were committed in the Aug. 9 killing of Mike Brown, and...
  • Historic church building rejected for historic designation

    Historic church building rejected for historic designation
    If there is one critical aspect of the Grant Chapel building, Lindsey Hayes noted, it is not the architecture of the Methodist church that was first built in 1943. “It’s constructed in a simple, folk, ecclesiastic style,” Hayes, Winter...
  • Police release ID of officer, controversial video in Michael Brown shooting

    FERGUSON, Mo. It was a day when the police released information long-demanded and unexpected. Here are Friday's main developments in a week of internationally riveting strife, some of it violent and choked by tear gas, over the fatal shooting last...
  • Church meetings hear calls for justice in Missouri police shooting

    FERGUSON, Mo. At two meetings with distinctly different tones, the call Tuesday night was for justice. Packed houses at two churches heard speakers discuss the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, 18, by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday afternoon a...
  • Tension remains high in wake of fatal shooting of Missouri teen

    FERGUSON, Mo. Tension stayed high and raw Monday as the St. Louis region continued to wait for answers in the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager by a municipal police officer. In another day of fast-moving events, the FBI promised to investigate the...
  • Deere to lay off 600 employees at four factories

    Deere to lay off 600 employees at four factories
    Deere & Co., the world's largest maker of farm equipment, said Friday it will lay off 600 workers at four Midwest agricultural-equipment factories, including two in Illinois, because of declining demand for its products. The plants are in Moline and...
  • Deere to lay off more than 600 at four U.S. plants

    (Reuters) - Deere & Co, the world's largest maker of farm equipment, said it would indefinitely lay off more than 600 employees at plants in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas as falling grain prices hurt demand for tractors, harvesters and other agricultural...