| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:38 PM
The General Assembly passed and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy recently signed a bill honoring the "first powered flight" by Gustave Whitehead, rather than Orville and Wilbur Wright. The flight is pure fiction, not fact. It was born in the imagination of Richard...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:08 AM
No one knows Palm Beach County like Kelly Smallridge.
Born and raised in Palm Springs, her passion and deep roots in the community shows in her commitment to her job: Smallridge has worked for the county's economic development agency for nearly 25 years...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:08 PM
We have had the occasion over the years to ask a number of United Technologies Corp. employees why they liked working for the company. One of the first things most cite is the company's Employee Scholar Program.
This is one of the top corporate-...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 3:18 AM
One shareholder at the annual meeting of the holding company for Farmington Bank asked about the price of safe deposit boxes. Another wondered why the board of directors is all male. The issue of pay for the directors of this 20-branch bank didn't come up...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:27 PM
A long-awaited study of almost 225,000 Pratt & Whitney workers from the 1950s to the early 2000s found a slightly higher rate of brain cancer among workers at a former North Haven plant than for the Connecticut population as a whole.
But the study,...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Sixty-one families pressing wrongful death claims against Pratt & Whitney took their case to the state Supreme Court Thursday, fighting to remain part of a lawsuit blaming the jet-engine maker for a cluster of brain cancer deaths.
At issue is whether...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:05 PM
I do a radio show on WPKN (listener-supported, 89.5) Radio in Bridgeport, and I'm celebrating my 40th anniversary on the air this year. In that time I've had frequent occasion to talk to the Connecticut public during call-in shows, and I think I've gotten...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Although video played a strong role in finding the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing, it was mostly old-style detecting that the public saw: the FBI and police sorting through hours of clips collected on bystanders' phones, then putting it out for...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Video played a strong role in finding the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing, but it was mostly old-style detecting that appeared to do the trick as the FBI and police pored through hours of clips collected on bystanders' phones, then put it out...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:44 PM
The AFL-CIO launched its annual database of CEO pay Monday, showing the average 2012 pay of CEOs at companies on the Standard & Poor's 500 index was $12.3-million, or 354 times more than the average American worker earned.
The average of those S&P 500...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 5:30 PM
From less than $1 million to $25 million or more, the amount of money it takes to get your name on a building at one of Connecticut's institutions varies greatly.
Linda McMahon, the former wrestling executive now running for U.S. Senate, gave Sacred...