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  • Light Penalty For Firm That Failed To Preserve, Create Jobs After $350,000 In State Aid

    Light Penalty For Firm That Failed To Preserve, Create Jobs After $350,000 In State Aid
    In 2012, the Hartford-based financial services firm Smith Whiley & Company got $350,000 in state economic-development aid under an agreement to maintain its payroll of 12 full-time jobs and increase it to 15 by this year. But instead of adding three...
  • United Bank Closing Branch in East Windsor

    United Bank announced Monday that it would close a branch in the Broad Brook section of East Windsor and four branches in Massachusetts because they were underperforming. The company would not disclose how many people would be laid off as a result. In...
  • RadioShack faces a tough January

    DALLAS RadioShack has some high hurdles to clear in January. The struggling consumer electronics retailer has said it will be cutting more jobs as part of its previously announced plan to slash $400 million in annual costs. The cuts, announced earlier...
  • California drought brings smaller harvests, more hunger among farmworkers

    DUCOR, Calif. Here in the produce basket of the nation, the drought has so dried out the farm economy that farmworkers depend on charity to fill their pantries. These are the human faces of the diminished winter harvests: Manuel Avila, Jorge Rivera,...
  • UMUC pools students' work experience to field winning cyberdefense team

    UMUC pools students' work experience to field winning cyberdefense team
    They have no marching band, no home arena and no shot at landing on ESPN, but the University of Maryland University College's cyberdefense team is among the world's best. The Cyber Padawans — a name that references Jedi knights in training in...
  • Companies to lay off hundreds at Patrick AFB

    Companies to lay off hundreds at Patrick AFB
    Two private companies have filed layoff notices with the state regarding a total of 347 jobs to be cut at Patrick Air Force Base between now and March. The base is just south of Cocoa Beach and Cape Canaveral, about one hour east of Orlando. L-3...
  • Mayor opens the door for a busy election season

    Mayor opens the door for a busy election season
    As Mayor Kenneth Bradley noted, there’s an old saying in politics: never say never. He’s keeping that in mind as he considers his future – but most likely, he added, it won’t be in the near future. “I have certainly enjoyed...
  • Citing Progress In Hartford, Segarra Seeks New Term As Mayor

    Citing Progress In Hartford, Segarra Seeks New Term As Mayor
    HARTFORD — Mayor Pedro Segarra announced his bid for a second term Monday, taking credit for a resurgence in city development, a drop in crime and a boost in overall morale. "I believe I've been a significant player in transforming the mood and...
  • Generous L.A. city policy rewards workers who take long injury leaves

    Generous L.A. city policy rewards workers who take long injury leaves
    Los Angeles Police Department clerk Demeturius Matthews took a full year off for an on-the-job injury after she banged her elbow into a metal filing cabinet. She didn't break any bones, city records show, but a chiropractor declared her temporarily...
  • U.S. Steel to lay off 700 due to falling oil prices

    PITTSBURGH — Sharply falling oil prices are prompting U.S. Steel to temporarily idle tubular operations near Cleveland and Houston, resulting in 756 layoffs. Most of the layoffs will occur at the Pittsburgh steel producer's Lorain Tubular...
  • Frosh sworn in as attorney general

    Frosh sworn in as attorney general
    In his first moments in office, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh warned that budget cuts would impair the ability of state lawyers to do their jobs and reduce their ranks. Frosh was sworn in Tuesday afternoon as Maryland's 44th attorney general,...