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  • Count Inmates In Hometowns, Not In Cells

    If a Hartford resident is in a Somers prison, should he be counted for census purposes as a resident of Somers or of Hartford? For ages, the U.S. Census Bureau's answer — and Connecticut's — has been Somers. But in 2010 the Census Bureau...
  • Spread State Program Benefit To Women, Minorities

    The failure of the Thirty5 Bar & Grille in West Hartford has drawn greater scrutiny of a state program designed to spark business development. The restaurant got $47,500 in Small Business Express grant money from the state before it opened in October of...
  • Baltimore residents in largely vacant blocks to be uprooted

    Baltimore residents in largely vacant blocks to be uprooted
    With plans to demolish 1,500 vacant houses in the next three years, Baltimore officials and the few remaining residents in largely vacant blocks are beginning the early stages of the most delicate of relationships. About 80 residents — each of...
  • California drops a notch in public school spending

    California slipped a notch in spending per public school pupil in 2011, falling to 35th among states in a year that marked the first overall drop across the nation in nearly four decades, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday. The 50 states and...
  • Costa Mesa in top 100 best places to live

    Based on various quality-of-life factors, Livability.com this week has dubbed Costa Mesa one of its Top 100 Best Places to Live. The city clinched the No. 99 spot based on eight categories: economics, housing, amenities, infrastructure, demographics,...
  • Apodaca: Love will help us care for the aging generation

    The term "sandwich generation" has been around for a few decades, but the issue of caring for geriatric parents is gaining urgency as our population steadily ages. Increasingly, baby boomers and Gen-Xers find themselves caught between their...
  • Middle-wage jobs fight back

    Middle-wage jobs fight back
    The makeup of the workforce has changed over the past few decades. The impact of recessions, along with technological advancements, offshoring and other factors, have caused some industries and job types to strengthen while others have declined. In fact,...
  • Retail sales weak in advance of holiday season

    Retail sales weak in advance of holiday season
    Retailers had a shaky September, as lukewarm back-to-school shopping and a plunge in car purchases caused sales to slide from August, according to the government. Retail sales last month amounted to $425.9 billion, down 0.1% from August, the U.S. Census...
  • Dow, S&P 500 notch new highs despite disappointing economic data

    Dow, S&P 500 notch new highs despite disappointing economic data
    It didn't matter that consumer confidence slumped or that retail sales were weak. The stock market barreled to new highs anyway. The nation's two closely watched stock barometers — the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index...
  • Destination XL, men's plus-size apparel store, opens in Towson

    Destination XL, men's plus-size apparel store, opens in Towson
    Men's apparel retailer Destination XL opened a new store in Towson today, catering to men who wear extra large sizes. The store in Yorkridge Center, at 815 Goucher Boulevard, will sell more than 100 brands in sizes XL and up, including private label and...
  • Big state arts funding bill falters, so backers lower the ante

    A bill in Sacramento that would have decisively erased California’s longstanding dubious distinction as the stingiest state in the nation for arts-grant funding has failed for now. Some backers hope it might be revived next year. The bill would...