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  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • Connecticut's Tobacco is Considered to Be Some of the Finest in the World

    Connecticut's Tobacco is Considered to Be Some of the Finest in the World
    Eighteen months. That's the amount of time it can take between the moment a leaf of premium Connecticut shade-grown tobacco is picked and the day the farmer who grew it gets paid. In between, that leaf is handled with delicate care: hung to be cured...
  • UConn Has The Will, Stays Alive By Beating Louisville

    UConn Has The Will, Stays Alive By Beating Louisville
    There was just no describing the look on Chad Christen's face after he missed four field goals in a three-point overtime loss at home to Temple last month. "Eh, I forgot all about that game," an elated Christen said Saturday. "That game didn't happen....
  • McDonald's April U.S. sales miss estimates

    (Reuters) - Neither premium chicken sandwiches nor Angus burgers could tempt U.S. consumers to spend more on higher-priced items at McDonald's, as a tepid U.S. economic recovery kept restaurant spending in check. The world's biggest hamburger chain on...
  • Judge rejects health care insurance mandate

    Judge rejects health care insurance mandate
    (Reuters) - A federal judge in Pennsylvania said the insurance-buying mandate in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is unconstitutional, the latest ruling over an issue likely to be taken up by the Supreme Court. U.S. District Judge...
  • FDA warns Hershey over chocolate syrup labeling

    FDA warns Hershey over chocolate syrup labeling
    (Reuters) - Hershey Co made nutritional claims for its chocolate syrups that do not meet regulatory guidelines, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said. In a warning letter to the company dated February 14, made public on Tuesday, the FDA said the...
  • FDA approves first at-home HIV test from OraSure

    FDA approves first at-home HIV test from OraSure
    (Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Tuesday said they approved OraSure Technologies Inc's in-home test for HIV, making it the first over-the-counter, self-administered test for the virus that causes AIDS. The Food and Drug Administration gave its green...
  • Comcast unveils management team for NBC Universal

     
    Comcast unveiled its new executive lineup for NBC Universal on Thursday morning, ending months of anticipation and executive jockeying. Although Comcast has its new team in position, it must now wait until federal regulators approve the cable company's...
  • The acts ArtsQuest didn't announce are among its best

     
    ArtsQuest on Wednesday announced the signing of seven more acts for its ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, the four-story, 65,000-square-feet performance venue it plans to open April 30. But it left out of the announcement perhaps the most intriguing...
  • Grizzly blamed for Yellowstone hiker death

     
    Yellowstone grizzly attack: “We know of no witnesses” to the attack, park superintendent Dan Wenk said. “We think we provide visitors with pretty good knowledge and techniques to keep them safe in the backcountry. Unfortunately, in...
  • Yellowstone grizzly bear involved in attacks euthanized

     
    Officials at Yellowstone National Park euthanzied a grizzly bear found to have been invoved with two attacks on hikers this summer....