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December 5, 2016

Busiest Mail Day Will Be Dec. 19 This Year

by Cara Rosner | December 5, 2016 12:00pm

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Those planning to mail holiday cards and gifts may want to steer clear of the post office on Dec. 19 — that’s expected to be the U.S. Postal Service’s busiest mailing and shipping day of the year.

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November 28, 2016

Holiday Spending Survey: Consumers to Spend Slightly Less, But More Plan to Shop for Themselves

by Cara Rosner | November 28, 2016 5:30am

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Now that the political campaign ads have stopped, get ready for the next barrage: holiday shopping ads.

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November 17, 2016

Access Health CT Reports Faster Pace of Enrollment This Year

by Jack Kramer | November 17, 2016 3:45pm

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HARTFORD, CT — State officials seem to be having some success in urging Connecticut residents in need of health insurance not to wait to sign up.

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November 10, 2016

Will Connecticut Pull the Weeds Growing at the Massachusetts Border?

by Jack Kramer | November 10, 2016 11:00am

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Voters in the state of Massachusetts on Tuesday legalized recreational marijuana beginning in 2018. The move is expected to fuel debate on whether Connecticut will soon follow.

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October 31, 2016

Workers Comp Insurance Rates Drop For Third Straight Year

by Christine Stuart | October 31, 2016 1:55pm

HARTFORD, CT — Continued reductions in workplace injuries and claims are two of the reasons that workers compensation insurance in Connecticut is getting less expensive for businesses.

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October 28, 2016

OP-ED | Message to UConn: Forget the Big 12 - How About ACC?

by Paul McConnell | October 28, 2016 8:00am

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The Big 12 conference has announced that it will be foregoing expansion, which leaves the University of Connecticut standing alone at the Power 5 altar. However, there remains a fleeting chance that UConn can wind up in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) thanks to our old Big East rival – Notre Dame.

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OP-ED | Connecticut Lawmakers Won’t Be Able To Resist The Evil Weed

by Terry Cowgill | October 28, 2016 4:30am

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Get ready, Connecticut. We could be seeing an influx of incense, black lights and people who say “dude” and laugh inappropriately. That’s because if the residents of of neighboring Massachusetts pass a ballot initiative next month allowing for the legal sale and consumption of recreational marijuana, Connecticut will almost certainly follow suit.

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October 18, 2016

South Windsor, East Windsor Are Latest Players Considered For Casino

by Jack Kramer | October 18, 2016 1:08pm

Doug Hardy / ctnewsjunkie East Windsor and South Windsor are the latest players in the high-stakes game of possible locations for a new casino in Connecticut.

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October 14, 2016

OP-ED | Common Sense Should Prevail In Vo-Tech Discussion

by Terry Cowgill | October 14, 2016 4:30am

For good reason, they say cutting Social Security is the third rail in American politics. For the moment in Connecticut, the untouchable seem to be vocational-technical high schools.

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October 11, 2016

Survey Finds Businesses Are Taking A ‘Wait-And-See’ Attitude

by Cara Rosner | October 11, 2016 11:00am

CTNewsJunkie file photo A growing number of company leaders expect business conditions in Connecticut to improve in the short term, but most think they will remain stable or worsen, a new survey found.

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