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  1. Hope, Worry Over Aetna's Hometown WorkforceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    The Aetna building in Hartford on the day it was announced that Aetna will buy Humana Inc. for $37 billion in a merger of two of the top health insurers in the nation, under a deal announced early Friday. The Aetna building in Hartford on the day it was announced that Aetna will buy Humana Inc. for $37 billion in a merger of two of the top health insurers in the nation, under a deal announced early Friday.

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  2. At A GlanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hartford Courant

    In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, file photo, a sign for Aetna Inc., sits atop a building at the company headquarters in in Hartford. In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, file photo, a sign for Aetna Inc., sits atop a building at the company headquarters in in Hartford.

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  3. Antitrust Investigation Will Precede Deal's ConclusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hartford Courant

    In order to complete a merger, regulators in Washington and in the states will have to evaluate the market impact and approve the marriage. First, the companies submit a packet to both the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice, who will decide if the combination is an anti-trust violation or would hurt competition within the industry.

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  4. Aetna To Buy Humana In $37B DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hartford Courant

    Aetna will buy Humana Inc. for $37 billion in a merger of two of the top health insurers in the nation, under a deal announced early Friday. Under the agreement, Aetna will keep a "significant" presence at the Humana headquarters in Louisville, Ky., making it home to the combined companies' Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE businesses.

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  5. Booklet Highlights Workers' PlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Hartford Courant

    People linked to a progressive political organization delivered booklets filled with stories of struggling workers to state legislators Thursday at the Legislative Office Building. The booklets highlight what the organization, Connecticut Working Families, calls its Women's Economic Agenda, which focuses on policies intended to help working women and families.

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  6. Resident puts landscaping experience into Grounds Guys of MilfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Milford Mirror

    ... the side - that's about 20 years of landscaping, he said. The Grounds Guys of Milford serve Milford and beyond, from Ansonia to Orange, West Haven and Woodbridge, and towns in between. Many of his customers are in Milford, and Debbie Westphal said ...

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  7. How The Computing Tax Came To Signify Connecticut's Budget CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Hartford Courant

    Around midnight on Monday, with the House still debating the state budget, I found myself in a nearly empty Senate chamber with Sen. Martin Looney and two staffers. I wanted to know whether the computer services and data processing tax, finally set at 1 percent, included an on-again, off-again exemption for sales between divisions of corporations.

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  8. Former Ansonia resident killed in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... and children had come to Connecticut for a gathering and her sister flew home alone Sunday. Sievers was born in Ansonia and moved to Florida in 1996 when she began her Internal Medicine Residency at University of Florida Hospital in Jacksonville, ...

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  9. U.S. Appeals Court Rules Against Apple In eBook CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Hartford Courant

    Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010 that had been dominated by Amazon.com, a divided federal appeals court panel said Tuesday. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled 2-1 that a lower court judge correctly found that Apple Inc. had violated the law to upset Amazon.com Inc.'s control of the market.

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  10. Ace Buying Chubb In Cash-And-Stock Deal Valued At $28.3 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Hartford Courant

    Property and casualty insurer Ace is buying The Chubb Corp. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $28.3 billion that will boost its international presence. Chubb is based in Warren, N.J., but has hundreds of workers at a campus on Hopmeadow Street in Simsbury.

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  11. No More Time: Regulators Reject UIL Holdings, Iberdrola Request For Extension To Save MergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Hartford Courant

    One day after preliminarily rejecting the merger of UIL Holdings and the U.S. operations of Iberdrola, Connecticut regulators swiftly rejected a proposal from the two companies for a two-month extension to address regulators' concerns. Explaining that reviewing additional information would take much more time than that, Connecticut's Public Utilities Regulatory Authority told the companies they are always welcome to start again from the beginning and file a new merger application.

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  12. U.S. Sues To Block GE Appliance Business Sale To ElectroluxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Hartford Courant

    The U.S. government is seeking to stop Electrolux from buying General Electric's appliance division, saying that the combined company would dominate sales of kitchen appliances to customers like home builders, property managers, hotels and governments. General Electric Co., based in Fairfield, Conn., says it will defend the sale in court and aims to complete the $3.3 billion deal this year.

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  13. Union-Represented GE Workers Ratify 4-Year ContractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Hartford Courant

    Union workers at General Electric Co. have ratified contracts that increase compensation by $15,500 over four years, hold the line on health care contributions next year, provide pension improvements and make other changes.

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  14. About 40,000 More CT Workers Will Be Eligible For OvertimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Hartford Courant

    Attorney: "I've had people working 70 or 80 hours a week. That's an awful lot of work for no extra pay.

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  15. Debate About A $60M Unemployment Tax Waiver Is Not What It SeemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Hartford Courant

    Like most Connecticut employers, state Rep. Dave Rutigliano and his partners will have to pay a surcharge of $154 per worker in January, part of the payback for federal loans to the state's unemployment insurance fund. That's on top of regular unemployment insurance payments that amount to hundreds of dollars for each of Rutigliano's 245 employees at the Southport Brewing Co.

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  16. Advocates For Paid Maternity Leave, FMLA Hope More Facts Will Speed PassageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Hartford Courant

    Connecticut will spend at least $140,000 - maybe more, with federal help - to figure out how much it would cost workers to fund a paid family and medical leave program. A bill that would have established paid FMLA at 100 percent of pay for 12 weeks didn't get a vote in either chamber this session.

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  17. Former Sensor Switch Workers Eligible For Federal BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Hartford Courant

    Former employees of Sensor Switch, a Wallingford lighting company, are eligible for federal benefits, the state Department of Labor announced Monday. The announcement means that employees who were separated from the company after March 11, 2014, or will be separated before June 16, 2017, may apply for federal Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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  18. Redesigned Utility Bills Intended To Offer ClarityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Hartford Courant

    New information on the monthly bills will allow customers who choose third-party power suppliers to compare their rates with the standard service rates offered by Eversource Energy and the United Illuminating Co. The redesigned bill will also show the dollar amount the customer would have been billed on the standard services plan, allowing for an easy comparison with the third-party supplier's charge.

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  19. The Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance FaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Connecticut Post

    Registration will allow you to post comments on ctpost.com and create a ctpost.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. June 27 and 28, 2015 brought The Midsummer Fantasy Reinassance Faire back for its second weekend of the summer at Warsaw Park in Ansonia, Conn.

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  20. Administration: Union, Non-Union Homes Will Share Equitably In $26 M for WagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Hartford Courant

    Outside the House chamber at the Capitol Monday, union workers were savoring winning the lion's share of $13 million in the next budget year for nursing home workers' wages. "I'm beyond excited.

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