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Innovation of the Week: Tesla tries to raise the solar roof

A house with Tesla's solar roof tiles installed | Photo from Tesla Motors

November 1, 2016 - 7:47pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Connecticut Yankee, state want action on stranded nuclear fuel

A dry cask storage facility at the site of the former Connecticut Yankee nuclear power plant is an obstacle to a possible sale of the 525-acre property, spokesman Bob Capstick said. | Photo courtesy of Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Co.

October 26, 2016 - 2:03pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Peter Aziz

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CBIA's $400K spending plan adds new dimension to Conn. politics

A plan by the Connecticut Business and Industry Association to spend more than $400,000 on advertising to elect its endorsed candidates to the General Assembly has sparked debate about the extent that business groups should be involved in party politics. | Photo courtesy the Connecticut Governor's Office, via Flickr

September 15, 2016 - 8:23pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Tom Rusin

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Drought, storm put Conn. energy, Christmas trees in danger

According to Eversource Energy, drought-stricken trees are in danger of collapsing as a tropical storm makes its way toward New England. | Photo by Alex1961 via Flickr

September 1, 2016 - 5:31pm

Millennials pull Danbury, Waterbury closer to New York

Improvements to the Metro-North Railroad between Connecticut and New York are part of the Nutmeg State's strategy to keep millennials in Connecticut, by satisfying their desire for a connection to the Big Apple. | Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York via Flickr

August 25, 2016 - 4:44pm

Trash-to-energy plants may wither in Conn.’s new waste strategy

Covanta Holdings Corp. owns trash-to-energy plants in Bristol and Preston, photographed here, as well as a transfer station in Wallingford. | Photo by James Mosher/Crain's Connecticut
August 18, 2016 - 2:22pm

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