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Can Trump bolster Connecticut’s manufacturing sector?

Sikorsky Aircraft's decision to stay in Connecticut is helping to stabilize the state's manufacturing sector. The company has involved itself in an initiative involving the state college system that seeks to pair students with available jobs. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Governor Dannel Malloy

November 11, 2016 - 3:49pm

Connecticut arts world looks to paint brighter future

The Westport Country Playhouse is engaging in strategic planning, aiming to create a fund of at least $750,000 to pay regular bills and make long-term investments. | Photo by Robert Benson courtesy of the Westport Country Playhouse

November 10, 2016 - 9:05am

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

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Demand for computer-savvy managers changes education landscape

Student interest is driving demand for more courses in business management at the Yale School of Management. | Photo by anokarina via Creative Commons

November 3, 2016 - 10:43am

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.

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Can wearable fitness devices lower healthcare costs?

Wearable devices are used in UnitedHealthcare's wellness programs, which cover about 120,000 people in more than 40 states. | Photo by robin_mosports via Flickr

October 14, 2016 - 10:08am

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