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Study finds Connecticut would be attractive to an MLB franchise

Despite being locked between two of the country’s oldest sports markets, Fairfield County would be a more attractive site for a Major League baseball franchise than Milwaukee or Denver, two MLB host communities, according to the latest quarterly economic report from the University of Connecticut. But don’t buy those season tickets just yet. Economics Professor Steven […]

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CSU board to review policy on removing presidents

Connecticut State University trustees will begin a review next week of a controversial policy that allowed Chancellor David G. Carter to dismiss Southern Connecticut State University President Cheryl Norton last fall. The trustees have scheduled a special meeting Monday to name a committee to review the policy, which critics contend puts too much authority in […]

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Rell signs law aiming to speed up DEP permitting process

Gov. M. Jodi Rell has signed into law a bill intended to streamline issuance of state permits and licenses. Rell’s office said the bill, a compromise between industry and environmental groups, will “expedite job creation by breaking through bureaucratic backlogs without undermining environmental protections.” The relatively uneventful passage of the bill was an unexpected conclusion […]