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Phil Hall is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News, the author of eight books (including the upcoming "The Weirdest Movie Ever Made"), the host of the SoundCloud podcast "The Online Movie Show" and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News, Hartford Courant, Wired, The Hill's Congress Blog and Profit Confidential.

Diageo’s Smirnoff vodka brand launches Fourth of July party promotion

Smirnoff promises to turn the winning entry into "an epic celebration" for the winner.

Pitney Bowes debuts Wheeler Financial, an equipment financing subsidiary

The new entity is named for Walter Wheeler, who rose from salesman to Pitney Bowes' chairman and CEO.

Connecticut’s casinos post slot revenue declines

February marked the eighth consecutive month of declining slot revenues at Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods.

Patricia B. Murphy, longtime Ridgefield consignment retailer, passes away at 76

Murphy began as a sales associate in 1982 and bought the store three years later.

Package store trade group counters Lamont proposal on recycling liquor bottles

Gov. Lamont estimated $6 million could be raised by Fiscal Year 2020 with his liquor bottle recycling proposal.

Ash Creek Enterprises seeks to smoke out cybersecurity threats

When the IT consultancy first opened 20 years ago, mainframes and dumb terminals were considered cutting-edge.

U.S. Sen. Murphy heads overseas for talks about Brexit drama

The Connecticut Democrat, who is a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is to meet with officials in London, Belfast and Dublin to discuss the impact of Brexit on transatlantic relations.

Malibu Taco coming to Fairfield’s Post Road

Malibu Taco will include an outdoor patio overlooking Post Road along with a dining and bar room.

Phyllis Ayman’s new book considers the quality of elder care

"Once in every 66 seconds, a person is diagnosed with Alzheimer's in this country," said Phyllis Ayman, Cos Cob-based speech pathlogist.

ACLU cites local CT police working with ICE on illegal immigrant...

The local police departments working with ICE included Fairfield, Norwalk, Stratford, Trumbull and Westport.

CBIA study finds most CT businesses apprehensive over paid medical and...

However, most businesses polled by the CBIA were not concerned over the impact of a minimum wage hike.

Charkit Chemical in partnership on hemp-derived CBD products

The products are culled from organically-grown industrial hemp and are non-GMO, pesticide-free, herbicide-free and THC-free.

HomeServe USA acquires D.C.-area contractor CroppMetcalfe

The transaction is the third acquisition for Norwalk-based HomeServe USA in the past year.

Ex-Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst joins Cohen and Wolf

Herbst served eight years as first selectman and twice attempted to be elected to a statewide office.

Report cites U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes’ $115K+ student loan debt burden

Hayes said that "my salary as a teacher would not yield an equal return on my investment."