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Phil Hall is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News, the author of seven books, the host of the SoundCloud podcast "The Online Movie Show" and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News and Wired.

CBIA blames ‘disturbing employment report’ on budget stalemate

“Connecticut’s economy is impacted by the instability at the Capitol,” said Pete Gioia, CBIA’s economist.

Westport mortgage pro heads a rebuilding industry group

A one-time marketing officer, Campbell switched careers 12 years ago and is now president of the state's mortgage broker trade group.

Westcott Cove Wine & Spirits opens Fairfield location

The new store at 1490 Post Road is the second location for the family-owned and -operated Stamford retailer.

Connecticut to receive $3.2M from multistate General Motors settlement

The settlement resolves charges that the automobile manufacturer intentionally allowed defective ignition switches to remain in its vehicles.

Praxair signs deal to provide gaseous nitrogen to GlobalFoundries

Praxair will construct, own and operate a plant that supports GlobalFoundries’ manufacturing processes at its fabrication facility in upstate New York.

Priceline invests $450M in Chinese e-commerce resource

The Norwalk-based company's investment in Meituan-Dianping signals an expansion of its Asian operations that began in 2007 with the acquisition of Agoda Co.

U.S. Sen. Blumenthal seeks federal probe of Kobe Steel

The Connecticut Democrat asked the Departments of Justice and Transportation to investigate alleged falsified data and substandard material usage.

Greenwich private investment firm Littlejohn & Co. acquires glass recycling company

The company acquired Strategic Materials Inc., a Houston-based firm founded in 1896, from Willis Stein & Partners and Vision Capital.

Lack of state budget could put CT municipalities in financial bind,...

Within Fairfield County, Bridgeport, Shelton and Stratford are the localities under consideration for ratings downgrades.

Danbury and New Rochelle named among ’50 Best Cities to Live’

New Rochelle ranked 50th on the list, with 24/7 Wall Street noting the typical household “earns $75,757 a year, far more than the $57,617 the typical American household earns a year.”

Two medical offices move into 1200 High Ridge Road in Stamford

OT Kids and Bender Chiropractic and Wellness Center have taken office space on the third floor of the building.

Giant Laundry hosts grand opening of Norwalk location

The 233 East Ave. location in Norwalk is the second outlet for the company, which also operates a laundromat in the Bronx.

Greenwich private equity firm L Catterton acquires Uncle Julio’s restaurant chain

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

JP’s Diner to open at Sacred Heart University campus

The campus facility was named in honor of Sacred Heart University President John J. Petillo.

Randy Lockwood of Platinum Fitness pushes community aspect of training

“None of our programs in our gym have contracts,” Lockwood explained. “If you don’t want to be here, I don’t want you here."