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Florida business district seeks migrating New Yorkers via ‘playful’ website

The site includes memes including "I $ NY" and "Why Do You Think the Dodgers Left?"

S&P: Connecticut poorly prepared for recession

The first year of a moderate recession would cost Connecticut $1.15 billion in revenue; the state’s reserve fund currently stands at about $127 million.

US Coast Guard: HMS Bounty lost

In a stunning development, the U.S. Coast Guard reported the sinking of the tall ship HMS Bounty.

Mortgage firm raided rival, court finds

A judge’s recent award of hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost profits to Mortgage Now Inc., which claimed Harrison-based Guaranteed Home Mortgage Co. Inc. conspired to gain several of its employees and their pending loan deals, is being appealed by the company found to have harmfully interfered with a rival’s business.

Cato Institute: F for Malloy

The Cato Institute flunked Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s tax and spending record in a new report.

Healthy grant for NCC, colleges

The U.S. Department of Labor awarded $12 million to Norwalk Community College and six other Connecticut schools.

Blumenthal warns FHFA

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal spoke out against plans by the Federal Housing Finance Agency to hike fees on Connecticut borrowers.

Sikorsky exits Texas site

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. reportedly is closing a military helicopter retooling facility in Texas.

Conn. foreclosure increase leads U.S.

RealtyTrac said Connecticut had the largest year-over-year increase in foreclosure actions in the nation.

How fast can ivy grow?

New York’s got a bunch of them, Massachusetts, too. New Jersey’s got two and you’ll find them sprinkled across the rest of the country in...

That’s “bank speak”

It will be a while longer before you drive by a billboard emblazoned with “Banking without the BS*” – but that’s not to say...

NRDC: Conn. beach water sketchy

Connecticut’s beaches have the worst water quality of any on the Eastern Seaboard, according to a new study.

The need to exceed expectations

BY JOE MURTAGH What are the needs, wants, stereotypes and emotions of your customers? For instance, Disney knows that their customers “need” a vacation and...

Dynasty trusts, death taxes spur activity

For those who went into business to create a corporate dynasty of sorts, they may get no better chance in their lifetime to pass...

Starwood Capital in big apt. deal

Starwood Capital Group is recapitalizing an apartment company that owns some 9,500 units.