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  • WASHINGTON, March 2- Cars or trucks subject to industry recalls would have to be repaired before the vehicles could be registered under a new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Monday. The legislation, sponsored by Democratic Senators Edward Markey of Massachusetts and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, is the latest congressional response to the deadly...

  • CONNECTICUT ATTORNEY GENERAL ASKS SUPERFISH, LENOVO TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTS, OTHER INFORMATION ON THEIR PARTNERSHIP.

  • CONNECTICUT ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE SAYS HAS OPENED INVESTIGATION INTO LENOVO GROUP LOADING' SUPERFISH' SOFTWARE ON PCS.

  • "We believe that Webster is now trading at an over $1 billion discount to fair value," the New York- based fund wrote in a letter sent to Webster Chief Executive Officer James Smith and seen by Reuters. Kerrisdale began accumulating its 2 million shares, or roughly 2 percent stake, in Webster in January, founder Sahm Adrangi told Reuters. Connecticut- based Webster...

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— Connecticut is the latest state to grapple with how to regulate Uber and other ride-hailing services being embraced by the public but angering the long-established taxi and livery industry. Drivers for Uber, however, urged the General Assembly's Transportation Committee on Monday to craft rules that allow them to continue operating in...

  • UNCASVILLE, Conn.— The parent company of the Mohegan Sun casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania has elevated a key official to president. The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority announced Monday that Robert Soper, president and CEO of the Connecticut casino, will succeed Mitchell Grossinger Etess on March 30. Mohegan Sun has come up short in bidding competitions...

  • FairPoint more attractive to buyers with new labor pact Saturday, 28 Feb 2015 | 9:19 AM ET

    PORTLAND, Maine— FairPoint Communications said it needed to bring costs and benefits into sync with competitors in the telecommunications industry. Workers said during a four-month strike in northern New England that the company was positioning itself for potential sale, and a Wall Street analyst said shareholders are pressing for one.

  • House Roll Call: Approving 1-week DHS funding bill Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 10:25 PM ET

    The 357-60 roll call Friday by which the House approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week. The bill goes to President Barack Obama for his signature. Republicans— Aderholt, X; Brooks, N; Byrne, Y; Palmer, N; Roby, Y; Rogers, Y.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 27- U.S. stocks closed lower on the last trading day of February after mixed U.S. economic data on a day when European stocks hit records and oil prices rebounded for their first monthly gain since June. The Nasdaq was the weakest of the three major U.S. indexes on Friday, weighed down by Apple Inc as some investors took profits ahead of its March 9 product...

  • *Treasuries set for weakest month since May 2013. U.S. government securities have posted a combined loss of 1.6 percent in February through Thursday, according to Barclays data, the biggest decline since May 2013. "Growth isn't spectacular, but it's still very robust, and this completely and conclusively will support a Fed reaching normalization," said Edward...

  • Correction: Earns-Chemtura story Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 2:40 PM ET

    MIDDLEBURY, Conn.— In a Feb. 26 story about Chemtura Corp.' s financial results, The Associated Press reported, in a report generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research, erroneously that the company's adjusted earnings missed Wall Street expectations. Chemtura posts 4 Q profit of $703 million, result beat forecasts.

  • *Traders focus on higher U.S. core CPI for January. *Seven-year note auction meets with soft demand. NEW YORK, Feb 26- U.S.

  • Dannel P. Malloy has heard the growing complaints about his proposed spending cuts but doubts the General Assembly has the appetite to ultimately increase taxes to cover those reductions. Malloy quipped that he is taking note of every state lawmaker who has complained about his cuts, which affect everything from UConn to ambulance services for the poor.

  • Emcor Group misses 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 10:54 AM ET

    NORWALK, Conn. _ Emcor Group Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $42.5 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 76 cents per share. Emcor Group expects full-year earnings to be $2.65 to $2.95 per share, with revenue expected to be $6.6 billion.

  • Sturm Ruger reports 4Q loss Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:43 AM ET

    SOUTHPORT, Conn. _ Sturm Ruger& Co. on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $14.8 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Southport, Connecticut- based company said it had a loss of 74 cents. Sturm Ruger shares have risen 33 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Higher One posts 4Q profit Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:43 AM ET

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. _ Higher One Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $4.1 million. On a per-share basis, the New Haven, Connecticut- based company said it had net income of 9 cents. Higher One expects full-year earnings in the range of 40 cents to 45 cents per share, with revenue in the range of $205 million to $215 million.

  • UIL meets 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:42 AM ET

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. _ UIL Holdings Corp. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $32.3 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 62 cents per share. Analysts expected $422.4 million, according to Zacks.

  • Chemtura misses 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:39 AM ET

    MIDDLEBURY, Conn. _ Chemtura Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $703 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 7 cents per share. Chemtura shares have risen slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MIDDLETOWN, Conn.— The chief executive officer of United Technologies Corp. says he was wrong when he said nearly five years ago that Connecticut is a costly place to do business. The Hartford Courant reports that Hayes said "it's nice to be proven wrong" for telling industry analysts in March 2010 that anyplace outside Connecticut is low-cost.

  • MADRID— Spain's leading electricity and natural gas company, Iberdrola, will buy the northeastern U.S. utility UIL Holdings Corp. in a deal valued at about $3 billion, the companies said Thursday. The combined company will serve 3.1 million electric and natural gas customers in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts and New York. Iberdrola USA's utilities will be...