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  • Oneidas plan casino outlet mall amid competition Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    ALBANY, N.Y.— With new casino competition looming, the Oneida Indians announced plans Wednesday to develop a luxury outlet center with about 60 stores at their Turning Stone Resort Casino. Ground will be broken in the spring on the complex, which will be developed, leased and operated by Connecticut- based Gordon Group Holdings. Gordon Group has developed retail...

  • NTSB recommends better sleep disorder screening Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:31 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Federal regulators who concluded that an engineer's sleep apnea caused a deadly train derailment in New York adopted several recommendations Wednesday for better screening of such disorders, including a call for improved physician training. The National Transportation Safety Board, meeting in Washington, approved all the conclusions and...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 18- A former managing director at Jefferies Group Inc asked a federal appeals court on Tuesday to overturn his conviction for defrauding mortgage bond investors after the 2008 financial crisis. Lawyers for Jesse Litvak made the request to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York nearly seven weeks after that court signaled the appeal had a...

  • Daryl Payton, who had been a trader at Connecticut- based Euro Pacific Capital Inc, pleaded guilty last week to one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud in federal court in New York. Payton took part in an insider trading scheme centered on a technology company acquired by International Business Machines Corp in 2009.. Three other people have also...

  • Senate blocks NSA phone records measure Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 3:39 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal to rein in domestic surveillance. The 58-42 vote was two short of the 60 needed to proceed with debate. The revelation that the spying agency had been collecting and...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 18- U.S. "The headline PPI is a little bit stronger, but what I think people are waiting for is whether there is any pass-through to consumers so we'll get to see that this Thursday when CPI comes out," said Dan Heckman, senior fixed income strategist, at U.S. Bank Wealth Management in Kansas City.

  • PPI rises unexpectedly but core stays tame. NEW YORK, Nov 18- U.S. "The headline was firmer than expected, but the sub-text reveals no inflation pressures and are closer to the traditional way we looked at PPI," said David Ader, head of government bond strategy at CRT Capital in Stamford, Connecticut.

  • Vermont fights attempt to block food labeling law Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    MONTPELIER, Vt.— Vermont is asking a federal judge to throw out a food industry lawsuit that seeks to block the state's new genetically modified food labeling law from taking effect. Maine and Connecticut passed laws before Vermont, but those measures don't take effect unless neighboring states follow suit. The Grocery Manufacturers Association, National...

  • Connecticut OKs higher electric generating rates Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 12:31 PM ET

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn.— Connecticut regulators have approved higher rates to generate electricity for residential and business customers of two utilities. The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission announced Monday its approval of higher standard service rates proposed by Connecticut Light and Power and United Illuminating. For customers of CL&P, a...

  • GM compensation expert extends claims deadline Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    DETROIT— The deadline for victims of crashes caused by faulty General Motors ignition switches has been extended for a month as the death toll rose to 33.. GM said last week that it has reached the family of Connecticut mother Jean Averill, who died when her Ion crashed into a tree. Averill, 66, of Washington, Connecticut, was one of 13 people that GM originally...

  • NanoViricides posts 1Q loss Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 7:12 AM ET

    WEST HAVEN, Conn. _ NanoViricides Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $239,000, or roughly breakeven on a per-share basis, in its fiscal first quarter. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research. NNVC stock research report from Zacks.

  • GM compensation expert extends claims deadline Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 11:13 PM ET

    The company came under fire last week because the family of a Connecticut woman who died in a 2003 crash had not been notified that her crash had been linked to a faulty switch, even though GM knew for years. GM said last week that it has reached the family of Connecticut mother Jean Averill, who died when her Ion crashed into a tree. Averill, 66, of Washington,...

  • Thieves steal chips from Connecticut casino Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 3:03 PM ET

    UNCASVILLE, Conn.— Tribal police at the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut are searching for two men who made off with thousands of dollars worth of gambling chips. Police say one of the suspects took the chips off a casino table Friday night and punched the victim, who tried to confront the thief. Anyone with information about the theft is urged to call the Mohegan...

  • States working to fix hobbled health care websites Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 1:34 PM ET

    The Massachusetts website, designed by the same contractor that worked on the troubled federal website, performed so poorly it prompted a public apology from Gov. Massachusetts was one of several states where the ambition of running their own health insurance marketplace inside a new federal system ran into a harsh reality. Others, like Maryland and...

  • ORLANDO/ WASHINGTON, Nov 16- In recent weeks, hundreds of thousands of U.S. More than 17 million cars have been recalled worldwide, including over 11 million in the United States. Robert Lamoureux, 47, a coordinator for an events production firm in Orlando, heard about exploding airbags on the news weeks ago and confirmed on Honda's website that his 2002 Accord SE...

  • Could tight market push NY to go slow on casinos? Saturday, 15 Nov 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    After New York voters approved four upstate casinos last November, four Atlantic City casinos have closed, gambling profits plunged from Connecticut to Mississippi, and new casinos opened or were greenlighted in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. "Gaming revenues are going to Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey," said Jeffrey Hyman of the proposed...

  • 'Choose Your Own Adventure' author Montgomery dies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    WARREN, Vt.— The creator and author of the popular children's book series "Choose Your Own Adventure" has died in Vermont. Montgomery's wife says he died Nov. 9 at home in Warren. Montgomery grew up in Connecticut and graduated from Williams College.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- Brent crude jumped almost $2 a barrel on Friday for its biggest daily gain in three weeks as support emerged a day after prices crashed to four-year lows below $80, but analysts were skeptical the rebound would continue, citing concerns over oversupply. Brent remains below $80 a barrel, compared with a June high above $115. "The market was so...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- U.S. long-dated Treasury debt prices rose on Friday for a third straight session, as institutional buyers scooped up bonds, comforted by benign inflation in the world's largest economy that should allow the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates lower for longer. "Low inflation expectations in the U.S. have prompted buying on the long end," said Kim...

  • U.S. crude futures climbed on expectations of higher demand for heating oil as forecasts called for a cold weekend in the Northeast and Midwest regions of the United States. Brent's front-month contract was up $1.35 at $78.84 a barrel at 12:05 p.m. EST ( 1705 GMT.. It sank early to $76.76, its lowest since September 2010, and bounced to a session high of $79.64.