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  • Malloy also would restore $40 million of the $100 million he cut from private, nonprofit health and human service providers in a previous executive order issued in June. "In the absence of an adopted budget from the General Assembly, my administration is reallocating resources to pay for basic human services, education in our most challenged school districts...

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— Connecticut officials say they have closed an investigation of a restaurant after finding no violations in connection with a car crash that killed the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman. The state Liquor Control Division investigated whether 67- year-old Katherine Berman was served alcohol at the Good News Cafe in Woodbury...

  • BOSTON, Aug 17- Mylan NV has finalized a $465 million settlement resolving U.S. Justice Department claims it overcharged the government for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, which became the center of a firestorm over price increases. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Massachusetts on Thursday announced the accord, which was soon after criticized by some...

  • A lawsuit claims that Poland Spring Water is deceiving consumers with evergreen labels that say their bottle contains "100 percent natural spring water" that hails from Maine. The class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Connecticut claims that parent company Nestle Waters North America is bottling common groundwater that doesn't meet the...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 17- Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday won a victory in its effort to keep unhappy customers from suing in court, persuading a federal appeals court to send a Connecticut passenger's price-fixing case against the ride-service company into arbitration. Overturning a lower court ruling, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said Uber and...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 17- Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday won a victory in its effort to keep unhappy customers from suing in court, persuading a federal appeals court to send a Connecticut passenger's price-fixing case into arbitration. Overturning a lower court ruling, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said Uber and former Chief Executive Officer...

  • When you're training for a fitness goal, a workout buddy can be your best asset. She's the one who cheers you on good days and pushes you on bad days. People don't change their habits when the stakes are low, says Dean Karlan, a Yale economist who has studied incentives and accountability.

  • Aug 16- United Rentals Inc, the world's largest construction equipment rental company, will buy Neff Corp for about $1.3 billion, the companies said, topping H&E Equipment Services Inc's about $1.2 billion offer last month. United Rentals will pay $25 per share, representing a 26.9 percent premium to Neff stock price prior to H&E's July 14 deal.

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average, May 10, 2017 in New York

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  • NEW YORK— Six months into her tenure as head of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon sees a split among small business owners— they are increasingly optimistic, she says, but many are held back by their inability to get loans or find the right workers for jobs that are staying open. McMahon's observations matched owners' self-assessments in surveys...

  • WOODBURY, Conn.— The owner of Connecticut restaurant being investigated by alcohol regulators in connection with the car crash that killed the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman says the business was closed the day she died. Carole Peck, owner of the Good News Cafe in Woodbury, tells the Hartford Courant that the restaurant is not open on Tuesdays.

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  • WOODBURY, Conn.— Connecticut officials are investigating a restaurant where authorities say the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman had lunch before she died in a car crash. A state Department of Consumer Protection spokeswoman said Tuesday that the state Liquor Control Commission's investigation into the Good News Cafe in Woodbury opened...

  • The suit, filed in Richland County, accuses Purdue of failing to comply with a 2007 agreement it signed with South Carolina and dozens of other states over allegations of its promotion of OxyContin. Purdue admitted no fault in that case, which accused the company of encouraging doctors to prescribe OxyContin for unapproved uses and failing to disclose its...

  • Aug 15- South Carolina sued Purdue Pharma LP on Tuesday, becoming the latest state or local government to accuse the OxyContin maker of deceptive marketing practices that have contributed to a national opioid addiction epidemic. The lawsuit by South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson, filed in Richland County Court of Common Pleas in Columbia, accuses the...

  • Aug 15- South Carolina sued Purdue Pharma LP on Tuesday, becoming the latest state or local government to accuse the OxyContin maker of deceptive marketing practices that have contributed to a national opioid addiction epidemic. The lawsuit by South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson, filed in Richland County Court of Common Pleas in Columbia, accuses the...

  • GREENWICH, Conn. _ Eagle Point Credit Co. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $15.5 million. The Greenwich, Connecticut- based company said it had profit of 88 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday said it added a stake in Synchrony Financial, boosting its bet on the credit card industry, and shed its investment in the company's former parent, General Electric Co.. Berkshire said it owned 17.5 million shares of Synchrony, a private label credit card issuer split off from GE in 2014, worth...

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  • BROOKFIELD, Conn. _ Photronics Inc. on Monday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $4 million. For the current quarter ending in October, Photronics said it expects revenue in the range of $108 million to $116 million. Photronics shares have fallen 13 percent since the beginning of the year.