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Tax incentives
10:50 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Pro business group: Upstate NY needs more tax relief than downstate

The pro-business group Unshackle Upstate says upstate New York needs to be granted special tax breaks to help counter the economic recession that continues to afflict that part of state.


Budget
10:47 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Conn. ends the 2013 fiscal year with a higher surplus than was expected

Its official, Connecticut ended the 2013 fiscal year in June with a higher surplus than had been projected. That's according to state Comptroller Kevin Lembo's letter to Gov. Dannel Malloy on Tuesday. The final audited statement for the fiscal year will be transmitted on December 31st.


Climate science
6:37 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Study suggests storm directions like Superstorm Sandy may become more rare

Superstorm Sandy approaches the coast
Credit Flickr/Sharla Sava

A new study suggests climate change may make a hurricane landfall like last year's Superstorm Sandy less likely. But the researchers say that’s no reason to become complacent about storm preparation.

Health
9:44 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Yale Study: 3D mamographies reduce recall rate, anxiety among patients

A new study from the Yale Cancer Center, published in the medical journal Radiology, shows that using 3D technology in mammography greatly reduces the number of woman called back for a second test.


March on Washington
11:08 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Conn. union members taking part in 'March on Washington' commemoration

AFTCT members in Washington
Credit Courtesy of AFT Connecticut

The American Federation of Teachers in Connecticut, the NAACP and other unions and community organizations are looking to pick up the torch lit by those who rallied 50 years ago at the March on Washington. Union members by the busload made their way from Connecticut to the commemorative march on Saturday. Unions like the AFTCT are hoping to use the anniversary to inspire activism.

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