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Business
12:12 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Cuomo showcases NY beer, wine, spirits & cider industries

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo hosted a second beer, wine, spirits and now cider summit Tuesday to showcase one of the state’s few growth industries. Cuomo says the industry has created a few thousand new jobs in the state.

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Marketing director trying to bring people back
4:08 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Downtown Sandy Hook rebranding in an effort to draw more customers

After the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, some shops in the small Newtown neighborhood said business was down. A local business group is now trying to draw more customers to downtown Sandy Hook.

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Slight job boost in Conn.; Dip on Long Island
4:40 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Winter weather plays the villain in Conn. & Long Island labor reports

Labor numbers out Thursday show a slight increase in employment in Connecticut, and a dip on Long Island.  Labor economists on both sides of the Sound say the weather is playing a key role.

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Business
9:47 am
Fri March 21, 2014

March Madness and workplace productivity

Credit Flickr/TheEdmundLee

David Cadden, professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at  Quinnipiac University, weighs in on how employers should respond to the impact the NCAA basketball tournament has on productivity in the workplace.

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E.U. trade negotiations to address cheese names
7:02 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Would you buy feta if they couldn't call it feta?

Cows like this one produce milk for feta cheese at Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme.
Credit Craig LeMoult

Would a cheese by any other name smell as… stinky? It turns out that’s a question that U.S. trade negotiators are facing. And U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut is pressing for them to keep feta: “feta.” Murphy says in current trade negotiations, Europe wants to ensure feta cheese produced in Connecticut couldn’t be called that because it’s produced in the U.S. The same holds true for other cheeses named after European places.

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