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  1. Magellan Health Completes Acquisition Of Michigan Pharmacy Benefits CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Magellan Health announced Wednesday it has completed its acquisition of a Michigan-based pharmacy-benefit-manager, 4D Pharmacy Management Systems Inc. Magellan is spending $85 million, which comprises $55 million from existing cash on hand and $30 million based on the company meeting certain milestones. The milestone incentives include $10 million for growth in the dual-membership population served by 4D, meaning people who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, and $20 million if the company retains some undisclosed amount of its business through 2018.

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  2. East Haddam "Ghost Town" Again For Sale After Failed AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    From YouTube: RM Bradley is selling The Historic Village at Johnsonville in East Haddam. Originally a mill village, the property is an assemblage of 8 contiguous parcels totaling approximately 62 acres.

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  3. F-35 Program Facing New ChallengesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Lockheed Martin , maker of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, whose engines are produced by Pratt & Whitney, recently held a glitzy reception in the atrium of the Rayburn House Office Building, complete with a buffet and the chance to "fly" the F-35 in a cockpit simulator, to press home a point - don't cut funding for the program. The F-35 faces a host of challenges.

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  4. New Fuel Cell Planned For Pepperidge Farm Plant In BloomfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    A second fuel cell to be installed at the Pepperidge Farm industrial bakery in Bloomfield will allow the company to generate all the power it needs on site, the fuel cell maker said Wednesday. The manufacturer, FuelCell Energy Inc. in Danbury, announced that it has an agreement with Pepperidge Farm to make, install and service the new 1.4 megawatt cell, which provides the equivalent of enough power for about 1,400 homes, and to continue servicing the 1.2-megawatt cell that it installed in 2008.

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  5. Hartford Creates Website To Help Businesses Find City Residents To HireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

    This will become more important in coming months, as Mayor Pedro Segarra has said there will be mandates for construction companies working on the Hartford Yard Goats stadium to hire city residents. "This is about getting Hartford residents back to work and ensuring that they benefit from current and future development that comes to the city," Segarra said.

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  6. Phoenix Reports Net Loss Of $213 Million Last YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

    The Phoenix Cos. reported a net loss of $213 million for 2014, due in part to audit fees, restatement expenses The Phoenix Cos.

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  7. Special Enrollment Period In April For Health InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

    So, you're paying a tax penalty for not having insurance last year? You can buy 2015 coverage in April. The enrollment is for people who are filing their federal taxes and learning for the first time that they will have to pay a penalty if they didn't have coverage last year.

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  8. Another coyote sighting reported Monday after attack last weekRead the original story

    Tuesday | WICU12 Erie

    Pet lovers in Ansonia told Eyewitness News they are nervous after reports of a coyote roaming a neighborhood on Monday and another attacking a dog early last week. "It got me a little scared because I have a child and I have a dog and I'm worried something may happen to them," Householder said.

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  9. Knights Of Columbus Launches Catholic Faith-Based Mutual FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

    The Knights of Columbus has created a new class of mutual funds that will invest based on Catholic values and will be marketed to faith-based institutions such as orders of nuns, dioceses or Catholic universities. The New Haven-based Knights also created a new investment adviser firm, Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors, which is a subsidiary of the fraternal benefit society formed in 1882, which has grown into a life insurer that also sells annuities, long-term-care coverage and disability insurance to Catholic families around the globe.

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  10. Another Coyote Sighting in Ansonia Days After AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NBC Connecticut

    Concern is mounting in Ansonia after residents reported more coyote sightings in the days after a dog was attacked outside his home. "That leads to the nature center so that's where all the land is and that's where they come out of at night," said Ansonia resident Mike Mairano.

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  11. UnitedHealth Bulks Up For Prescription Drug Cost BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Hartford Courant

    The nation's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth , will muscle up for its fight against rising prescription drug costs by spending more than $12 billion to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp. Pharmacy benefits managers, or PBMs, help negotiate the prices that customers pay for prescription drugs. They are seen as a key component in the push to contain soaring costs from specialty drugs, complex medicines that can represent treatment breakthroughs but often at a much higher price than other drugs.

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  12. Bakers Furniture In Stafford Springs To Close After 207 YearsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The Hartford Courant

    Gladys Poynton and owner John Ruscio share a laugh during the closing sale of Bakers Country Furniture. Bakers has sold furniture for over 200 years and may be the country's oldest furniture store.

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  13. Bilco Co. Moving Back To New HavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Hartford Courant

    The Bilco Co., maker of specialty access products for the building industry, is moving its headquarters from West Haven to New Haven, the city where the company began in 1926, Bilco announced this week. The new location, a four-story office complex at 370 James St., actually predates Bilco by nine years - it was built in 1915.

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  14. CT Labor Department: Cold To Blame for February Job DownturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Hartford Courant

    Connecticut employers cut more positions than they added in February, breaking a seven-month streak of job market growth, the state Department of Labor said Thursday. The preliminary estimate is that the state had 3,700 fewer jobs in February than it did in January, with private education, restaurants and bars, temp agencies and construction contracting the most.

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  15. Federal Agency: HealthBridge Must Rehire Fired Union StewardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Hartford Courant

    The National Labor Relations Board in Washington has affirmed the decision of an administrative law judge in Connecticut 16 months ago that HealthBridge Management broke the law when it fired a union steward at one of its nursing homes. The board confirmed that Patrick Atkinson, a dietary aide at Long Ridge of Stamford, should be rehired and receive back pay since his dismissal in February 2012.

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  16. Billion-Dollar Verdict Rests On Disputed Missed DeadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Hartford Courant

    A missed court deadline could result in a billion-dollar windfall for Kentucky taxpayers from Stamford-based Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of Oxycontin. The state is suing Purdue Pharma for misrepresenting its prescription painkiller that resulted in a wave of addiction and increased medical costs across the state.

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  17. What's Solar Really Worth? A New Report Floats Some NumbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Hartford Courant

    A report released Thursday took a first stab at countering claims from the utility industry that homes with solar panels are unfairly subsidized by traditional, non-solar ratepayers. The report concluded that power from a solar installation near Hartford would be worth between 20 cents and 26 cents per kilowatt hour, depending on which way the panels are facing.

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  18. On Capitol Visit, Executives Wary Of Paid Leave ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Hartford Courant

    As Human Resource Consulting CEO Robin Imbrogno explained the details of a state proposal for creating paid family and medical leave, the questions from about 50 people in the Connecticut Business and Industry Day audience became more and more incredulous. "Is there any analysis on what the state would need to support this type of a bill?" one man asked.

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  19. Plainfield Biomass Plant Changes Hands AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Hartford Courant

    Leidos Inc. is selling its Plainfield wood-fired power plant to Greenleaf Power, a Sacramento company that is buying biomass plants across North America. Greenleaf Power announced Wednesday it has agreed to buy the 37.5-megawatt power plant for an undisclosed sum in a deal it expects to close later this year.

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  20. Prudential CEO Compensated $9.6 Million Last YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Hartford Courant

    Prudential Financial Inc. Chairman and CEO John R. Strangfeld was compensated $9.61 million, down 61 percent from the $24.7 million he received in 2013, according to a filing Tuesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission . Strangfeld's 2014 compensation comprises $1.4 million in salary, $2.62 million in value realized on exercising options awards, and $5.59 million in value realized on the vesting of stock awards.

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