Deadline extended for comments on Niantic River shellfish farm plan

Ryan Londregan runs live 2-inch seed oysters through the tumbler to knock off the growth edge so the oysters grow in a more cupped shape.  Londregan was helping his brother, Tim Londregan, while aboard Tim's Niantic Bay Shellfish Farm vessel berthed on the Niantic River off Mago Point on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. T im Londregan is looking to open a shellfish hatchery in the area.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Those who wish to comment on a New London businessman's application for a shellfish farming operation off Mago Point in Waterford have until Sept. 20 to submit feedback, and a public meeting may be scheduled.

Stocks rise as political tension cools, bonds slip

U.S. stocks rose the most in a week, while Treasuries declined and the dollar gained on growing speculation the Trump administration is gaining momentum in its efforts to reform the tax code. Industrial metals rallied.

Mohegans, partners plan to open second Pasta Vita location

Franchise operation co-owned by the Mohegan Holding Co. and the founders of the original Pasta Vita plan to open a Westhersfield location.

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Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer

In this April 15, 2011, file photo, a bottle of Johnson's baby powder is displayed. On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, a Los Angeles County Superior Court spokeswoman confirmed that a jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

A Los Angeles jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in lawsuit that the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene

LA Times ousts editor-publisher and other top managers

The Los Angeles Times' parent company is bringing in a new publisher, editor and other top newsroom managers in a shake-up it says is part of a plan to move one of the nation's flagship newspapers more quickly into the digital age

Incentives offered for new agents at remote border crossings

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is offering hiring bonuses and job security to people willing to work at some of the nation's most remote border crossings with Canada and Mexico

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