Japan urges G-7 to avert another economic crisis


Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is urging fellow leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies to unite in forging a more urgent, coordinated response to the faltering global recovery

State innovators take home $10,000 entrepreneur awards

More than 100 people crammed into the Oasis Room at the Garde Arts Center Wednesday to crown the latest $10,000 winners of the state's Entrepreneur Innovation Awards.

Norwich bakery fighting IRS over bank seizure

A longtime Norwich bakery won at least a temporary victory against the IRS when the agency agreed this week to return more than $68,000 it took three years ago under a controversial policy known as civil forfeiture.

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N.J. Senate speaker: Start campaigning for casinos near New York City

The head of New Jersey's state Senate says it's time to start a campaign to drum up support for two new casinos in the northern part of the state near New York City

Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week

Applications for US unemployment benefits fell last week, a sign companies cut fewer jobs

Sears 1Q loss widens, looking at options for Kenmore, others

Sears's first quarter loss has widened as sales dropped at its Kmart and namesake stores

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