South Korea to shut down joint industrial park with North Korea


South Korea says it will shut down a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North's recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard currency from the park to develop its nuclear and missile programs

Stocks stabilize after an early slide; Japan's Nikkei slumps

Stocks were moving between gains and losses in morning trading Tuesday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings news

Parade Pizza to open in downtown building that housed Captain's for years

Parade Pizza will be the new name for the former Captain's Pizza restaurant that thrived for more than three decades on Bank Street before limping to an ignominious end in its fourth decade with a foreclosure last year.

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Chamber joins group calling for economic growth, budget efficiency

The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has joined eight other business organizations statewide to outline a plan to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that they say will accelerate economic growth and cut Connecticut's budget deficit.

Allergan deal prompts Pfizer to name new executives to run units

Pfizer Inc.'s president of innovative pharmaceuticals is out of a job in anticipation of a company reorganization following completion of its $150 billion Allergan merger.

Murphy says bill would aid students at for-profit colleges

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy pushed Friday for passage of the Students Before Profits Act as a way to prevent abuses among for-profit colleges like the Marinello Schools of Beauty, which closed its campuses in Niantic and nationwide this week after being...

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Fewer people seek US jobless aid, sign of stable job market

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week, a sign that employers aren't cutting jobs in response to global economic weakness and sharp stock market drops

All-day breakfast propels McDonald's

For the first time in a long time, McDonald's is thrilled to tell everyone how it's doing.

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