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2020 Ford Super Duty proves that popularity doesn't always mean mediocrity

2020 F-250 Lariat Sport Tremor in Star White. (James Lipman/Ford/TNS)

Ford's F-Series Super Duty medium-duty pickup proves its name with its outstanding merits.

Connecticut employment increased in August, but at a slower pace

The most new jobs were in the education and health sector, and manufacturing was the only sector to lose jobs.

Fed sees rates near zero through 2023, perhaps longer

FILE - In this June 30, 2020, file photo Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell, reflected in the sneeze guard set up between himself and members of the House Committee on Financial Services, speaks during a hearing on oversight of the Treasury Department and Federal Reserve pandemic response on Capitol Hill in Washington.  The Federal Reserve adjusted its inflation target to seek price increases above 2% annually, a move that will likely keep interest rates low for years to come.  The Fed on Wednesday, Sept. 16,  also left its benchmark short-term rate unchanged at nearly zero, where it has been since the pandemic intensified in March.  (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)

With the economy still struggling to recover from the pandemic recession, Federal Reserve policymakers signaled Wednesday that their benchmark short-term interest rate will likely remain at zero at least through 2023 and probably even longer

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Trump’s ‘tax holiday’ has few takers in Connecticut

Guided by the tug Patrice McAllister, a barge carrying sections 1 and 2 of the hull of the Virginia-class attack submarine Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 795) arrives May 11, 2020, at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton. Electric Boat is among the employers in the state that have opted out of President Donald Trump's payroll tax deferrals. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Electric Boat and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe are among employers who have opted out. But thousands of federal employees at the Naval Submarine Base and Coast Guard Academy are having their taxes deferred.

Casinos report declines in August slot revenues

Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun continue to operate at less than full capacity, as they have since reopening June 1 after coronavirus-induced shutdowns.

Groton Baptiste yoga studio opens for in-person classes

Patty Serraro, back, leads an in-person yoga class Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, for, from front to back, Ashlee Felton, Andrea Miller, Trina Gromko and Laurie Carlson, at Baptiste Power Yoga in Groton. Serraro had planned to open the studio this spring and offered online classes during the pandemic. The studio opened to limited in-person classes last week.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The coronavirus derailed Patty Serraro's original plan to open in April, but she is proud of the online classes teachers offered. She opened the studio for in-person classes last week.