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Connecticut congressional effort proposes Coast Guard coin

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation are again proposing a commemorative coin to help fund a National Coast Guard Museum in New London. 127 more words


Foxwoods, dealers union settle dispute over leader's firing

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — The union representing the Foxwoods Resort Casino’s table-games dealers says it has settled a grievance over the casino’s firing of its former president. 118 more words


8 tips for allergy relief

WATERFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Spring has finally sprung, but it’s got some folks feeling miserable.

“It’s amazing how that tiny little bit of life is causing tremendous numbers of spores and pollen, and some people are sensitive to that,” said Dr. 220 more words


Analyst: Demographic, industry problems weigh on casinos

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Demographic and industry problems are weighing on casinos struggling to draw visitors and increase revenue, an industry analyst said Thursday.

Economic growth will slow as the population of older Americans outpaces younger consumers who are “less enthused” about gambling, turning instead to electronic games or watching online entertainment, Keith Foley, an analyst at Moody’s Investors Service, wrote in an investors note. 198 more words


Connecticut steps up fight against bootlegged cigarettes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is stepping up the fight against the trafficking of bootlegged cigarettes from low-tax states into lucrative Northeast markets through New York and Boston ports and along Interstate 95. 547 more words


Police seeking help to find bank robber on the loose

GROTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are looking for a man who they say robbed a Peoples United Bank at a Stop and Shop in Groton Wednesday. 189 more words


Mohegan Sun discusses possible expansion in South Korea

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The president of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority says tribal officials have met with Korean interests to discuss the possibility of operating a casino near Seoul, South Korea. 123 more words