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WFSB pulls plug on Cablevision day before NFL playoff games

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The long brewing dispute between Cablevision and WFSB came to a head Friday evening when the CBS affiliate pulled its programming off the cable provider’s offerings. Cablevision has agreed to pay for WFSB programming for its customers in New Haven and Litchfield counties, where WFSB is the only CBS affiliate. WFSB won’t accept that deal […] [Read More]
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Charter improves service in Illinois, Missouri

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Charter Communications will complete its move to a 100 percent all-digital network in the first half of 2014, enabling its customers in Missouri and southern Illinois to enjoy access to more than 200 high definition channels, better picture quality and significantly faster Internet speeds. Stamford-based Charter said the Missouri and southern Illinois all-digital upgrade is […] [Read More]
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Urstadt Biddle acquires two New Jersey shopping centers

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Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc., a Greenwich-based real estate investment trust that owns or has equity interests in 66 properties containing 4.8 million square feet of space, has acquired shopping centers in Boonton, N.J. and Bloomfield, N.J., for a total of $29.36 million. Each center is anchored by an A&P grocery store. Built in 1999, the […] [Read More]
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New York tops list in terms of job transfer choices

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A survey of several hundred relocation and human resource professionals, conducted by Cartus, a Danbury-based provider of domestic and global relocation services, has revealed that New York City remains the leading destination for people seeking a job transfer around the world, while Europe was ranked second. For those selecting a city within the United States. […] [Read More]
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Crane to announce fourth quarter results

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Crane Co., Stamford-based manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, will announce its fourth quarter 2013 results on Jan. 27 after the markets close by distribution on the company’s website, www.craneco.com. A teleconference will follow Jan. 28 at 10 a.m., hosted by Eric C. Fast, CEO; Max H. Mitchell, president and chief operating officer; and Richard […] [Read More]
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Atlas Van Lines list of customers moving in and out of Connecticut over past 10 years

Report: Connecticut tops nation in losing residents

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To be sure, it’s a small window into the nation’s shifting demographics. But the Atlas Van Lines Migration Patterns study for 2013 suggests that Connecticut is losing residents faster than any other state. Since 1993, the Evansville, Ind., based moving company has issued a yearly report detailing whether its customers who were moving across state […] [Read More]
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NY Fed official talking 2014 at Fairfield County Biz Council

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The national economic outlook and regional business forecast will be front and center at the Business Council of Fairfield County’s event on January 15. The guest speaker is Rae Rosen, VP and senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She’ll be dishing out her in-depth look at the tri-state’s economy, emphasizing Fairfield […] [Read More]
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GE will hold its 2014 shareholders meeting in April at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers

GE picks location for 2014 shareholder meeting

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General Electric is heading to the Windy City for its 2014 annual shareholders meeting. The Fairfield-based conglomerate said Friday that its April 23 meeting will take place at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers. The event’s location changes each year “to illustrate the diversity of the company’s businesses and the strength of its portfolio,” a […] [Read More]
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