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Sep 18, 2013
Making Tea the Honest Way...With Real Tea Leaves
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Sep 5, 2013
We try new products all the time, rarely with any insight into how they came to exist and what it took to bring them to market.   Barry Nalebuff wants to change that.   Nalebuff -- co-founder of Honest Tea -- is a soft drink tycoon, but he's also still what he was before he went i... read more
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Sep 3, 2013
In August, President Obama signed a bill preventing the doubling of interest rates on federal student loans for those entering college this year.... read more
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Aug 29, 2013
Thirteen years ago, I wrote an amusing but fairly ignorant op-ed piece for the New York Times triggered by watching a planetarium movie narrated by... read more
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Aug 27, 2013
In an ongoing effort to create growth for mom and pop businesses in the state, the U.S. Small Business Administration is making capital available t... read more
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Aug 26, 2013
Concussions in football may be the biggest threat to America’s biggest game. For 15 months, ESPN teamed up with PBS’ Frontline for a film called “L... read more
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Aug 23, 2013
Connecticut-based ESPN has suspended its TV broadcasts in most of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and US sports fans living abroad say they’re having a tough time adjusting to the change. Peter Alegi says Americans overseas love to argue about 2 things: US politics and US sports. Alegi –... read more
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Aug 22, 2013
We’ve talked about warming waters before on Where We Live. Now warm waters are in the news again. There are new climate change studies that pro... read more
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Aug 21, 2013
Concussion is one of the most controversial words in sport right now, from peewee leagues to the NFL. There's mounting evidence that head injuries... read more
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Aug 20, 2013
A lot of Americans get their health insurance from their job.  And according to a new study, the price of that insurance went up by about four percent last  year.  WNPR's Jeff Cohen has more.   A new report finds that annual premiums for employer-sponsored family health coverage reached $... read more
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Aug 19, 2013
Just last week, a Tennessee judge ruled that the parents of a baby boy they named “Messiah,” must change his name to Martin. While some of us m... read more
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Aug 16, 2013
What’s up with Patch? That question seems to be on the lips of many small business owners who rely on the hyperlocal news sites to get the word out... read more
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Aug 15, 2013
With law school grads facing a tough job market, some entrepreneurial attorneys are trying out hybrid businesses. One Connecticut attorney has open... read more
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Aug 14, 2013
It’s the set-up for countless plots in tv and the cinema: The low-wage worker accidentally gets his hands on the big boss’ paycheck and is flabberg... read more
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Aug 9, 2013
  Connecticut is known for its aerospace industry, and it also has some pretty nice farming country. The two might not seem to have a lot in co... read more
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Aug 9, 2013
  It's a common story for a personal passion to lead to a business opportunity. For one Connecticut entrepreneur it was the convergence of two... read more
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Aug 7, 2013
State regulators have approved prices for health insurance plans under the federal Affordable Care Act.  But as WNPR's Jeff Cohen reports, figuring out how much a plan might cost you isn't so easy.   The point of Obamacare was to provide health insurance to more people at a lower cost.  S... read more
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Aug 1, 2013
You might’ve noticed a slideshow at the Hartford Courant website comparing what used to be on various downtown street corners, and what’s there now... read more
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Jul 31, 2013
Some hospitals say that changes in federal and state funding are forcing them to make tough choices.  In Hartford, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center recently decided to cut funding for a city infant mortality program.    But as WNPR's Jeff Cohen reports, the hospital has apparently... read more
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Jul 29, 2013
Social entrepreneurship is becoming a buzzword with more people looking to solve social problems through the private market. In the conclusion of a... read more
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