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John Dankosky with a friendly reminder to find us at our new address, WNPR.org.
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Sep 18, 2013
Carrie Wheaton, Exec. Director of Billings Forge Community Works, talks to the staff of the Kitchen at HPL.
Photo:J Holt
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Aug 30, 2013
Hartford's Downtown gained another dining option this week, and one that's been a long time coming. For the two institutions behind it, fresh food and good coffee are just the starters. WNPR's J Holt has more. When the Downtown branch of the Hartford Public Library underwent a major renovatio... 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 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 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 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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Jul 25, 2013
At the Hamden Farmers Market, the Vintanthromobile sticks out like a brightly colored sore thumb among food trucks and produce stands. Owner Meliss... read more
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Jul 18, 2013
If you're running your own company and looking to grow, but need a bit of help learning how to go about it, you might want to look out for the next Bootstrapper's Bootcamp. WNPR's J Holt has the story. Right now we're standing in the east hartford office of Bad Elf, with company cofounder, Jo... read more
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Jul 10, 2013
  When Connecticut passed a law two years ago that required employers to provide paid sick leave it was the first state in the nation to do so.... read more
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Jul 2, 2013
After a nearly decade long presence in Hartford's Frog Hollow neighborhood, a popular coffee shop and community hub closed its doors at the end of... read more
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Jun 19, 2013
  A Connecticut gun manufacturer is moving to South Carolina after the state legislature passed stricter gun control laws. As WNPR's Harriet Jo... read more
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Jun 18, 2013
  Governor Dannel Malloy took the fight to visiting Governor Rick Perry of Texas Monday, crashing a luncheon in Hartford that Perry was giving... read more
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Jun 16, 2013
  U.S. student loan debt is at $1 trillion and growing. The average college-related debt for a graduate is now $35,000. That has some students... read more
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Jun 10, 2013
Running a restaurant is hard. Most fail the first year, and most of the rest fail soon after. Those who make it are rewarded with long hours, lots... read more
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Jun 4, 2013
When her husband's work relocated their family to Connecticut, Ada Rios' primary job was raising her toddler. Shortly after she began to develop th... read more
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May 23, 2013
  The great recession drove many companies to look for sales overseas. A new survey of Connecticut companies shows that half of those respondin... read more
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May 20, 2013
Commercial insurers are very close to revealing the rates they’ll charge for healthcare plans under the new Connecticut healthcare exchange. As WNPR’s Harriet Jones reports, it’s been a long, uncertain road to get here.   Connecticut was one of the first states in the country to get its e... read more
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May 13, 2013
  Connecticut based fast food giant Subway is cooperating with regulators in an effort to end labor law violations among its thousands of franc... read more
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May 13, 2013
No matter the industry, small companies are more dependent than ever on their computer networks. And it turns out those networks are more at risk t... read more
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