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Premium Content Mohegan gaming authority reports 38 percent decline in quarterly profit

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 3:13 pm

Editor's note: This version corrects the total amount of earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.

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Pfizer’s 2Q profit sinks 79 percent but tops forecasts

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 11:43 am

New York (AP) — Pfizer’s second-quarter earnings plunged 79 percent from last year, when the world’s second-largest drugmaker booked a business spinoff gain of more than $10 billion. The latest results still edged...

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Premium Content Mohegans give up lease on Palmer, Mass., property

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Mohegan Sun is terminating its lease of the Palmer, Mass., property where it had once hoped to develop a $1 billion resort casino and water park.In a statement issued late Monday afternoon, the casino confirmed that it was relinquishing...

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Premium Content Business journal honors Norwich woman

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Lindsey Mathieu, the 33-year-old owner and founding principal of Golden Egg Concepts, a Norwich-based marketing company that primarily serves architectural, engineering and construction firms, is among 42 people who will be recognized Sept. 22 at...

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Premium Content Holdridge's set to receive farm award

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:03 am

Holdridge's in Ledyard will receive the Century Farm Award Aug. 6 at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station's Plant Science Day, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lockwood Farm in Hamden.

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Premium Content CHARTER OAK GRANTS $19K TO NON-PROFITS

 July 26, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has approved 15 grant requests in its second-quarter totaling $19,000. This past quarter, 15 local groups received a financial boost through Charter Oak's Community Giving Grants Program. Grant recipients...

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Premium Content HealthyCT co-op opens board nominations

 July 25, 2014; Updated: 10:50 pm

HealthyCT, Connecticut's nonprofit health insurance co-op, has begun notifying members that the nomination process is open for the company's first Board of Directors election. At least six of the 11 voting members on HealthyCT's Board will be...

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Premium Content Klingerman travels: New London firm moves to East Lyme

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 12:18 am

East Lyme - After 53 years in business in downtown New London, Klingerman Travel has completed a move to this town's Flanders section.

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Premium Content Blinderman joins sales team of Southern CT Freightliner

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:23 am

Robert Blinderman of Waterford has joined the sales team of Southern CT Freightliner, a full-service sales and service center for medium and heavy duty trucks by Freightliner, Mitsubishi Fuso, and Sprinter.

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Premium Content Black Hawk cruises benefit local charities

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:18 am

The Black Hawk of Niantic has once again had two fireworks cruises to benefit the local community as part of the Black Hawk and the Community program. During the Sailfest fireworks, more than 70 packages of diapers were donated by...

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Premium Content Companies sign up for Total Life Expo

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:16 am

The following companies have signed on to be at the Total Life Expo on Saturday, Oct. 11 in the Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan Sun Casino: Qivana, Access to Health Chiropractic Center, Alzheimer’s Association, Anthem, Community Hearing...

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Premium Content Chelsea Groton Bank employees complete leadership program

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:14 am

Chelsea Groton Bank’s Rachel Carlson, Assistant Secretary and Retail Lending Operations Administrator, and Jessica DeConto, Marketing Representative, graduated from the two-year Eastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Leadership...

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Premium Content Energy Show to be held in Salem

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:13 am

R&W Heating Energy Solutions will hold an Energy Show on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 9-11 a.m. at their office at 10 Witter Road, Salem. Topics covered include ductless split heat pumps, high-efficiency oil and gas heating equipment, the...

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Premium Content Governor joins Mohegan Tribe at groundbreaking

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Mohegan - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday joined Mohegan tribal officials at the future site of an Arooga's Grille House and Sports Bar, the first of 15 Arooga's franchises the tribe plans to open over the next five years."Thank...

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Premium Content NU hosts Business After Hours

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:25 am

Northeast Utilities/CL&P is the next location for The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut’s Business After Hours. Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages at the company’s 63 Myrock Ave. offices in...

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Premium Content Nurse practitioners earn multiple sclerosis certification

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 6:06 pm

Andrea Bartels and Andrea Stewart, who have been with the Neurological Group P.C. in New London since 2006, have successfully passed the Multiple Sclerosis International Certification Examination.

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Premium Content Backus hospital receives 'most wired' award

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 6:00 pm

The award is given to the most technologically advanced hospitals in the country.

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Premium Content Community, Valenti Auto Mall, Sea Swirl owner team up to provide nature center van

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 5:29 pm

Rob Valenti, the owner of the Valenti dealership, offered the center a 2007 Chrysler minivan in good condition with 39,000 miles, and made a donation as part of the package.

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Premium Content Sponsors sought for chamber gala

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:28 am

The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut Foundation’s 31st Annual Holiday Gala is set for Dec. 12 in the Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan Sun Casino. Sponsorship, advertising and silent auction donation opportunities are available.

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Premium Content Southeastern CT Women’s Network presents awards, elects officers

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:26 am

The Southeastern CT Women’s Network has announced its 2014-2015 Board of Directors and Officers, as well as its 2014 award winners. Annual awards and installation of officers took place during the organization’s June...

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Premium Content Governor, Mohegan tribe mark groundbreaking for restaurant

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 2:04 pm

Mohegan — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy took part in a groundbreaking ceremony here Tuesday, joining Mohegan tribal officials at the future site of an Arooga’s Grille House and Sports Bar, the first of 15 franchised...

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Premium Content Report: Casino industry not likely to rebound any time soon

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Another credit-rating agency paints a grim picture of much of the casino industry's future, finding that "long-term, robust same-store growth in U.S. bricks-and-mortar regional gaming is unlikely."Fitch Ratings, in a report released...

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GateHouse Media parent to buy Providence Journal for $46 million

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 7:19 pm

The parent company of Gatehouse Media has announced an agreement to buy The Providence Journal and related print and digital assets from A.H. Belo Corp. for $46 million.

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Premium Content Orenstein joins board of area United Way

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Brian A. Orenstein, chief executive officer of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut.Orenstein is already serving as this year's co-chairman of the United...

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Premium Content Chelsea Groton gives $117K to nonprofits

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Fifty-nine nonprofit organizations received $117,128 in grants from Chelsea Groton Foundation in May.Springtime grant awards include: $2,100 for the Mystic YMCA's first aid trauma kit and defibrillator; $5,000 for Safe Futures, Inc. for...

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