Leaf-peeping pays


A camper drives through Crawford Notch in Carroll, N.H., as foliage reaches peak in New Hampshire's White Mountains.

NYC racino operator sets sights on upstate

Tucked in an isolated corner of Queens, next to the thoroughbreds of Aqueduct and under the seemingly constant roar of jets from nearby Kennedy Airport, sits what has become the most successful racetrack in the

Colorado seeks ban on most edible pot

Colorado health officials want to ban many edible forms of marijuana, including brownies, cookies and most candies.

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Fixed mortgage rates plummet to 14 month lows

ust when it seemed that 30-year fixed mortgage rates below 4 percent were a thing of the past, stock market volatility and weakening in the Asian and European financial markets drove rates to lows not seen in 14 months.

Facebook ownership lawsuits won't fade away

New York - Facebook is suing several law firms that represented a man who claimed he owned half of the social network and was entitled to billions of dollars from the company and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The case was dismissed in...

Pay raises rare despite hiring boom

U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy.

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Mystic Arts Center and chamber team up

Mystic Arts Center and the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce are holding an after-hours art event from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, at MAC Studios.

State jobs report finds September employment strong, unemployment rate down

Connecticut employers added 11,500 jobs in September as the state's unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percentage point to 6.4 percent, the state Department of Labor reported today.