Top executives of Lufthansa and Germanwings airlines visited the site of last week's plane crash that killed 150 people. Speaking to reporters, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr did not respond to questions about the co-pilot's medical history.Spohr said that while his airline is learning more about the crash, "It will take a long time for all of us to understand" how the tragedy occurred.From Berlin, Esme Nicholson reports for our Newscast desk:"Spohr refused to answer questions on how much his...
Governor Dannel Malloy has formed a nonpartisan working group that will spend the next several months coming up with options to fund his proposed 30-year, $100 billion overhaul of Connecticut's transportation system. The Democrat said Tuesday his new Transportation Finance Panel will recommend some financing options to him by the end of the summer. "I'm very encouraged by how robust the discussion about transportation is and how supportive the conversation is. But the conversation cannot be...
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Back in 1996, Connecticut hosted one of the original teams of the first American women's professional basketball league, the American Basketball League. Now, Connecticut will be home to one of the four inaugural teams in the first women's professional ice hockey League in the U.S., the NWHL.
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