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Photronics: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot

May. 22, 2024 06:45 AM EDT

BROOKFIELD, Conn. (AP) — BROOKFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Photronics Inc. (PLAB) on Wednesday reported earnings of $36.3 million in its fiscal second quarter. The Brookfield, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of 58 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring...

Connecticut's top public defender could be fired as panel mulls punishment for alleged misconduct

May. 21, 2024 16:39 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An oversight commission was set to discuss Tuesday whether to fire Connecticut's top public defender for alleged misconduct, but said a decision won't be announced until next month. Chief Public Defender TaShun Bowden-Lewis faces 16 misconduct allegations....

Connecticut's first Black chief justice, Richard A. Robinson, to retire in September

May. 21, 2024 15:10 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Chief Justice Richard A. Robinson, a veteran jurist who served more than two decades on the bench, including six years as the state's first Black chief justice, is retiring in September. Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont announced Robinson's planned...

Seattle Storm weathering slow start as new players look for success after being 'tested early'

May. 21, 2024 14:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Storm are a work in progress with Nneka Ogwumike and Skylar Diggins-Smith trying to get into a groove with Jewell Loyd. The Storm are 1-3 on the season, but have had a difficult schedule with three of the four games on the road, including a back-to-back...

Bashing governor in publicly funded campaign ads is OK in Connecticut legislative races, court rules

May. 20, 2024 18:47 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's Supreme Court on Monday ruled that state elections officials violated the constitutional free speech rights of two Republicans running for the state legislature when it fined them thousands of dollars for criticizing the Democratic governor in ads paid for by...

70 years ago, school integration was a dream many believed could actually happen. It hasn't

May. 20, 2024 17:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seventy years ago this week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled separating children in schools by race was unconstitutional. On paper, that decision — the fabled Brown v. Board of Education, taught in most every American classroom — still stands. But for decades,...

Olympic champion Gabby Douglas' comeback takes another important step at the U.S. Classic

May. 17, 2024 15:13 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Olympic gymnastics champion Gabby Douglas' comeback following an eight-year layoff will take another important step on Saturday at the U.S. Classic. Douglas, who became the first Black woman to win the Olympic all-around title when she soared to gold at the...

Former Connecticut budget official arrested, pleads not guilty to bribery and extortion charges

May. 16, 2024 19:44 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former top official in Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont's budget office allegedly extorted private contractors into paying him thousands of dollars in bribes as he oversaw large blocks of state money for school construction projects, federal authorities said Thursday. ...

Caitlin Clark finishes with 20 points and 10 turnovers as Fever fall to Connecticut in WNBA opener

May. 15, 2024 09:20 AM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Caitlin Clark struggled early in her WNBA debut before finishing with 20 points and 10 turnovers as the Indiana Fever fell to the Connecticut Sun 92-71 on Tuesday night. Alyssa Thomas led the Sun with 13 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds, registering the...

NanoViricides: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

May. 15, 2024 07:00 AM EDT

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — NanoViricides Inc. (NNVC) on Wednesday reported a loss of $1.9 million in its fiscal third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Shelton, Connecticut-based company said it had a loss of 16 cents. _____ This...