Foley To Face Malloy In CT Governor Rematch, After Primary Marked By Low Turnout

Connecticut Republicans have given Greenwich businessman Tom Foley a second opportunity to run against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

The former U.S. ambassador to Ireland defeated state Senate Minority Leader John McKinney in Tuesday’s GOP primary in unofficial returns.

RESULTS:  Connecticut Secretary Of The State’s Office

EARLIER: Turnout Light In Some Conn. Communities For Primary Election

Workers Brace For Life After Vermont Yankee

Some of the workers have left already. Entergy says 572 people were still working at the plant on June 1. About half of them will lose their jobs in January, after the plant shuts down. Others will stay on for another 18 months or so to help place the reactor in protective storage. After that, another major layoff is expected.

Some Choose To Keep Their Cash In Their Neighborhood

A NEW KIND OF LOCAL

For some investors, deciding where to put their money isn’t just about making a buck. Some look for social or environmental returns as well as financial ones. Now, some people also want a local return, and some businesses are are doing a kind of local crowd-sourcing for loans.


MORE: New England Public Radio’s A New Kind Of Local