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  • AAI in Hunt Valley lays off 24 workers

    AAI in Hunt Valley lays off 24 workers
    AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems, a Hunt Valley company known for its "Shadow" spy drones, has laid off 24 employees, officials confirmed on Thursday. The layoffs, which occurred Wednesday, affect about 2 percent of the more than 1,400 employees based in...
  • Maryland sees a future in drones

    Maryland sees a future in drones
    In a cavernous production facility at AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Hunt Valley, workers assemble remote-control planes that help U.S. forces identify enemy targets. At the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, researchers...
  • Aviation clusters must innovate, globalize, train, study says

    WICHITA, Kan. If Wichita and other areas are to remain key aviation clusters for years to come, they must continue to innovate, globalize, and train and keep talent. Those are the issues facing the United States aviation industry if it is to maintain its...
  • Investor Revives Closed Warren of Stafford Textile Mill

    Investor Revives Closed Warren of Stafford Textile Mill
    Warren of Stafford, a textile mill that ended 160 years of production in December, plans to restart its looms within 10 days. Thursday, American Woolen Co. announced it would buy the mill complex from Loro Piana, an Italian luxury cashmere and wool...
  • Nobody Stopped John Rowland

    Nobody Stopped John Rowland
    I hear lately from many people about John Rowland. Everybody asks the same question, one posed in a recent Courant editorial: How could he? For some the question is rhetorical. Others want actual answers. But there are none, or none that satisfy. So...
  • Companies with Connecticut Operations Among Top Toxic Corporate Polluters, According to New Study

    Five different companies with operations in Connecticut have achieved the dubious honor of being listed among the top toxic “Corporate Air Polluters” on a University of Massachusetts institute’s 100-worst list for 2012. According to the...
  • LinkedIn stock slips in second trading session

     
    LinkedIn Corp.'s shares closed slightly lower Friday, one day after the professional-networking firm's spectacular market debut. The stock lost $1.16, or 1.2%, to $93.09 after rocketing 109% on Thursday from its initial public offering price of $45. The...
  • Lawsuit Filed Over Bell Helicopters Being Used In A Video Game

    Lawsuit Filed Over Bell Helicopters Being Used In A Video Game
    Video games have become more and more realistic, but the parent company of Fort Worth based Bell Helicopter said one game was too realistic. Battlefield 3 is a first person shooter game created by Electronic Arts and released last fall.  In it, the video...
  • Slidell Textron Produces 2,000th Vehicle For Army

    Slidell Textron Produces 2,000th Vehicle For Army
    Textron Marine & Land Systems rolled the 2,000th Armored Security Vehicle off its Slidell assembly line this week. The four-wheel vehicle is used by the Army for military police, convoy protection and field artillery combat observation teams. Textron...
  • Bell Helicopter Employees to Strike

    Bell Helicopter Employees to Strike
    2,482 Bell Helicopter employees go on strike at midnight after voting against a new contract today at Fort Worth's Will Rogers Center. UAW 218 Union Leaders asked workers to approve the new deal, but rejected it 1,177 against, 680 for. Workers say...
  • Illegal Gambling Operation Motive in Muskegon Murder

    Illegal Gambling Operation Motive in Muskegon Murder
    Investigators in Muskegon are charging three 20 year old men with the murder of 69 year old Willie Rice. Rice was shot several times in the torso inside his home in the 1100 block of Spring Street just before 1:00 a.m. on June 20th. Police say Rice...
  • Local Company Contracted To Make More Military Security Vehicles

    Local Company Contracted To Make More Military Security Vehicles
    Textron Marine & Land Systems has agreed to build another 423 armored security vehicles for the U.S. Army. The Textron Inc. unit says the value of the contract is $461 million. The vehicles will be built at Textron's plant in New Orleans. The contract...