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Connecticut Seeks to Recapture Role as Insurance Capital

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hartford is trying to recapture its status as the nation's insurance capital by drawing in a specialized insurance business that is finding a home elsewhere.

Since the 18th century, Hartford — home to Aetna Inc., Cigna, The Hartford, Travelers Cos. and others — has been synonymous with insurance. Even Hartford's skyline is dominated by the 34-story granite Travelers tower built in 1919.

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