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Connecticut is stepping up efforts to collect state sales taxes not being paid by online and out-of-state retailers.

Current state law requires out-of-state sellers with a substantial economic presence in the state to collect and remit Connecticut sales tax.

But the Department of Revenue Services estimates at least $70 million is being evaded annually.

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The president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system is recommending tuition hikes. 

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Connecticut is making significant progress toward ending chronic homelessness. 

 

 Several hiker-generated petitions have started in opposition to plans to build a hotel near the summit of Mount Washington, the Northeast's highest peak.

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Connecticut State Police are warning travelers about a scam taking place at service areas along the state's highways. 

Sacred Heart University, the second largest Catholic university in New England, has purchased General Electric's former global headquarters campus in Fairfield, Connecticut, for $31.5 million. University officials say the school is growing rapidly, and the 66-acre property near its main campus in Fairfield was too good to pass up.

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Connecticut State Police are investigating after a human skull was discovered by a passerby on the property of a retirement community in East Lyme. 

The new owner of New York cable operator Cablevision plans to lay off 600 workers in Connecticut as it closes a call center in Shelton and an office in Stratford. 

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Investigators are trying to determine what caused a house to explode in Connecticut, injuring seven people, including four children, and sending debris flying.

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President Barack Obama is assessing what's working and what's not in the fight against the Islamic State group as the U.S. military ramps up its engagement in Libya. 

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New Haven has received a $20 million federal grant to help transform the city's downtown and Route 34 area.

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Yale University said it is willing to rehire a former dining services worker who smashed a stained-glass window depicting slaves. 

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The former Yale University dining hall worker fired for smashing a stained-glass window depicting slaves is asking for his job back.

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Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim is struggling to win support for a program to help fellow ex-convicts find jobs.

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Twenty-one Connecticut municipalities are receiving state grants to help improve affordable housing stock.

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