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A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to three years in prison for importing counterfeit electronic components from China and Hong Kong for use by American customers, including builders of the U.S. Navy's nuclear submarines. 

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A food truck at the University of Connecticut is now serving up roasted crickets. 

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A new report for state lawmakers shows there were 85 sexual assault complaints from members of the UConn community in 2014, and seven students expelled for committing sexual assault. 

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy said he's fine with giving a committee more time to come up with ways to finance his proposed 30-year, $100 billion transportation overhaul.

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More than $6.7 million is being earmarked for improvements to voting equipment across Connecticut.

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The city of Boston has filed another lawsuit in its attempts to derail a planned $1.7 billion casino in neighboring Everett.

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New FBI data show that violent crime in Connecticut dropped by nearly ten percent in 2014 compared with the previous year, continuing a downward crime trend seen across the country. 

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State officials said they're concerned about the discovery of a highly invasive aquatic plant in Coventry Lake in Coventry.

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A new report shows there was a significant increase in certain crimes between 2013 and 2014 at the University of Connecticut's main campus in Storrs, including sexual assaults. 

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A former Connecticut lawmaker who had been charged with election fraud for allegedly voting in a district where she did not live has pleaded guilty to lying to investigators, but avoided prison time. 

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Yale University reported that its endowment grew to a record high $25.6 billion based on an 11.5 percent return for the fiscal year that ended June 30.

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At Wesleyan University, known for its liberal culture, a campaign to shut down the campus newspaper is coming from an unlikely source: its students. 

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Massachusetts is urging a judge to dismiss lawsuits challenging its decision to award Wynn a casino license.

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Connecticut police are still stopping black and Hispanic drivers at disproportionately high rates, according to new data released from Central Connecticut State University.

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The Secretary of the State's Office said that Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch cannot run for re-election as a candidate for the Jobs Creation Party, complicating his efforts to appear on the November ballot. 

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy will be among the dignitaries welcoming Pope Francis to the U.S. during a ceremony at the White House. 

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One of the three Democratic mayoral candidates in Bridgeport is withdrawing from the race and refusing to endorse another candidate. 

Many New Hampshire residents voluntarily check "yes" when asked about organ donations at the Division of Motor Vehicles — and at a rate higher than any other state in the Northeast.

Concerned over election fraud, the New Hampshire Secretary of State's office wants to keep on the books a state law that bans posting ballot photos to social media.

The Caledonian Record reports the office has taken its case to the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston.

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State environmental officials said emergency response workers are supervising a clean-up of jet fuel spilled at Bradley International Airport.

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said Thursday a section of an affected pipeline is about a half-mile long, extending from a bulk storage fuel terminal to a loading rack in the airport.

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A judge has ruled that 85 members of a Yale University fraternity face trial in a lawsuit brought by the families of two victims of a crash during tailgating events before a football game against Harvard in 2011.

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When Pope Francis leads a Mass in Philadelphia later this month, the crowd will be following along with programs made in Connecticut by the Knights of Columbus.

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New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady threw his support behind presidential candidate Donald Trump Wednesday, hours before the second Republican debate.

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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy said that he, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, and U.S. Representative Jim Himes met with General Electric Co. chief executive Jeff Immelt in an effort to keep the industrial giant from leaving Connecticut.

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Ex-convict and former mayor Joseph Ganim is declaring victory in the Democratic primary in Bridgeport. 

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Newtown and its schools are putting up a stiff legal fight against a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the parents of two children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

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The University of Connecticut women's basketball team is not quite finished celebrating their third straight national title.

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal said the U.S. should take a greater role in the refugee crisis in Europe and the Middle East developing from the Syrian civil war and ISIS terrorism.

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New York officials have joined Cardinal Timothy Dolan in condemning the scalping of tickets to see Pope Francis's motorcade during his upcoming visit to New York City.

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Voters are facing a Tuesday deadline to register to cast ballots in the Connecticut municipal primaries that will be held Wednesday.