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Former President Bill Clinton plans to visit UConn next month, where he will be awarded the Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights.

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The Nissan NV200 minivan is now the new standard for New York City's yellow cabs.

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The cities of New Haven and Waterbury and the Connecticut Department of Housing are receiving federal funds to help combat poisoning from lead-based paint in housing.

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The parent company of Connecticut's nuclear plant and federal regulators have reached a settlement over the plant operator’s decision, without regulatory approval, to halt the use of a safety-related pump in the event of a severe accident.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday cited a "willful violation" for changes by Dominion Resources Inc. without a license amendment at its Millstone Unit 2 plant in Waterford.

Ken Holt, a Millstone spokesman, said Dominion does not agree that the violation was deliberate.

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The federal government has declared Connecticut the first state in the country to end chronic homelessness among veterans. 

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As the $567 million bus-only corridor between Hartford and New Britain began operating this spring, state officials worked behind the scenes to shape public opinion of the project that has been a lightning rod for criticism because of its cost.

The public relations campaign to rally support for the 9.4-mile CTfastrak involved Michael Sanders, the Transportation Department's transit administrator, who suggested in an email that he would use a "stage name" to post a comment on a newspaper website.

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The owner of the Mystic Pizza restaurant made famous in a 1988 film was sentenced to prison for tax evasion and concealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in income. 

 

The Democratic governors of Connecticut and neighboring Vermont are heading to New Hampshire to campaign as surrogates for Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Connecticut's environmental commissioner has endorsed a U.S. Army Corps of Engineering plan to dump dredged materials from waterways and harbors into areas of Long Island Sound. 

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Connecticut labor officials have shut nearly two dozen nail salons, recovered more than $47,000 in wages allegedly owed to employees and penalized businesses $100,000 for alleged pay and records violations.

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A national fraternity at Yale University is headed to trial in the case of a 2011 crash that killed a woman and injured two others.

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service would like to acquire more than 160,000 acres of land in 22 locations in the four states along the Connecticut River.

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The high cost of infertility treatments for some people over 40 in Connecticut may soon covered by their insurance company.

The Department of Insurance has determined a 2006 state law mandating coverage for medically appropriate fertility treatments for men and women is discriminatory because it sets an age limit of 40.

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The Connecticut Attorney General has proposed selling a historic ship to a nonprofit in order to pay off its $2.2 million debt.

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A federal appeals court has reinstated a brutality lawsuit against Hartford police by a man whose back and a rib were broken during a drug arrest in 2009.

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Connecticut officials will be unveiling plans to make wide-ranging improvements to the Silver Sands State Park in Milford.

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The state Board of Education has approved more than 1,000 additional charter school seats for the coming school year, a 12 percent increase.

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Connecticut lawmakers are preparing to learn more about the conditions and practices at the state's juvenile detention facilities.

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The federal government has given a non-profit group ownership of an iconic lighthouse that sits in the middle of the Thames River between New London and Groton near Long Island Sound.

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A new panel has begun a two-year review of issues facing sex offenders and victims in Connecticut, including whether changes need to be made to the state's sex offender registry.

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Connecticut health officials have found West Nile virus in mosquitoes in three towns.

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Eight cities from Jackson, Mississippi, to Seattle are the first winners in a $42 million, 100-city data-use contest sponsored by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation.

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The public now has more information to decide whether New England quarterback Tom Brady was truthful about deflated footballs.

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The commissioner of Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said he's confident the state can comply with President Barack Obama's plan to impose stricter carbon dioxide limits on states.

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Construction of a second track has begun for the expanded New Haven-to-Springfield, Massachusetts, rail line, with commuters being bused along the route for the next year.

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The state comptroller says Connecticut is on track to close out the last fiscal year with a $70.9 million budget deficit.

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The city of Hartford will soon have an election monitor.

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill has appointed Litchfield attorney and longtime Connecticut League of Women Voters leader Christine Horrigan to the position, created last month by the General Assembly.

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Some passengers riding Amtrak between New Haven and Springfield, Massachusetts, may soon need to switch to a bus for part of their trip.

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University of Connecticut officials said a data breach discovered in March at the School of Engineering was criminal in nature.

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The Connecticut state Department of Labor is expecting to issue layoff notices to dozens of its employees as the result of cuts in federal funding.

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