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Electric automaker Tesla Motors, Inc. plans to resume efforts to pass state legislation allowing them to open showrooms in Connecticut and sell its vehicles directly to consumers.

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A new plan is being discussed to reduce the number of -- but not eliminate -- horse carriages on New York City.

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Connecticut's legislative leaders said they're considering a possible special legislative session during the second week of December to address Connecticut's budget shortfall.

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Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal said he wants an investigation into a federal agency after a Haitian national was accused of killing a Connecticut woman shortly after his release from prison. / Amistad America

A Connecticut judge has ended state receivership over the Amistad schooner and dissolved the embattled organization that had operated the vessel.

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is siding with his son who wants Yale University to drop the name of a U.S. vice president who defended slavery from a residential hall.

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A Connecticut state police trooper who resigned after stealing money and jewelry from a dying motorcycle accident victim in 2012 has lost his state pension.

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The FBI has made an arrest in connection with the theft of 16 firearms from a Massachusetts Army Reserve armory.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he expects to do "great" with Muslim voters. Trump told reporters before a rally in Worcester, Massachusetts that he's confident he'll win over Muslims in addition to Hispanic voters because he's talking about security issues. 

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A New York man accused of harassing the family of a school shooting victim is asking to be placed in a pretrial probation program for non-violent offenders.

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Police and FBI agents are investigating reports of multiple gunshots fired at a Connecticut mosque hours after the terrorist attacks in Paris.

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Seventeen men and two women are suing the Boy Scouts of America and local chapters in Connecticut, saying a now-dead scoutmaster sexually abused them as children in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Yale University's president is announcing several changes in response to concerns expressed by students through demonstrations and meetings with university officials about the racial climate and diversity on campus.

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Electricity customers in Connecticut are getting some good news and bad news on winter heating costs.

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An FBI spokeswoman said some weapons have gone missing following a break-in at an Army Reserve center in central Massachusetts.

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A Paris police official said there were at least 100 hostages in a Paris theater following shooting and explosions at two cites in the city. Multiple officials, including one medical official, put the number of dead at between 35 to 40 people.

The Connecticut state lottery has suspended one of its games because of possible manipulation by retailers for their own gain.

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The lead singer for the band playing the night 100 people died in a 2003 nightclub fire in Rhode Island said he's making a documentary that will give him a chance to apologize and tell his side of the story. 

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Union leaders said they've reached a tentative deal that will stop a threatened strike at 20 Connecticut nursing homes and provide a $15 per hour minimum wage to certified nursing assistants. 


Officials say an agreement has been reached to create a corporation to oversee plans to build a rail tunnel under the Hudson River. 

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said a Boston-bound Amtrak train has struck and killed a person on the tracks in Connecticut. 

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A plan to transform the nation's busiest commuter rail line has reached a milestone.

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Interstate fishing regulators are considering what to do about southern New England's collapsed lobster population, and fishermen fear new restrictions could land on them as a result.

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Federal and state environmental officials are set to announce nearly two dozen grants worth $1.3 million to improve the environmental health of Long Island Sound.

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Following a recount, officials in Clinton have determined the outcome of the coastal Connecticut town's first selectman vote by the slimmest of possible margins.

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Officials said the mast of a sailboat struck part of the Connecticut River Railroad Bridge as it was closing, causing delays on Amtrak's Northeast Regional line.

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Governor Dannel Malloy is encouraging the state to consider raising the age at which criminal offenders can be treated as juveniles.

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Members of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, which owns Foxwoods Resort Casino, have re-elected its chairman and treasurer.

Connecticut has added the largest dairy farm in the state to its farmland preservation program.

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Connecticut defense contractors will soon have an opportunity to meet other businesses and government officials to boost exports and develop global business relationships.

Rep. Joe Courtney and Anne Evans, district director of the U.S. Department of Commerce in Connecticut, said an Aerospace and Defense International Trade Summit is scheduled for Nov. 8-10 in Mystic.