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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ramping up federal enforcement of marijuana laws. That could put medical marijuana businesses and patients in Connecticut at risk.

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The town of Simsbury is debating whether it will formally appeal a massive solar project. At issue is a decision reached by the Connecticut Siting Council last month.

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Connecticut’s tax revenues got a significant bump in the last month, with an additional $900 million in receipts beyond what was forecast. But Governor Dannel Malloy is cautioning that lawmakers should not believe the state’s deficit issues are over. 

Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Correction Scott Semple speaks at a press briefing on January 8, 2018.
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Authorities say a missing inmate who escaped from the Carl Robinson Correctional Institution in Enfield may have stowed away under a state service vehicle or garbage truck.

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In the days after the 2016 elections, President-elect Donald Trump tweeted, without evidence, that millions of illegal voters robbed him of the popular vote. To that end, the Trump administration established the election fraud commission last year, who were tasked with finding proof of widespread voter fraud nationwide. Now, that commission has been scrapped.

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A few years ago, a group of lawyers sued the state, claiming that two students were denied their right to an education because they had been expelled. One of them was a boy of color who moved to another town after he was expelled.

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Any Hurricane Maria evacuee who walks into a Hartford relief center gets a warm meal, some winter clothes, and a pair of boots for trudging in the New England snow. That goes a long way for someone displaced from the tropical weather.

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Most classical musicians head to a recording studio or a concert hall to make an album. But after double bassist Robert Black stumbled across some amazing acoustic spaces in Moab's red rock country during a visit to perform at the Moab Music Festival, he had a different idea.

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Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, who served nearly seven years in prison for corruption, filed paperwork Wednesday to launch his campaign for governor.

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An aging trash incinerator located on Hartford’s riverfront will continue to burn garbage in the coming years. But a new developer chosen by the state said it will work to drastically reduce the amount of waste incinerated at the state’s largest trash plant.

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With all this cold weather I find myself sitting by a fire with tea and homemade Italian pignoli cookies, while imagining the summer garden. But it's more than just dreaming. I'm placing my seed order and have found some new vegetable varieties to try.

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Amid a cascade of workplace sexual harassment and assault allegations across the country, the military is facing scrutiny for its handling of complaints.

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New Haven police are investigating their first homicide of 2018 after a reported shooting Tuesday night. This comes just after the city released record low homicide numbers last year. According to the city’s police department, homicides in 2017 were the lowest in decades.

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Game attendance for the University of Connecticut men’s basketball team is dropping.

But some fans are forever. This past weekend, the university honored its biggest fan at halftime.

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Last year, the number of homicides in Hartford was lower than in 2015. But murders in Connecticut’s capital city were up from 2016, including a spike in one Hartford neighborhood.

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