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A recent incident involving Bridgeport police has pushed up the urgency to install police dashboard cameras. 

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Transgender activist Chelsea Manning spoke to students on the campus of Wesleyan University in Middletown Wednesday evening. She spent seven years in a military prison after participating in one of the largest data leaks in U.S. history.

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The annual Latino and Iberian Film Festival is underway at Yale University in New Haven this week. There will be dozens of screenings. Filmmakers from across Latin America are in the city.

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Justin Farmer, 23, grabbed a seat on Hamden’s City Council in the fifth district in last week’s municipal elections.

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With colder weather upon us, everyone is looking for a warm place to spend the winter, including some insects.

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Grammy award-winning musician Dom Flemons kicks off his solo tour Wednesday at Cafe Nine in New Haven. Flemons is perhaps best known as the founder of the old-time string band, The Carolina Chocolate Drops. Flemons left the group in 2013 to pursue a solo career.

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A return home from a distant journey is often comforting. For members of the Puerto Rican community in Connecticut the return to the island for them after Hurricane Maria is far different from their previous trips.

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Connecticut’s Commissioner of Revenue Services says Republicans’ efforts to reform the federal tax system are fundamentally flawed. 

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Litchfield resident Denada Rondos was under orders from immigration officials to board a plane to her native Albania Monday, but the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals has intervened at the last minute and granted her an emergency stay. Rondos described it as "the best day of her life."

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The idea for a gender-neutral bathroom at Three Rivers Community College has been on the table for at least two years by one account, and up to four by others.

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Manufacturers in Connecticut are facing a dilemma. On one hand they have tons of work - on the other, they have a shortage of people to do it. 

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The East Haven police department has acquired a new piece of equipment to protect one of its most valued employees. 

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A Litchfield woman who’s originally from Albania has been ordered to leave the country by Monday. This past September, Denada Rondos was given a final order of removal by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE. 

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On the eve of the latest report into traffic stops and racial profiling in the state, The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association released a peer-reviewed study that questions the report's methodology.

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This Sunday, The Westport Country Playhouse will bring together a panel of directors well-known for their productions of the plays of Shakespeare. The discussion will focus on how to bring the bard's words to life in the 21st century.

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