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Residents in some western Connecticut towns are still without power after last week’s historic severe weather.

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UConn President Susan Herbst has announced she will step down after the 2018-19 academic year. Herbst, who has led the state's flagship university since 2011, did not give a reason for her decision in a message to the university community, only saying she felt it was the "right time for a change." 

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As Connecticut schools deal with shrinking enrollment in most towns and rising enrollment in some cities, the question being asked is this -- should schools be consolidated? 

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National Guard units were out Friday helping to clear downed trees from roads affected by Tuesday’s storms. Many residents in Western Connecticut are still without power as crews work to restore heavily damaged electric infrastructure. 

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The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.

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Connecticut’s towns are likely to benefit from an information technology upgrade as a result of $5 million in federal grant money that’s coming to the state to protect the integrity of its elections. 

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A Hartford police officer is in critical condition after being stabbed in the neck Thursday.

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The Connecticut Insurance Department has activated its emergency adjuster program following Tuesday’s powerful storms. This will allow insurance companies to bring out-of-state adjusters to help expedite claims.

Hartford police on the scene of a crash involving a man shot by a member of a federal task force.
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The Connecticut State’s Attorney Office is investigating after a Hartford man was shot by a member of a federal task force during an undercover drug bust in the city.

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I'm always looking to push the envelope of what we can grow in your climate. I think I got fig growing down, so my latest adventure is fresh ginger. I love the flavor, and I love cooking with ginger root. Ginger also has many medical qualities such as aiding digestion, improving circulation, and helping combat arthritis.

Senator Richard Blumenthal speaks in favor of net neutrality on the Senate floor.
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The U.S. Senate voted along mostly party lines today in favor of a resolution to preserve an Obama-era internet regulation known as net neutrality. 

Today we wrap up our series called Seeing Things Differently: Autism Spectrum Disorder. Connecticut Public Radio contributor Dr. Thyde Dumont-Mathieu brings us the voices of four Connecticut mothers, who talk about parenting children who’ve been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. 

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Two high-profile Democratic candidates for governor announced Tuesday they will join forces.

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Seniors lose billions of dollars a year to financial fraud, ranging from mass mailings and threatening robocalls, to telemarketing and identity theft. Experts around the country, including Connecticut, are focused on combating the problem. 

Delegates from Bridgewater and 40 other towns debate the next step in determining the Democratic endorsement for the 5th Congressional District after a round of balloting at Crosby-Waterbury High School.
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Democrats have endorsed former Simsbury First Selectman Mary Glassman for the congressional seat being vacated by Elizabeth Esty.

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