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A judge has temporarily halted the state’s plan to allow more minority students into Hartford-area magnet schools. The decision came after a three-day court hearing in the ongoing Sheff vs. O’Neill case.

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Advocates for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities say while the state is contemplating deep cuts to services, it’s also wasting money on inefficient provision of care. 

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Although I grew up in Waterbury with a big veggie garden in the backyard, my first foray into gardening as an adult was in a community garden. 

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Martha Stone is a lawyer for the plaintiffs in the Sheff v. O'Neill case, which settled over 20 years ago. She said the state's current position threatens to harm Hartford students. 

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Health insurers who sell plans on the state’s exchange got a chance Wednesday to defend their request for hefty rate rises next year. 

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The Secretary of Health and Human Services said new data showing people dropping out of coverage under the Affordable Care Act is proof government should step back from health care. But the head of Connecticut’s health care exchange begged to differ. 

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Tax-exempt property and the impending departure of Aetna are two issues weighing heavily on Hartford as the capital city manages a fiscal crisis. 

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, as part of the committee's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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Gun control advocates and families of the Sandy Hook tragedy are asking NBC to pull an interview with “Infowars” radio host Alex Jones. The conspiracy theorist has said on numerous occasions that Sandy Hook was a hoax.

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The U.S. Senate is expected to vote this week on a resolution introduced by Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy to block a small part of the massive arms sale the Trump administration has agreed to with Saudi Arabia. 

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Health care providers are among those waiting nervously for the U.S. Senate to reveal just how it wants to reform health care. The impact could be greatest on those providers who serve low income populations.

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A resolution to change the state constitution has stalled in the legislature. It would modify how the state transfers public lands, but needs to jump through some legislative hoops before appearing as a ballot question for voters. 

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The long-running Sheff vs. O’Neill school desegregation case heads back to court this week. 

Hartford Symphony Orchestra

Last year, after a rigorous audition process, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra selected Adam Kerry Boyles as its first-ever assistant conductor. 

City of New Haven

A months-long debate over who will control New Haven’s train station has been settled. The state and city have struck a deal.

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