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Marie Degro was the first student to arrive at Crosby High School in Waterbury from Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

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Veronica Montalvo was born in Willimantic and has lived in Hartford, Middletown, Waterbury -- and, now, San Juan. She moved there earlier this year. And she weathered Hurricane Maria in her 300-year-old apartment building. She says the hours of howling winds were unbearable. The walls of her apartment were so wet they looked like they were crying. Part of her ceiling caved in.

And now, the aftermath.

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Governor Dannel Malloy says he expects changes to Connecticut's gun laws in reaction to the killings Sunday night in Las Vegas. 

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The mass shooting in Las Vegas is dominating the media news cycle. Since the tragedy Sunday night, TV news and social media have displayed a continuous stream of images and video of the chaotic scene at the Highway 91 Harvest Festival that left at least 59 dead.

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Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation have renewed calls for gun legislation in the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, where at least 58 people were killed and more than 500 injured.

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A little more than a week after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, the island has struggled to get the power back on, food and water distributed, and communication outside the capital of San Juan.

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As Puerto Rico begins a slow recovery from Hurricane Maria's destruction, many Puerto Ricans in Connecticut are struggling to find ways to help  family members in need of food and water.

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Robert Fuller was loading his car with supplies in San Juan, getting ready to leave the battered capital for a trip inland to survey damage to local health facilities, when we caught up with him by phone.

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Connecticut’s monarch butterflies are now making their annual migration thousands of miles south to Mexico. 

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Update 9/26/17: An undocumented couple from Meriden, who had been told to leave the country by Friday, were granted a stay Monday evening. A judge will now consider reopening their case.

Several people were arrested Monday outside the federal government office building in Hartford, as they stages an act of civil disobedience to bring attention to the case of a Meriden couple who have been ordered to leave the country. 

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As Puerto Ricans emerge from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, family members back in the continental U.S. are desperately trying to get in touch. In Connecticut, political leaders are focused on both how to rebuild, and how to find their loved ones.

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Connecticut’s overdue budget is leaving some in the environmental community worried millions of dollars that are supposed to be reinvested into clean energy programs won’t be.

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As Hurricane Maria bore down on Puerto Rico Wednesday, several nonprofits met in Hartford to plan relief efforts.

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Two weeks after Irma pounded the Caribbean, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on Wednesday.

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MGM International has announced its intention to build a resort casino in Bridgeport. The gaming giant Monday held a ground-breaking ceremony for the project at Steelepoint Harbor on the city’s waterfront. 

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