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Connecticut is struggling with a projected two-year, $5 billion budget deficit, while its capital city is on the brink of bankruptcy. But there is at least one piece of good fiscal news coming out of New Haven.

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Two groups clashed in New Haven on Saturday. One group had come to hear a speaker known for promoting fascism. The other organized a counter protest. The clash resulted in several protester arrests.

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Jamie Szantyr was a kid from Waterbury. She ran track, played softball, and cheered in high school. She did college for a while, but it got in the way of something she loved even more: wrestling.

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As Connecticut struggles to pass a budget, the governor is vowing to move forward with several transportation projects, including an upgrade of what’s known as the Heroes Tunnel in New Haven.

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The Trump administration has set new criteria for foreign visitors to the United States from six mainly Muslim nations.

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The Yard Goats' mascots were first unveiled to the world in October, 2015, as the last part of a string of branding reveals that included merchandise, logos, logotypes, and uniforms, and that had begun with a Name the Team contest.

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Musical masters of a remarkable vocal technique called “throat singing” perform in Connecticut on Thursday evening. They’re members of the group called Alash.

Yale University is suing the state of Connecticut. The school wants to bypass state building code to make more of the restrooms at its law school gender-neutral.

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Colin has been covering politics in Connecticut since... well, since shortly before the development of the steam engine.

And one thing he’s never done? Have a long conversation with New Haven’s Congresswoman, Rosa DeLauro.

This hour, we fix that.

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New Haven's new police chief was officially sworn in at a ceremony at City Hall Tuesday evening. Anthony Campbell took over as interim police chief after the controversial former Chief Dean Esserman resigned last fall. In May, New Haven Mayor Toni Harp announced that Campbell would stay on in the position permanently.

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A brand new performance stage was unveiled on the New Haven Green Wednesday. The new, city-owned feature will be used for concerts and other events starting this weekend.

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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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Amazon has announced it’s to open a new distribution center in North Haven. The $255 million investment will eventually create 1,800 jobs.

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New Haven-based Alexion pharmaceuticals, the company that specializes in the treatment of rare diseases, has been undergoing some turmoil in its executive ranks. That news is raising questions about the drug-maker's stability, and what it could mean for the city.

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Ed Mulrenan is a season-ticket holder for the Elm City Express, and he was the first person to show up for the inaugural game between Connecticut’s newest pro soccer teams.

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