Associated Press

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New Haven officials are declaring a public health emergency after nearly 20 people overdosed on tainted heroin or cocaine and at least three died in the city and surrounding towns.

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A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by casino developer MGM Resorts International challenging the constitutionality of a Connecticut law creating a process for a possible third casino along the Massachusetts border.

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The Connecticut Supreme Court has ordered a judge to hold another hearing to determine whether the names of some University of Connecticut animal researchers can be kept secret to protect their safety.

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A federal appeals court has upheld the political corruption conviction of former Connecticut Governor John Rowland.

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Connecticut's Department of Insurance is reviewing rate increase requests filed by 14 health insurance companies that range on average from 2.1 percent to 32 percent. 

A former aide for Republican U.S. Senate candidate August Wolf claims that the politician and ex-Olympian made unwanted sexual advances toward her and violated election laws.

Republican leaders in the Connecticut General Assembly are criticizing plans by Democratic Governor Dannel P. Malloy's administration to approve a $22 million loan and grant package for one of the world's largest hedge funds.

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A reputed mobster has been indicted on weapons charges stemming from a search of his Connecticut home by federal agents who were looking for a half billion dollars' worth of stolen artwork. 

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Many of America's young adults appear to be in no hurry to move out of their old bedrooms. For the first time on record, living with parents is now the most common arrangement for people ages 18 to 34. 

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Yale University has awarded more than 3,600 degrees during ceremonies at its 315th commencement. Later Monday, the school will confer military commissions to its first group of ROTC graduates in more than four decades.

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Thirty additional Connecticut state employees who work in executive branch agencies have received layoff notices since May 3.

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The sloop Clearwater is being readied for a return to the Hudson River after a winter of restoration work. 

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A search of a reputed mobster's Manchester home produced the seizure of numerous firearms, not a half billion dollars' worth of stolen artwork as federal agents hoped.

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Connecticut's governor has received the 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award for his public support of resettling Syrian refugees in the U.S. 

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The Connecticut House has passed a bill late Wednesday night that would prohibit anyone with a temporary restraining order against them from possessing firearms. It now heads to the Senate for consideration.

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The University of Connecticut's Board of Trustees has voted to close the school's Torrington satellite campus.

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Thousands of chickens have died in a fire at a coop in eastern Connecticut that belongs to a major egg producer.

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Three cadets at the Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut are facing possible expulsion and more than three dozen others have been disciplined in an investigation into cheating on an online quiz. 

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Democratic legislative leaders are hoping to vote in the coming days on a revised Connecticut budget for next fiscal year, which is about $922 million in deficit. 

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The Navy's submarine force museum is opening a new exhibit dedicated to the history of Naval Submarine Base New London. 

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The University of Connecticut has signed an agreement to spend $4 million to renovate and lease space inside the Hartford Public Library.

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Layoffs are continuing in Connecticut state government, with 166 employees at the Department of Correction receiving pink slips.

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After computer outages caused delays at Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles branches statewide, the agency has urged residents to postpone their Wednesday visits.

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The parent company of Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob's Stores has filed for bankruptcy protection and plans to shutter several New England bricks-and-mortar locations.

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Layoff notices continue to be issued to Connecticut state employees.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is bringing her presidential campaign to Connecticut. 

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The top federal prosecutor for Connecticut is holding a meeting this week with Muslim and Sikh community leaders to discuss issues of concern to their communities. 

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A Connecticut Superior Court judge has ruled that the lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the 2012 shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School can go forward. 

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Unions representing more than 36,000 Verizon landline phone and cable workers are threatening a strike starting Wednesday morning if the company doesn't agree to a new contract.

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A Connecticut judge has ruled that state police do not have to release documents belonging to Adam Lanza that were seized from his home after he killed 20 first-graders, six educators and himself at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.

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