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 Several hiker-generated petitions have started in opposition to plans to build a hotel near the summit of Mount Washington, the Northeast's highest peak.

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Connecticut State Police are warning travelers about a scam taking place at service areas along the state's highways. 

Sacred Heart University, the second largest Catholic university in New England, has purchased General Electric's former global headquarters campus in Fairfield, Connecticut, for $31.5 million. University officials say the school is growing rapidly, and the 66-acre property near its main campus in Fairfield was too good to pass up.

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Connecticut State Police are investigating after a human skull was discovered by a passerby on the property of a retirement community in East Lyme. 

The new owner of New York cable operator Cablevision plans to lay off 600 workers in Connecticut as it closes a call center in Shelton and an office in Stratford. 

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Investigators are trying to determine what caused a house to explode in Connecticut, injuring seven people, including four children, and sending debris flying.

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President Barack Obama is assessing what's working and what's not in the fight against the Islamic State group as the U.S. military ramps up its engagement in Libya. 

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New Haven has received a $20 million federal grant to help transform the city's downtown and Route 34 area.

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Yale University said it is willing to rehire a former dining services worker who smashed a stained-glass window depicting slaves. 

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The former Yale University dining hall worker fired for smashing a stained-glass window depicting slaves is asking for his job back.

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Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim is struggling to win support for a program to help fellow ex-convicts find jobs.

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Twenty-one Connecticut municipalities are receiving state grants to help improve affordable housing stock.

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Connecticut's newly formed state Commission on Women, Children and Seniors is beginning to take shape.

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Connecticut's Old State House will be closing, at least temporarily.

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The Connecticut Airport Authority says its new transportation center at Bradley International Airport will not include a proposed tribal casino.

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Homeowners in Connecticut are getting some help for crumbling foundations.

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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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