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A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime for firing a rifle at a mosque next to his home shortly after the deadly attacks in Paris.

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Connecticut officials have prepared a plan to respond to the Zika virus that includes in-state testing for the virus, monitoring mosquitoes, and public education on how to avoid infection.

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Secretary of the State Denise Merrill wants people who are doing business with the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles to be automatically registered to vote.

The Democrat announced Monday in Hartford that she submitted a proposal that would allow eligible DMV customers to be automatically registered unless they choose to opt out.

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Connecticut's Department of Correction is changing the way it rewards prison inmates for good behavior.

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State Comptroller Kevin Lembo is projecting a $7.1 million budget deficit in the current $20 billion fiscal year budget and warning that state revenues may continue to erode.

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Six seals have been spotted on the North Shore of Long Island, off Centre Island.

An executive director of the Riverhead Foundation said seals are more typically seen on the East End. Most seals live in cold waters off Maine, Nova Scotia, and Massachusetts.

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University of Connecticut officials have scheduled public presentations of a proposal to expand the CTfastrak express bus service from Hartford to the Storrs campus.

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Preliminary data obtained by The Associated Press show that officers in Connecticut fired stun guns at blacks and Hispanics at a higher rate than at white suspects, and warned but didn't fire at white suspects at a higher rate than they did blacks or Hispanics.

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The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is holding a public meeting on migratory bird hunting regulations.

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The U.S. attorney for Connecticut said federal law enforcement agencies are working more closely with big-city police departments in the state.

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Governor Dannel Malloy's budget office is projecting Connecticut will end the current fiscal year with a deficit, despite a recent special legislative session that attempted to fix the fiscal problem.

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Students graduating from Glastonbury High School will wear the same color of gowns regardless of gender for the first time in over 60 years.

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The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld a robbery conviction against a man who called for a mistrial because his mother told a juror outside court that a police officer had lied on the stand.

 

Ted Cruz is accusing his Republican rival Donald Trump of exhibiting inconsistent conservativism, suggesting he is not prepared to be president.

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New state revenue estimates show Connecticut continues to face deficit problems despite recent efforts by lawmakers to make spending reductions. 

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A former federal prosecutor in Connecticut has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $600,000 from the owner of a trash hauling company he once represented.

 

U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is asking the secretary of veterans affairs to help speed up payments to health care providers through the Veterans Choice Program.

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A Connecticut state senator has been hospitalized following a one-vehicle crash. 

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One person has died and three others were injured when their car fell through the ice on a pond at a Connecticut state park.

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The remains of a Vietnam-era Army veteran are being removed from the Connecticut state veterans' cemetery because he was convicted of killing three people.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy will be sitting with first lady Michelle Obama during the president's final State of the Union address.

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The cable that caused an explosion at a crowded Rhode Island beach last summer, injuring a woman, may have counterparts lying under beaches, harbors and waterways at dozens of sites nationwide.

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Connecticut's Department of Motor Vehicles will temporarily stop forwarding to police lists of motorists whose vehicle registrations have been suspended due to a lack of insurance. 

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Former gubernatorial candidate Joe Visconti said he's now exploring a run for the U.S. Senate.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy will be on hand when President Barack Obama officially announces his executive action requiring all gun sellers to register as dealers, and other measures to curb gun violence.

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A Connecticut man charged with firing a rifle at a mosque next to his home has been placed under house arrest. 

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Several members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are among a group of federal lawmakers meeting with President Barack Obama about his executive actions tightening the nation's gun laws.

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The Libertarian Party is suing the state of Connecticut in federal court, challenging laws regarding the rules for petitioning candidates to appear on the election ballot. 

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Officials said an Allegiant Air flight traveling from Orlando, Florida, to Bangor, Maine, was forced to make an emergency landing at a Rhode Island airport after passengers reported an abnormal smell. 

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A $19 million line item in the new federal budget that's dedicated to much-needed improvements and modernization along the Northeast Rail Corridor is being hailed as a "foot in the door" for possibly more federal funding.

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