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Biden Administration Steps Up Push for School Reopenings

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MERIDEN, Conn. — Having told educators that they would soon be vaccinated, the Biden administration began an aggressive push on Wednesday to drum up support...
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Joseph D. Duffey, 88, Dies; Apostle of Liberalism and Humanities

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Joseph D. Duffey, a coal miner’s son and ordained minister whose antiwar campaign for the United States Senate from Connecticut in 1970 galvanized a generation...
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Connecticut to open to commercial betting after Gov. Lamont, Mohegans reach gambling expansion deal

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After thinking they were “at the finish line” in April 2019, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and the Mohegan Tribe, have reportedly finally agreed to terms...
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Biden to Pick Latino Chief of Connecticut Schools as Education Secretary

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WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. is expected to nominate Miguel A. Cardona, Connecticut’s education commissioner, to serve as his education secretary, tapping a...
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Temporary suspension for Connecticut’s East Windsor casino plan

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The Mohegan Tribe and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation have reportedly shelved their long-running plan to bring a $300 million satellite casino to the small...
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Top Aide in Review of Russia Inquiry Resigns From Justice Dept.

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WASHINGTON — A top aide to the criminal prosecutor whom Attorney General William P. Barr assigned to scrutinize the Trump-Russia investigation has resigned unexpectedly from...
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U.S. approves over $1.2 billion grants to 405 airports

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The United States Government has awarded more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports...