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The two major party candidates running for governor in Connecticut say they welcome having an unaffiliated candidate join them on stage in their next televised gubernatorial debate on Wednesday.

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The expectations of leaf peepers could be crushed this season. The final days of summer brought warm and humid weather. And that could dampen the brilliant fall colors in parts of New York State and New England as autumn gets underway.  

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In Connecticut the two major party candidates running for governor are promising to fix the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles. Democrat Ned Lamont says he’d improve customer service by upgrading technology at the DMV. Republican Bob Stefanowski would like to privatize the agency.

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Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Fund for Women & Girls is collaborating with five local non-profits to develop a program designed to fight sexual violence in Fairfield County.  

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is taking steps to improve communication with Shore Line East rail customers and improve the reliability of its aging trains.