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Former Major League Baseball player and manager Bobby Valentine will take a swing at politics, saying he's running for mayor of Stamford, Connecticut.

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is surrounded by media as he leaves court in New York where in 2016 he was sentenced to 12 years in prison on corruption charges.
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Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has been released from a federal prison on furlough while he awaits potential placement to home confinement.

A New York City protester holds up a "Black Lives Matter" sign on Sept. 23, 2020, following a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to indict any police officers for the killing of Breonna Taylor.
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A hate crime investigation is underway into whoever interrupted a virtual meeting of a racial equity task force in Fairfield, Connecticut, with racist slurs.

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Officials say high school proms and graduation ceremonies can take place in Connecticut this spring but should observe precautions to avoid becoming super-spreader events.

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The Connecticut Department of Public Health says it has confirmed that a child who was not vaccinated for measles has contracted the highly contagious disease.