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Food pantries in Connecticut say they’ve faced more demand due to Covid-19.  They’re asking congress to restore unemployment benefits that expired last week.

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Long Island native Andrew Pollack, whose daughter died in the 2018 Parkland school shooting, has launched a group to award grants for school safety.

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It’s one of the world’s great literary mysteries: a 15th century book full of bizarre illustrations of imaginary plants, astrological signs, surreal figures and landscapes. Its origins are unknown, its creator anonymous. And it’s written entirely in an unknown language that’s stumped the world’s greatest codebreakers.

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Oz Griebel — a two-time candidate for Connecticut governor — died on Wednesday. He was an independent, enthusiastic voice in state politics.

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Most Connecticut educators strongly oppose a full return to in-person classes this fall, according to a survey from Connecticut Education Association, the state’s largest teacher’s union.