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Here’s the latest on the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak in the region:

 

New York has nearly 103,000 confirmed cases — with nearly 22,200 cases on Long Island. Westchester County has over 12,300 cases. New York City has hit 60,000 cases. Nearly 3,000 people have died statewide. 

 

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Governor Ned Lamont says schools will remain closed in Connecticut for at least another month because of the COVID-19 virus.

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A “frustrated” Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has pulled the plug on his truck-only highway toll proposal. The tolls would have helped pay for Lamont’s 10-year transportation infrastructure plan.

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont plans to help fund family planning services with the state budget he unveiled this week.

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Connecticut state budget chief Melissa McCaw says the governor wants to support a regional process for legalizing recreational marijuana.  

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