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Connecticut Democrats will take action on a bill to create a state public option for healthcare coverage before the state legislative session ends in 11 days. Republicans say they’ve not been consulted.

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut says the state will benefit from the annual Defense Department budget passed by the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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Investigators have found no evidence so far of terrorism or a hate crime following the fire at a New Haven mosque.

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Actor Paul Rudd says he supports a Connecticut group campaigning for safer firearm storage.