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Connecticut NAACP officials are launching a probe into the death of a 35-year-old black attorney found shot in the head in a wrecked car last year.

The University of Connecticut's Board of Trustees has voted to expand a program that gives tuition breaks to some veterans and their dependents.

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Texas Red took the lead from Japan with an eighth of a mile left and held off Frosted to win the Grade 2, $600,000 Jim Dandy by a half-length Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.

Unions representing Verizon workers in nine states say their members will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled with the wireless carrier.

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An upstate New York sheriff's sergeant has resigned amid a broader investigation into sexual misconduct by law enforcement officers involving underage girls.

Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early Sunday if union negotiators don't reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier.

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A ceremony will be held in Saratoga Springs to unveil a statue of one of the greatest thoroughbred race horses of all time.

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Federal officials are investigating after a pilot reported seeing an unmanned aircraft while approaching John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is ordering his administration to take steps that would make public records more accessible and lower the costs of obtaining those records.

Worcester police say a man who was stunned by officers using a Taser during a violent rampage at a grocery store has died.