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An Associated Press analysis of federal lead sampling data shows dozens of water systems in Connecticut have exceeded federal lead levels at least once since January 2013.

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In a typical year, the selection of delegates to the Republican National Convention is of little interest outside the party faithful. But, this year has been far from typical.

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The CEO of a company that owns plants in three states where elevated levels of a chemical used to make Teflon coatings were found says its priority is providing safe drinking water to residents.

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The Massachusetts State Police have formed a new unit to investigate incidents of human trafficking involving juveniles. Republican Lt.Gov. Karyn Polito announced the creation of the three-member team Tuesday.

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A Republican Connecticut lawmaker is running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Richard Blumenthal.

Authorities say an Amtrak train struck a piece of construction equipment just south of Philadelphia, and some injuries are being reported.

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With its Colonial-era street patterns, icy winters, aggressive drivers and high-tech talent, the Boston area would seem the perfect place to test self-driving cars. But Massachusetts and other northeastern states don't have laws outlining how the technology should be driven and tested.

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Sen. Charles Schumer of New York says the Department of Homeland Security must work faster to begin testing explosive detectors that can sense compounds that have been used in recent extremist attacks.

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Massachusetts State Police are distributing nearly 900 new electronic stunning weapons in an effort to avoid potentially deadly gunfire when trying to apprehend uncooperative individuals.

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Following the likes of New York’s Andrew Cuomo, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is banning state-funded travel to North Carolina in response to a new law there that critics have called discriminatory to members of the LGBT community.

The cost of tuition is going up at all 17 campuses of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system.

Calvin Harris will go on trial for murder in upstate New York for the fourth time since his estranged wife disappeared in September 2001.

Police say an explosive device damaged a vehicle in a parking lot in Utica.

The University of Connecticut is planning to close its satellite campus in Torrington in May as it deals with state budget cuts.

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The New York Thruway Authority was created with a promise that it wouldn't cost the state a single penny. Now it could end up taking billions in state subsidies.

Vermont State Police detectives have launched a new website that lists the state's unsolved killings and missing persons cases in hopes that additional public attention can help solve the mysteries.

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A group of construction contractors, labor unions, local transportation officials and business groups have banded together to encourage state lawmakers in New York to invest in the state's aging roads, bridges and highways.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is using his executive authority to make $65 million in cuts to address the state's $220 million deficit.

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The family of a teenager who was stabbed to death by a classmate inside her Connecticut high school after rejecting his prom invitation has filed a lawsuit alleging the school didn't adequately respond to signs the boy was capable of violence.

The state is looking for help designing a new version of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System test.

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The Massachusetts Hospital Association is adding its voice to those opposed to legalizing the recreational use of marijuana.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy's administration is officially notifying state employee union leaders that job cuts may be coming.


Every dog has its day, and when it comes to police and military dogs, two New York lawmakers say that day should be March 13.

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Connecticut lawmakers are retooling a bill that would compel individuals to produce their permit to carry a firearm at the request of police.

A Stockbridge man who was drunk when he crashed his car and killed his friend has been sentenced to four years in the Berkshire County House of Correction.

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As most Americans brace themselves for losing an hour of sleep this weekend, some lawmakers are proposing bold alternatives for New England and elsewhere.

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A former Central Connecticut State University student who was expelled after equipping a drone with a gun has filed a lawsuit seeking reinstatement to the school.

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A tribe in western Connecticut has joined forces with MGM to fight a state law that allows only two federally recognized tribes to pursue a new casino in the state.

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The state-run ski centers in the Adirondacks are firing up the snow guns to extend the ski season after a winter with little natural snow.

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Two proposed ballot questions that could strongly influence public education in Massachusetts will be aired on Beacon Hill.