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On Wednesday night, at the Democratic National Convention, U. S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn., joined family members of victims of gun violence, including the Sandy Hook School shooting, to advocate for stronger federal gun control laws.  

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The owner of Hartford’s minor league baseball team, the Yard Goats, is threatening to move the team next year if the city doesn’t complete construction of a new stadium.

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Foreign trade deals are a contentious issue at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Now New York’s Senior Senator Chuck Schumer is weighing in, saying he’s against the Trans-Pacific Partnership proposal, known as the TPP.

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries is advising boaters in Connecticut and New York to be on the lookout for humpback whales in Long Island Sound.

Paul Sancya / AP

Members of the Connecticut delegation at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia took part in a gun control rally Tuesday morning. U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn., told the participants he’s happy they are keeping up the pressure on making gun safety an issue in the presidential campaign.

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