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Connecticut's environmental watchdog has issued its annual check-in on the state's environment. The Council on Environmental Quality said the state needs to do more to meet its environmental goals.

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The federal government faces a possible shutdown if Congress fails to approve a budget by the deadline this Saturday.

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A fiscal watchdog group is questioning New York’s century-old prevailing wage law for construction workers, saying it unnecessarily costs taxpayers billions of dollars a year in added expenses for big road, bridge, and other projects.

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Walk down Temple street in downtown New Haven and you’ll find a little storefront called Musical Intervention.

Inside, a few dozen people are singing songs or playing music. Some of the performers face or have faced serious issues like homelessness, addiction or mental illness.

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Family and friends of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez gathered for a private funeral in his hometown of Bristol, Connecticut, on Monday.