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The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of former Connecticut Governor John Rowland on public corruption charges.

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In response to the Northrop Grumman groundwater contamination plume, the Oyster Bay Town Board has approved the installation of a remediation well in a residential neighborhood.

The plume of toxic chemicals from the former Northrop Grumman plant on Long Island has slowly seeped into the ground over the past 60 years.

Since 1992, Northrop Grumman has built and operated treatment wells as the contamination spread.

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President Trump's pick for the Supreme Court is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. It is Day 2 of what is expected to be three days of hearings on Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination. If confirmed, Gorsuch would fill the high court seat left vacant in February 2016, after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

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Connecticut U.S. Representative Jim Himes sits on the House Intelligence Committee. He says he’s gratified that FBI Director James Comey has now publicly confirmed that the FBI is investigating alleged ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.

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Bridgeport, Connecticut, doesn’t call itself a sanctuary city. That sets Connecticut’s largest city apart from others in the Northeast, like New York, Boston or New Haven. It’s also created anxiety for some undocumented Bridgeport residents.