In Connecticut special elections are being held Tuesday to fill three open seats in the state legislature. The results might affect control of the State Senate, which is evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans. A draw would maintain the status quo.  

Conn. Lawmakers Hold Hearing On Highway Tolls

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The Connecticut Legislature's Transportation Committee heard testimony Monday on plans to bring tolls back to state highways and how that would affect residents.

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A new poll finds that in New York, Governor Cuomo’s numbers are rising, while President Trump’s are sinking.

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The Jewish Community Center in Plainview, Long Island, was evacuated Monday morning, following the latest wave of bomb threats against Jewish centers. It was one of several threats phoned into JCCs in New York and 10 other states.

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Connecticut’s two federally recognized Native American tribes say they want to build a new casino on the site of a former movie theater in East Windsor. The announcement Monday caps more than a year of speculation by the tribes, who want to fend off competition from a planned MGM casino scheduled to open in Springfield, Massachusetts, in 2019.