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Hartford, Connecticut saw dueling groups of protests Saturday over whether to accept Syrian refugees in the state.

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A new report finds Connecticut’s old roads and bridges cost motorists more than $5 billion each year.

The report was released on Tuesday by TRIP, a nonprofit transportation research group sponsored by insurance companies and businesses involved in road construction.

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In the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris that left 129 people dead this month, U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, along with Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer of New York, are trying to pass a bill that they say would prevent suspected terrorists in America from buying guns.

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A new national study finds that cars sitting in the 50 worst traffic bottlenecks in the U.S. burn 35 million gallons of gas and produce 370,000 tons of carbon per year.

The study was released today by AAA.

Of the 50 worst bottlenecks, three of them are in the tri-state state area. They include the Cross Bronx, the Van Wyck, and the Long Island Expressways.

Reflecting On U.S. Response To Syrian Refugees

Nov 23, 2015
By Cassandra Basler

Connecticut welcomed a Syrian refugee family that was turned away by the governor of Indiana last week. A nonprofit in New Haven that works with refugees from Syria, and all over the world, said their refugee clients face challenges ahead.