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A United Way food truck has started giving out more than just food in New Haven. Along with a nutritious meal, kids are also taking home one free book of their choice.

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According to enrollment figures released on Tuesday, the University of Connecticut will welcome its largest first-year class ever, a record 5,100 students.  

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On Monday Connecticut’s Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus seeking to keep the servicing of the President’s Marine One helicopter fleet in Connecticut.   

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The city of Bridgeport, Connecticut, is suing the Gathering of the Vibes, the four-day summer music festival that’s run for years at Bridgeport’s Seaside Park. The city says its organizers owe them at least $500,000.

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A national survey by Planned Parenthood shows that doctors need to do a better job of educating women about when and how often they should get screened for breast and cervical cancer.

Dr. Rachael Phelps, medical director of the Planned Parenthood of Central Western New York, says many women are confused because the guidelines for screenings have recently changed.