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Many of Connecticut’s largest cities have been ranked among the worst places in the country for first-time homeowners due to high costs and lack of amenities.  

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U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is calling on Amtrak to scrap a plan that would create “economy” style seating on-board its Acela and Northeast Regional Train service.    

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone wants New York State to help residents replace their aging septic systems.

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In Connecticut, Governor Dannel Malloy is not happy that fellow Democrats in the State House of Representatives are returning to the Capitol on Tuesday, but not to vote on a budget.

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The Federal Reserve has fined the French bank BNP Paribas $246 million for not monitoring bankers who manipulate foreign exchange markets. It’s the latest in a string of fines issued for currency price fixing.