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Connecticut officials say they're able to reopen applications for a state-run child care subsidy program that helps low-income working families.

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The Village of Islandia on Long Island has introduced a bill allowing gaming facilities in the Village’s commercial and industrial district. This comes after a court ruled the Village acted improperly when it approved an OTB casino at Jake’s 58 Hotel last year. Critics say the Village is trying to get around the ruling.

Key members of the Senate have agreed on a proposal to trim the number of banks overseen by enhanced Dodd-Frank regulations. The proposal unwinds parts of the recession-era financial reform bill, but it doesn’t go as far as a similar House bill.

ICE Arrests 25 On Long Island, All To Be Deported

Nov 14, 2017
Charles Reed / U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 25 people on Long Island as part of a crackdown called Operation Secure Streets. 

Jessica Hill / AP

On Tuesday, lawyers representing the families of several victims of the 2012 Newtown school shooting will ask Connecticut’s Supreme Court for a chance to sue Remington, the company that makes the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the shooting. A lower court judge had ruled that a federal law protects the gun manufacturer from being sued. 

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