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A Connecticut Superior Court judge ruled on Wednesday that the state's public education funding system is irrational and unconstitutional.

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Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein will appear on Connecticut's general election ballot in November.

Petitions were still being counted Thursday. But Merrill says the third party had "crossed the 7,500 threshold to get on the ballot in November." That's referring to the number of signatures from "qualified electors," or registered voters, needed to place a presidential candidate's name on the state's presidential ballot.

A simple plastic cup of beer has made history by being the first alcoholic drink sold in a small Connecticut town in 81 years.

The affluent bedroom community of Bridgewater had been the last dry town in the state until residents approved alcohol sales in 2014.

The News-Times reports that the first booze sold in town since 1935 was a cup of beer purchased Friday at the Bridgewater Country Fair.

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Riders on the New Haven Line will soon be able to purchase their commuter rail tickets using a smartphone.

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Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says there have been no credible threats of possible cyberattacks on the upcoming November elections.

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