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Several Dozen Dead In Attacks Around Paris

Nov 13, 2015
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Several dozen people were killed in a series of unprecedented attacks around Paris on Friday, French President Francois Hollande said, announcing that he was closing the country's borders and declaring a state of emergency.

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Republican legislators are suggesting that certain state employees be offered a financial incentive to retire as a way to help rebalance Connecticut's budget.

House and Senate Republicans on Friday publicly unveiled their ideas for closing a projected shortfall in the current $20 billion budget, estimated by lawmakers to be $350 to $370 million.

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Nearly all the Democratic insiders that Connecticut plans to send to the party's convention next year say they plan to support Hillary Clinton for president.

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A New York agency is objecting to relicensing the Indian Point nuclear plant on the Hudson River. The Department of State said the plant kills millions of fish larvae and sits near seismic faults that pose a threat to millions of people.

The Department said the plant is incompatible with the estuary's ecology of the Hudson and the safety of New York City 24 miles downstream.

About one-third of Connecticut’s population lives within a 50-mile radius of the plant. That radius includes all of Fairfield County and parts of Litchfield County.

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Connecticut's governor encouraged the state on Friday to consider raising the age at which criminal offenders can be treated as juveniles.  

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said increasing the cutoff age from 18 to 21 would allow more young offenders to move on with their lives without a criminal record. Connecticut would be the first state in the country to adopt such a change, which would require approval from the state legislature.