Connecticut

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The Connecticut State Senate passed a bill early on Wednesday allowing a new satellite casino to be built by two Native American tribes in East Windsor. It passed by a vote of 24 to 12. But it's doubtful the bill in its current form will win approval in the House of Representatives.

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Connecticut state employees could receive four years of full job security if they agree to concessions such as a two-year wage freeze, three furlough days and higher insurance premiums and pension contributions.

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According to a study from the Institute of Labor Economics, students of color are less likely to drop out of high school and more likely to pursue college if they have at least one minority teacher. 

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The Greatest Show on Earth came to an end Sunday night after nearly a century and a half. The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus put on its final performance at the Nassau Coliseum on Long Island.

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In the wake of last week's fatal shooting of teenager Jayson Negron by Bridgeport Police, the ACLU of Connecticut, and members of the state legislature’s Black and Puerto Rican Caucus, are calling for the passage of a bill to increase police accountability.  

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