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For years, people have talked about a “no means no” approach to sexual consent. But victims’ advocates say that puts a burden of proof on sexual assault victims, instead of on the perpetrators.

The Connecticut General Assembly’s Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee heard testimony Tuesday over a bill that would take a different approach.

Two Connecticut residents who were deported to Italy several years ago because of criminal convictions are asking the federal government for permission to return to the state to appear before state lawmakers, who subpoenaed them to testify about their experiences.

Of the top 100 cities around the country with homes under water financially, Hartford has the most. More than half of homeowners there owe more than their homes are worth, according to a study out Thursday. 

Connecticut Plagued by a Soaring Foreclosure Rate

Jan 2, 2014
Kaomi Goetz

Last month, foreclosure filings sunk to the lowest number since the housing crisis began eight years ago. Home prices are up nationwide. But the recovery isn’t being felt everywhere. In fact, in some states like Connecticut, foreclosures are soaring.