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Controversial feminist activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali has sparked protests at college campuses like Yale for her belief that Islam is an oppressive and violent religion. Hirsi Ali gave a lecture that drew more than 500 people to Fairfield University on International Women’s Day this week. The event prompted students to host counter-events about Islam.

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In Connecticut a paid family and medical leave bill made it through a key state legislative committee on Thursday.

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Connecticut’s General Assembly has re-appointed Justice Richard Palmer to another term on the State Supreme Court.  

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Controversial feminist activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali gave a lecture that drew about 500 people to Fairfield University on International Women’s Day this week.

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Connecticut’s two Native American tribes made their case in Hartford Thursday for a new casino they would jointly own and operate. That casino would be in East Windsor, and it would be smaller than the state’s two existing casinos.

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