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Bradley Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut.
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Bradley International Airport in Connecticut has started offering daily, nonstop flights to St. Louis for the first time in at least 16 years. 

From left, Beth Lindstrom, Geoff Diehl and John Kingston. The three GOP candidates for U.S. Senate are vying in a state primary September 4 to face Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren in the November general election.
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Three Republicans vying for their party's nomination to challenge Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren are sharply criticizing the Democratic incumbent while offering varying degrees of support for President Donald Trump. 

A pocket of eastern Connecticut where hundreds, if not thousands, of homeowners are struggling with crumbling foundations has become a popular stop for political candidates seeking statewide office in this year's election.

Tahirah Amatul-Wadud
Joyce Skowyra / NEPR

Muslim activists are condemning anonymous mailers targeting a Muslim-American congressional candidate in Massachusetts. 

Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.
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A Massachusetts college is investigating after campus police were called to investigate a black student who was quietly eating her lunch in a common room. 

Hartford City Hall.
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A Connecticut city official who was forced out of her council seat for changing her party affiliation says she wants to retire, but first the city says she must pay back the money earned after her party switch. 

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signs the fiscal 2019 budget in his office alongside Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and Administration and Finance Secretary Mike Heffernan.
Sam Doran / State House News Service

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has signed a bill that would repeal a series of antiquated state laws, including an abortion ban with roots dating to 1845. 

Massachusetts state Senator Karen Spilka sat next to former state Senate president Harriette Chandler before ascending the rostrum Thursday as the new Senate president.
Sam Doran / State House News Service

Karen Spilka takes over as president of the Massachusetts Senate, capping a tumultuous eight-month period for the chamber. 

New police officers from western Massachusetts salute during a graduation ceremony at the Police Training Academy at Springfield Technical Community College in 2010.
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Massachusetts lawmakers have approved a $2 surcharge on car rentals to fund training for police officers in cities and towns across the state. 

Two immigrant children detained in Connecticut are scheduled to be reunited with their parents Monday after having been separated during an asylum attempt at the U.S.-Mexico border under the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy, according to a federal prosecutor.

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