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Governor Ned Lamont has announced a partnership with local banks that will see federal workers in Connecticut offered interest-free loans to help them during the government shutdown. 

Inside the Longsworth Arts Village at Hampshire College.
Charles Fulton / Creative Commons / flickr.com/photos/12216515@N00/

Hampshire College says it wants a “strategic partner” to help it face a tough financial outlook. But the school's president stopped short of saying she wants to merge with another college.

Democrats in the Connecticut General Assembly look like they’ll make early voting a signature issue this session. They’re introducing legislation seeking a referendum on an amendment to the state’s constitution. 

The partial federal government shutdown is slowing business projects in Vermont.

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