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State to pay U.S. Education Department $4.5M settlement

State officials have settled a longstanding lawsuit with the U.S. Department of Education following charges that the State Department of Education “submitted false claims for payment” by misrepresenting the number of children that qualified for special education services. The settlement requires the state pay the federal government $4.5 million. The settlement resolves overpayment by the […]

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FAA to close all Conn. airport towers except Bradley’s

Connecticut airports lost their appeals to keep controllers at their towers. The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday issued a final list of 149 airports that will close their air traffic control towers because they agency is required to  lay off controllers to save money. Tweed-New Haven Regional Airport, Brainard Airport, Stratford’s Igor I. Sikorsky Airport, […]

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Gun-control vote may wait until after Easter

Legislative leaders said Friday that a vote on gun-control legislation next week is growing less likely, given that a one-week delay now might gain them access to more information about the Newtown massacre of 26 children and women. Chief State’s Attorney Kevin Kane and Danbury State’s Attorney Stephen Sedensky met privately Friday with the leaders, […]