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A police officer speaks to a man walking on New Haven Green, Wednesday, Aug. 15, in New Haven, Conn. More than a 100 people fell ill from suspected drug overdoses linked to a batch of synthetic marijuana laced with fubinaca. Bill Sikes/AP hide caption

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A police officer speaks to a man on New Haven Green, where more than 70 people fell ill from suspected drug overdoses on Wednesday in New Haven, Conn. Bill Sikes/AP hide caption

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President Trump and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the $10 billion Foxconn factory complex in June. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Connecticut is the latest state to pledge its electoral votes based on the outcome of the national popular vote. Here, an aide opens Electoral College ballot boxes during a joint session of Congress in January of 2017, to tally ballots for the president and vice president of the United States. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc. hide caption

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University of Connecticut law professor Jessica Rubin, left, and law student Taylor Hansen present arguments as animal advocates in a dogfighting case in Hartford on Tuesday. Connecticut is the first state to allow court-appointed advocates to represent animals in cruelty and abuse cases. Pat Eaton-Robb/AP hide caption

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Thomas Wydra, the police chief of Hamden, Conn., decided to reform his department's traffic stop criteria after the department was singled out for stopping minority drivers at disproportionately higher rates than whites. After decreasing the number of defective equipment stops, the number of black drivers pulled over fell by 25 percent. Jeff Cohen/NPR hide caption

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To Reduce Bias, Some Police Departments Are Rethinking Traffic Stops

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Wilson Ramos got a tattoo of his brother's name, Jose "Cheo" Maldonado, inked on his right forearm in memory of Maldonado, who died after a police officer shot him with a stun gun inside a jail cell in East Hartford, Conn. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Who Gets Tased? First Statewide Study Reveals Racial Disparities

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally Monday in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Trump won Tuesday's primary race in the state Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy unveiled his budget to the legislature last February, but the year's expenditures were greater than income. Connecticut's leaders voted to cut hospital funding to help close the gap. Jessica Hill/AP hide caption

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Connecticut Governor Targets Hospital Funds To Close Budget Gap

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Rick and Letha Heitman, of Centennial, Colo., bought their health plan in 2015 through Colorado HealthOP, an insurance cooperative that will close at the end of the year. HealthOp's CEO says the co-op was "blindsided" when some promised federal subsidies failed to materialize. John Daley/CPR News hide caption

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Many Health Co-Ops Fold, Others Survive Startup Struggles

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A federal appeals court upheld the core parts of gun control laws in New York and Connecticut that ban semiautomatic weapons and high-capacity magazines. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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How Best To Teach A Troubled Teen? The Question Can Get Stuck In Court

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Former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim celebrates a close primary win, in his bid to retake the office that he held when he was charged with multiple counts of corruption. Cloe Poisson/TNS /Landov hide caption

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