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Heavy rain is on the way for Tuesday Video included

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The beginning of the work week is damp, after some drizzle on Monday will be followed by heavy rain on Tuesday.

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Heavy Rain, Thunder, 50s, Wind... all in just the next 24 hours!

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MONDAY RECAP… The start of the work-week has been damp, with an overcast sky and areas of drizzle.  Temperatures, as of 5pm, ranged from the mid-30s across northern CT to the lower 40s along the shoreline. THIS EVENING, TONIGHT… Scattered showers will be likely this evening with areas of fog.  Overnight, while there will be a lull in the precipitation, it will still be damp with fog (locally dense).  

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Congress approves plan to end shutdown, reopen government

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Congress votes to reopen government as House follows Senate in approving bill; Trump's quick signature expected.

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Dog killed in coyote attack in Wolcott

Officials are investigating the third coyote attack this season (WFSB) Officials are investigating the third coyote attack this season (WFSB)
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A small dog was attacked and killed by a coyote, and now animal control officers in Wolcott want pet owners to be on alert when it comes to protecting their furry friends.

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Allegations of sexual misbehavior made against Long Wharf Theatre employee

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Officials say the artistic director for the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven has been placed on administrative leave. 

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Students, parents protest proposal to close school at meeting

Some parents, teachers, and students in Hartford oppose the closure of a school in Hartford (WFSB) Some parents, teachers, and students in Hartford oppose the closure of a school in Hartford (WFSB)
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Hartford families are getting ready to beg the school board not to close their local elementary school.

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Electric Boat announces thousands of new hirees

Electric Boat announced 2,000 additional jobs at its facility in Groton. (WFSB) Electric Boat announced 2,000 additional jobs at its facility in Groton. (WFSB)
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A submarine maker in Groton has announced that it will be bringing on thousands of new workers.

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Serious crash closes part of Route 20 in Windsor

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A serious crash has closed part of Route 20 in Windsor.

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DEEP expects Waterbury oil cleanup to take a few weeks

DEEP responded to an oil spill in Waterbury over the weekend. (WFSB) DEEP responded to an oil spill in Waterbury over the weekend. (WFSB)
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Environmental officials gave an update on a Naugatuck River oil spill in Waterbury, saying they expect the cleanup to take some time.

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Coast Guard adds 3rd cutter to help break ice on Connecticut River

The Coast Guard said its cutters would be back on the Connecticut River on Monday. (WFSB) The Coast Guard said its cutters would be back on the Connecticut River on Monday. (WFSB)
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The U.S. Coast Guard has added a third cutter vessel to help break up the ice over the Connecticut River.

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Hartford Whalers license plate to be unveiled Tuesday

A look at the new Hartford Whaler's license plate. (DMV) A look at the new Hartford Whaler's license plate. (DMV)
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The state's new Hartford Whalers license plate will be unveiled on Tuesday.

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Meriden man facing kidnapping charge

Mahfuz Al-Hamid (CT State Police) Mahfuz Al-Hamid (CT State Police)
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A Meriden man is facing charges after he allegedly approached a 12-year-old girl at the courthouse in New Britain.

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Yale fraternities delay rush events amid push to allow women

Yale University (WFSB file photo) Yale University (WFSB file photo)

Several fraternity chapters at Yale University have postponed recruiting events amid a push by student activists to make the social organizations open to both men and women.

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5 employees on leave following Enfield prison escape

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Five prison employees are on administrative leave following the escape of a prisoner in Enfield.

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Connecticut lawmakers denounce government shutdown Video included

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Connecticut officials continue to voice their opinions about the government shutdown over social media.

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DEEP identifies victims of deadly weekend boating incident in Groton

Three people have been transported to the hospital after a duck hunting accident. (WFSB) Three people have been transported to the hospital after a duck hunting accident. (WFSB)
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Two men died and one man was hurt after their boat capsized while they were waterfowl hunting off the coast of Groton on Saturday morning, officials said. 

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Oxford man shoots, kills cat that 'annoyed' him

Craig Middendorf is accused of killing his neighbor's cat with a rifle in Oxford. (State police) Craig Middendorf is accused of killing his neighbor's cat with a rifle in Oxford. (State police)
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A man is accused of shooting and killing a cat that "annoyed" him, according to state police.

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Neighbor helps rescue women from Plainville house fire Video included

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Firefighters in Plainville are on the scene of a house fire on Monday morning.

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Naugatuck police seek missing man with history of substance abuse

Ryan Havican was last seen on Jan. 10. (Naugatuck police) Ryan Havican was last seen on Jan. 10. (Naugatuck police)
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A man with a history of substance abuse has been missing for more than a week and a half.

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CT rest areas could close this year

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All of the state's rest areas will close this year if money is not pumped back into the state's transportation fund.

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Stores, gear makers prepared for Patriots AFC Championship win Video included

AFC Championship gear in Manchester was on sale at Dick's Sporting Goods in Manchester bright and early on Monday morning. (WFSB) AFC Championship gear in Manchester was on sale at Dick's Sporting Goods in Manchester bright and early on Monday morning. (WFSB)
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Stores in Connecticut wasted no time putting New England Patriots AFC Championship gear on their racks.

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How the government shutdown might affect your tax return

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When the government officially ran out of money for the fiscal year, many facets of government had to shut down -- that includes the IRS.

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North Haven robbery suspect arrested

Joseph Arcangelo faces charges after police said he robbed an Exxon in North Haven last week. (North Haven police) Joseph Arcangelo faces charges after police said he robbed an Exxon in North Haven last week. (North Haven police)
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A man suspected of robbing a gas station in North Haven was arrested on Monday.

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Rodent bites child at Beardsley Zoo

A child was bitten by a small rodent at the Beardsley Zoo. (Beardsley Zoo website) A child was bitten by a small rodent at the Beardsley Zoo. (Beardsley Zoo website)
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A child was bitten by a small rodent at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport on Sunday afternoon, a spokesperson said.

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The states most affected by the government shutdown: Where CT falls

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The personal finance website WalletHub.com conducted a list of the states that are the most affected by the government shutdown.

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