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News Minute: Here is the latest Connecticut news from The Associated Press

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LEDYARD, Conn. (AP) - Governor Dannel Malloy is taking issue with state Republicans aligning politically with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Malloy's comment came a day after Christie was in Greenwich attending political fundraisers. Christie promised to return to help defeat Malloy.

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A former major league pitcher says he didn't intentionally throw at batter Jose Offerman during a 2007 independent minor league game that resulted in a bat-wielding brawl. The Connecticut Post reports Matt Beech gave a video deposition that was presented to jurors in the civil trial of Offerman, who is being sued by former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Moroccan man in Connecticut who authorities say expressed interest in using remote-controlled airplanes to bomb a school and a federal building is expected to plead guilty to an immigration charge. Paul Thomas, a federal public defender for 27-year-old El Mehdi Semlali Fathi, tells The Associated Press Fathi is anticipated to plead guilty Thursday to perjury in connection with immigration proceedings.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy pounded the Northeast, communities in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island are preparing to track down and remove debris from marshland. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced it will spend $4.7 million for debris removal in marshland in the states. Connecticut environmental officials say marine debris are potential hazards to navigation, fishing grounds and ecosystems.

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