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

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Several Democratic mayors have voiced support for Governor Dannel Malloy and the state's gun control law enacted last year after the Newtown school shooting. They also suggested recent comments from Malloy's Republican opponent, Tom Foley, suggest Foley would back repealing or rolling back the legislation.

NAUGATUCK, Conn. (AP) -- MTA police are looking into the death of a man struck yesterday evening by a Metro-North several hundred feet from the railroad's Naugatuck station. The man's name hasn't been released and police say it's not clear why he was on the tracks.

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) -- A raccoon mistaken by a Hamden woman for her cat has tested positive for rabies. Police say the raccoon attacked the woman after following the cat into the home. Relatives say the 88-year-old woman is expected to be OK.

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Governor Dannel Malloy will be on hand today as the state reopens J.M Wright Technical High School in Stamford. The state suspended operations at the school 5 years ago because of state budget and other issues. Since then it has been completely overhauled.

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