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House Democrats unveil $500 billion transportation package with focus on buses, rail and the environment
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Defense Secretary Mark Esper is breaking with President Donald Trump, saying he opposes using active-duty military forces for law enforcement duties in the U.S. Trump has raised that possibility, though the White House has cooled on the idea...
The group Nick Bosse and the Northern Roots play on a flatbed trailer as it drives through North Stonington on Sunday
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A plan to approve $10 million in bonding to pay for repairs to the town’s three sewer plants and pumping stations moved ahead Wednesday, as town and sewer officials agreed the project is badly needed.