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How long might immunity to the coronavirus last? Years, maybe even decades, according to a new study. From The New York Times:

The number of high-needs and minority students attending class in Connecticut this fall has declined, a concerning trend that could only accelerate as more districts transition to online learning amid a second wave of coronavirus.

Efforts to speedily develop and distribute a coronavirus vaccine in the U.S. won’t be derailed by a change in administration, said the head of Operation Warp Speed, the federal government’s program aimed at accelerating a COVID-19 jab.

“We’re more than just the Trail of Tears and Thanksgiving and Columbus Day. We’re more than that. The culture is so rich and beautiful," said a member of the Eastern Pequot tribe.

Despite an early setback, families, and their lawyers, are pushing ahead with their suit seeking to end the requirement that students must wear masks to attend school during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UConn and Seton Hall have rescheduled their upcoming women’s basketball conference game for Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m. The game will air on SNY.

“I think this was the most discussion and excitement I’ve seen about any virtual race this year,” the Olympian from Glastonbury said about this year's @RaceManchester 

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Father of Sandy Hook victim Avielle Richman found dead outside of Newtown Town Hall after apparent suicide

For the past 134 days and counting, no matter the weather, Hometown Hero Alan Dornan, 78, has completed a 2.2-mile walk for dreamers and immigrants

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30,000 unemployment claims have been filed in Connecticut since Friday. The typical number is 3,000 to 3,500 a week

Hartford police say man drove stolen car to court to face stolen car charge

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Breaking: Fotis Dulos in custody, sources say he's expected to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife Jennifer Farber Dulos

The Hartford man charged with killing his landlord, a retiree from Travelers and an accomplished bridge player, used a samurai sword to decapitate him.

Hartford Courant endorses Hillary Clinton in Connecticut Democratic presidential primary.

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