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BC-CT--Connecticut News Digest 1:30 pm, CT

December 30, 2018

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The Connecticut Supreme Court is poised to have a busy 2019 dealing with cases involving the Sandy Hook school shooting, the race of jurors and homes with crumbling foundations. By Dave Collins. SENT: 700 words.


_ POLICE SHOOTING-CONNECTICUT _ An official says a police officer fatally shot a person charging at the officer with a knife in Danbury.

_ HARTFORD SHOOTING _ Authorities say a 29-year-old man has been arrested in shootings in Hartford that killed one person and injured another.

_ NEW HAVEN SHOOTING _ Authorities say a 44-year-old man was killed in a shooting in New Haven.

_ FARM TO SCHOOL CONFERENCE _ Enterprising Connecticut farmers are going back to school.



New York Jets plays New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium.


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