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TOP STORIES:

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-HANDLING COMPLAINTS

HARTFORD — A wave of sexual harassment complaints that accompanied the #MeToo movement has put a strain on many state and local offices that police workplace discrimination of all kinds. Places such as New York City and Massachusetts have added resources to deal with the surge in complaints. But human rights agencies elsewhere say their small staffs are struggling to keep up with caseloads. By Susan Haigh. SENT: 915 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

— POWER PLANT FIRE — Firefighters have responded to a fire at a Connecticut power plant that was the site of an explosion in 2010 that killed six workers. SENT 130 words.

SPORTS:

RED SOX-BRAVES

ATLANTA — Rick Porcello goes for his 16th victory as the Boston Red Sox try for their second straight win over the Braves. Sean Newcomb pitches for Atlanta and has a 12.15 ERA with 29 hits allowed in his last three home starts. By Charles Odum. UPCOMING. 800 words with photos. Game starts at 7:35 p.m.

YANKEES-ATHLETICS

OAKLAND, Calif. — J.A. Happ, a 15-game winner, starts Tuesday night for the Yankees against the Oakland Athletics. Happ is 5-0 with a 3.38 ERA over six starts since joining New York from the Blue Jays before the trade deadline. By Michael Wagaman. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts 7:05 p.m. PDT.

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