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

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - State Senate Minority Leader John McKinney says the latest revenue projections suggest lawmakers should dump Governor Dannel Malloy's proposal for $55 tax refunds. The Republican points to a new legislative report that shows personal income tax collections are running nearly 17 percent below targets.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A legislative panel yesterday failed to act on one of two measures laying out restrictions on information that is released from Connecticut homicides. The other measure is also still on the Senate calendar awaiting action, with chances dwindling in the current session that either measure will clear the legislature.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut is under a red flag warning today for the potential for wildfires because of the dry weather combined with stiff winds. Forecasters say the highest threat of fire problems will run from late this morning through early in the evening, with winds gusting up to 40 miles-an-hour.

STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the U.S. and Europe should do more to make the cost of invading Ukraine unaffordable for Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Clinton spoke at the University of Connecticut's Storrs campus yesterday, also calling on students at the forum to become the "participation generation."

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