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

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Four of the 28 people who sued Metro-North in federal court after they were injured in a train crash last year in Bridgeport have settled with the railroad. Terms were not disclosed. The crash injured more than 70 people and disrupted service on the commuter line for days.

BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts regulators will hear from competing casino operators Mohegan Sun and Wynn Resorts today as they close in on a decision on a Boston-area casino license. Wynn appears to have a strong advantage over Mohegan Sun so far in ratings that Massachusetts has made on a number of financing and other categories.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Attorneys for former Governor John Rowland will continue mounting their defense today after prosecutors rested their case yesterday. Rowland contends he did legitimate work for a firm owned by the husband of former congressional hopeful Lisa Wilson-Foley. There's been no word on whether Rowland will testify.

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- A Bridgeport police officer who shot himself in the leg as he looked at a gun in a crowded restaurant last December has applied for a special probation program. The Connecticut Post reports that under the program, Juan Santiago would not plead guilty, with the charge dismissed if he completes the probation program.

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