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

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Federal authorities have charged three more Florida men in the theft of about $80 million in prescription drugs from an Eli Lilly warehouse in Enfield. The 2010 heist is believed to be the largest theft in Connecticut history. It included thousands of boxes of Zyprexa, Cymbalta, Prozac, Gemzar and other drugs. Two other men were previously charged in the case.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - An adjunct English professor at Eastern Connecticut State University is apologizing for comments he made about congressional Republicans that drew the ire of the state GOP's chairman and led the House minority leader to demand an apology. Brent Terry says in a written statement that he allowed his "own political opinions to color the discussion" during a creative writing class on Monday.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - State lawmakers are attempting to modernize the "Do Not Call Registry" and include unsolicited text messages as well as phone calls. A bill that would add text messages to the list of prohibited activities unanimously passed the Senate. It now moves to the House.

YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) - Scientists say the number of baby lobsters settling off Maine continues to steadily decline - possibly foreshadowing an end to the recent record catches that have boosted New England's lobster fishery. The University of Maine says all 11 of the baby lobster settlement areas it tracks in the Gulf of Maine had fewer first-year lobsters in 2013 than 2011.

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