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The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that the state must provide homeless individuals with access to shelter and services. This decision comes after a lawsuit was filed by a group of homeless individuals who argued that the state was not fulfilling its obligation to provide adequate housing for those in need. The ruling is expected to have a significant impact on the state’s homeless population and the services available to them.

Source: https://ctmirror.org/2024/04/22/ct-homeless-services-supreme-court/

The “Devil Comet” or Comet NEOWISE is set to reach its peak brightness in the coming days, making it visible to the naked eye in Connecticut. The comet, which was discovered in March by NASA’s NEOWISE space telescope, will be closest to Earth on July 22 and will not be visible again for another 6,800 years. To catch a glimpse of this rare celestial event, viewers should look towards the northwest horizon just after sunset and use binoculars or a telescope for a better view.

Read more at: https://patch.com/connecticut/across-ct/devil-comet-will-soon-reach-peak-brightness-how-see-it-ct

NASA has confirmed that a spectacular meteor was seen in the skies over Connecticut and nine other states on Wednesday night. The meteor, which was described as a “fireball,” was captured on camera by numerous witnesses and caused a stir on social media. Experts say that the meteor was likely a small piece of an asteroid that burned up in Earth’s atmosphere, creating a bright and colorful display. This event serves as a reminder of the constant activity in our solar system and the potential for more meteor sightings in the future.

Read more at: https://patch.com/connecticut/across-ct/nasa-confirms-ct-9-more-states-witness-spectacular-meteor-sighting

The University of Connecticut has announced the details for their upcoming victory parade to celebrate the men’s basketball team’s national championship win. The parade will take place on Sunday, April 14th and will begin at the State Capitol building in Hartford. Fans are encouraged to attend and show their support for the team as they make their way through the city. This will be the team’s fourth victory parade in the past decade, solidifying their dominance in the world of college basketball.

Read more at: https://www.wfsb.com/2024/04/09/uconn-victory-parade-details-announced/

A large gathering of University of Connecticut students celebrating the school’s win in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament turned into a chaotic and destructive riot, resulting in multiple arrests and injuries. The university condemned the behavior and is working with local authorities to hold those responsible accountable. This is not the first time UConn has faced issues with destructive celebrations following sporting events.

Read more at: https://apnews.com/article/uconn-march-madness-campus-riot-d06cdbbba02ea6e434e839003a796e4a

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