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

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STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) - State Senate minority leader and gubernatorial hopeful John McKinney has laid out a proposal to eliminate personal income tax for filers earning $75,000 or less. McKinney says his proposal is more far-reaching than a sales tax cut proposed by GOP rival Tom Foley.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Close to 100,000 businesses in the state are set to get their annual tax bills to pay interest on Connecticut's $433 million federal loan for workers' jobless benefits. The bills will be mailed out today likely will be the highest of any state this year, and are due August 29.

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A town secretary in East Haven has filed a sexual harassment complaint against Mayor Joseph Maturo. Area media report the woman claims Maturo repeatedly subjected her to sexual comments and gestures. Maturo denies the allegations.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's governor spent part of his week last week aboard the Groton-based submarine USS Missouri. The sub, which was built in Rhode Island, was doing routine training while Chafee was onboard.

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