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

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BOSTON (AP) - The Connecticut father of a missing Massachusetts boy whose body was found off a I-190 in Massachusetts says he was crushed to hear that his 5-year-old son's remains had been identified but is planning his funeral. Jose Oliver lives in New Britain and says he plans to return to Massachusetts today. Jeremiah Oliver was last seen in September but wasn't reported missing until December. The case has led to criminal charges against his mother and her boyfriend and calls for changes within the state's child welfare agency.

ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) - A Windsor woman working as a travel agent is facing charges she used a customer's credit card to pay for shopping, limousine services and flights. The Journal Inquirer reports Elaine Miller was arraigned last week in Enfield Superior Court on charges of first-degree larceny and illegal use of a credit card. Her bond was set at $35,000.

NEW MILFORD, Conn. (AP) - A panhandler could be fined up to $250 in an anti-panhandling initiative considered by New Milford officials. The News Times reports a control ordinance was drafted by Town Attorney Randy DiBella to give New Milford police a tool in dealing with aggressive panhandlers.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A series of meetings are planned over the next several weeks to update the public about Connecticut's first bus rapid transit system scheduled to begin operations early next year. The New Britain-Hartford Bus way includes ten stations in New Britain, Newington, West Hartford and Hartford.

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