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

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Voters needing absentee ballots ahead of next month's primary election can now get them. Voters can apply for absentee ballots at town clerks' offices or online. Much of the focus in the primary has been on the Republican race for governor between Senate Minority Leader John McKinney and the party's endorsed candidate, Tom Foley.

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) - An autopsy will be done on a badly decomposed body found yesterday in a wooded area of Waterbury. Police say they have no idea who the middle-aged man was or how or when he died, but say the remains appear to have been there for several days.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Morocco native living in Bridgeport accused of showing interest in using remote-controlled toy airplanes to bomb a school and a federal building is expected to plead guilty to an immigration charge this week. Authorities continue to investigate El Mehdi Semlali Fathi.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Federal prosecutors are seeking a 9-year prison sentence today for a former Wall Street trader convicted of securities fraud. They say Jesse Litvak stole from private investment funds as well as from funds set up using government bailout money.

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