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SAT to use ‘adversity score’ for students applying to college

The College Board, which oversees the SAT exam used by most U.S. colleges during the admissions process, plans to introduce an “adversity score” which takes into consideration the social and economic background of every student. Continue reading

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Massachusetts man arrested after repeatedly calling 911 while in back of cop car: report

A Massachusetts man was arrested after he repeatedly called 911 — while sitting in the back of a police vehicle, officials said. Continue reading

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Limbaugh says Comey, bureaucrats feeling uneasy after Barr names prosecutor to investigate Russia probe origins

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said Tuesday that the reported appointment of federal prosecutor John Durham to examine the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation is quietly sending shockwaves through some precincts in Washington. Continue reading

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More states push for tossing religious exemptions for vaccinations

Connecticut and Alabama are the latest of more than a dozen states to consider tightening their vaccine rules for kids, in response to the worst measles outbreak in more than 25 years. Continue reading

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Family of UBS banker Scott Hapgood denies claims he killed hotel worker Kenny Mitchell

The family of a Connecticut man accused of killing a hotel worker in Anguilla is countering claims about how and when the victim died and maintains the Caribbean worker was alive the last time they saw him.   Continue reading

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Video shows deadly Connecticut police shooting after officer yells ‘show me your hands’

A set of videos released Friday shows the moment a Connecticut police officer opens fire at an 18-year-old who drove at him after an attempted traffic stop and chase last month that sparked protests by family members and activists. Continue reading

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Family of American accused of killing Anguilla hotel worker says vacation became ‘chilling nightmare’

Scott Hapgood is charged with manslaughter in the death of a hotel worker on the Caribbean island of Anguilla. Continue reading

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Connecticut man, 70, recalls ‘surreal’ moment rabid bobcat attacked him on golf course

A 70-year-old Connecticut man hoping to play a leisurely round of golf with some friends ended up in the hospital with bite wounds from a rabid bobcat instead. Continue reading

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Bodycam footage of officer-involved shooting near Yale University released by police

Connecticut State Police on Tuesday released body camera footage of the officer-involved shooting near Yale University that sparked a week of protests. Continue reading

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Connecticut political feud escalates into dueling urine tests

Some political feuds end with an election. This one ended with a urine test.  Continue reading

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Conservative views got prep-school student, 16, expelled, parents claim

A Connecticut couple intends to sue their 16-year-old son’s former prep school, alleging he was expelled for espousing conservative political views in class, according to a report. Continue reading

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Biden accused by second woman of improper physical contact

A second woman has come forward to accuse former Vice President Joe Biden of inappropriate touching, further complicating the prospective presidential candidate’s political future and intensifying what has become a social media reckoning on his previou… Continue reading

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Drama student at Connecticut college stabs 2 acting out ‘The Butterfly Effect’: police

Two Connecticut college students were reportedly knifed by a third as they acted out a stabbing scene from the supernatural thriller “The Butterfly Effect� for a class project. Continue reading

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Former Connecticut school worker caught on video making racist remarks has home burglarized, police say

A former Connecticut public school worker caught on video yelling racial epithets to black shoppers inside a grocery store has had her home burglarized in the wake of the incident, police say. Continue reading

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Father of Sandy Hook school shooting victim found dead in apparent suicide, police say

A father of a student killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was found dead Monday in an apparent suicide, police said. Continue reading

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Town employee demoted for snapping, sharing photos of body found in suitcase: report

An employee in an affluent Connecticut town who took and shared photographs of a murder victim found stuffed in a suitcase will face a demotion but will not face any criminal charges. Continue reading

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Connecticut college blames late student’s actions in own choking death during pancake-eating contest

Lawyers for Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., blamed student Caitlin Nelson’s own actions for her death, court documents filed Tuesday in response to a wrongful death lawsuit brought by Nelson’s mother. Continue reading

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Connecticut man who got phone call of support from Trump dies

The terminally ill Connecticut man who spoke to President Trump on the phone, fulfilling his final wish, died on Tuesday. Continue reading

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Boy, 7, picks of bag of cocaine, Fentanyl dropped by man in Subway, police say

A man was arrested Thursday more than a year after he dropped a bag of drugs inside a Connecticut Subway that a 7-year-old boy later picked up, police said. Continue reading

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Move over or get pulled over: Michigan gets tough on ‘move over’ traffic law

A new traffic law for Michigan drivers has troopers already handing out $400 tickets. Continue reading

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