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UConn Hockey Tops No. 15 Quinnipiac, 4-1 — BRIDGEPORT -- The UConn hockey team defeated No. 15 Quinnipiac 4-1 Tuesday night at Webster Bank Arena. It is third victory over a ranked team in program history. The Huskies defeated No. 9 Providence last season and No. 19 Air Force in the 2012 Atlantic Hockey quarterfinals.

Fairfield Police Chief Hospitalized Following Car Accident — FAIRFIELD - The local police chief was hospitalized Tuesday after the vehicle he was driving was hit from behind while stopped at a light on Reef Road, police said. Police said an early investigation into the accident showed that Gary MacNamara, the chief, was sitting in a vehicle when a 2014 blue BMX X3 crashed into the back of his car.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @hartfordcourant: Fairfield Police Chief Hospitalized Following Car Accident

Hartford Man Faces Murder Charge In Vine Street Shooting — HARTFORD - Detectives obtained an arrest warrant charging a city man with a fatal shooting this June on Vine Street, police announced Tuesday. The warrant charges Cleveland Brown, 21, with murder in connection with the death of Tyron Taylor, police said.
Oct 21, 2014

A #Hartford man named Cleveland Brown will be served a warrant charging him with murder at next court appearance.…

Shabazz Napier, former UConn men's basketball star, Forcing Miami Heat To Stand Up And Notice — When the Miami Heat drafted UConn point guard Shabazz Napier with 24th pick of the first round in the June NBA draft, there was little doubt the former Husky would be on the roster on opening night. A big question: how much he would play?

Tom Foley grows testy over tax question — An already tense campaign grew a bit tenser Tuesday when Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley vehemently rejected Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's repeated calls to release his state income tax filings. "Why is the governor talking about people's tax returns?'' Foley asked during a brief press availability after speaking at the annual convention of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities in Hartford.
Oct 21, 2014

Tom Foley: "It seems to me the governor is coming a little unglued here..."… #CTGov

Problem With Tom Foley's Tax Returns Is Secrecy, Not Privilege — The attacks on Tom Foley for paying next to zero in federal income taxes in 2011, 2012 and 2013 might be justified, since he appears to enjoy a more opulent lifestyle than all but a few deca-millionaires.

Rasmussen Poll Shows Foley Leading Malloy By 7 Points — A Rasmussen Reports poll has Republican Tom Foley leading Democrat Dan Malloy by 7 points in the Connecticut governor's race. But both candidates expressed skepticism about the new numbers. "I don't believe we're 7 points ahead,'' Foley said Monday. "I believe this is a dead heat or we're slightly up."
Oct 21, 2014

RT @hartfordcourant: New Rasmussen Reports poll shows Foley leading Malloy by 7, but both candidates are skeptical #CTGov |

Report: Improving Neighborhood Schools A Top Priority For Hartford — HARTFORD - Improving the city's neighborhood schools and marshaling more help for students who are learning English or have special needs should be among the top priorities for the school system in the coming years, according to a district report released Monday.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @HtfdCityline: ICYMI: Report for new Hartford superintendent calls for improving neighborhood schools