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Ryan Boatright #11 of the Connecticut Huskies calls a play against the Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Connecticut Guard Ryan Boatright

On Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.

04/01/2014

Image of smiling woman that once adorned Healthcare.gov homepage (Healthcare.gov)

Deadline To Enroll In Health Care Approaches

The deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is Monday night at midnight.

03/30/2014

Joe Harris #12 and London Perrantes #23 of the Virginia Cavaliers. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Madison Square Garden Still The Mecca For Young Ballers

Wilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don’t remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World’s Most Famous Arena.

03/28/2014

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file/Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Connecticut Lawmakers Become First In U.S. To Approve $10.10 Minimum Wage

In a move that won the praise of President Barack Obama, Connecticut State lawmakers voted Wednesday in favor of raising the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017.

03/26/2014

Former Conn. Gov. M. Jodi Rell (file/credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for 20th Century Fox)

Former Conn. Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s Husband Dies Of Cancer

In a tribute to Lou Rell, the Connecticut Republican Party said he served the nation as a Navy pilot and the state as the governor’s spouse. He was 73.

03/23/2014

Charla Nash seeks right to sue state, March 21, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Some Conn. State Lawmakers Have Doubts About Letting Chimp Attack Victim Sue

Some Connecticut lawmakers have expressed doubts about giving a woman mauled by a chimpanzee in 2009 the right to sue the state for $150 million.

03/22/2014

DeAndre Daniels #2 of the Connecticut Huskies (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Rising Star: UConn Forward DeAndre Daniels

Among his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.

03/18/2014

People board an Amtrak train at Penn Station (file/credit: Getty Images)

Passengers Sound Off On Twitter As Amtrak Train Stalls In Connecticut

An Amtrak train got stuck – reportedly for over four hours – in Cos Cob, Conn. Tuesday, and passengers sounded off about it on Twitter.

03/11/2014

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

Greenwich, Conn. Private School Teacher Accused Of Sexual Assault

A private school teacher surrendered to police in Greenwich, Conn. On Tuesday, following allegations that he’d had sexual contact with a child at the school.

03/11/2014

Cyclists ride from Newtown, Conn. to Washington D.C. on March 8, 2014 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Cyclists Head From Newtown To D.C. In Continued Call For Stronger Gun Legislation

The group is headed to D.C. in an attempt to convince members of Congress that it’s time for stronger gun legislation in the United States.

03/08/2014

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file/Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Connecticut Lawmakers To Consider Bill To Make ‘Knockout Game’ Attacks A Felony

A bill before the General Assembly’s Public Safety Committee would make the sucker-punch attacks a Class D felony.

03/08/2014

President Barack Obama (credit: Getty Images)

Obama Expected To Visit Connecticut Next Week In Push For Raising Minimum Wage

A post on Gov. Dannel Malloy’s Twitter account said President Barack Obama will be in the state next Wednesday for a “Raise the Wage” event.

02/27/2014

Angela Stone

Connecticut Mother Furious After Son Is Picked Up By Another Child’s Relative

An outraged mother in Connecticut was demanding action Wednesday, after another child’s relative took her son from school.

02/26/2014

Stacy Flanagan

Police: Woman With Kids In Tow Stole Tip Jar In Connecticut

A woman turned herself in to police this week in Westport, Conn., after allegedly stealing one tip jar, and money form a second one, at a local restaurant with her two small children in tow in December.

02/25/2014

People walk through slush on the corner of Varick and Houston streets on February 13, 2014. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

More Snow Coming Saturday; Up To 6 Inches Could Fall

A winter weather advisory has been issued between 11 a.m. Saturday and 4 a.m. Sunday for northwest New Jersey, all but the western third of Connecticut, and Nassau County on Long Island.

02/14/2014

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