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Nuclear power plants in Connecticut and New Hampshire are among the list of electricity producers selected by Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to provide the state with more clean energy. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.
The University of Connecticut is asking a federal judge to dismiss a complaint filed by former basketball coach Kevin Ollie, who claims his firing was in part racially motivated. SENT: 340 words, photos.
The Army is looking for a few good robots. Not to fight _ not yet, at least _ but to help the men and women who do. At stake is a contract worth almost half a billion dollars for 3,000 backpack-sized devices that can defuse bombs and scout enemy positions. Competition for the work has spilled over into Congress and federal court. By Technology Writer Matt O’Brien. SENT: About 1,200 words, photos.
_ DOUBLE SHOOTING: One man has been killed and another man injured in a double shooting in Hartford. SENT.
_ ONLINE THREATS: Police have arrested a Connecticut man they say posted a 36-minute video on Facebook in which he threatened child welfare investigators and a judge. SENT.
_ STEAKHOUSE-FOOD POISONING: Connecticut public health officials are looking into a possible food poisoning outbreak at a Danbury steakhouse. SENT.
The Hornets look to avenge Wednesday night’s 2-point loss to the Nets when they face them in a rematch in Charlotte, North Carolina. by Steve Reed. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.
The Ottawa Senators visit the New York Islanders. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.
Analysis and commentary from universities provided by The Conversation and distributed by AP. Find it in AP Newsroom or at the link below.
_ Why walking with your doctor could be better than talking with your doctor. By Brad Biskup, University of Connecticut. https://theconversation.com/why-walking-with-your-doctor-could-be-better-than-talking-with-your-doctor-82565
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