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— MTA CHAIRMAN-NEW YORK: Joe Lhota has resigned as chairman of New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday that MTA Vice Chairman Fernando Ferrer is now the acting chairman. SENT.
— NAZI GRAFFITI: Police in a Connecticut city are investigating after several swastikas were found drawn on chalk on city sidewalks. SENT.
— MOLESTATION SENTENCING: A Connecticut man who video recorded himself raping a 4-year-old boy has been sentenced to decades in prison. SENT.
— RESTAURANT MONEY REPAYMENT: The former manager of a Connecticut restaurant has been ordered by a judge to repay nearly $200,000 to the eatery’s owner. SENT.
— CONDEMNED CHURCH FOR SALE: A vacant and condemned church in Vernon that has become a frequent target of vandals is now up for sale. SENT: 130 words.
— REVOLUTIONARY WAR KNAPSACK-DISPLAY: A rare military knapsack carried by a Connecticut soldier during the American Revolution is going on display at Fort Ticonderoga in New York this weekend in honor of Veterans Day. SENT: 130 words.
Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun returns to the sidelines for the University of Saint Joseph, a Division III school, in a game against William Patterson. By Pat Eaton-Robb. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Developing from 7 p.m. game.
The Boston Celtics visit the Utah Jazz. Game starts at 9:30 p.m. ET
California and Yale open their men’s basketball seasons on Friday with a game in China. UPCOMING: 700 words. Game starts at p.m. PST.
OTHER COLLEGE BASKETBALL:
Hartford at Utah St., 9 p.m.
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