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All eyes will be on the State Bond Commission next week, when it meets to vote on a controversial $10 million study of highway tolls in Connecticut - a proposal by outgoing Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. By Susan Haigh. Upcoming at noon with photo.



Three Connecticut school administrators arrested in the fallout over an alleged student "fight club" are set to return to court for pretrial negotiations. Montville Superintendent Brian Levesque, Montville High School Principal Jeffrey Theodoss and Assistant Principal Tatiana Patten were charged in April with failing to report abuse and placed on leave from their jobs. They pleaded not guilty and are scheduled to appear Monday in Norwich Superior Court. SENT: 135 words.


—POLICE CHASE: Police say a man crashed a vehicle in Connecticut and fled the scene, leading them on a chase. SENT: 105 words.

— BODY FOUND: Police say they have discovered a dead body in a Connecticut river. SENT: 85 words.

— DODD PRIZE: The public is being invited to submit nominations for a prestigious human rights prize awarded biennially by the University of Connecticut. SENT: 120 words.

— BOATS-INVASIVE SPECIES: Connecticut environmental officials are offering boaters tips on how to prevent the spread of invasive plants and animals. SENT: 135 words.



NEW YORK — The Mets are expected to trade close Jeurys Familia heading into the middle Subway Series game against the Yankees, who have dropped 5 1/2 games behind in the AL East. Steven Matz (4-7,) starts for the Mets and Sonny Gray (6-7,) for the Yankees. By Baseball Writer Ronald Blum. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts 1:05 p.m.


DETROIT — The Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers resume their series. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 6:10 p.m. ET.


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