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BC-CT--Connecticut News Digest 1:30 pm, CT

February 11, 2019

Editors, news directors:

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IN BRIEF:

_ RESTAURANT WORKER ATTACKED: Police are looking for a man they say attacked a Connecticut restaurant worker. SENT.

_ POLICE CAPTAIN INVESTIGATION: Documents show a former Connecticut police captain who says he was wrongfully terminated has violated department policy by secretly recording other officers. SENT.

_ WRONG-WAY FATALITIES: Connecticut State Police say two people have died in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 91 in Wethersfield. Police say 22-year-old Albert Correa, of Hartford, was driving south on the northbound side of the highway just before 6 a.m. Sunday when he collided head-on with a vehicle driven by 34-year-old Jonathan Villalobos, of Springfield, Massachusetts. SENT.

_ HARTFORD TEACHERS CONTRACT: An arbitration board has signed off on a new-three year contract between the Hartford Federation of Teachers and the school district. SENT.

SPORTS:

BKW--T25-SOUTH CAROLINA-UCONN

UConn and South Carolina face off in each team’s final non-conference matchup of the regular season Monday night. By Basketball Writer Doug Feinberg. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.

KNICKS-CAVALIERS

The New York Knicks visit the Cleveland Cavaliers. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.

AROUND THE NBA

Kemba Walker is preparing for his third NBA All-Star game _ and his first as a starter _ this weekend on his home court in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he once shouted “This is my city!” after a game-winning shot. SENT: 900 words, photos.

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