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

November 17, 2018

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TOP STORY:

YALE-DEPRESSED STUDENT

A Yale University graduate is suing the Ivy League school on allegations she was wrongly removed from campus after she sought counseling for depression as school officials worried about more negative publicity following two student suicides. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 3 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

— POLICE SHOOT ARMED MAN: Hartford police have identified a man who was shot and critically wounded by a city officer and accused him of holding a woman hostage at knifepoint during a domestic dispute. SENT: 130 words.

— ZOO-TIGER: An Amur Tiger at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport is leaving this weekend for a new permanent home. The 12-year-old tiger named Petya has been in Connecticut for three years since it came from the Indianapolis Zoo. SENT: 130 words.

— OFFSHORE WIND: The public comment period for a new offshore wind farm off the Rhode Island coast project is closing. Providence-based Deepwater Wind has proposed building up to 15 turbines that will connect to a grid in East Hampton, New York, to supply power for Long Island. SENT: 130 words.

SPORTS:

BKW--VANDERBILT-UCONN

The second-ranked UConn women will look to tune up for their Thanksgiving trip to the Virgin Islands as they host Vanderbilt at the Hall of Fame Showcase. By Basketball Writer Doug Feinberg. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 6 p.m.

JAZZ-CELTICS

The Utah Jazz visit the Boston Celtics. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m.

BRUINS-COYOTES

The Boston Bruins make their lone trip to the desert to face the the Arizona Coyotes. By Jack Magruder. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Starts at 6 p.m.

BKC--AIR FORCE RESERVE TIP-OFF

The semifinals of the Air Force Reserve Tip-Off Tournament get started at Mohegan Sun Arena Saturday with a game between No. 18 Michigan and George Washington. The winner will face either Providence (2-1) or South Carolina for the championship on Sunday. By Pat Eaton-Robb.

FBC--YALE-HARVARD

Yale plays Harvard at Fenway Park. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merits.

FBC--UCONN-EAST CAROLINA

Connecticut plays East Carolina at Bagwell Field at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merits.

OTHER COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Wagner at Fairfield, 1 p.m.

Sacred Heart at Brown, 6 p.m.

Yale at Memphis, 8 p.m.

OTHER COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Duquesne (7-3) at CCSU (6-4), Noon

St. Francis (Pa.) (4-6) at Sacred Heart (6-4), Noon

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