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

May 22, 2019

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TOP STORIES:

COAST GUARD ACADEMY-BOLTON

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton has told 240 new Coast Guard Academy graduates they will help lead the way in “reasserting American leadership in the Arctic.” By Dave Collins. SENT 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated.

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS-BRIBERY

Three more parents are scheduled to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scheme.

IN BRIEF:

_ WANTED POSTER-FACEBOOK: A Connecticut police department says a fugitive has agreed to surrender if enough people respond to an online wanted poster on social media. SENT.

_ FORMER DOCTOR-DRUGS: A former Connecticut doctor, previously convicted of sexual assault and witness tampering, has pleaded guilty to illegal narcotics possession and been sent back to prison. SENT.

_ DRUG KILLING: A Connecticut man charged with gunning down another man during a dispute over drugs has pleaded guilty manslaughter.

_ DEADLY GUNFIRE: Police in New Haven are investigating a late night shooting that left a man dead. SENT 130 words.

SPORTS:

BRUINS-JOINING THE PARADE

The Boston Bruins have watched the Red Sox and Patriots win titles in the past year. Now they have the city’s attention, and they want to join the parade. By Jimmy Golen. UPCOMING: 600 words by 6 p.m.

STANLEY CUP LOOKAHEAD

A look at the upcoming Stanley Cup finals between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues. Game 1 is Monday in Boston. By Stephen Whyno. SENT: 660 words, photos.

YANKEES-ORIOLES

New York plays Baltimore at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

RED SOX-BLUE JAYS

Boston plays Toronto at Rogers Centre. Game starts at 7 p.m.

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