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 2020-03-27 11:45 

Journal Inquirer

This Day in Husky History: Gordon, Anderson on fire...

There may not be a March Madness this year, but UConn has a rich history in the NCAA men's and women's tournaments. Here are some of the Huskies' memorable moments....

 2020-03-27 11:43 

NBC Sports

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Eli Manning thinks Daniel Jones' growth has "potential" to be interrupted this offseason...

Eli Manning walked away from the NFL after the 2019 season came to an end, but he's kept an eye on his former team and the man that's replaced him as the starting quarterback for the Giants.....

 2020-03-27 11:39 

NBC Connecticut

New Britain Mayor to Reveal Gender of Baby on Social Media...

At a time when people are being asked to keep at a distance from others due to COVID-19, the mayor of New Britain is using social media to share a special......

 2020-03-27 11:30 

NBC Connecticut

Early Spring Allergies In Connecticut & Knowing the Difference Between COVID-19...

You've probably noticed spring popping up across the state. Daffodils blooming, tulips quickly growing, trees getting more colorful...but these signs of......

 2020-03-27 11:26 

NBC Connecticut

CT National Guard Puts Up Tents That Could Be Used for Possible Patient Overflow Amid Coronavirus Pandemic...

The Connecticut National Guard has brought two climate-controlled tents to the West Haven V.A. Medical Center to use for a potential overflow of patients in the......

 2020-03-27 11:23 

New Haven Register

Complaint: Georgia rep. does not live in place he represents...

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia lawmaker does not live in the district he represents, a complaint filed in the state said. The complaint filed this week accuses State Rep. Vernon Jones of living in Atlanta while representing Lithonia, a town 19 miles (31 ki...

 2020-03-27 11:22 

WTNH

UK says Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the new coronavirus...

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday he has tested positive for the new coronavirus, but remains in charge of the U.K.'s response to the outbreak. Johnson's office said he was tested on the advice of the chief medic...

 2020-03-27 11:21 

NBC Connecticut

Staying Safe Outdoors...

Warm weather and social distancing....

 2020-03-27 11:12 

WTNH

Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77...

Fred "Curly" Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died. He was 77. The Globetrotters said Neal died in his home outside of Houston on Thursday morning. "We have lost ...

 2020-03-27 11:12 

New Haven Register

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Naples restaurant...

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Owners of a southwest Florida restaurant are trying to figure out who left a $10,000 tip for his employees just before the state's eateries were ordered to close their dining rooms during the coronavirus pandemic. The man's gen...

 2020-03-27 11:07 

NBC Sports

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Report: Michael Brockers a free agent again after Ravens deal breaks down...

For the second time in as many days, a deal that was thought to be done has fallen through. According to Jeff Zrebiec of TheAthletic.com, the Ravens will not be completing their deal with defensive tackle....

 2020-03-27 11:05 

WSHU

Crosswalk On Beatles Album Cover Gets A Touch Up...

Over the years, lines on the iconic crosswalk on London's Abbey Road have faded. So many people have dodged traffic to recreate that famous photo. With the city on lockdown, workers could paint it....

 2020-03-27 11:05 

WSHU

Survey: Working From Home Has Rewards The Office Can't Offer...

Stay-at-home workers reveal some benefits: 44% say they have changed temporarily into business attire for a video meeting, while 12% admit to switching off their cameras due to a lack of clothing....

 2020-03-27 11:05 

WSHU

By Age 85, She'd Given 23 Gallons Of Blood: 'Because I Can'...

Lillian Bloodworth lives up to her name, so to speak. Over the course of nearly five decades, the 92-year-old has donated 23 gallons of blood, starting in the 1960s. (The average person's body contains about 1.5 gallons.) "When I first started, I ...

 2020-03-27 11:04 

New Haven Register

The Latest: Coronavirus deaths climb to 12 in Wisconsin...

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak in Wisconsin (all times local): 6 a.m. The number of deaths due to the coronavirus outbreak continues to climb in Wisconsin. Four deaths were reported Thursday, including three in Milwaukee County, b...

 2020-03-27 11:03 

The Courant

UConn Health doctor arrested after he coughed on co-workers on purpose, spokeswoman says...

A UConn Health doctor has been arrested after an incident in which police say he intentionally coughed on medical staff....

 2020-03-27 11:03 

NBC Sports

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Derek Watt: "So many positives" to signing with Steelers beyond playing with brother...

When news of an agreement between the Steelers and fullback Derek Watt broke early in the free agent negotiation window, reaction was focused on the fact that he'd be teammates with his younger....

 2020-03-27 11:00 

WSHU

Comic: How To Turn Your Home Into A School Without Losing Your Sanity...

This comic was adapted from an episode of Life Kit. Reporting by Anya Kamenetz. Illustrated by LA Johnson. Copyright 2020 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org....

 2020-03-27 11:00 

ctpost.com

Bridgeport struggles to provide safe haven for its homeless...

Finding beds, giving information and protecting clients and staff are made harder during the rules now in effect because of the coronavirus pandemic, workers say....

 2020-03-27 10:58 

WTNH

'Too many people are dying alone.' A New York doctor's story...

NEW YORK (AP) — As an emergency medicine physician in New York City, Dr. Kamini Doobay has always known that death is part of the territory when trying to care for the city's sickest. But it hasn't always been like this — patients hit ...

 2020-03-27 10:55 

CBS Connecticut

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Chris McKinnon's Dog Makes Surprise Appearance On WBZ This Morning...

As Chris and Kate Merrill spoke to each other remotely on live TV Friday morning, Chris's dog Dougie jumped in looking for some attention!...

 2020-03-27 10:46 

NBC Sports

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Eagles weren't willing to invest in Malcolm Jenkins into the future...

Malcolm Jenkins was everything teams say they want in a player — good at his job, always available, a leader in the locker room and in the community. At least until he wanted more money and a commitment for....

 2020-03-27 10:43 

New Haven Register

Authorities: Man accidentally backed up truck over daughter...

GUTHRIE CENTER, Iowa (AP) - A 2-year-old girl died in central Iowa after her father accidentally backed a truck over her, authorities said. The accident occurred Wednesday on a farm outside Guthrie Center. Guthrie County deputies summoned to Guthrie Count...

 2020-03-27 10:40 

WFSB

Rihanna finally gave us a new song, sort of...

It's not the new album the world has been begging for, but it's a start....

 2020-03-27 10:35 

NBC Connecticut

Putnam Man Says 'You're Infected' After Coughing in Trooper's Face: Police...

An intoxicated Putnam man coughed at a state trooper who was investigating an assault complaint, told the trooper he had coronavirus and said, "now you're......

 2020-03-27 10:35 

NBC Sports

And That Happened: Classic!...

Bob Gibson shut down Willie Mays and the Giants with a five-hit, 13-strikeout complete game shutout. And there were hippies everywhere...

 2020-03-27 10:31 

WTNH

Freebie Friday: Free cup of Joe for first responders, storage for college students, and more...

It...

 2020-03-27 10:31 

WFSB

Health officials warn of fewer tests for coronavirus...

The number of patients testing positive for the coronavirus continues to go up. Going forward, however, fewer people will be able to get tested for COVID-19....

 2020-03-27 10:17 

NBC Sports

[ NFL ]

Todd Gurley didn't see release coming...

When running back Todd Gurley became former Rams running back Todd Gurley, he joked on Twitter about getting fired on his day off. But he said that's the same way he's reacted to others around....

 2020-03-27 10:12 

New Haven Register

Nebraska total of confirmed COVID-19 cases rises again...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska's total of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to 81, the state said. The Nebraska Health and Human Services Department also said in a news release Thursday night that 1,584 tests had come back negative. That number includ...

 2020-03-27 10:00 

The Courant

What we lose when learning goes online...

We'll all still be "together" for nearly half of this semester. I'll see their faces again, on the computer. But our life as the evolving, unique human group that every class becomes is over....

 2020-03-27 10:00 

The Courant

Would-be brides and grooms across Connecticut scramble to reschedule weddings as coronavirus crisis throws plans into turmoil...

Would-be brides and grooms across Connecticut are scrambling to reschedule their nuptials. Many have set new dates, crossing their fingers that the date will be post-pandemic and they won't have to reschedule again. Others haven't yet, because the...

 2020-03-27 10:00 

The Courant

Why early releases from prison will help fight the coronavirus crisis...

On Wednesday, Gov. Ned Lamont announced that, because the state's facilities have extra capacity, he wasn't considering releasing any Connecticut prisoners early. As someone who lived in one of these facilities for over six years, I know that ther...

 2020-03-27 10:00 

The Courant

Mike Anthony: The ups and downs of self-quarantine underscore the mental health toll of isolation...

With much of the country on virtual lockdown, an unprecedented number of stay-at-home workers are challenged by new routines and realities....

 2020-03-27 10:00 

The Courant

‘It was the right thing to do:’ Despite her disappointment, Connecticut native and US women’s goalie Alyssa Naeher knows the 2020 Olympics had to be postponed...

Alyssa Naeher, who is from Connecticut and attended Christian Heritage in Trumbull, is looking to make her second Olympic roster with the U.S. women's national soccer team after emerging as its starting goalkeeper in last year's World Cup....

 2020-03-27 10:00 

The Courant

People, schools, businesses answer call for donations of personal protective equipment for health care workers treating coronavirus patients...

Individuals and companies large and small are answering the call from Gov. Ned Lamont and the state's healthcare providers to donate personal protective equipment for healthcare providers treating coronavirus patients....

 2020-03-27 10:00 

The Courant

UConn men could venture into transfer portal to fill needs. Here’s a look at some of the possibilities...

Here's a look at the transfer portal, and players that could interest the UConn men. Coach Dan Hurley is looking to put the finishing touches on the Huskies as they join the new Big East next season....

 2020-03-27 10:00 

The Courant

Have masks? It’s time to donate them....

One reader explains why it's time for civilians to donate their protective masks to healthcare workers. Also: a silver lining for the environment; honest news over good news; mall walks...

 2020-03-27 10:00 

The Courant

Coronavirus in Connecticut: Answers to frequently asked reader questions...

We have been getting a lot of questions from readers about everything from coronavirus symptoms to financial assistance for employees in Connecticut who have been laid off. Here are some answers....

 2020-03-27 10:00 

The Courant

UConn great Scott Burrell drops in on a virtual Happy Hour to bring some laughs, talk some basketball, and relate...

Scott Burrell, UConn great, NBA champion and SCSU head coach, appeared Thursday as the surprise guest for Haddad and Partners' virtual happy hour. "This is awesome," he said, as he logged in on the ZOOM app. "In this tragic time, it's ...

 2020-03-27 09:42 

Norwich Bulletin

'Now you're infected,' Putnam suspect says while coughing in trooper's face...

PUTNAM - "Now you're infected."Those were the words a handcuffed Putnam man uttered as he turned to a state trooper Thursday night and coughed before claiming he had the coronavirus.The 52-year suspect, who was not immediately identified in a ...

 2020-03-27 09:37 

WFSB

Katie Ledecky hoping next year's Olympics can be a celebration of 'the entire world coming together'...

Katie Ledecky turned 23 on March 17. It was a day she will never forget....

 2020-03-27 09:33 

WSHU

In Phone Call, Trump, Xi Discuss Coronavirus Pandemic...
 2020-03-27 09:31 

WTNH

Bag tax suspended, limiting groups to 5, and other executive orders signed by Gov. Lamont...

Governor Ned Lamont signed an executive order on Thursday stating he is banning the tax on plastic bags because of the safety concerns over resuable bags....

 2020-03-27 09:27 

CBS Connecticut

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WBZ Morning Forecast For March 27...

Zack Green has your latest weather forecast....

 2020-03-27 09:20 

Norwich Bulletin

We will overcome this moment of darkness...

As each of the clergy entered the building it was like a red carpet event for me. There was something dramatic and memorable about this moment. We came from various churches and parishes. Those who couldn't be with us sent prayers and greetings. There...

 2020-03-27 09:19 

Norwich Bulletin

Federal prisons struggle to combat growing COVID-19 fears...

WASHINGTON (AP) — When a federal correction officer geared up for duty recently at a Florida prison complex, he added an N95 mask amid coronavirus fears. He has a sister who had an organ transplant and an elderly mother at home.But a supervisor orde...

 2020-03-27 09:15 

Norwich Bulletin

Connecticut to decrease COVID-19 testing, death toll at 21...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut plans to decrease testing for the new coronavirus, giving priority to the very sick, health care workers and front-line responders, Gov. Ned Lamont said Thursday.Lamont said the state will instead rely on people se...

 2020-03-27 09:13 

WTNH

Two deaths tied to California cruise ship, with few tested...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two men who traveled on a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship stalled for days off the California coast have died, federal officials said Thursday, and they confirmed that fewer than half the ship's passengers were tested for t...

 2020-03-27 09:07 

WTNH

West Haven VA Hospital, other hospitals expanding with climate-controlled tents for coronavirus patients...

As hospitals across the state continue to fill up with coronavirus patients, West Haven's VA Hospital is now expanding out into the parking lot as the National Guard began to set up tents outside the hospital....

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