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Sweitzer Back On UConn Football Sideline As Radio Commentator

Since leaving UConn in 1982, Ken Sweitzer has religiously watched football and dissected it internally, without a vehicle to share his analysis and reaction. He didn't spend the past 34 years talking to the TV or to those seated around him after every play at Memorial Stadium and Rentschler Field....More

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  • Woman In Stable Condition After Hartford House Fire

    One woman is in stable condition after a house fire on Sherbrooke Avenue early Saturday morning, police said. Police said the fire started at about 1:45 a.m. in a multi-family home at 58-60 Sherbrooke Ave. and was caused by an unattended candle on the first floor of the home. The woman suffered...

  • Two Men Rob Manchester Gas Station At Gunpoint

    Two Men Rob Manchester Gas Station At Gunpoint

    Police are searching for two masked men who robbed a Sunoco gas station early Saturday morning. At about 4:30 a.m., two masked Hispanic men entered the gas station, located at 330 Tolland Turnpike, police said. The men brandished handguns before robbing the store clerk of an undisclosed amount...

  • 22-Year-Old Dies In Fiery Old Saybrook Crash

    A 22-year-old woman died Friday night despite the attempts of two police officers who tried to pull her from her burning car. At about 10:40 p.m., police said they responded to a one-car accident with a car fully engulfed in flames at the intersection of Middlesex Turnpike and Bokum Road. Police...

  • Shelton Teen Found Dead, Police Don't Suspect Foul Play

    A local 15-year-old was found dead Thursday night after police were called out for a missing juvenile report. Police do not suspect foul play. The death remains under investigation. Officers were called out to Booth Hill Road about 9:45 p.m. about the missing juvenile, police said. The boy was...

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  • Jeff Benedict: What Steve Young Meant To A Mormon Boy

    Jeff Benedict: What Steve Young Meant To A Mormon Boy

    Growing up, I was the only Mormon kid in Waterford. Being different can be very lonely, but I made friends through sports. Like all the boys in my neighborhood, I dreamed of playing professional football. At the same time, Steve Young lived at the other end of I-95 in Greenwich, where he was the...

  • With A Promising Hep C Drug, Achillion Looks To The Future

    With A Promising Hep C Drug, Achillion Looks To The Future

    In the high stakes race to develop the next big drug for rare and serious diseases, Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. is ready to step to the next level. The company, now adding scientists and expanding research, has come a long way since the drug manufacturer's early years — when founder Bill Rice...

  • A Trip To Our Rocky And Stony Past At Branford's Hoadley Creek

    A Trip To Our Rocky And Stony Past At Branford's Hoadley Creek

    A few years ago, I visited Ledyard's Glacial Park, probably the state's best example of a moraine field left by the retreating glacier 13,000 years ago. It's a forest filled with thousands of boulders of all shapes and sizes - a viewing portal to our glacial past. So I was a bit skeptical when...

  • New Haven Police: Dangerous Paintball War A 'Top Priority'

    New Haven Police: Dangerous Paintball War A 'Top Priority'

    Police fear a paintball war could turn tragic as 911 callers report paintball guns so convincing they fear they are real. "These groups are targeting rivals in neighborhoods such as the Hill and Newhallville", said Karl Jacobson, supervisor of the intel division, in a statement Friday. "This has...

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