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5 Things To Know Wednesday

Republicans hopping off the Trump train, soccer coming to Hartford and the end of an era in today's Five Things To Know.

1. Trump

Republicans are condemning Donald Trump's comments about a federal judge. Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell and Newt Gingrich have all criticized the racially tinged remarks - but they still haven't said they won't support him. Other members of the GOP, including Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they won't vote for Trump.

2. Dillon Stadium

At least this isn't Dunkin' Donuts Park news. There's some hope for soccer fans who wanted to see a club in Hartford. A West Hartford entrepreneur is looking to resurrect plans to bring a soccer team to Dillon Stadium.

3. UConn

Federal data from 2014 shows UConn leads the country in reported sexual assaults. Despite the optics, the school says this is positive news because it is fostering an environment in which students feel comfortable reporting the crimes. 

4. St. Augustine

It's the end of an era in Hartford. St. Augustine's School, the city's last Catholic school, closed its doors Tuesday. It is going to merge with St. Brigid in West Hartford.

5. Gators

It's a gator's world and we just live in it. Soon after an enormous gator was spotted patrolling a Florida golf course, another one was seen carrying a dead body in its mouth.

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