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Geno Auriemma, coach of the NCAA champion UConn women’s basketball team, says an anonymous school filed a complaint with the American Athletic Conference claiming that his congratulatory phone call to Little League star pitcher Mo’ne Davis — a fan of UConn basketball — constituted a recruiting violation. File photo by John Woike.

Geno Auriemma, coach of the NCAA champion UConn women’s basketball team, says an anonymous school filed a complaint with the American Athletic Conference claiming that his congratulatory phone call to Little League star pitcher Mo’ne Davis — a fan of UConn basketball — constituted a recruiting violation. File photo by John Woike.

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TRUMBELL, Conn. — Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley gets a bucket of ice water poured over his head Wednesday by John McKinney, who was defeated by Foley in Tuesday’s primary. Foley took the ALS challenge and also agreed to pay $100 to the ALS Association. Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst takes a photo at left. CLOE POISSON photo.

TRUMBELL, Conn. — Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley gets a bucket of ice water poured over his head Wednesday by John McKinney, who was defeated by Foley in Tuesday’s primary. Foley took the ALS challenge and also agreed to pay $100 to the ALS Association. Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst takes a photo at left. CLOE POISSON photo.

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Did you see Sunday’s supermoon? Sunday night’s full moon appeared bigger and brighter than normal, and if you missed it, we got you covered.

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With the potential for impeachment over the Watergate scandal looming, President Richard Nixon announced his resignation on Aug. 8, 1974, effective the next day at noon. Vice President Gerald Ford would be sworn in as president.”

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Air Algerie Flight AH5017 crashed in Mali, airport official says
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A commercial jetliner carrying 116 people crashed on Thursday after adjusting its route due to a storm and vanishing in western Africa, an official said. It was the third major aviation disaster in a week.
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Air Algerie Flight AH5017 crashed in Mali, airport official says

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A commercial jetliner carrying 116 people crashed on Thursday after adjusting its route due to a storm and vanishing in western Africa, an official said. It was the third major aviation disaster in a week.

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"It’s my commission. I can’t ‘interfere’ with it, because it is mine. It is controlled by me."

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, insisting in late April that he was not meddling in his anti-corruption commission. The New York Times reported today that the governor’s office did, in fact, “deeply comprise” the ethics inquiry.  

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Juan Rivera of Hartford, top, ollies over spray paint cans at “Heaven,” Hartford’s new skatepark that is located in New Ross, County Wexford Park in downtown Hartford. Below, skateboarders wait their turn during last weekend’s opening. Photos by BRAD HORRIGAN.