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"Don’t worry, we’re soldiers,” one 16-year-old girl recalls them saying. “Nothing is going to happen to you."

As one Nigerian girl describes her kidnap, 276 are still missing.

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"I did it. Just arrest me."

— Milford stabbing suspect Christopher Plaskon, 16, to Officer James Kiely, the school resource officer at Jonathan Law High School. Plaskon had blood on his hands after the fatal attack on junior Maren Sanchez, 16, according to the police report.

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On April 30, 1999, the New England Patriots pulled out of a stadium agreement that would have brought the NFL team to Connecticut. The deal, which would have been one of the richest in pro sports history at the time, promised a taxpayer-funded stadium on Hartford’s riverfront. 

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Paul Simon leaves court in Norwalk, Conn., after his arraignment Monday on a disorderly conduct charge following a domestic dispute with his wife, Edie Brickell, on their New Canaan property. Stephen Dunn photo.

Paul Simon leaves court in Norwalk, Conn., after his arraignment Monday on a disorderly conduct charge following a domestic dispute with his wife, Edie Brickell, on their New Canaan property. Stephen Dunn photo.

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UConn’s Stefanie Dolson appeared on “The Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon Wednesday night.

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The Ovation guitar, the curved-back acoustic model beloved by stars like John Lennon and Paul Simon, will no longer be made in the United States, Brian Dowling writes. Fender Musical Instruments Corp. said it is closing its Ovation plant in Connecticut because of low sales and “market conditions.”

The Ovation guitar, the curved-back acoustic model beloved by stars like John Lennon and Paul Simon, will no longer be made in the United States, Brian Dowling writesFender Musical Instruments Corp. said it is closing its Ovation plant in Connecticut because of low sales and “market conditions.”

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UConn basketball star Shabazz Napier of the national champion Huskies throws out the first pitch at Fenway before Tuesday’s game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. Photo by Jared Wickerham/ Getty Images.

UConn basketball star Shabazz Napier of the national champion Huskies throws out the first pitch at Fenway before Tuesday’s game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. Photo by Jared Wickerham/ Getty Images.