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  1. Sport institute founder won't get a new embezzlement trialRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Washington Times

    A Rhode Island judge has ruled that a former boxing promoter, ex-college basketball coach and founder of a Rhode Island-based sport institute doesn't deserve a new trial after he was convicted of embezzlement. Superior Court Associate Justice Melanie Wilk Thunberg presided over the trial of Dan Doyle and denied his motion for a new trial Tuesday.

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  2. SEC pride: S Carolina happy to see Miss St in women's finalRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 1 | Washington Times

    South Carolina players watched from their hotel and were shocked along with everyone else when UConn's record 111-game winning streak ended on a buzzer-beating shot by Mississippi State's Morgan William in the women's national semifinals. Their next reaction might have surprised some people: pride and joy, more than relief.

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  3. Friday's Sports in BriefRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 1 | Washington Times

    UConn's 111-game run came to a stunning end when Mississippi State pulled off perhaps the biggest upset in women's basketball history, winning 66-64 on Morgan William's overtime jumper in the national semifinals. The Huskies hadn't lost in 865 days, with that defeat coming to Stanford in overtime on Nov. 17, 2014.

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  4. Woman says boyfriend told her Hernandez killed 2 Boston menRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | Washington Times

    Jurors in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez have heard dramatic testimony from the girlfriend of a man who claims he saw Hernandez fatally shoot two men in 2012. Alexander Bradley , a former close friend of Hernandez , finished his testimony Thursday by insisting he is telling the truth about the shootings of two Boston men.

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  5. Reynolds' career night leads Tulane to 81-69 upset of TulsaRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2017 | Washington Times

    Cameron Reynolds scored a career-high 31 points - knocking down seven 3-pointers - and Tulane defeated Tulsa 81-69 in the regular-season finale for both teams on Sunday. The teams will meet again on Thursday in the opening round of the American Athletic Conference tourney at Hartford, Connecticut.

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  6. Gray leads Houston in its final game in Hofheinz PavilionRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2017 | Washington Times

    Rob Gray scored 24 points and went over 1,000 for his career and Houston defeated East Carolina 73-51 on Sunday. Houston claimed the third seed and a bye into the quarterfinals at the American Athletic Conference Tournament in Hartford, Connecticut.

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  7. No. 14 SMU overwhelms Memphis 103-62 for outright AAC titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Washington Times

    Sterling Brown had 26 points and 10 rebounds in his final home game for No. 14 SMU, and the Mustangs clinched the outright American Athletic Conference title with a 103-62 victory over Memphis on Saturday.

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  8. Inspiration for Hartford girls on school field tripRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2017 | Washington Times

    Cavana Carey, a senior at Bulkeley High School who wants to be a pediatrician, has fielded doubts and low expectations over what her future holds. But not Friday.

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  9. The Latest: Schools in NY state adjust schedules amid stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Washington Times

    Hundreds of schools from New York City's northern suburbs to central New York are closed or opening later after the second major storm in less than a week dumped up to a foot of snow on the region. Heavy snow began falling Sunday morning across the eastern half of New York.

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  10. Heavy, wet snow once again blanketing NortheastRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2017 | Washington Times

    Heavy, wet snow is once again blanketing the Northeast just days after the biggest storm of the season dumped up to 19 inches of snow on the region. Winter storm warnings are in effect into Monday from upstate New York to Maine, where blizzard conditions and 2 feet of snow are possible.

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  11. The Latest: Man struck, killed by snowplow in VA parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Washington Times

    A man has been struck and killed by a snowplow in the parking lot of a Veterans Affairs hospital in Massachusetts. Officials say the 60-year-old man was hit Sunday evening in the parking lot of the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford.

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  12. Judge declines to dismiss charges against ex-Hartford mayorRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | Washington Times

    A state judge has rejected a request by former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez to dismiss the corruption charges against him. The decision Thursday cleared the way for two new trials on charges Perez took a bribe from a contractor in the form of home renovations and tried to extort $100,000 from a developer.

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  13. Mark Twain House hopes for boost from 1879 fairy taleRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 | Washington Times

    Notes that Mark Twain jotted down from a fairy tale he told his daughters more than a century ago have inspired a new children's book, "The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine." At the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, there is excitement that the story could help introduce the writer to wider audiences - and provide a financial lift for the museum.

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  14. Former Hartford mayor asks for dismissal of corruption caseRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | Washington Times

    Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez is seeking to have the corruption case against him dismissed, arguing a retrial would amount to double jeopardy. The state Supreme Court in July overturned Perez 's 2010 convictions on charges of taking a bribe and extortion, saying two cases were improperly combined into one trial.

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  15. Virtual sleigh rides, light shows: Mall Santas get makeoverRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | Washington Times

    Hop on a virtual sleigh ride to the North Pole. Stand on the "Naughty or Nice O'Meter."

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  16. Ex-boxing promoter, hoops coach convicted of embezzlementRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | Washington Times

    A former boxing promoter, ex-college basketball coach and founder a Rhode Island-based sport institute has been convicted of embezzlement. Dan Doyle was convicted by a jury Monday of 18 counts, including embezzlement, forgery and obtaining money under false pretenses.

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  17. Sport institute founder convicted of embezzlement, forgeryRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | Washington Times

    Institute for International Sport founder Dan Doyle, a former college basketball coach and boxing promoter for Sugar Ray Leonard, was convicted by a jury Monday of 18 counts, including embezzlement, forgery and obtaining money under false pretenses. Prosecutors said the 67-year-old Doyle, of West Hartford, Connecticut, used the institute as a piggybank, taking more than $1 million to pay for things including his children's college tuition, one daughter's wedding expenses and plastic surgery.

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  18. No verdict on 1st day of sport institute trial deliberationsRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2016 | Washington Times

    Jurors deliberating in the embezzlement trial of the founder of the Rhode Island-based Institute for International Sport have ended the day without reaching a verdict. The Providence Journal reports no verdict was reached on the first full day of deliberations in Washington County Superior Court in the trial of Dan Doyle, who created and ran the institute.

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  19. Closing arguments held in sports institute embezzling trialRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2016 | Washington Times

    Closing arguments were held Monday in Washington County Superior Court in the trial of Dan Doyle, who created and ran the institute. Doyle, of West Hartford, Connecticut, faces 18 counts, including embezzlement and forgery.

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  20. Amtrak high-speed upgrades along Northeast CorridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Washington Times

    Proposals by the Federal Railroad Administration to upgrade the high-speed rail corridor through the Northeast have raised concerns, and some enthusiasm, from residents in the eight states containing the route of Amtrak's Acela Express from Boston to Washington. After reviewing three major alternatives and a fourth option of doing nothing, the agency plans to release its recommendations later this year.

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