Naomi Starobin http://wshu.org en UConn! UConn! UConn! http://wshu.org/post/uconn-uconn-uconn <p></p><p>The University of Connecticut men's basketball team defeated the University of Kentucky 60-54 on Monday night to win their fourth NCAA championship.</p><p>UConn guard Shabazz Napier was selected as the Most Outstanding Player at the Final Four after getting 22 points and six rebounds in the championship game.<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;The Huskies' steely point guard outshined Kentucky's freshmen phenoms in the win. Napier and fellow backcourt mate Ryan Boatright controlled the tempo<br />and together outscored Wildcats twin guards Aaron and Andrew Harrison 36-15.<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;Napier as a freshman won a national title on UConn's 2011 team led by another<br />star guard in Kemba Walker.</p><p>Back at the school's campus in Storrs, thousands of jubilant students celebrated the win.</p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:03:58 +0000 Dan Katz & Naomi Starobin & Alison Freeland 15445 at http://wshu.org UConn! UConn! UConn! Malloy: Metro-North substation upgrade should improve reliability http://wshu.org/post/malloy-metro-north-substation-upgrade-should-improve-reliability <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;">Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy said work is beginning Monday on an upgrade to a substation in Cos Cob, Connecticut. &nbsp;The $10 million upgrade is expected to improve the operation of Metro North’s New Haven line trains. &nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:53:48 +0000 Naomi Starobin 12242 at http://wshu.org Malloy: Metro-North substation upgrade should improve reliability Conn. bells ring, commemorating Newtown victims http://wshu.org/post/conn-bells-ring-commemorating-newtown-victims <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Bells rang at 9:30 on Saturday morning at The Basilica of Saint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in Stamford, Connecticut, and other churches and institutions, in memory of those &nbsp;killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School a year ago.</p> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 19:45:35 +0000 Naomi Starobin 9877 at http://wshu.org Conn. bells ring, commemorating Newtown victims Governors' Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1938 and now http://wshu.org/post/governors-thanksgiving-proclamation-1938-and-now <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s traditional for Governors to deliver Thanksgiving Proclamations every year. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 20:58:24 +0000 Naomi Starobin 9025 at http://wshu.org Governors' Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1938 and now Bridgeport native Alvin Clinkscales, formerly with Harlem Globetrotters, remembered http://wshu.org/post/bridgeport-native-alvin-clinkscales-formerly-harlem-globetrotters-remembered <p>A former member of the renowned Harlem Globetrotters basketball team died this week.&nbsp;&nbsp;Some also knew Connecticut's Alvin Clinkscales as the first black high school coach in state. &nbsp;Many called him a &nbsp;mentor and friend.</p><p></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:20:39 +0000 Naomi Starobin 8049 at http://wshu.org Bridgeport native Alvin Clinkscales, formerly with Harlem Globetrotters, remembered