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News Minute: Here is the latest Connecticut news from The Associated Press

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has asked a judge to throw out allegations she lied to a grand jury. Shayanna Jenkins appeared before a Fall River Superior Court judge on Friday to seek dismissal of perjury charges. Prosecutors say she lied to a grand jury nearly 30 times during the investigation into the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, who was dating her sister.

EAST LYME, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut officials say the death of an inmate at the state women's prison appears to have been a suicide. Authorities say a guard found 40-year-old Sherri Clarke of New Britain in her cell with something tied around her neck Thursday morning at York Correctional Institution in East Lyme. Clarke was serving 25 years for felony murder.

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Police are investigating an accident in which a university student was struck by a car and seriously injured while crossing a street in Bridgeport. The female student from Sacred Heart University was struck around 1 p.m. yesterday. The university said the student, a junior, was being treated at St. Vincent's Hospital.

GROTON, Conn. (AP) - A Navy submarine group based in Groton has been formally disbanded after 49 years. A ceremony yesterday aboard the attack submarine USS Missouri marked the end of Submarine Group 2. The submarines in Virginia and Connecticut that had been under its command will now report to the commander of the Navy's Atlantic submarine force, based in Norfolk, Virginia.

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