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College student seeks to have racist slur charge erased

Nov. 13, 2019 4:09 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A University of Connecticut student accused of saying a racist slur outside a campus apartment complex applied Wednesday for a probation program that could result in the charge being erased. Jarred Karal, of Plainville, applied for accelerated rehabilitation in Rockville Superior...

Correction: UConn-Racial Slurs story

Oct. 23, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — In a story Oct. 22 about two University of Connecticut students who are charged with ridicule on account of creed, religion, color, denomination, nationality or race for using a racial slur, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the students could face up to a year in prison...