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UConn files response to lawsuit

Updated: February 3, 2014, 5:42 PM ET
Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. -- The University of Connecticut on Monday formally responded to a federal lawsuit that claims it reacted to reports of sexual assaults on its main campus in Storrs with deliberate indifference or worse -- an allegation it denies.

The lawsuit was filed by four women in November and was amended in December to add a fifth plaintiff. It alleges discrimination based on gender and retaliation in violation of Title IX, which guarantees equal educational opportunities to students ...

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