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

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GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) - A New York man has been arrested and charged with kidnapping, raping and trying to strangle a Greenwich teen he'd been dating. Police say Johanny Chavez was arrested after the 19-year-old woman went to police, saying he'd abducted her Friday, took her to his home, raped and tried to killer. She escaped Saturday.

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Bridgeport authorities suspect arson in a fire that burned through the top two floors of the vacant former Remington Arms gun factory yesterday. Fire investigators say there were no injuries but firefighters spent the night at the site making sure no hot spots flared up.

WEBSTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Xerox says it will lay off 121 people from a Rochester, New York-area plant. The Norwalk-based Xerox says the affected employees being laid off in mid-November work maintenance and cleaning shifts for the plant in Webster.

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden today visits East Hartford's Goodwin College. The vice president, as well as Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy, is slated to take part in a roundtable discussion on workforce development issues. Biden will also attend two afternoon fundraisers at homes in Greenwich and Stamford.

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