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  1. Frustration given voice at discussion on racismRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Bridgeport residents Clyde Nicholson, left, and Tony Barr, express their frustration during a panel discussion on racism at the Burroughs Library in Bridgeport, Conn. on Monday, June 29, 2015.

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  2. Frustration given voice at discussion on racismRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Bridgeport residents Clyde Nicholson, left, and Tony Barr, express their frustration during a panel discussion on racism at the Burroughs Library in Bridgeport, Conn. on Monday, June 29, 2015.

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  3. Cheryl Lynn Sherwood, 67, Of EastonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Weston Daily Voice

    ... Easton; Cynthia Sherwood Kusion (Gerald) of Florida; Thomas Sherwood ( Christine) of Easton; and Eric Sherwood of Bridgeport; and seven grandchildren. A memorial service will take place at a future date and time to be announced. The family asks that ...

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  4. New Indian casinos unlikely under revised federal rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... recognition and unsuccessfully took their cases to federal courts. The Paugussetts proposed building a casino in Bridgeport and the Schaghticoke Indians considered both Bridgeport and the Danbury area. "This would have given all of the tribes a ...

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  5. Latest in Training and Behavior ProductsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Pet Product News

    Larry Cobb, vice president of sales, marketing and operations for The Company of Animals in Bridgeport, Conn., said head collars, harnesses and behavior products are on the rise across the world as people look for kind and comfortable solutions to problems they might have with their pets. "Although we all know that training is the best way to prevent unwanted behaviors, we also sometimes want a quick fix," he said.

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  6. Fuel-cell facility moves closer in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News Times

    Work is underway at Bridgeportis Green Energy Park, a clean energy project in collaboration with United Illuminating that is to include 9,000 solar panels and a 2.8 megawatt fuel cell facility on an old landfill. Seven months after the Connecticut Siting Council approved United Illuminating's plan to install a 2.8 megawatt fuel cell and 9,000 solar panels at a closed Bridgeport landfill, the fuel cell's components have been installed.

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  7. Problem much bigger than church shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Day

    ... we still have high levels of violence in our own cities. Do readers remember the nine people recently shot in Bridgeport? How many weekends go by without gun fire in Hartford and New Haven? Are we talking about thugs shooting other thugs? Does it ...

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  8. Bridgeport man charged in human trafficking investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    A city man was being held in lieu of $100,000 bond Monday after Stratford police arrested him in connection with their investigation of a human trafficking ring. Raymond Jackson , 36, of Main Street, was initially charged with one count of promoting prostitution but police sources said more charges will likely be filed as the investigation continues.

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  9. Bridgeport's Timothy's Is Winner In DVlicious Ice Cream ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Greenwich Daily Voice

    Just in time for Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day and the Fourth of July weekend, Timothy's in Bridgeport has been named "Best Ice Cream in Fairfield County" by you -- our Daily Voice readers. The DVlicious contest has been going on since June 4, with ever-changing results, including a close call between Saugatuck Sweets in Westport, with 41 percent of the vote, and Timothy's, the ultimate winner, with 46 percent. 3 comments

  10. Man charged with stealing four cases of beerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

    Robert Cosme, 34, of Bridgeport, has been charged with sixth-degree larceny after police said he tried to steal four cases of beer at Super Stop & Shop. Photo: Fairfield Police Department / Fairfield Police Department A 34-year-old Bridgeport man accused of stealing four cases of beer from Super Stop & Shop on Villa Avenue last March was arrested on a warrant last Friday charging him with sixth-degree larceny.

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  11. Cops: Man threatened brother with boxcutter over moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

    ... Rodas, of Commerce Drive, was held in lieu of $5,000 bond and was scheduled to appear Monday at Superior Court in Bridgeport. Police said Rodas had been borrowing money from his brother and that the dispute on Friday was about money. Rodas' brother, ...

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  12. Armed man holds up Subway in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    An armed man held up the Subway on Wood Avenue at about 1:30 p.m. Monday and took all of the cash in the register, according to scanner reports.

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  13. Bertha Y. ZimmermannRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    Bertha Y. Zimmermann, nee Yama, 93, beloved mother of Jan E. Zimmermann of Rockport, Barbara Z. Murphy of Chicago, Ill., and the late Brian P. Zimmermann of Manchester, Mass., passed away in Rockland June 24, 2015. Born March 13, 1922, in Bridgeport, Conn.

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  14. Weekend in Photos, June 26-28Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    ... for the Performing Arts. The Barnum Festival Skyblast Fireworks display was held June 26, 2015 at Seaside Park in Bridgeport. The Greater Bridgeport Symphony Pops performed a concert before the fireworks. Were you SEEN? The Barnum Festival Skyblast ...

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  15. Former mansion is now "green'' housingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Model units at GreenPort Flats, at 62 Coleman Street in Bridgeport, were displayed during a recent open house. Photo: Contributed Photo / Model units at GreenPort Flats, at 62 Coleman Street in Bridgeport, were displayed during a recent open house. 3 comments

  16. Orange man faces murder charges after altercation on highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Milford Mirror

    A 33-year-old man from Orange is facing charges including criminal attempt to commit murder after an alleged road rage incident on June 25. On Thursday, at approximately 9 p.m. Troopers from Troop G - Bridgeport received a report of a road rage incident on I-95 northbound in the area of exit 41. Troopers responded and initiated an investigation. It was determined by Troopers that two vehicles, a passenger vehicle and a tractor trailer, were northbound on I-95 in the area of Exit 40 when they became involved in a road rage incident.

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  17. Budget: Kids okay for medical marijuana programRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    ... coffee-and-snack corner in the third floor of the Legislative Office Building after Gustave Whitehead, the early Bridgeport aviator whose early 1900 experiments with motorized flight have sparked an international debate over the whether he beat the ...

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  18. Rally Bus to Offer Travel to Philadelphia Papal VisitRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Creative Mac

    ... from this historic event. Akram notes that Rally Bus is also offering transportation services for the diocese of Bridgeport, CT to a post-Synod pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. on ...

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  19. Bridgeport's Stepkids Return To CTRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CTNow.com

    The Stepkids play the Ballroom at the Outer Space in Hamden on July 3. Although it was never made public, the Stepkids, who'll play the Ballroom at the Outer Space in Hamden on July 3, have been on hiatus for the last year and a half. Prior to that, the notoriously DIY Bridgeport band - guitarist Jeff Gitelman, bassist Dan Edinberg and drummer Tim Walsh - had spent two solid years working on "Troubadour," their critically acclaimed second album, an eclectic amalgam of '70s R&B soundscapes, modern funk and indie rock textures.

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  20. UBS banker accuses ex-wife of denying their adopted daughter's...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... up of activists from the Shaanxi Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect staged a protest outside a Bridgeport, Connecticut, courthouse.

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