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  1. MGM To Buy New York Casino But Remains Committed To Developing Bridgeport VenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | The Hartford Courant

    MGM Resorts International said Tuesday it remains keenly interested in establishing a casino and entertainment complex in Bridgeport, even though it is now acquiring a gambling venue less than 50 miles away in Yonkers, N.Y. The gambling giant said it has been "unwavering" in its interest in Connecticut...

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  2. Community News For The Glastonbury EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Howley Bread Group , a franchisee of Panera Bread, is kicking off its annual fundraising campaign for the Autism Speaks Walk. Customers will have the option to donate $1 or more to the organization while placing their order.

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  3. Sickle Cell Patients Suffer As Disparities In Care, Research PersistRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    When 9-year-old Jeremy Brown is in pain, it feels like he is being stabbed, while the pain experienced by Deborah Oliver, 40, is like a hundred simultaneous charley horses. Brown, of Bridgeport , and Oliver, of New Haven , have sickle cell disease , a genetic blood disorder that causes excruciating pain, life-threatening complications and a shortened life expectancy.

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  4. Community News For The Glastonbury EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    For the fourth year, The Federated Woman's Club of Glastonbury will place United States flags at Fountain Green in Glastonbury's center to honor service members, deceased, retired, veterans or active personnel. All proceeds go the Female Soldiers: Forgotten Heroes, a transitional housing facility in Bridgeport , which serves women and their children.

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  5. On First Reentry Day At State Capitol, A Call For Criminal Justice ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    Under a statue in the capitol of Nathan Hale, Jordan Johnson, from New Haven's Project Fresh Start Reentry Program and Will Durham, of Bridgeport, discuss House Bill 5418, an act to restore voting rights to paroled convicted felons, during Connecticut Reentry Reform Day. Under a statue in the capitol of Nathan Hale, Jordan Johnson, from New Haven's Project Fresh Start Reentry Program and Will Durham, of Bridgeport, discuss House Bill 5418, an act to restore voting rights to paroled convicted felons, during Connecticut Reentry Reform Day.

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  6. Judiciary Committee Votes In Favor Of Dooley For Federal JudgeshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    The U.S. Senate Judiciary committee voted in favor of state Superior Court Judge Kari A. Dooley's nomination to the federal district court, sending her name to the full Senate where she is expected to be confirmed, perhaps later this spring. The U.S. Senate Judiciary committee voted in favor of state Superior Court Judge Kari A. Dooley's nomination to the federal district court, sending her name to the full Senate where she is expected to be confirmed, perhaps later this spring.

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  7. Trial of Kyle Navin, Accused of Murdering His Parents, Set To BeginRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    After 26 court appearances and rejecting a plea deal, Kyle Navin will go on trial Tuesday for murder in the 2015 death of his parents, and the 29-year-old facing a possible life sentence if convicted. Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin disappeared from their Easton home in August 2015, and police immediately focused on Kyle Navin.

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  8. Foxwoods Opens 60-MPH Zip Line From Top Of Fox TowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    The real action at Foxwoods Resort Casino isn't on the gaming floor. It's on the roof of the Fox Tower.

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  9. Lawsuit Filed In Death Of Guilford Teen Shot With Gun Found At Friend's HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    Friends and classmates gathered on the Guilford Green in February mourning the death of 15-year-old Ethan Song. The parents of a Guilford teenager who died of a gunshot wound at a friend's house have filed a lawsuit against the private investigator renting the home, alleging the tenant's failure to properly store a gun led to their son's death.

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  10. Kyle Navin Defense Works To Keep Evidence Out of TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    Kyle Navin, seen here at a 2017 court appearance, is charged with two counts of murder in the death of his parents. Navin's lawyer continued working Tuesday to keep certain evidence from being presented to the jury at Navin's trial later this month.

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  11. Connecticut Children's To Expand NICU Service At St. Vincent'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    Connecticut Children's Medical Center has begun providing around-the-clock physician coverage to the neonatal intensive care unit at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport, the hospitals announced Wednesday. The collaboration comes just a week after Hartford HealthCare said it intended to buy St. Vincent's from faith-based Ascension health network.

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  12. Connecticut Army Veteran Gets Discharge UpgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    Connecticut veterans' leader and decorated soldier Stephen Kennedy has won his eight-year battle to have his Army discharge status upgraded to honorable. Kennedy, of Fairfield, president of the Connecticut branch of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America , will continue his federal class action lawsuit on behalf of Army veterans nationwide who received less than honorable discharges for behavior later attributed to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder .

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  13. Hartford HealthCare Plans To Acquire St. Vincent's In BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    Hartford HealthCare has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Ascension health network's St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport, the two healthcare providers said Tuesday. The transaction would not include St. Vincent's College or other mutually agreed upon assets outside of St. Vincent's Medical Center, which hasmore than 3,200 associates and includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a multispecialty provider group and a special needs service.

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  14. Sandy Hook Families Ask Bass Pro Shops To Stop Selling Assault RiflesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    A wooden green ribbon in the shape of a heart for those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School five years ago, adorns the side of a weathered barn in the Sandy Hook section of Newtown. A wooden green ribbon in the shape of a heart for those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School five years ago, adorns the side of a weathered barn in the Sandy Hook section of Newtown.

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  15. Whiting Lawsuits Assert 'Brutal, Inhuman Torture' Of Psychiatric PatientRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    In his testimony before the legislature's Public Health Committee, Al Shehadi, the brother of Whiting Forensic Institute patient Bill Shehadi said, "For anybody familiar with the facts, it strains credibility to argue," that his brother's abuse "was simply an isolated incident." In his testimony before the legislature's Public Health Committee, Al Shehadi, the brother of Whiting Forensic Institute patient Bill Shehadi said, "For anybody familiar with the facts, it strains credibility to argue," that his brother's abuse "was simply an isolated incident."

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  16. Bloomfield Social and Youth Services Invites Families To "Marvel Universe - Live"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    Bloomfield Social and Youth Services is sponsoring a trip to see "Marvel Universe - Live" at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, on Saturday, March 3rd. The charter bus will leave the front of the Alvin & Beatrice Wood Human Services Center at 330 Park Avenue, at 8:15a.m. Bloomfield families with children in kindergarten - 6th grade are eligible to purchase tickets.

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  17. Vinny Vella: We Can't Ignore Sex Trafficking Cases On Our DoorstepRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    A recent affidavit filed in U.S. District Court detailed an alleged sex-trafficking case in Hartford. Advocates say more than 200 children were trafficked in Connecticut last year. 1 comment

  18. FrogWatch USA Needs Connecticut VolunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    Gian Moressi of the Beardsley Zoo talks about the zoo's participation in FrogWatch USA, which needs Connecticut volunteers to participate in counting the state's frog population. Vounteers will be trained to identify frogs by their call. 2 comments

  19. James Duckett Reports To Prison In Dillon Stadium FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    James C. Duckett Jr., center, talks with his defense team outside Superior Court in Bridgeport prior to his sentencing. James C. Duckett Jr., who sold Hartford on a grand but doomed plan for a soccer arena at Dillon Stadium, entered the federal medical prison in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday to begin a three-year sentence for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in city funds.

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  20. Chief Judge Promises Reforms After Juvenile-Detention Officer Charged ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | The Hartford Courant

    The state's chief Superior Court judge on Thursday promised improved supervision at juvenile detention centers and "intense" retraining of guards and managers following the November arrest of a detention officer who allegedly had a sexual relationship with a teen girl who had been held at the Hartford juvenile lock-up.

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