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  1. Gun control spotlight shines in Bridgeport courtRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News Times

    Even as the gun control debate flared in Philadelphia, lawyers for the maker of the gun used in the Sandy Hook tragedy haggled in a Bridgeport courtroom over information that may be used to support firearms legislation in the future. The families of the 20 children and six teachers slain by a Bushmaster-wielding Adam Lanza are demanding accountability and transparency from the gun maker, Remington Outdoor Co.

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  2. 50 Things to do this weekend in Connecticut, July 29 - July 31Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News Times

    Registration will allow you to post comments on newstimes.com and create a newstimes.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. Head down to Veterans Memorial Park in Shelton on Friday for Downtown Sounds Concert Series.

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  3. How Connecticut ranks in pretty much everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News Times

    Throughout the year, studies have come out ranking states and cities against each other in all kinds of battles from the best summer vacation spots to the most educated. We gathered up some of these stats to bring you a picture of how Connecticut stacks up against the rest of the country.

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  4. Remington Shaver property in Bridgeport demolishedRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | News Times

    The former Remington Shaver facility at 60 Main Street in Bridgeport, Conn., seen here April 16, 2014, has now been demolished. The former Remington Shaver facility at 60 Main Street in Bridgeport, Conn., seen here April 16, 2014, has now been demolished. 1 comment

  5. Relief from the heat is on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Times

    Jackie Turiano, of Shelton, enjoys a book while keeping her feet cool in the waters of Long Island Sound at Seaside Park, in Bridgeport, Conn. July 27, 2016.

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  6. Cops: Stolen radioactive device recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Times

    The theft of a radioactive device didn't lead police to a nefarious plot, but rather to the counter of a pawn shop. The device, known as a Troxler gauge, is used to measure soil density, and is worth about $7,000, according to officials.

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  7. Accident causing I-84 traffic in DanburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | News Times

    Two tractor-trailers have collided on I-95 south between Exits 27A and 26 in Bridgeport. The crash is blocking the two center lanes, leaving traffic to squeeze by on either side.

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  8. Dogs on the Inside' documentary at Bethel CinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | News Times

    "Dogs On The Inside" will be screened at Bethel Cinema on Wednesday, Aug. 3, as part of FilmFest52. Inmate Candido Santiago, who appears in the movie, is seen here comforting his dog, Byram.

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  9. Bridgeport mayor to speak at DNC in PhillyRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | News Times

    In his role as super-delegate at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, part of Mayor Joe Ganim 's job is "pushing back on some of these comments about crime in the cities," he said. Ganim, who will speak Wednesday morning at the convention, has been touting a reduction in crime under his new acting police chief, Armando "A.J." Perez, and said strides in public safety will be the focus of a U.S. Conference of Mayors event in Philadelphia over the next few days.

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  10. WalletHub: Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk among educated eliteRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | News Times

    When it comes to education, Connecticut has often been the gold standard thanks to many of its institutions, and public and private schools. That's why it should be no surprise that Bridgeport-Norwalk-Stamford metro is considered among the most educated cities in America, according to a recent report from WalletHub .

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  11. Gas prices drop yet againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | News Times

    A new report from Gasbuddy compiled where in America commuters overpay at the pump most often. Bad news, California, you're getting hit the worst.

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  12. Barnum Museum gets $500K grant to help restore landmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | News Times

    Three steel girders to support the roof of the historic Barnum Museum in Bridgeport, Conn. are hoisted through a third floor window, while traffic below on Main Street is diverted on Friday, April, 17, 2015.

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  13. Heat still merciless and may stay that wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | News Times

    With the mercury still mercilessly high, the state Department of Public Health is urging state residents to stay cool over the coming days - particularly once the work week starts. Though not as hot as Saturday, temperatures will still be sizzling today, with the National Weather Service predicting that temps in Bridgeport at 91 degrees Fahrenheit this afternoon, while Danbury will be only slightly cooler at 90 degrees.

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  14. Student demonstrators reflect on RNC, gear up for DNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | News Times

    Yenimar Corres from New Haven, Eric Cruz Lopez from Bridgeport and Laura Veira from Norwalk are three Connecticut students and members of CT for a Dream that protested at the RNC convention in Cleveland, Ohio on Monday.

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  15. Architect Deborah BerkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | News Times

    Deborah Berke Partners designed living spaces at 432 Park Avenue in New York. Still under construction, the skyscraper's 1,396-foot height will make it the world's tallest residential-only building.

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  16. People's United Bank headquaters, in Bridgeport, Conn. June 15, 2016.Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | News Times

    People's United Bank subsidiary People's Securities Inc. announced Thursday that it will acquire Gerstein Fisher , a $3 billion New York City-based investment management firm. Bank officials said the deal will increase People's United Wealth Management's total assets under administration to nearly $20 billion, of which approximately $8 billion is under discretionary management.

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  17. Heat wave is on the wayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | News Times

    Jeremy Orellanas, 5, and his uncle, Angel Orellanas, 4, beat the heat by playing at the splash park at Devon's Playground in Norwalk, Conn. Wednesday, July 6, 2016.

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  18. Transitions: Former Salvation Army still for lease in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | News Times

    The buildings were both put up for lease after the Salvation Army consolidated its rehabilitation centers into one program, based out of Hartford. The organization still has offices in Bridgeport, on Elm Street, and a thrift store on Huntington Turnpike.

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  19. Connecticut's establishment GOP now embrace Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | News Times

    State Republican Party Chairman J.R. Romano, left, on McLevy Green in downtown Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday, October 22, 2015.

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  20. Blear Toci, owner of Bravo NY Pizza on Federal Road in New Milford,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | News Times

    June 2016 - Owner Manny Olivares poses at Rancho Pantanal, a new Brazilian restaurant which opens Friday on Boston Post Road in Bridgeport, Conn., on Wednesday June 29, 2016. June 2016 - Owner Manny Olivares poses at Rancho Pantanal, a new Brazilian restaurant which opens Friday on Boston Post Road in Bridgeport, Conn., on Wednesday June 29, 2016.

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