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  1. Planned Parenthood cut could threaten 64K in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News Times

    The GOP's age-old spat with Planned Parenthood heated up this week when Republicans pledged to defund the group, even if it means a government shutdown. It's a threat that hits home for 64,000 patients in Connecticut who depend on the health care provider.

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  2. Trinity's Polonia named Hearst Connecticut Media Male Athlete...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | News Times

    Stamford's Randy Polonia warms up in the on deck circle during game one of their Senior American Legion State Championship game against RCP at Palmer Field in Middletown, Conn., on Friday, July 31, 2015. RCP won, 6-5.

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  3. Trinity's Polonia named Hearst Connecticut Media Male Athlete of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | News Times

    Stamford's Randy Polonia warms up in the on deck circle during game one of their Senior American Legion State Championship game against RCP at Palmer Field in Middletown, Conn., on Friday, July 31, 2015. RCP won, 6-5.

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  4. Vertex builds on unchanging - pillars of marketing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Times

    Ronald and Barbara Occhino, both 57, have witnessed the media tsunami from the catbird seat as principals of Vertex Marketing Communications in Stamford, which handles marketing, advertising and direct mail. Their first project - 33 years ago, printed on heavy-stock yellow paper for less than $100 and called The Phone Card - predated 911 emergency calling and became a fixture taped beside the phones of countless regional homes with listings like police, fire and poison control.

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  5. State GOP makes unusual arrangementRead the original story

    Friday | News Times

    Every dollar raised by Republicans in Connecticut will be worth just 87.5 cents under a contract that gives a newly hired fundraiser 12.5 percent of all political contributions to the state party. Catherine Marx, a veteran political operative who worked on Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst's campaign for state treasurer in 2014, recently signed a four-month fundraising contract with the party's new chairman J.R. Romano.

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  6. Danbury HS admin gets Stamford HS gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | News Times

    Laskowski and and Rafael Escobar will join the school's new principal, Ray Manka, who was appointed in May to replace interim Principal Tony Pavia. "I am very pleased that we have completed the team at Stamford High School, especially with candidates who have direct links to Stamford," Superintendent Winifred Hamilton said in a statement.

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  7. Metro-North, passengers dealing with the heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | News Times

    Paul Holland a conductor with the Metro North train as the train departs from Danbury to Norwalk. Photo: File Photo/ Wendy Carlson / File Photo A conductor inspects the platform before a Metro-North train leaves the Stamford Train Station, Conn.

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  8. Stamford developer's hotel expansion moves ahead in DanburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | News Times

    The development of a new boutique hotel for Danbury's west side is moving forward with the recent sale of property to the developer, RMS Cos., of Stamford. Plans for the Hotel Zero Degrees, a brand that's already been successful in Stamford and Norwalk, were recently approved by city land-use boards, including the Environmental Impact Commission, according to city land-use officials.

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  9. Danbury office market remains soft despite new leases in Lee FarmRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | News Times

    Two new leases announced recently at the Lee Farm Corporate Park recently serve as a small spark of activity in an otherwise depressed office market in the Danbury area. Agents with Lee Farm announced recently that they've leased nearly 19,000 square feet in the building to new tenants including Regus, a national provider of flexible work spaces, which took almost 15,000 square feet and DiSalvo Engineering Group, a company that is looking to downsize from its current location in Ridgefield.

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  10. Patriot Bank Q2 profit jumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | News Times

    Patriot National Bancorp , parent company of Patriot National Bank said its second-quarter profit rose more than 30 percent and the company is looking at "strategic activities," which could be a hint about a possible acquisition on the horizon. The Stamford-based bank on Tuesday reported net income of $689,000, or 17 cents per diluted share, compared with $525,000, or 13 cents a share, a year ago.

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  11. Put aside labels; work for solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | News Times

    I wholeheartedly support the idea in Cynthia M. Allen's article, "Making a moral argument for conservatism" , of an environment in America that makes governmental support for the poor unnecessary. Unfortunately, it does not exist at this time.

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  12. Rubio courts Connecticut campaign chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | News Times

    Florida U.S. Senator and Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio gives the keynote address at the Prescott Bush Dinner at the Crowne Plaza in Stamford, Conn., on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Watching in the background, right, is then-state GOP boss, Jerry Labriola Jr. Photo: Jason Rearick / Jason Rearick Florida U.S. Senator and Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio approaches the podium to give his keynote address at the Prescott Bush Dinner at the Crowne Plaza in Stamford, Conn., on Thursday, June 4, 2015.

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  13. New service offers barbers on demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | News Times

    Following the success of companies like Uber, a local entrepreneur has founded a company in Stamford that aims to simplify the necessary if sometimes inconvenient act of getting a haircut. Doorbell Barbers, founded by Stratford resident Christian Iannucci, wants to redefine the haircut.

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  14. Del Frisco's on track for August opening in StamfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | News Times

    The exterior of what will be the new Del Frisco's restaurant in Stamford. Photo: Jason Rearick / Hearst Connecticut Media Executive Chef Enrique Reyes stands in front of the bar area at the construction site of the new Del Frisco's restaurant in downtown Stamford on Thursday.

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  15. exit-arrow-Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | News Times

    Once a major engine in the state, the city is now a punchline, the catch basin of Connecticut's problems, symbolic of everything holding back the post-Great Recession recovery. But with new laws siphoning a portion of the state's 6.35-percent sales tax to the largest cities, you residents of Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, Fairfield, Ridgefield, New Canaan and other points suburban should take an active interest in your new business partner.

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  16. Buffett rule: Scott Frantz, the thrill-seeking senatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | News Times

    Republican state Sen. L. Scott Frantz, representing the 36th District, at Cos Cob Park in the Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Republican state Sen. L. Scott Frantz, representing the 36th District, at Cos Cob Park in the Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, July 15, 2015.

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  17. Newtown teen ready for million dollar challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | News Times

    So you're an ambitious kid who wants to get chosen for one of the most popular big-money television quiz shows in the country, but there are thousands of applicants. "The short answer is everything," said Alec Hersh , 17, a recent Newtown High School grad who has been chosen as one of 10 college-bound teenagers to appear on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire."

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  18. Moving van with cardboard box and chairs by houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | News Times

    In an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data from July 2013 to July 2014, Bloomberg News has concluded that, on a national level, Connecticut is one of the states losing the most people. Connecticut metros trail behind New York City in a ranking of major U.S. cities losing the most residents.

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  19. Property Rounds: Norwalk sale could impact Fairfield County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | News Times

    The Merritt 7 Corporate Park complex peeks over the roof of a small office building at 2 Oakwood Avenue in Norwalk, Conn., one of several properties being sold adjacent to Merritt 7 as potential sites for redevelopment. The former headquarters of Southern Air is among a swath of commercial properties up for sale in July 2015 on Glover Avenue Norwalk, Conn., sandwiched between residential complexes to the rear and the Merritt 7 Corporate Park opposite a Metro North commuter rail station to the front.

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  20. Energy advisor relocating within StamfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | News Times

    Forstone Capital has been investing in renovations at 9 West Broad Street in Stamford, into which Tradition Energy plans to move its Stamford headquarters. A big energy consultancy is relocating within downtown Stamford into the onetime headquarters of Nine West, with the building's new owner having overhauled it in the past year.

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