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  1. Pharmacist Kimberly Houser, left administers a flu shot to Richard...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | New Canaan News-Review

    Flu facts Here are the last Connecticut flu statistics, from the state Department of Public Health: Number of deaths: 11 Number of those testing positive for the flu: 1,298 Number of those hospitalized for the flu: 507 At least 11 people have died from the flu in Connecticut this season -- all of them older than 65. And while experts said the death toll isn't unusual for this point in the season, they agreed that the dire statistic is a good reminder to seniors to protect themselves. "We know the elderly in general are more likely to die from the flu," said Lynn Sosa , deputy state epidemiologist with the Connecticut Department of Public Health .

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  2. A look at Fairfield County's media landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | New Canaan News-Review

    Last week's move by the Greenwich Post to shutter the publication of its weekly edition, citing a lack of print advertising revenue, is the latest in a string of changes in news delivery around lower Fairfield County that has resulted in a rapidly shifting landscape for media. The paper's ride into the sunset came on the same day that its publisher, Hersam Acorn, announced a similar fate for its weekly papers in Fairfield and in the Naugatuck Valley, and almost exactly a year after the Hearst-owned weekly Greenwich Citizen was absorbed by the Greenwich Time.

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  3. Errors spike at Conn. hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | New Canaan News-Review

    St. Vincent's Hospital Total adverse events: 33 Rate per 100,000 patient days: 27.5 Photo: Brian A. Pounds Yale-New Haven Hospital Total adverse events: 94 Rate per 100,000 patient days: 22.9 Photo: Brian A. Pounds Error report at a glance Here's how some area hospitals fared in the state's adverse events report. The report tallied the number of adverse events -- incidents where a patient dies or is injured as the result of a medical intervention, rather than the underlying medical condition -- at each hospital during 2013, along with the rate of adverse events per 100,000 patient days.

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  4. The Weekend in PhotosRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 1 | New Canaan News-Review

    Men's basketball action between Siena College and Fairfield University at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.

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  5. New Canaan's 911 gets 'smarter' with enhanced emergency systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    New Canaan has become one of the first towns in Connecticut to adopt Smart911, an online database of resident profiles meant to enhance public safety services. When responding to an emergency, every second counts.

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  6. The Weekend in PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    The 2014 Fairfield Christmas Tree Festival, which ran December 4-7 at the Burr Homestead, benefitted the Center for Family Justice in Bridgeport. The theme on Saturday, December 6 was Christmas Around the World.

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    Nov 25, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    Bridgeport Director of Public Facilities Jorge Garcia instructs plow truck drivers in preparation for Wednesday's expected snowfall at the Public Facilities garage at 581 N. Washington Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

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  8. expected to snarl Thanksgiving travelRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    Add one more item to the long pre-holiday to-do list: check that the snowblower is in working condition. Wednesday is the traditionally the busiest travel day of the year, but thanks to a classic nor'easter bearing down on the region it's also going to be one of the worst.

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  9. Metro-North president details improvement planRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    Commuters pour onto the platform at the Metro North train station in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Metro-North workers repair the railroad swing bridge over the Norwalk River in Norwalk, Conn.

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  10. Himes earns another termRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    Congressman Jim Himes speaks to supporters at the Holiday Inn in Bridgeport, Conn. Nov. 4, 2014.

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  11. earns another termRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    U.S. Rep. Jim Himes won re-election Tuesday night, with early returns pointing to a victory over Republican challenger Dan Debicella by a margin of 54 percent to 46 percent. Himes, a Democrat who will enter his fourth term in the House of Representatives, took the stage at the Holiday Inn in Bridgeport shortly before 11 p.m. to the strains of Coldplay, thanking supporters and pledging to make Washington meet the needs of Connecticut residents.

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  12. nasty campaign, voters make their choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    A glorious autumn day greeted voters statewide Tuesday, a counterpoint to the nasty campaign for the governor's chair between incumbent Democrat Dannel Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley. Voter turnout was seen as moderate-to-heavy, at least by midterm election standards.

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  13. Visconti drops out of race for Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    Joe Visconti, a conservative guns rights advocate poised to be a spoiler in the race for governor, on Sunday suddenly threw his support to Republican challenger Tom Foley. The endorsement came only two days before polls open in the battle between Foley and Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, and could throw the race into disarray.

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  14. rallies crowd for Malloy in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    Allies to the end on issues such as gun control reform and the minimum wage, President Barack Obama helped Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy make his last stand Sunday in Connecticut's most populous city. Given the rock star treatment by 1,900 people during a rally at Central High School in Bridgeport, where he entered to raucous applause and the U2 song "City of Blinding Lights," Obama said the first term incumbent has been a loyal soldier of his administration who can be counted on to stand up for the middle class and relishes being an underdog.

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  15. Foley, Malloy face off in final Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    The final gubernatorial debate focused on personal responsibility and taxes this morning, when Republican Tom Foley defended his personal tax returns, which showed that he paid little in income taxes in recent years. Foley said he also wants to exempt teacher pensions from state taxes, a proposal that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made earlier this year.

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  16. Obama could bring Malloy a Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    Everyone involved in the planning for Sunday's rally with President Barack Obama knows what's at stake: a second term for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. If Obama can energize the base in this heavily Democratic city, Bridgeport could deliver the margin of victory for Malloy, as it did four years ago.

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  17. Obama could bring Malloy a boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    President Obama greets people in the crowd after speaking at the Arena at Harbor Yard in downtown Bridgeport, Conn. on Saturday October 30, 2010.

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  18. Author recounts story of haunted Bridgeport houseRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    Author William J. Hall speaks to a capacity crowd at the Bridgeport Public Library about his new book "The World's most Haunted House" in Bridgeport, Conn., on Saturday Oct. 4, 2014. In this unprecedented work, the story of the 1974 Bridgeport, Connecticut poltergeist at a home on Lindley Street is at last revealed.

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  19. How hospitals are preparing for an Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    Fears about the deadly disease Ebola went into overdrive Wednesday, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that a nurse infected with the illness traveled by air the day before she reported symptoms. Growing concerns about the potential spread of Ebola in the U.S. led President Barack Obama to cancel a planned trip to Bridgeport, where he was to campaign for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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  20. Obama cancels Bridgeport visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    Mayor Bill Finch speaks at a press conference after it was announced that President Obama's visit to Bridgeport Wednesday had been cancelled, in Bridgeport, Conn. Oct. 15, 2014. 8 comments

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