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  1. Bridgeport students gain work experience at Trumbull mallRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | News Times

    Sales floor leader Kyera Leos teaches Central High School sophomore Jasmine Lopez how staff demos their products at Lush cosmetics store Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, during National Job Shadow Day in conjunction with Junior Achievement at the Westfield Shopping Mall in Trumbull, Conn. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Bassick students, from left, Malcolm Lauder, a sophomore, DaeJaan Danielson, a junior, and Raekwon Peeler, a senior, find out what a day in the life is like for business owner Sandra Gonzalez at Ur Stop clothing store Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, during National Job Shadow Day in conjunction with Junior Achievement at the Westfield Shopping Mall in Trumbull, Conn.

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  2. Brian Koonz: The end is near for UConn's Tate GeorgeRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | News Times

    Connecticut head basketball coach Jim Calhoun, center, shares a smile with former players Tate George, left, and Caron Butler During the Jim Calhoun Celebrity Classic basketball game at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., on Saturday Aug. 8, 2008. George has been indicted on federal fraud charges for his role in a $2 million investment scheme.

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  3. UI is going to be soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Times

    Spain's leading electricity and natural gas company, Iberdrola, will buy the northeastern U.S. utility UIL Holdings Corp. in a deal valued at about $3 billion, the companies said Thursday. The combined company will serve 3.1 million electric and natural gas customers in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts and New York.

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  4. Natural-gas plant on hold in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Times

    A proposal to build a natural-gas-fired power plant on Bridgeport Harbor is on hold after the plan did not clear an auction run by the regional grid operator. PSEG Power Connecticut, which operates the coal-fired power plant with its signature red-and-white smokestack, had planned to build a 450-megawatt combined-cycle plant on the same property.

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  5. Top elections official: Dump voter registrarsRead the original story

    Yesterday | News Times

    The state's chief elections official attacked the local political patronage system on Wednesday and proposed the elimination of elected voter registrars in Connecticut towns and cities. Instead, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said, trained civil service appointees should replace the elected Republican and Democratic registrars that in recent years have caused embarrassing moments of incompetence and conflict.

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  6. Malls ramp up security in response to videoRead the original story

    Yesterday | News Times

    Two Milford police vehicles stop at an entrance to the Westfield Connecticut Post Mall in Milford, Conn. on Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015.

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  7. In response to video, malls ramp up securityRead the original story

    Yesterday | News Times

    Two Milford police vehicles stop at an entrance to the Westfield Connecticut Post Mall in Milford, Conn. on Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015.

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  8. More demolition coming for AnsoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Times

    The city of Ansonia has an agreement in place to demolish another large chunk of the sprawling Ansonia Copper and Brass site. In December, a 7-acre piece of the abandoned factory along the Naugatuck River was razed to make room for future development.

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  9. Stamford-Norwalk rapid-transit bus consideredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | News Times

    As part of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy 's plan to improve transportation in Connecticut, the state is tinkering anew with plans for a rapid-transit bus line linking Stamford and Norwalk along Route 1, though is not providing information on whether the plan envisions special lanes. Separately, the Western Connecticut Council of State Governments is undertaking a $750,000 assessment of Stamford's bus system under CT Transit, with the city in recent years building an Urban Transitway bus system linking the Stamford Transportation Center to various points downtown and in the South End.

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  10. Temporary immigration order spurs confusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | News Times

    "We are getting a lot of calls from clients with all different types of deferred action asking if this affects them," said Alicia Kinsman , managing attorney for immigration legal services at the International Institute of Connecticut . As part of an executive order announced last year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services was to begin accepting requests for an expanded deferred action program on Wednesday.

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  11. On the market: A Tudor estate with regal appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | News Times

    The dining room has a bay window with stained and leaded glass casement windows, a fireplace, paneling, and built-in corner cabinets with leaded glass doors. An elegant yet understated estate in lower Weston has one "foot" in the past and the other firmly planted in the present with a wealth of amenities that will serve it far into the future.

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  12. Ericson: Norwalk's Roy Kane Jr. focused on the present, not the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | News Times

    Norwalk's Roy Kane Jr. during their basketball game against Bassick Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Norwalk's Roy Kane Jr. during their basketball game against Bassick Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn.

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  13. Ericson: Norwalk's Roy Kane Jr. focused on the present, not the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | News Times

    Norwalk's Roy Kane Jr. during their basketball game against Bassick Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn. Norwalk's Roy Kane Jr. during their basketball game against Bassick Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn.

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  14. Racist letter sent to Conn. cops spurs probeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | News Times

    Detective Harold Dimbo, left, vice president of the Bridgeport Guardians, and Hubert Smith, vice president of the National Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers, Inc., address the topic of racist letters being circulated around the Bridgeport Police Department, at the law offices of Willinger, Willinger & Bucci in Bridgeport, Conn. on Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

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  15. Cars, trains, planes, bikes in Malloy's transportation planRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | News Times

    Traffic is bumper-to-bumper on I-95 southbound in Bridgeport, Conn. A massive long-term investment in Connecticut's transportation infrastructure is the centerpiece of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget, A train arrives at the Bridgeport Metro-North station in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.

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

    Wednesday Feb 18 | News Times

    The governor wants to hold the line on the state's funding of public education, a move that comes as a relief to some districts and may spell disaster for others. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy 's proposed budget for the next two years would add no new money for the state's $2 billion Education Cost Sharing Grant, but it would reduce special funding for some struggling urban districts and cut $8.4 million from higher education.

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  17. Temporary immigration order spurs confusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | News Times

    A temporary ruling that halts President Barack Obama 's executive order granting relief for up to four million undocumented immigrants -- thousands of them in Connecticut -- has led to confusion and disappointment locally. "We are getting a lot of calls from clients with all different types of deferred action asking if this affects them," said Alicia Kinsman , managing attorney for immigration legal services at the International Institute of Connecticut .

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  18. Malloy's budget: Cheaper booze, lower sales taxRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | News Times

    Client Francisco Amaro, of Bridgeport, shreds documents in The Workshop, an on site work facility at the Kennedy Center at 39 Lindeman Drive in Trumbull, Conn. on Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

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  19. Bridgeport company wins energy efficiency awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | News Times

    PEP Lacey, the Bridgeport medical device engineering and manufacturing company, was recognized with an energy efficiency leadership award for completing a comprehensive energy efficiency project at its facility. Utilizing programs available through the Energize Connecticut initiative administered by The United Illuminating Co., PEP Lacey implemented a variety of efficiency measures including equipment and lighting upgrades.

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  20. Connecticut's Oscar winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | News Times

    Quite a few Academy Award-winners have come out of Connecticut-or live here now. Click through to find out which Connecticut movie makers have brought home an Oscar.

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