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  1. SHU baseball wins NEC title, earns NCAA bidRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | News Times

    Sacred Heart rallied for two runs in the top of the ninth to beat top-seeded and two-time defending champion Bryant for Northeast Conference baseball championship Sunday at Dodd Stadium in Norwich. The Pioneers earned the league's automatic NCAA bid and will learn their regional destination Monday at noon when the tournament field in revealed on ESPNU.

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  2. Brian Koonz: Bagley knows what it takes to play in NBA -- and says Boatright has itRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Times

    Former NBA point guard John Bagley, who grew up in Bridgeport and still calls the city his home, believes there is a place for Ryan Boatright in the NBA. Boatright, the ex-UConn point guard, is missing from most NBA mock drafts, but Bagley said he has the tools and tenacity to help a team.

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  3. Hearst Connecticut Media wins major SPJ awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Times

    Anmol Tabassum moved to Bridgeport from Pakistan in 2010. She will soon graduate from Bassick High School at the top of her class and is going to Fairfield University next fall.

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  4. Count shows decrease in the homeless populationRead the original story

    Friday | News Times

    Eneida Martinez, describes how three homeless people live at an abandoned church on Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday Feb. 17, 2015.

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  5. Barnum Museum readies for summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Times

    The Centaur of Tymfi was unveiled and on display for the public at the Barnum Museum in Bridgeport, Conn. on April 1, 2014.

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  6. Dance show features silver medalists Christian Lange, Jennifer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Times

    Former International 10-dance ballroom champion of Germany, Christian Lange, and his new American partner, Jennifer Kirksmith, will present their elegant show in the Holy Trinity Greek Church Community Center in Bridgeport on Saturday evening, May 23. Former International 10-dance ballroom champion of Germany, Christian Lange , and his new American partner, Jennifer Kirksmith, will present their show in the Holy Trinity Greek Church Community Center in Bridgeport on Saturday, May 23, when CT's Premier Ballroom Co. presents its monthly event.

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  7. Faculty members unsatisfied with regents' courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Times

    Some 446 faculty out of 486 across ten campuses voted to sign letters expressing no confidence in Gregory Gray, president of the Board of Regents for Higher Education. HARTFORD -- Even as an 11th vote of no confidence was taken against their system president, Board of Regents members said Thursday they don't understand why college faculty across the state are so unhappy.

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

    Wednesday May 20 | News Times

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday urged state motorists to quickly determine if their vehicle is among the 34 million autos being recalled for a faulty air bag system blamed for five deaths nationally. "It is still early in the process, and people can and should still drive their cars.

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  9. Dance show features silver medalists Christian Lange, Jennifer KirksmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Times

    Former International 10-dance ballroom champion of Germany, Christian Lange, and his new American partner, Jennifer Kirksmith, will present their elegant show in the Holy Trinity Greek Church Community Center in Bridgeport on Saturday evening, May 23. Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed Photo Former International 10-dance ballroom champion of Germany, Christian Lange , and his new American partner, Jennifer Kirksmith, will present their show in the Holy Trinity Greek Church Community Center in Bridgeport on Saturday, May 23, when CT's Premier Ballroom Co. presents its monthly event.

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  10. Census update: Southwestern Connecticut cities boomingRead the original story

    Thursday | News Times

    Robert Gayden makes a move as he plays chess against Sonny Walter on McLevy Green in downtown Bridgeport, Conn. Bridgeport has posted population gains according to the latest census report.

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  11. Flexibility called key to Subway's growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | News Times

    Corporate Executive Chef Chris Martone builds a footlong turkey sub on the company's new jalapeno cheese bread in the test kitchen at Subway headquarters in Milford. A footlong turkey sub with Subway's new creamy sriracha sauce and jalapeno cheese bread in the test kitchen at Subway headquarters in Milford, Conn.

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  12. Dad accused of killing infant son with baby bottle boozeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | News Times

    Marangeli Rivera talks about the death of her five month old grandson Jacob Isaiah Chiclana at her home on City View Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday May 19, 2015.

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  13. Man found dead in Conn. riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | News Times

    A body was pulled from the Pequonnock River late Sunday afternoon in front of dozens of people -- including mothers and children -- at a waterfront park along Knowlton Street. "Oh my God, it's scary," said Brittany Cruz , who was enjoying the nice weather, waterfront boardwalk and playground that makes up the small park.

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  14. Brian Dolzani launches tour with Acoustic Cafe gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | News Times

    Like everyone else, the 20-year-old Brian Dolzani thought he would be over the hill when he turned 30. Dolzani has come to see the value of experience and continuing to find new ways of looking at life in his music. The Fairfield native has a new, recorded-in-Nashville CD just out -- "If I Don't Speak a Word" -- and is starting a national tour on Thursday, March 28, at the Acoustic Cafe in Bridgeport.

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  15. Luxury movie theaters coming to Steel PointRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | News Times

    Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch announces the planned construction of Cinepolis, a twelve screen luxury movie theater complex, on Steel Point in Bridgeport, Conn. on Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

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  16. Officer's arrest sparks actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | News Times

    The town's Board of Police Commissioners on Wednesday described the drug trafficking accusations against a Newtown police sergeant and a civilian dispatcher as "totally unacceptable" and "highly disturbing." "The citizenry of Newtown can rest assured that we, as elected representatives of the people, will conduct a comprehensive examination of Police Department procedures that may have enabled this conduct to go undetected," the statement said.

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  17. Downtown building rehab continuesRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | News Times

    Bridgeport Mayor Finch announced a city plan to develop a block of buildings and make them into apartments and businesses, during a press conference in downtown north in Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday Jan. 8, 2015.

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  18. Teachers rally against standardized testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | News Times

    Chanting "Let us teach," about 500 educators from around the state went from their classrooms to a rally at the state Capitol in Hartford late Tuesday afternoon, urging lawmakers to reduce the number of required standardized tests given to public school students. "It's too much," said Joe Jacobs , a teacher at Roosevelt School in Bridgeport, who ran out of fingers counting up how many tests he said his students take each year to satisfy local, state and federal requirements.

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  19. Benefitting from high energy costsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | News Times

    L.J. Blaiotta, owner of MDL Realty, LLC, is installing 2500 solar panels on the roof of his industrial building at 380 Horace Street in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.

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  20. 'Queen of Mean' Lampanelli to do HMA benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | News Times

    "The Queen of Mean" Lisa Lampanelli, a Trumbull native, comes to Bridgeport for a comedy benefit gala for the Housatonic Museum of Art on Saturday, May 16. Photo: Contributed Photo Housatonic Community College Events Center, 900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport. Benefit show Saturday, May 16, 8 p.m. $65; $150 tickets also include a 6 p.m. art show reception with Lampanelli.

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