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  1. Uganda native's rise from poverty inspires Danbury studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Times

    Tony Ssonko, a police officer with the East Haven Police Department, spoke at Westside Middle School Academy on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Danbury, Conn. Ssonko left Uganda as a boy and came to the United States, living in Stamford and Ridgefield with friends, graduated from UConn and served in the U.S. Marines before becoming a police officer.

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  2. Underdog film that won the best picture OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Times

    Stamford's Avon Theatre is sponsoring a 50th anniversary screening of "Marty" on April 15. The low-budget independent film was a sleeper hit and scored an upset at the Oscars by winning the best picture prize over much more expensive nominees. Hamden native Ernest Borgnine won the best actor Oscar for his work in the title role.

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  3. Stamford dancer returns to championship-winning routineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Times

    Steven Dougherty, center, coaches Barbara Tormondsen, left, and Shane Jensen, right, at Metropolitan Dance Center in Stamford, Conn., on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Photo: Lindsay Perry Steven Dougherty poses for a photo at Metropolitan Dance Center in Stamford, Conn., on Thursday, March 26, 2015.

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  4. Stamford pair win Raveis vacation raffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Times

    A chance open-house visit by Gary Channer, left, resulted in him winning a vacation raffle to the Caribbean sponsored by William Raveis Real Estate, with listing agent Geri Guzinski of the company's office in Stamford, Conn., also a winner. While on her annual vacation last month at Saint Martin in the Caribbean, Geri Guzinski received a text that next year's trip would be on her employer, William Raveis Real Estate.

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  5. Stamford lawmakers square off on tolls and trainsRead the original story

    Tuesday | News Times

    State Senator Carlo Leone and the Stamford General Assembly delegation sit on a panel during the Stamford Chamber of Commerce's annual legislative breakfast at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Stamford, Conn., March 31, 2015. State Senator Carlo Leone and State Reps.

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  6. FCIAC baseball, softball coaches, players gather to share, scoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | News Times

    On a sunny Sunday afternoon, baseball and softball coaches and captains from around the FCIAC met at Bobby Valentine 's Sports Academy in Stamford to enjoy some good food and good company, setting aside their rivalries and competitive natures, if just for a couple of hours. Representatives from the conference enjoyed a buffet, a little fraternization and some college basketball at the Ruden Report's first FCIAC Baseball and Softball Media Day as the spring sports season approaches for Connecticut high schools.

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  7. Harsh winter leaves many baseball, softball fields unplayableRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | News Times

    Snow is visible near home plate as a tarp covers a portion of the infield of the baseball field at Greenwich High School, Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, March 25, 2015. A muddy home plate area at the Greenwich High School softball field at the school in Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

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  8. MTA app on tap at Stamford Innovation CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | News Times

    On Thursday, April 2, the Stamford Innovation Center will host an evening workshop showing people how they can develop a mobile app in an hour's time --or manage those who would do it for them. The class is being taught by Mark Lassoff , who grew up in Trumbull and Westport before launching Learn to Program in Vernon, which has taught programming skills to some 400,000 people who take online classes.

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  9. Julie Jason: IRS offers helpful navigation for IRA accountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | News Times

    You may not be as excited about this as I am, but this is definitely good news for retirement investors. A few months ago, the IRS issued a new two-set publication about IRAs.

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  10. Conn. woman dies after beating; son in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | News Times

    Maryann Anderson, 76, was beaten to death by her son, Timothy Anderson, 42, in their Stamford home. The assault happened on the afternoon of Monday, March 23, 2015.

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  11. Republicans: More campaign finance limits neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | News Times

    Measures that GOP lawmakers said are needed to prevent special-interest money from influencing state elections. a A limit on expenditures for state parties to give individual candidates.

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  12. Nominations deadline extended in Top WorkplacesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | News Times

    You look around the office, store or shop and you know you see all the elements of a dynamic workplace. Field a few minutes of questions by WorkplaceDynamics and you can let the rest of the world know about it as well.

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  13. Still-life tradition celebrated at the Drawing Room GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | News Times

    "Trinity," an oil and gold leaf still life on panel, is among the works by Massachusetts-based artist Stephanie Danforth that will be on display at the Drawing Room Art Gallery in Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn., through May 30, as part of the show "Distilled: The Purity of Contemporary Still Life Painting." Photo: Contributed Photo This still life of an arrangement of rose blossoms is among several works by Philadelphia artist Stanley Bielen that are on display through May 30 at the Drawing Room Art Gallery in Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn., as part of the show "Distilled: The Purity of Contemporary Still Life Painting."

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  14. 'Jesus Christ Superstar' at Curtain CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | News Times

    Joey Sanzaro of Pleasantville, N.Y. is playing Judas and Christian Cardozo of Bridgeport has the title role in "Jesus Christ Superstar" at Stamford's Curtain Call. Photo: Contributed Photo A new production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber rock opera, "Jesus Christ Superstar," opens April 3 at Stamford's Curtain Call.

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  15. Medication errors, falls result in nursing home finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | News Times

    Seven nursing homes -- including one in Milford and another in Stamford -- have been fined by the state Department of Public Health in connection with medication errors or residents who fell or sustained broken bones. On Feb. 5, 2014 two fines totaling $2,740 were imposed on the Golden Hill Health Care Center in Milford in connection with an incident July 31 in which a resident broke a leg.

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  16. Affinion maintains Stamford workforce despite sales dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | News Times

    In 2010, Affinion Group moved its corporate headquarters to 6 High Ridge Park in Stamford, Conn., pictured, relocating some 350 employees from nearby Norwalk. Photo: Alexander Soule Despite ongoing declines in revenue and its employee base, Affinion enters 2015 with a larger reported workforce in Stamford and Trumbull than when it exited Norwalk five years ago, a period during which it paid millions of dollars to settle regulatory scrutiny of "membership" programs that charged consumers monthly fees in exchange for discount offers.

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  17. Cops: Convicted rapist went after wife with axRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | News Times

    A convicted child rapist was arrested in Stamford over the weekend for swinging an axe at his wife during a drunken fight the two were having at her home on Hope Street. Michael Miner , 58, formerly of Madison Avenue in Bridgeport, was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, possession of a dangerous weapon, criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and three counts each of third-degree assault and unlawful restraint.

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  18. Blumenthal preparing for another Connecticut Senate battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | News Times

    Connecticut's next U.S. Senate election may not be until November 2016, but recent political emails from Sen. Richard Blumenthal warn there's no time to waste. "The lessons of 2014 are clear: there's no such thing as a safe seat.

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  19. Startups descend on Stamford for contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | News Times

    Kieran Foran, left, and Spencer Curry were voted "crowd favorite" at the CTNext Entrepreneur Innovation Awards held March 19, 2015, in Stamford, Conn. Curry and Foran touted their Fresh Farm Aquaponics, which aims to help people set up backyard, high-yield agricultural stations.

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  20. Lawmakers walk back transit planRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | News Times

    After backlash from state lawmakers over a perceived overreach of eminent domain, a joint committee may walk back key provisions in the governor's proposal to create a new Transit Corridor Development Authority . State Sen. Cathy Osten , D-Sprague, who co-chairs the Planning and Development Committee of the General Assembly , announced Friday that the Office of Policy and Management had helped tailor Gov. Dannel P. Malloy 's proposal, striking the section that would have empowered the authority to seize property near transit sites.

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