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It's Official: Bridgeport Mayor Ganim To Explore Run For Governor

It's Official: Bridgeport Mayor Ganim To Explore Run For Governor

BRIDGEPORT, Conn.  —  Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim hinted about running for governor earlier this month. He will make it official on Friday, according to WFSB-TV. 

During a taping Thursday for the weekend show "Face the State," Ganim said he will start the process of exploring a gubernator...

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Sen. Blumenthal Introducing Passenger Bill Of Rights After United Incident

Sen. Blumenthal Introducing Passenger Bill Of Rights After United Incident

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — In response to the shocking incident on United Airlines in which a passenger was dragged off an overbooked plane, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal will announce n...

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Sacred Heart U. Professor: Think Critically About Media In Era Of Fake News

Sacred Heart U. Professor: Think Critically About Media In Era Of Fake News

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- In an era of exploding communications and digital media, it’s not enough for people to see, read or hear a message. Sacred Heart University’s Bill Yousman instructs st...

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Danbury Rep's Plan For Self-Serve Beer, Wine One Step Closer To Reality

Danbury Rep's Plan For Self-Serve Beer, Wine One Step Closer To Reality

DANBURY, Conn. -- A law that would bring automated wine and beer dispensers to bars in Connecticut was okayed by the House of Representatives on Wednesday, according to multiple reports. ...

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Gov. Malloy Will Not Seek Third Term

Gov. Malloy Will Not Seek Third Term

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election for a third term next year. He teared up a bit as he made his announcement in Hartfor...

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Bridgeport's David Walker, Former U.S. Comptroller, Enters Governor's Race

Bridgeport's David Walker, Former U.S. Comptroller, Enters Governor's Race

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Former U.S. Comptroller General and Bridgeport resident David Walker has filed paperwork to seek the Republican nomination for governor, according to CT News Junkie. W...

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Danbury To Consider Zoning Change To Allow Off-Track Betting In Restaurants

Danbury To Consider Zoning Change To Allow Off-Track Betting In Restaurants

DANBURY, Conn. — Could downtown Danbury become home to an off-track-betting parlor? The Zoning Commission is considering a zoning change that could pave the way for one to open in a downt...

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Trumbull's Herbst, Gubernatorial Hopeful, Diagnosed With Thyroid Cancer

Trumbull's Herbst, Gubernatorial Hopeful, Diagnosed With Thyroid Cancer

TRUMBULL, Conn. -- Trumbull First Selectman Timothy Herbst has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, but expects to make a recovery, according to the Hartford Courant. Herbst, who is also p...

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Will Former Fox Host Gretchen Carlson Of Greenwich Run For The Senate?

Will Former Fox Host Gretchen Carlson Of Greenwich Run For The Senate?

GREENWICH, Conn. – As the Connecticut Republican Party looks for a challenger in the 2018 race to take on Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, a Greenwich household name has been ...

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Murphy Blasts Lack Of Strategy In Syria After U.S. Airstrike

Murphy Blasts Lack Of Strategy In Syria After U.S. Airstrike

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D- Conn.) lambasted President Donald Trump's decision to execute missile strikes on Syrian targets overnight, calling the action "ill-thought out," and warned t...

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Bridgeport Mayor Ganim Considers State Run, Despite Felony Convictions

Bridgeport Mayor Ganim Considers State Run, Despite Felony Convictions

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Could his next title be Governor Ganim? Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, who spent seven years in prison on federal corruption charges for spearheading a “pay-to-play” atmo...

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Connecticut Compiles Toolkit For Families Worried About Immigration Action

Connecticut Compiles Toolkit For Families Worried About Immigration Action

FAIRFIELD County, Conn. -- Connecticut parents worried about being detained or deported can download a state guide on how to arrange for childcare for their kids in those instances. Gov. ...

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