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Getting stuck in an elevator with the Police Chief

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BRIDGEPORT — If you ever get stuck in an elevator, hope you end up with really fun people. That’s what happened to me last night. I was at the University of Bridgeport’s Arnold Bernhardt Arts and Humanities Center attending the Bridgeport Housing Authority’s annual meeting. When the event was over, nine of us — including […] [Read More]
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Could this be Bridgeport’s chance for a Starbucks?

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BRIDGEPORT — Earlier this year, I wrote a column about how Bridgeport should no longer be ignored by Starbucks, which has opened coffee houses in every city around us and every other big city in the state. But not here. At the time, a Starbucks representative sent me this statement: “Connecticut has been important to […] [Read More]
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First chat in a looong time

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Hey there everyone! I hadn’t had a chat in a few weeks and last week there were some technical difficulties with the site that hosts it. But hopefully this week we’ll finally be able to catch up. A lot has happened in the last month. Come back here at 10 a.m. to join the chat. […] [Read More]
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P.R. Parade returning to its roots for 20th anniversary

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Several weeks ago I attended the last meeting of the Puerto Rican Parade organization’s calendar year. (Their organization’s calendar begins on Nov. 1, which is when the last year’s planning is already wrapped and next year’s planning has begun.) Elections were held at the meeting for new leadership and Millie Maldonado, founder of the city’s […] [Read More]
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Results of Puerto Rico referendums on statehood

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The Caribbean island of Puerto Rico has held four referendums in the last 45 years on its status. The last one was held Tuesday and was the only time a majority statehood has received a push. As you can see below, its hard to compare the results to past referendums because of the phrasing of […] [Read More]
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No chat today!

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Hey everyone, There won’t be a chat this week. But if you’ve got something you want to talk about come back next week at 10 a.m.! See you then! [Read More]
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Live October chat with Keila

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My live chat starts at 10 a.m. Stay tuned! Live chat with Keila [Read More]
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Dr. MLK’s niece talking abortion in Trumbull

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s niece is coming to Trumbull and talking about a super-sensitive and very timely topic: abortion. Alveda King, who I understand has been pretty controversial in the past, became pro-life after having an abortion. Should be interesting to hear what she has to say…. [Read More]
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Weekly Chat

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As usual, the chat starts at 10 a.m.! Weekly Chat [Read More]
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Chat, Chat, Chat

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My live chat starts at 10 a.m. today! Let’s Chat [Read More]
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