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Entries from November 20th, 2017

No Bull In Bull Durham–Meet State’s New Top Federal Prosecutor

November 1st, 2017 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

John “Bull” Durham has a nose for BS like few others. A career prosecutor, the Republican was nominated Wednesday by Donald Trump to serve as U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, replacing outgoing Deirdre Daly. His confirmation should be a no-brainer. He’s not warm and fuzzy but he excels as a professional.

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African American, Latino Studies Mandated To Graduate

November 1st, 2017 · 23 Comments · Education, News and Events

In city schools about half of the 21,000 students are Latino and 35 percent African American. As a result the Board of Education will require a half-year course in African American Studies, Caribbean/Latin American Studies or Perspective on Race to graduate high school starting with the Class of 2022.

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Power Company Announces City Job Training Program

November 1st, 2017 · No Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Converting from coal to a natural gas-fired power plant at its Bridgeport Harbor Station in the South End, PSEG Power announced on Wednesday a new workforce development program that prepares city residents “for well-paying careers in the construction industry.” Mayor Joe Ganim, community leaders and the local building trades joined PSEG at Harbor Station to […]

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