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‘No Black Heroes’–Bailey’s Book Chronicles Struggles Of Black Police Officers

September 25th, 2017 · 9 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Retired Bridgeport Police Lieutenant Ron Bailey is one of a kind, for sure. He battled bad guys, establishment guys, police chiefs and racism. He investigated, infiltrated and broke up sinister gangs. Most of us duck verbal slings and arrows. Bailey ducked gunfire that was intended for him. Four years ago, after 30 years on the […]

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Ganim Receives More Than 50 Percent In Large Field, Torres Loses Council Seat

November 4th, 2015 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

In his quest to regain the mayoralty, Joe Ganim also had a goal to secure more than 50 percent of the vote so no one could claim a spoiler role. He did that.

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OIB Poll: Who Has The Mo?

October 30th, 2015 · 21 Comments · City Politics

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Swami, Fire Up Your Crystal Ball, Time For Predictions

October 30th, 2015 · 110 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

More than 61,000 electors are eligible to vote in Tuesday’s historic mayoral election, 42,107 Democrats, 3,579 Republicans, 15,415 unaffiliated and 265 other, according to the most current registration summary. The Democratic primary turnout when Joe Ganim defeated incumbent Bill Finch was about one-third, the highest raw turnout for a mayoral primary in 30 years. If […]

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Crunch Time! One Week Left To Election, Sizing Up Ganim, Foster, Torres

October 26th, 2015 · 68 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Joe Ganim carries a refrain inside his head that goes something like this, “I’ve come too far, I’ve come too far.” Ganim won the Democratic primary in historic fashion, knocking off an incumbent mayor. He danced on a table, followers exploded with joy both in praise of Ganim’s comeback and with glee that he had […]

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Ganim’s Latest Mailer Focuses On Accomplishments

October 24th, 2015 · 62 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

In his first general election mail piece, Democratic nominee Joe Ganim takes the high road reminding voters about his accomplishments as mayor in the areas of taxes, public safety, jobs and schools.

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OIB Poll: Your Choice For Mayor

October 23rd, 2015 · 26 Comments · City Politics

In the penultimate weekend before a historic mayoral election, everyone is welcome to cast a vote in this survey, albeit unscientific.

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Get Ready For Some Sunday Football And Mayoral Debate

October 20th, 2015 · 42 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, News and Events

City politics can be a contact sport, so why not a mayoral debate with sharp elbows to compete with Sunday afternoon football? The 1,400-seat Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Avenue, will host a forum this Sunday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. presented by the League of Women Voters of the Bridgeport Area.

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