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Entries Tagged as 'Hearst Corporation'

State Launches Ayala Probe

December 20th, 2012 · 15 Comments · News and Events

From Brian Lockart, CT Post: State elections watchdogs are investigating whether legislator-elect Christina Ayala committed voter fraud and if her mother, Democratic Registrar Santa “Sandi” Ayala, enabled her to get away with it.

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Vibes Will Return Footing Police Costs

December 18th, 2012 · 11 Comments · News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Concert promoter Ken Hays returns to Seaside Park this July, but he’s going to pay. The City Council approved a new contract Monday allowing Hays to stage his Gathering of the Vibes music festival for another five years. But in return his rent is increasing and the Vibes–not taxpayers–will shoulder […]

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Vibes Truckin’ Lots Of Police OT–Taxpayers Feeling Touch Of Grey

December 17th, 2012 · 3 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart chronicles the police overtime bonanza from Gathering of the Vibes, the annual hippie-fest salute to the Grateful Dead staged at Seaside Park. Despite claims from the mayor’s office, the annual Gathering of the Vibes music festival has been an overtime payday for the city police at taxpayers’ expense.

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Horrible In Newtown

December 14th, 2012 · 12 Comments · News and Events

From Hearst Newspapers: State police said 26 people including 20 children were massacred in a bloodbath at Sandy Hook Elementary School Friday morning by a lone gunman. The gunman is also dead, state police have confirmed. A second crime scene has been established at a Newtown home, where a body was found after the shooting.

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Surfin’ Safari! Veteran Post Reporter Sues Employer, Claims Age Discrimination

December 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Media, News and Events

Veteran Connecticut Post reporter Anne Amato, still on the payroll, is suing the Hearst Corporation, the paper’s owner, for picking on old scribes. Is this grounds for a discrimination lawsuit? Seems like a bunch of grizzled scribes, in a sea of younger journalists, are still around and still producing for the Post. Amato claims, however, […]

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CT Post Sweetens City News Coverage

December 5th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

With new management comes editorial changes and the early trend shows more Bridgeport news coverage from the Connecticut Post. Will it last?

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UBelong Together, Post Chronicles Finch’s Frost Toward University

November 25th, 2012 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: The University of Bridgeport banners lining Park Avenue at the seaside campus read: “A World of Opportunities.” For Democratic Mayor Bill Finch, UB’s 56 acres, 4,877 students and 900 employees might as well be a world away, not in the city’s South End.

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Bobby Valentine Leads HCC Gala

November 8th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events

Bobby Valentine is one of the good guys, even if he was a Red Sox manager. Valentine does incredible community work without waving pom-poms. He’ll be the featured speaker at Housatonic Community College’s gala. Check it out, from HCC: Making your way up from the high school baseball team, through the major leagues and to […]

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