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Entries Tagged as 'Tom Dudchik'

Attention Political Junkies: Capitol Report Premieres Sunday Channel 8

July 15th, 2017 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

OIB friend Tom Dudchik, owner and editor of CTCapitolReport, kicks off his political insight show Sunday 10 a.m. on Channel 8. ‘Capitol Report’ will follow ‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos’ on Sunday mornings. Dudchik and panelists will look under the hood of Connecticut politics, chalkboard the wide open 2018 governor’s race and examine the state budget crisis from a variety […]

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Celebrating 10 Years Of OIB

June 8th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

At OIB we love blackmail photos and we have a bunch for you following our 10th anniversary party at Trattoria ‘A Vucchella Wednesday night. Yes, it was a quite an eclectic gathering. Thanks to our loyal readers for the past decade. More to come.

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Who Is Joe Ganim? The Early Years

November 8th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Joe Ganim’s political resurrection has generated local, state and even national interest. Who is he? Where does he come from? What were his early years in office like? What follows is the first of two installments about young Joe Ganim, his growth as a politician and the initial years of his first mayoralty based largely […]

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Weicker: Foster A Trusted Leader

October 2nd, 2015 · 55 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

As governor, Lowell Weicker rescued Bridgeport from financial ruin, now he’s hoping his endorsement of Mary-Jane Foster adds credibility and financial resources to her mayoral campaign.

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How Lowell Weicker’s Windfall For Bridgeport Rescued The City

February 2nd, 2015 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

We generally pay tribute to people when they die. How about doing it while they are still among the living? If Bridgeport had a Monument Park for politicians, former Governor Lowell Weicker, now 83 years old, deserves one measuring his full 6’6″ stature. He was the closest thing the city’s ever experienced to a benevolent […]

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OIB Cracks One Million Views In 2014

December 29th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport

Okay, you gotta give me a little latitude to toot my testosterone. We’ve been populating this site for seven years and in 2014 OIB hit the one million view mark for the first time, according to statistics compiled by WordPress and Google Analytics that keep track of this sort of thing. Every year OIB traffic […]

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Barf Bag! What’s The Deal With Hearst Newspapers Shameless Backpatting?

February 26th, 2013 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Journalists deserve praise for breaking stories, but it’s vomit time when it becomes an institutionalized jerk off. Lately Hearst Newspapers, owner of the Connecticut Post, Greenwich Time, Stamford Advocate and Danbury News-Times, has hauled out the arousal gel time and again.

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Paging Governor Malloy! How About Commissioner Meetings In Bridgeport?

December 4th, 2012 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment

Some of them weren’t crazy about driving down to the state’s largest city, but when Lowell Weicker was governor he ordered his commissioners to conduct meetings at the governor’s Bridgeport office on Middle Street. Some commissioners were actually required to conduct working days touring the city. A Bridgeport office was among a number of Weicker initiatives […]

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