Ann Lopez

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The Connecticut State Colleges and University Board of Regents has approved a resolution to consolidate the state’s 12 community colleges into into one system.

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A bipartisan bill aimed at improving federal oversight of gun purchases is making its way through Congress. It’s supported in the Senate by Texas Republican John Cornyn and Connecticut Democrat Chris Murphy.

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Connecticut’s energy commissioner is attacking the Trump Administration’s attempt to repeal the Obama-era Clean Power Plan.  

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On Monday, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim announced that a New York developer had committed $400 million to develop properties in downtown Bridgeport, including two abandoned theaters.   

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This weekend, OLA of Eastern Long Island. will hold its 14th annual Latino Film Festival in the Hamptons. OLA stands for Organizacion Latino Americana. This year the festival will feature five films, including a Chilean crime drama where poet Pablo Neruda is pursued by an inspector after he joins the Communist Party and a Mexican comedy about an 8-year-old boy who discovers he’s a genius.