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The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the Housing Authority of the City of Bridgeport.

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Bridgeport’s school board recently approved a mandate that requires high school students to take a half-year course in African-American or Caribbean/Latin-American studies.

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The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs has missed a deadline to approve or reject plans for a tribal casino in East Windsor, Connecticut. The casino would be jointly owned by the state’s two federally recognized Native American tribes. The tribes say this is not going to stop them from going ahead with their plans.

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Bridgeport is set to officially open its Puerto Rico Relief Center this Wednesday.

Rosa Correa, coordinator for the center, says, “We’re already open but officially open on the 1st of November, and this will be a clearinghouse for resources to be disseminated throughout the community.    

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Connecticut officials are now saying they expect 77,000 people to come to the state from Puerto Rico following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.