Bridgeport

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Bridgeport, Connecticut, Mayor Joe Ganim filed paperwork with the State Elections Enforcement Commission in Hartford on Wednesday to launch his campaign for governor. 

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P.T. Barnum is the subject of the new film, The Greatest Showman, in which he’s played by Hugh Jackman. The film follows Barnum as he opens a museum in New York City and employs a ragtag group, mostly made up of people with disabilities or unusual physical characteristics.

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About two dozen people gathered in downtown Bridgeport on Wednesday to mark three months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. They held a rally to protest a lack of federal funding for recovery on the island and to call out one of the world’s largest equity firms for foreclosing on struggling families there.

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Mohegan Sun has signed a three-year deal to partner with Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to work together on concerts, sporting events and sponsorships.

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A federal judge has upheld a decision by the Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission to bar Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim from obtaining public campaign financing to run for governor. The commission made the decision based on Ganim’s felony conviction.

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