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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.   

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Puerto Rican residents in Bridgeport have been meeting with Connecticut’s U.S. senators, sharing their uncertainty about relatives on the island and its future after Hurricane Maria.

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There were once more than 20 operating theaters in downtown Bridgeport alone. They welcomed thousands of people each week, from workers just getting off their shifts at the city's factories to the kids that came every Saturday for Westerns. Today, only two are still standing, and they've been empty for 40 years.


The actor Robert Mitchum was one of classic Hollywood’s most recognizable and most sinister faces. Mitchum was born one hundred years ago this month in Bridgeport, Connecticut. WSHU’s Davis Dunavin reports on how his life and screen persona lined up.

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The owner of Bridgeport, Connecticut’s Sound Tigers hockey team says the city’s plan for a concert amphitheater next to their arena is unfair. The Sound Tigers play at Webster Bank Arena in downtown Bridgeport, next door to the planned amphitheater.