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Bridgeport Police Department
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A rally in Bridgeport, Connecticut, this weekend took on a festive air when President-Elect Joe Biden’s victory was called minutes before it began.

Brigeport Voters
Roberto Rojas / WSHU Public Radio

Voters in Connecticut faced long lines, but few reported problems -- and some said the need to vote outweighed COVID-19 concerns.

Bridgeport City Website

A clinic in Bridgeport, Connecticut, is closed for 12 days after several employees tested positive for COVID-19. 

Despite Racial Justice Protests, Some Cling to Columbus Day

Oct 12, 2020
New Haven Italian Heritage Day
New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker / Twitter

While many cities and towns have moved to observe the second Monday in October as Indiginous Peoples' Day, others still recognize the federal holiday as Columbus Day. The NAACP marked the day with a peaceful protest for the removal of a Christopher Columbus statue in Waterbury, Connecticut. Meanwhile, Italian Americans in Bridgeport celebrated Columbus with a parade.

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Sacred Heart University (SHU) says it has pulled out of a partnership with two other Connecticut colleges to take over buildings and academic programs at the financially strapped University of Bridgeport.

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