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Phil Hall

Phil Hall is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News, the author of nine books (including the upcoming "Moby Dick: The Radio Play"), the host of the SoundCloud podcast "The Online Movie Show," co-host of the WAPJ-FM talk show "Nutmeg Chatter" and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News, Hartford Courant, Wired, The Hill's Congress Blog and Profit Confidential.

Bar Zepoli opens on Broad Street in Stamford

Bar Zepoli is based in the former site of Napa & Co., which closed in January after a 10-year run.

Xerox inks new reseller agreement with Fujifilm North America

“This agreement expands an existing and successful long-term dealer agreement between Xerox and Fujifilm,” said Todd Zimmerman, division president of the Graphic Systems Division at the Valhalla, New York-based Fujifilm North America Corp.

Elected officials advocate Bridgeport region for Amazon’s second headquarters

State Rep. Laura Hoydick, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim and Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau are all interested in luring Amazon to Fairfield County.

Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy reintroduce bill aimed at predatory for-profit colleges

For-profit colleges enroll 10 percent of all postsecondary students, but account for 35 percent of all student loan defaults.

Bridgeport Bluefish moving to North Carolina

The minor league baseball team expects to open the 2019 season in a $30 million stadium being built in High Point, North Carolina.

RugPadUSA to leave Bridgeport for Ansonia

“We needed high ceilings and large clear span space to accommodate large pieces of equipment used in the manufacturing of rug pads,” said Karl Froelich, co-owner of RugPadUSA.

A musical mix keeps Bridgeport’s community radio station WPKN spinning

WPKN began in 1963 as the campus radio station for the University of Bridgeport; the call letters stand for Purple Knights Network, a tribute to the school’s sports teams’ mascot.

Xerox teams with 14 writers on new book celebrating the workplace

As part of the project, Xerox will also provide donations to two nonprofits aimed at supporting the literacy and the literary arts, New York’s 92nd Street Y and the San Francisco-based Worldreader.

BitX Funding takes online middleman approach to small-business lending

Todd Rowe says that many would-be borrowers approach lenders with too much optimism in their ability to score financing, with dismal results.

Keep America Beautiful helps to restore hurricane-damaged public spaces

The Stamford nonprofit said the Lowe's retail chain became a founding member of the fund with a donation of more than $125,000.

CT and NY AGs sue Trump over rescinding DACA

Connecticut and New York are part of a coalition of 15 states and the District of Columbia that are suing to stop the Trump Administration from dismantling the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

The Spread restaurant expands to Greenwich

Two co-owners of The Spread, Shawn Longyear and Andrey Cortes, tended the bar at Barcelona years ago.

Maplewood Senior Living testing high-tech products for residents

"New technologies like VR can really expand a resident's world," said Brian Geyser, vice president of clinical innovation and population health.

Connecticut gas prices up 38 cents in one week

The Greater Bridgeport-Stamford region and the New London-Norwich region tied for the highest prices at $2.89 per gallon.

Ventura Law founder Americo S. Ventura dies at 89

In later years, Ventura founded a scholarship fund to benefit undergraduate and graduate, the Santana M. and Joaquim S. Ventura Portuguese History Award, named in honor of his Portuguese immigrant parents.