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December 2015

Thursday, December 31  (Thanks to WPKN volunteers Nadine Dumser, Neil Tolhurst and Mike Merli.)

In tonight’s news:  Bridgeport fire leaves over 100 homeless; debate over higher education funding continues in Connecticut; new Connecticut state laws will take effect tomorrow; Suffolk County inmates help build home for brain injury survivors; and, Amityville extends downtown development deadline.
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More than 100 people are homeless after a fire ripped through a condominium complex, forcing residents into the street early Thursday morning according to the Connecticut Post.

All the residents escaped safely.    

The fire started in the garage area of the condo at 215 Charles St. and spread to a portion of the first floor. 

Residents escaped the three-story, 36-unit building with only the clothes they were wearing. 

Bridgeport officials and the American Red Cross are working to provide shelter to the approximately 115 residents now homeless. A shelter has been …