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Stamford Week in Review

A look at the top news from the last week.

In case you missed a day, here's a quick roundup of all the lead stories from Stamford this week. There's always a lot going on, so take this opportunity to catch up if you missed something!

In breast cancer awareness news, a New Canaan filmmaker is looking to crowdfund a documentary on local men facing breast cancer, a number of Stamford organizations held events to benefit fighting breast cancer and give out free mammograms to underinsured women in the city and some cheerleaders from Stamford's Cold Coast All-Stars raised more than $300 to donate. 

In political news, a number of Stamford mayoral debates were held this week which saw the candidates squaring off with less than two weeks to go before the vote on November 5 and Governor Dannel P. Malloy met with Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin to talk education and workforce training

In police & fire news, Stamford firefighters participated in a screening of "Burn" to raise funds for their charitable programs, an incident involving a teen struck by a car remains under investigation, a city heating & cooling company reported two of its work vans were broken into and a number of tools stolen, a Stamford man was charged with stealing hundreds of computer parts from Cisco and a pair of men with connections to both Stamford and the Gambino crime family were sentenced for their roles in operating an illegal gambling website and area card ring. 

In community news, Colony Grill saw its sausage pizza ranked 27th best in the nation and we met car caricature artist Pat Dougherty.

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