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Stan Simpson is an award-winning multi-media journalist. He is also an education advocate and strategic communicator. He hosts The Stan Simpson Show every Saturday morning on FOX61.

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  • Real People with Stan Simpson: T.H.E. Movement to escape addiction

    This week, we hear a story of drug addiction, recovery – and a new support group that helps individuals, and their families, deal with this disease. Manchester’s Domenick Galarneau had a tumultuous youth, and got hooked on alcohol and drugs at an early age. But now, he’s been clean and sober for a decade, and become an addiction-recovery coach who co-founded a new support group called T.H.E. Movement to help families and individuals dealing with addiction.

  • Real People with Stan Simpson: GOODworks empowers women leaving prison

    Theresa Goode has had a tumultuous past, having to overcome the emotional pain of domestic abuse. But – as a counselor- it made her better able to empathize with other women who shared a similar journey. Goode eventually decided to channel her passion into an organization whose mission is to empower women who are transitioning from incarceration. This week, we talk about the good works of The GoodWorks organization, and it’s noble vision.

  • Real People with Stan Simpson: Faith & Healing

    Rha-Sheen and Briggitte Brown are pastors at the “Right Now Church” in New Britain. They spend a lot their time helping the congregation activate their faith to deal with adversity and unexpected challenges. The Browns have become a living example of what they have been preaching. Briggitte Brown has been diagnosed with lymphoma, a cancer that affects the body’s immune and vascular system. She and Bishop Brown have used a healthy dose of Faith to deal with this journey to […]

  • Real People with Stan Simpson: Is a financial crisis looming?

    There has been wide speculation from financial experts that – despite a robust economy – a financial crisis is looming for America. Osman Kilic, Chairman of the Finance Department at Quinnipiac University and an expert on financial crisis breaks it all down for us, and lets us know what’s happening globally to trigger such grave concerns. He also talks with Stan about a novel forum he is organizing for about 1,500 college students from around the world in March of […]

  • Real People with Stan Simpson: Chef Jay goes global

    Windsor Chef Jay Lewis can cook up a tasty rack of ribs, lathered with his specialty sauce and spice. Now, the food entrepreneur is thinking global. He plans to take his specialty spice and sauce to Africa next month in hopes of expanding his business to the Mother Land – and beyond. Find more of Stan Simpson’s conversations at Fox61.com/stan, like the show on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.

  • Real People with Stan Simpson: Rebuilding families and helping fathers with My People

    For 15 years, My People Clinical Services has helped to rebuild families, particularly dads. The nonprofit’s Executive Director Abdul-Rahmaan Muhammad joins Stan to share what the veteran healer has learned. Find more of Stan Simpson’s conversations at Fox61.com/stan, like the show on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.

  • Real People with Stan Simpon: Connecticut and the revolution in Puerto Rico

    Stan continues last week’s conversation about the revolution in Puerto Rico, and why it is relevant to Connecticut, the state with the highest concentration of Puerto Ricans in the country. This week his guests are State Rep. Geraldo Reyes (D-Waterbury) and Latino community leader Lydia Velez, who just returned from the island.

  • Real People with Stan Simpson: Upheaval in Puerto Rico

    Hundreds of thousands of people demanded – and got – the resignation of now-former Governor Ricardo Rossello. Islanders were fed up with government corruption, a debt crisis, and a slow response to a devastating hurricane. The final straw was the release of text messages between Rossello and his aides that disparaged, women, gays and Hurricane Maria victims. CT has the largest concentration of Puerto Ricans in the country, making up 8% of population. What happens in PR has a profound […]

  • Real People with Stan Simpson: Getting your finances under control

    This week: feel like your finances are running wild? We have some tips to rein them in. Certified Financial Planner Eric Judge joins Stan to provide advice on how to get your financial house in order.  Specifically, we’ll tackle three areas: tips on budgeting and saving, eliminating your debt, and investing to make your money grow.

  • Real People with Stan Simpon: Back to the Big East, and Kevin Ollie – now what?

    The UConn Huskies are making the Big Move back to the Big East. What does that mean for the basketball programs? What does it mean for university’s struggling football program? Hartford Courant sportswriter Don Amore joins Stan for insight and a little speculation. In our final segment, sports and entertainment attorney Robert Romano joins the discussion and talks about the ongoing legal fallout from the firing of coach Kevin Ollie.

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