Connecticut Podcasts

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The Show Must Go On: Pandemic TheaterThis year often feels like a Shakespearean drama! This hour, theaters around the state join us to talk about the future of the performing arts.

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Hartford Faces Two Health Crises: Pandemic And Gun ViolenceLuke Bronin - Mayor of Hartford Deborah Davis - Programming Coordinator for Mothers United Against Violence.

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What's Motivating Early Voters In New England; Toxic Dangers Lurking In Local WaterIn-person voting has started in some New England states. This week on NEXT, we talk about what's driving people to vote early this general election.

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CT Attorney General Slams Purdue Opioid SettlementThe feds on Wednesday announced an $8.3 billion.

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The Wheelhouse: More COVID, More Racist TrollsThe percentage of COVID-19 tests coming back positive is increasing in Connecticut. A member of the state's Congressional delegation describes what it is like to be targeted by racism.

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GameTimeCT Fall roundtable podcastWe gathered all of our fall sports beat writers for a sit down to talk about the sports they cover in the fall season.

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Do You Believe The Polls? Making Sense Of Election Polling In 2020In 2016, polls in key states underestimated the chances of a Donald Trump victory. This hour, how have pollsters changed the way they measure public opinion?

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Just for Kicks Podcast: Season 3, Episode 4: West Haven girls soccer coach Peter TrenchardShow 0:00-10:45: Introduction review of the past week.

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Hartford HealthCare's Dr. Ajay Kumar Weighs In On Rising COVID-19 NumbersAnd, as the weather gets colder, safe outdoor options for socializing will become more difficult.

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Jim Flanery: Creighton Women's Basketball Head CoachOur Big East Women's Basketball coaching series resumes this week with Creighton's Jim Flanery. Coach Flanery talks about the growth of the program under his leadership, coaching his alma mater, previews this year's team and more.

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Chasing Perfection: A new season dawnsUConn women's basketball's 2020-21 season is underway as the Huskies held their first official practice on Wednesday.

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Connecticut: Why Do You Vote?Guests Bishop John Selders - co-founder of Moral Monday CT Aidee Nieves - City Council President of Bridgeport, Connecticut and First Vice President of the Hispanic Elected Local Officials for the National League of Cities Molly Shapiro - President of Yale College Democrats and senior at Yale University Jacob Marie - Director of Political...

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The Maine Race That Could Help Flip The Senate; Coping With New England's Severe DroughtAfter years of strong support from Maine constituents, Republican Sen. Susan Collins is in one of her greatest political fights.

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Earth's Toxic Twin: A Visit To Venus With Planetary Geologist Martha GilmoreBut the discovery of a certain chemical, phosphine, in that planet's atmosphere has raised new questions about the possibility of extraterrestrial life.

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104. Great Traditions: The Connecticut Election CakeJoin in a statewide election cake decorating contest held by Connecticut's Old State House.. Celebrate a 200-year old Connecticut Election Day tradition by entering our Election Day Cake Virtual Contest.

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The Wheelhouse: Gets Disrupted!There was no Wheelhouse this week because of live coverage of Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearing.

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Finding the BluesThis week, we uncover a lost documentary about American blues legends, and learn about a time on campus when Spring Break meant students could finally take off their hats.

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The Surprisingly Unromantic History Of MarriageStephanie Coontz - Author of Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage, and Director of Research and Public Education for the non profit group, Council on Contemporary Families; she also teaches history and family studies at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington Meghan Freed - Managing attorney at Freed Marcroft, a Connecticut...

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Connecticut Could Pay Price if ACA Falls, Advocates SaySo far, this week's Senate confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's latest nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, have been dominated by concerns that she will vote to dismantle the Affordable Care Act....

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What Girls Need: Empowering Girls In 2020The good news is, skills to thrive in the workplace can be taught long before a woman accepts her first job offer.

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Just for Kicks Podcast: Season 3, Episode 3: Glasonbury boys soccer coach Mark Landers0:00-8:40: Introduction, week review.

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Michael Freimuth: CRDA and The Future of the XL CenterWith the recent announcement that UConn would not be playing basketball or hockey games at the XL Center this season the age old question of what to do with the arena was brought up once again.

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Turning Over A New Leaf: Fun Fall FridayConnecticut really blooms in fall from apple picking to visiting your local pumpkin patch. A local 4H director joins us to talk about educating the next generation about farming.

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Lessons Lost: The Struggle To Talk About Race In Some New England ClassroomsWhat we don't learn in school can matter as much as the lessons we do learn.

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Looking Back At Connecticut's History: A Conversation With Walt WoodwardWe'll talk about the origins of the Pequot War, Connecticut's long history of immigration, and Walt might just give us the recipe for the Connecticut Election Cake - it only requires 10 pounds of butter!

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Tom Cantone: Mohegan Sun and The BubbleMohegan Gaming and Entertainment's Senior VP of Sports and Entertainment, Tom Cantone joins the podcast to talk about the new trend of bubbling sports in order to be played.

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The Wheelhouse: Pols Return From Covid, Debates Roll OnDonald Trump is back at the White House following his hospitalization with coronavirus. But did some aspects of the president's return send the wrong message about coronavirus?

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How Will Votes Be Counted? It's ComplicatedThe results in the presidential election will be significantly delayed, and experts say there are multiple scenarios in which the election could end up in the courts or in the U.S. House of Representatives....

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Making Every Vote CountConnecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill Anna M. Posniak - Windsor Town Clerk and President of Connecticut Town Clerks Association Sue Larsen - Registrar of Voters in South Windsor and President of Registrars of Voters Association of Connecticut.

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Just for Kicks Podcast: Season 3 Episode 2: Southington girls soccer coach Mike LinehanShow 0-7:30: Introduction.

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Livestock Are Beefing Up Our Carbon EmissionsFAO:Tackling climate change through livestock: A global assessment of emissions and mitigation opportunities - "With emissions estimated at 7.1 gigatonnes CO2 - eq per annum, representing 14.5 percent of human-induced GHG emissions, the livestock sector plays an important role in climate change."

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Permafrost, A Time Capsule from the Ice Age, Is ThawingAnd we talk about how this thawing organic matter trapped in the permafrost itself is a concerning source of carbon emissions.

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Charlotte Carroll: Beat Writer for The AthleticThis episode features an interview with UConn Men's and Women's Basketball beat writer Charlotte Carroll.

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Chasing Perfection: Fire up the Paige Bueckers hype trainOn this week's episode of Chasing Perfection, we finally have some team news to talk about.

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103. Cannonballs and Skyscrapers: Keeler Tavern MuseumOwned by the same family for its first 200 years then purchased by star architect Cass Gilbert in 1907 for his summer home, the Keeler Tavern was there when the American Revolution's Battle of Ridgefield happened and it has a cannonball embedded in the façade to prove it.

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Addressing The Toll Of Racism On New Englanders' Mental HealthRacism is trauma. But for many of us, racism's impact on mental health can be hard to talk about.

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What The Artist Sees: Creating During The PandemicThe pandemic has interrupted a lot of industries, including the arts. Artists and museums have been hit particularly hard by this pandemic, but it has not stopped them from creating and sharing their work with the public.

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CT Civil-Rights Groups Slam Trump's "Proud Boys" CommentCivil-rights groups are criticizing President Donald Trump's remarks at Tuesday night's debate, where he called on the right-wing group "Proud Boys" to "stand back and stand by."

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The Wheelhouse: Angry Debate, Special SessionPresident Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden met in the first presidential debate last night.

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Supreme DeliberationsThis week, the Brave Space feature launches with Kelly Ha, a Master's of Social Work student who talks about her experiences as an Asian American and the #IAmNotaVirus campaign; we talk with Professor David Yalof about the future of the Supreme Court; and we learn what Mirror Lake replaced on campus.

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Meat Grinder27:21 - New Canaan coach Lou Marinelli gives us his thoughts on the cancelation of the season, efforts to start a private alternative league, and his successful football alumni.

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Sean, Pete and Jeff discuss COVID and Football issue in CTHosts Sean Patrick Bowley and Pete Paguaga talk with Jeff Jacobs, GameTimeCT / Hearst CT Media sports columnist, on the summer of discontent for CT High School football.

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Interview with Dr. Sten Vermund, Dean, Yale School of Public HealthIn part 3 of GameTimeCT's podcast interviews on the issue of playing high school football during the COVID-19 pandemic, we speak with Dr. Sten Vermund, the dean of the Yale School of Public Health, a pediatrician, epidemiologist and and a member of CT Gov.

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Interview with Dr. Shane Murphy, Sports Psychologist, WCSUIn part 2 of GameTimeCT's podcast interviews on the issue of playing high school football during the COVID-19 pandemic, we discuss the psychological impacts of the potential loss of the game with Dr. Shane Murphy, a professor of psychology at Western Connecticut State University, who was the head of sport psychology for 7 1/2 years with the U.S.

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Interview with Brenan Jackson, Utah HSAA Football directorOn Aug. 13, Utah was the first state in the country to begin playing high school football.

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Just for Kicks Podcast: Season 3 Episode 1: Shelton girls soccer coach Marvin Miller0-12:00: Scott Ericson and Joe Morelli intro to the 2020 soccer season.

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In 'Solitary', Albert Woodfox On Surviving 40+ Years in Solitary ConfinementAs a teenager, Albert Woodfox had his first encounter with the criminal justice system. After being sentenced to prison for robbery, he would go on to spend more than 40 years of his life in solitary confinement.

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The UConn Pod: There will be college basketballIn this episode of The UConn Pod, we break down Kemba Walker's performance in the NBA playoffs and try to figure out why the Celtics aren't putting the ball in his hands when the game is on the line.

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Life After A Suicide LossSeptember is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a dedicated time to come together around a difficult topic.

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Episode 62Yeah, sorry for the repeat subject material, but school is back in session. How has it been going?

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The Hidden Costs Of 'Fast Fashion'How often do you buy new clothing? Stores like H&M and Forever 21 sell new styles at low prices, making it easy to constantly update your wardrobe.

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How Segregation Persists In 'Progressive' New EnglandDespite progress in civil rights, segregated communities still exist throughout New England. This week on NEXT, we look at how housing laws and discrimination influence where we live.

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As Connecticut Tries To Keep COVID Low, An Unexpected Tool: Poop!Guests Jordan Peccia - Thomas E. Golden Jr. Professor of Environmental Engineering at Yale University Dr. Albert Ko - Department Chair and Professor of Epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health; he was Co-Chair of the Reopen CT Advisory Group and continues to serve as an advisor to Governor Lamont on Connecticut's COVID-19 response Mayor...

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The Wheelhouse: CT To Review Vaccines, Halloween SafetyAmid signs of public distrust in a quick vaccine release, Governor Ned Lamont says the state will review any COVID-19 innoculation for safety and effectiveness.

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Fall Pandemic Book Club: Connecticut Reads!This hour, it's our Fall Pandemic Book Club - Connecticut Only Edition! The Connecticut Center for the Book joins us to discuss this year's Connecticut Book Awards Finalists, and some of those finalists join us for the hour.

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On National Voter Registration Day, Groups Urge All Citizens To ParticipateToday is National Voter Registration Day, and good government groups say it's more important than ever.

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Journalist Maria Hinojosa On Her New Memoir, 'Once I Was You'Maria Hinojosa - journalist and founder of Futuro Media a nonprofit media organization, where she is the host of NPR's Latino USA and co-anchor of "In the Thick" political podcast.

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On World Alzheimer's Day, New Tools for End-of-Life DecisionsThe Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media.

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Falling Into Fall Gardening With Charlie NardozziBelieve it or not, next Tuesday is the Autumnal Equinox - the first day of fall!

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Report: Citizens' Election Program Sets Standard for Clean ElectionsConnecticut is setting the standard for publicly funded elections fueled by small donors, according to.

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New England's Abolitionist History at Odds With Racist RealitiesHere's the story that New England tells itself: Racism is a Southern problem. But our region's abolitionist past hides a darker history of racism, slavery and segregation.

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When Children Need Mental Health Support, Waterbury Public Schools Call The PoliceSarah Eagan - Child Advocate for the State of Connecticut Jackie Davis - Climate and Attendance Coordinator for Waterbury Public Schools Dwayne Pittman Jr. - Waterbury Public Schools parent and the Vice President of Waterbury Strong Community Collective Irene Parisi - Chief Academic Officer at the Connecticut State Department of Education.

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102. Archimedes, Silk Worms, Vanderbilt and The Perfect ScrewIn this podcast from the memoir of Ellsworth S Grant, one of the state's great historians, Walt Woodward tells us about the invention of the world's best fastening device.

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Chasing Perfection: Basketball is officially back on!On this episode of Chasing Perfection, we bring you the news of NCAA's announced season start date for college basketball as it happens.

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The Wheelhouse: Federal Probes, COVID Inches BackThere was a high-ranking resignation from the other probe, amid concerns about political pressure from the Trump administration.

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Val Ackerman: Big East CommissionerThe Commissioner and I talk about the growth of the league since she became commissioner, why now was the right time to bring UConn back into the conference, and take a deep dive into the two biggest stories around college sports right now - the COVID-19 pandemic and social justice issues.

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Broadcasting Diverse Voices in SportsThis week, Adam Giardino '11 tells us what he's doing to make the sports broadcasting world more welcoming and inclusive for diverse voices via a new scholarship and grant program; we meet new UConn 360 student worker Tyler Silverio '21 ; and Tom horses around...

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Connecticut Parents Continue To Face A Child Care CrisisFirst, we talk with a Fairfield woman who ran for the Connecticut General Assembly in 2018 and wanted to use public election funds to pay for child care while she campaigned.

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What Are The Next Steps In Reopening Connecticut? A Check-in With Governor LamontAs the weather gets colder and more students go back to school, what do the next steps in reopening Connecticut look like?

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Jeff Benedict: On the Patriots DynastyThis episode features an interview with Connecticut author Jeff Benedict. Jeff's recent book The Dynasty details the history of the Kraft era of the New England Patriots.

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Looking Back At 9/11, Nineteen Years LaterToday, we reflect back on the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, 19 years ago. Nearly 3000 people died when hijacked passenger jets slammed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

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Coach Jason Bakoulis and Coach Joe Della Vecchia: High School Football in CTWill they be able to play high school football in Connecticut this year? That's the big question.

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First-Gen Ivy Leaguer Straddles Two Worlds; Actor Luis Guzman On Living In VermontThe pandemic has been a balancing act for first-gen college students like Mikayla, who attends Brown University while worrying about her family back home.

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The Wheelhouse: Sack The Quarterback Or COVID-19?High school football players, parents, and coaches make a goal line stand to try to prevent the cancelation or postponement of their season due to COVID-19.

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Teachable Moments: Discussing Racial Bias With Our ChildrenStill, many parents struggle to talk about racial bias with their kids. Coming up we explore why, and talk about preparing for these important conversations.

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2020 ALICE Report Shows Widespread Economic Suffering in CTLow-wage workers in Connecticut face enormous financial stress; suffering that has only been exacerbated by the pandemic, according to the just-released 2020 United Way.

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The UConn Pod: Business is BoomingHello friends, we're back with another episode of The UConn Pod. Normally we'd be talking about football at least a little bit and maybe even some Husky soccer, but unfortunately these are not normal times : , assistant coach departures , the cancellation of fall season and the retirement of a Husky sports icon.

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Taking A Shot: Women Of The WNBA Take On Racial Justice ReformThis country has a long history of athletic protests. This hour, we speak with athletes including former UConn Husky Renee Montgomery who sat out the WNBA season to focus on social justice issues.

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Tips to Plan a COVID-Free Labor Day, HalloweenThis Labor Day, you can still safely hold the traditional end-of-summer barbecue - but public health experts caution that these types of events must be held outdoors, with enough space for everyone to stay at least six feet apart.

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Who Will Get The COVID Vaccine? ; Canadian Court Ruling Says U.S. No Longer Safe For RefugeesThis week on NEXT, we go to the border of Vermont and Canada to learn what this could mean for asylum seekers heading north.

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With Early Census Deadline, Connecticut Has Less Than A Month To Get CountedThe U.S. Census Bureau will end its counting efforts early later this month. But in many of Connecticut's large cities, half or more of all residents did not fill out the self-reported survey.

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The Wheelhouse: Pandemic Politics In Connecticut, Presidential Campaign ViolenceGovernor Ned Lamont wants to keep his coronavirus emergency powers a few months longer. Not everyone is happy about that.

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Acacia Courtney: Kentucky Derby PreviewYou've heard from her in the past, Acacia Courtney, the official horse racing expert of the Connecticut Scoreboard Podcast is back to break down this weekend's Kentucky Derby.

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Here Comes The Story of the HurricaneThis week, we talk with Professor Caitlin Lombardi about how family income can adversely affect the development of math skills in children, and we learn about how the Hurricane of 1938 left an indelible mark on campus, but couldn't stop classes from being held.

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Chasing Perfection: WNBA injuries, giant cookies and prophesiesOn this episode, Megan and I discuss how the Big East finally* announced that it's moving the women's basketball conference tournament to Mohegan Sun and explain why that's so important...

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Neither Snow Nor Rain Nor Pandemic: Understanding The USPSThis hour, we're doing a deep dive into the United States Postal Service. We'll talk about how the United States Postal Service has changed over the years, the future of mail delivery and how the pandemic changed how postal work.

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As COVID-19 Spikes In Danbury, Contact Tracing Is A Vital ToolMayor Mark Boughton - Mayor of Danbury, CT Jennifer Kertanis - Director of Health for the Farmington Valley Health District, which includes Farmington, Avon, Simsbury, Canton, New Hartford, Granby, Barkhamstead, Hartland, and Colebrook.

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101. Sophie Tucker, Hartford's Red Hot MamaSophie Tucker was one of the 20th century's most successful and highest paid performers. A singer and humorist, she transitioned successfully through vaudeville, recordings, Broadway, radio, movies, nightclubs and finally television.

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We Lack The Energy To Deal With ThisQ: What do you call a power outage after a tornado two weeks after a power outage after a tropical storm, all taking place two weeks before back to school during mass unemployment during civil unrest related to mass-scale police overreach during massive electoral fraud during a housing crisis the worst plague in 100 years?

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Connecticut Bats Continue To Battle White-Nose SyndromeBut bats in Connecticut are in big trouble. This hour: bats in our state have been devastated by White-Nose Syndrome.

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Anthony Bozzella: Seton Hall Women's BasketballThis episode features an interview with Seton Hall Women's Basketball Head Coach Tony Bozzella. We talk about the growth of his program since he started coaching, the competitiveness of the Big East and more.

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CT Audubon Society Addresses a Mixed Legacy on RaceThe Connecticut Audubon Society is facing up to its mixed legacy on racism, with an open letter and an essay acknowledging that its namesake was a slave owner.

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Bracing For The Return Of College Students; Why A Doctor Quit Showering Five Years AgoCollege students are heading back to some New England campuses. This week on NEXT, how schools are dealing with the influx of students during a pandemic.

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'Back To School' Looks Very Different Across ConnecticutReuben Michtom - Rising eighth grader at King Philip Middle School in West Hartford Deborah Roman Madera - Hartford resident; she has a son who is a CREC student in New Britain Yesenia Rivera - New Haven Public Schools Board of Education President Dr. Iline Tracey - Superintendent of New Haven Public Schools Ana Batista - President of the...

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The Wheelhouse: GOP Convention, Tough Back-to-school Coronavirus ChoicesRepublicans use their national convention to stoke concerns about radical Black Lives Matter demonstrators, socialists, and low-income housing.

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Representative Jeff Currey Needs A New Kidney. Live Donors Can Help.State Representative Jeff Currey is a longtime public servant. Now he's asking the public to help him.

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Access To Air Conditioning Is Critical. It's Also Making Climate Change Worse.On sweltering summer days, having a house or apartment with air conditioning is important not only for comfort, but also for safety.

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Ben Weiss: GM of the XL CenterWe discuss what the new normal of sports and entertainment venues will look like, renovations and improvements to the facility and discuss the importance of an arena in downtown Hartford.

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To Go Back To 'Normal', We Need A COVID-19 Vaccine. But When Will That Be?This hour, we get the latest from New York Times science writer Carl Zimmer on the race to develop a COVID vaccine.

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Three CT Communities Get Grants for "Livability" ImprovementsCivic-minded groups in three Connecticut communities will see a cash infusion to make public spaces more accessible to people of all ages and abilities.

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Early Lessons As Rural Maine Returns To School; Challenging Hometown Culture Of Silence Around RacismMost New England schools are still fine-tuning their reopening plans. This week on NEXT, we visit a school in northern Maine that has started the year early - and hear about the lessons learned so far.

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The New One-Room School: Pandemic Learning PodsThis hour, we talk about all the challenges and opportunities that come with homeschooling pods.

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Chasing Perfection, Ep. 1: Introducing a brand-new UConn women's basketball podcastHosted by Daniel Connolly and Megan Gauer, Chasing Perfection will cover everything going on with Geno and the Huskies and bring you a wide variety of guests from across the world of women's hoops.

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Groups Sue EPA Over Suspending Pollution Rules During PandemicConservation groups are asking a federal judge to make the Environmental Protection Agency enforce pollution controls.

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The Wheelhouse: Democratic National Convention, Trump Marked UndeliverablePresident Donald Trump takes on the Post Office as Connecticut and many other states are poised to expand voting through the mail in November.

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100. The Unlikely LegendF or our 100th. episode, a revealing new look at Connecticut's oldest and most iconic legend - the Charter Oak.

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Symbol of Might to the FoeThis week, we sit down with UConn sports expert Mike Enright to go over some of the most memorable moments in Husky history, and we learn that the prehistory of Downtown Storrs is longer than we originally guessed.

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After Outages And Rate Hike, Frustrations With Eversource Reach A Boiling PointFirst July electric bills went through the roof. Then, hundreds of thousands of Connecticut residents lost power for days after a tropical storm.

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Where Did The Sound Of Music Go?This hour, we're talking to musicians from right here in Connecticut. Although local performers especially are struggling to stay afloat, many are still finding ways to put on a show, and make music.

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Gene Therapy: The 'Forever Fix' For Genetic Diseases?Dr. Ricki Lewis, Ph.D. - Science writer and geneticist; she is the author of several books including The Forever Fix: Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It; her weekly blog is called DNA Science Lori Sames - Mother of Hannah Sames and co-founder of Hannah's Hope Fund for Giant Axonal Neuropathy Dr. Robert Burgess, Ph.

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The Future of Work: When Your Home Becomes Your OfficeWhen your home becomes your new office, it can be hard to set boundaries between work and personal life.

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Protests Spark Some Police Reforms in New England; The Case Against Call-Out CultureFollowing the rise of protests against police brutality, we look at what has changed, from police reforms to employee walk-outs.

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Voting-Rights Groups Praise Primary, Look Toward General ElectionTuesday's Connecticut primary was efficient and organized, according to groups that promote clean elections, with few lines at polling places or reports of problems.

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The Wheelhouse: Wind And PoliticsThis week, we clean up after the storm and the state's primary. There may also be discussion of football.

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The Future Of Work: Gender Disparities In The Workplace Worsen During The PandemicJocelyn Frye - Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress who specializes on women's economic security and women's rights, focusing particularly on issues facing women of color Kharlene Whonder - Personal Care Assistant for 11 years, she is from New Haven and works with a client in Ansonia LaToya Brown-Clayton - Family child care provider...

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The Future Of Work: Commuting After The PandemicMany Connecticut residents are used to spending a lot of time commuting, whether driving on a highway, riding on a train to the city or taking the bus across town.

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Kurt Godlevske: Butler Women's BasketballThis episode features an interview with Butler Women's Basketball Head Coach Kurt Godlevske. We talk about the growth of the program under his leadership, his team's style of play, playing in Hinkle Fieldhouse and more.

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Connecticut Conversations: Is School Safe?Coming up we'll hear from Connecticut's Child Advocate, about the state's responsibility to make sure each child receives an equitable education whether sitting inside a school or at home.

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Teachers Consider Quitting Job In Face Of Health Risks; A Doctor Vows To Speak Up Against RacismThis week on NEXT, we hear from teachers who are agonizing over going back to school and putting their families and themselves at risk - or quitting their jobs.

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Congresswoman Jahana Hayes Weighs In On School ReopeningsHow does a national teacher of the year - turned Congresswoman - view school reopening plans in Connecticut?

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CT Food Bank Faces Multiple Hunger ChallengesThe Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media.

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The Great Grade-Change CaperThis week, Professor Rachael Gabriel, director of the Neag School of Education's Reading and Language Arts Center, talks about what she's done to help students, parents, and teachers stay on top of reading education during the pandemic, and we learn about the fatal flaw in a plan to illegally change the grades of students.

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Giving The New Normal The Old College TryWhat does social distancing look like in a residence hall or in a cafeteria? What happens if there is a coronavirus outbreak on campus?

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Members In Connecticut's Largest Teachers Union Want School To Reopen Online Or Follow Hybrid PlanThe union says the state should only open school buildings if CDC and other safety guidelines are met.

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Denise Dillon: Villanova Women's BasketballOn this episode of the Connnecticut Scoreboard Podcast, I'm talking with new Villanova Women's Basketball head Coach Denise Dillon.

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Episode 60We attempt to solve the crisis of education backwards and in heels and during a pandemic and in which everyone wants different things and in which the federal government essentially stopped doing anything constructive.

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99. Connecticut's Mount Rushmore ConnectionIn this episode of Grading the Nutmeg, Mary Donohue, Asst. Publisher of Connecticut Explored, reveals Connecticut's connection to Gutzon Borglum, the sculptor of Mount Rushmore and the run up to his most contentious project, the Mount Rushmore National Monument in South Dakota.

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What, Like It's Hard? Preparing For The Connecticut Bar Exam In A PandemicThis pandemic has caused a lot of interruptions in our lives. It has put people out of work, and it is also keeping some people from starting a career.

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The UConn Pod: Dan Hurley stays hot on the recruiting trailThe UConn Pod crew breaks down Diggins' commitment and chats with Rivals recruiting expert Corey Evans, who also touches on the Huskies' other 2021 targets and the positive impact of the move to the Big East.

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Divorcing After Fighting For Marriage Equality; Insulting Cops Lands NH Man In 1st Amendment DisputeThis week, in a special episode of NEXT, we listen to a collection of award-winning stories from the New England News Collaborative - from the divorced couple that was the face of marriage equality in Massachusetts, to a close look at a First Amendment dispute in New Hampshire.

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Exploring Our Biological Inheritance: Carl Zimmer On HeredityInside our genomes, we carry information about our recent ancestors as well as ancient human history.

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CT Lawmakers Pass Sweeping Police Reform BillThe Connecticut Legislature has passed sweeping reforms of policing in the state.

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The Wheelhouse: Disputed Decisions On Police, Back To SchoolThe state Senate is considering a police accountability bill that cleared the house last week.

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Best Burgers in CT and BeyondWe asked you to share your favorite burgers with us, and you didn't disappoint. In this rebroadcast, Faith and the gang highlight the restaurants and burger stands serving the best burgers in our region.

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A Conversation With Public Health Commissioner Deidre GiffordConnecticut seems to be trending in the right direction, and steadily slowing the spread of coronavirus.

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Spotlight On Criminal Justice Reform During National Conversation On RaceState lawmakers in Connecticut's House of Representatives have passed a major police accountability bill in the middle of a national conversation about police violence and racism.

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Doug Bruno: DePaul Women's BasketballThis episode features an interview with DePaul Women's Basketball Coach Doug Bruno. Coach Bruno talks about his 40+ years of coaching, the growth of the DePaul program, his friendship with Geno Auriemma, and UConn's return to the Big East.

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Seeing The Cracks In Controversial StatuesDid you ever play the game Statues as a child? This is how you play: A person starts out as the Curator and stands at the end of a field.

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The Debate Over Controversial Statues; Heat Waves And How COVID-19 Complicates Efforts To Stay CoolThis week on NEXT, New Englanders debate the removal of controversial statues. Plus, Connecticut is refusing to reveal the cost of some taxpayer-funded coronavirus tests.

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Cooking Solo: Recipes for One + Kitchen TipsWe're listening back to some favorite tips to make you a better cook, including Chris Prosperi's trick for making dinner in a rice cooker.

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The Wheelhouse: A Positive View Of Negative TestsWe look at the mostly positive trends for COVID-19 in the state. And we glance worriedly at some other states.

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The Tide Is InThis week we sit down with alumna Lara Herscovitch '95 about balancing a career in social work with a career in writing and performing music; and we travel to storied Fort Trumbull to learn how UConn students there got the news out in the 1940s.

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Connecticut Towns Bring Back Resident-Only Beach Policies, But Is That Legal?Julia Marcus - Epidemiologist and assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. She wrote the essay "Quarantine Fatigue Is Real" for The Atlantic Andrew Kahrl - Professor of History and African American Studies at University of Virginia, and author of Free the Beaches: The Story of Ned Coll and the Battle for America's Most Exclusive Shoreline...

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Essential Workers in CT Protest For Racial, Economic JusticeConnecticut workers held multiple protests Monday demanding racial and economic justice, as part of a nationwide day of action called "Strike for Black Lives".

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Who Is Paying For Coronavirus Testing?Later, how do University of Connecticut students feel about returning to college in the fall?

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Josh Boone: UConn Men's BasketballThis episode features an interview with former UConn Men's Basketball player Josh Boone. We have a lot of fun talking through the championship run of his freshman year, playing under Jim Calhoun, differences between the NBA and playing overseas, and more.

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Discovering Connecticut's Not So Secret GardensWe're reaching the middle of the summer here in Connecticut. Although many of our favorite summer activities aren't feasible this year, there are lots of ways to get outside.

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Hartford Athletic Preview: Harry Swartz and Myke FuhrmanWe're getting you ready for year two of Hartford Athletic with two great interviews. First up, you'll hear from Hartford Athletic player Harry Swartz.

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We Changed For COVID. What About The Climate Crisis? ; How Companies Say They'll Fight RacismThe pandemic forced many of us into new habits. Why can't we do that with climate change?

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Clean Air Advocates Slam Move Toward "Renewable" Natural GasProposals to transition from natural gas to so-called "renewable" gas won't solve our emissions problems - according to a new report.

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Let's Grill Some Pizza, S'mores, and MoreEverybody loves pizza on the grill, so this week, we listen back to Faith's ideas for fresh, summer pizzas-with and without traditional dough.

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The Wheelhouse: Law Enforcement Changes ProposedState lawmakers have put some details on the table, as they craft a law enforcement bill in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

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98. Two Stories From World War IIIn "Two From World War II." state historian Walt Woodward presents two stories he wrote for this Fall's special "Remembering World War II" edition of Connecticut Explored Magazine.

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July Pandemic Book Club: Summer Reads!Kate Capshaw - past president of Children's Literature Association. She is also a professor at University of Connecticut Chandra Prasad - an author based here in Connecticut, and writer of the young adult novel Damselfly Caragh M.

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During Pandemic, Stable Housing Is More Critical Than EverWe check in with Richard Cho, CEO of the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness to learn how the state has avoided outbreaks in shelters that have plagued other cities and states.

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Absentee Ballots Go Out, One Month Ahead of CT Presidential PrimaryConnecticut's presidential primary is now only one month away, and the state is sending out absentee ballot applications that must be returned ASAP.

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97. Uncovering African American Women's Fight for SuffrageIn this episode, Natalie Belanger of the Connecticut Historical Society talks to historians Brittney Yancy and Karen Li Miller about their ongoing project to uncover the suffrage work of women of color in Connecticut.

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Big Plans on Campus: CSCU Prepares For The Fall SemesterCollege campuses across the country are preparing to reopen in the fall. But with the potential for a second wave of coronavirus infections, students and staff are being asked to be flexible.

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Tackling The Anticipated Rise In Evictions; Investing In 'Green' Pandemic RecoveryEviction cases are expected to soar this summer. This week on NEXT, the debate over extending an eviction moratorium.

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Miki Sudo: Nathan's Hot Dog Champion and Competitive EaterOn this episode we're talking with the most recent Nathan's Hot Dog Champion, professional competitive eater, and Connecticut resident Miki Sudo.

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Summer Recipes: Bloody Mary, Shrimp, Lemon Meringue Pie and Peach CrispFaith and the gang invent a Shrimp Cocktail Bloody Mary using two local mixes, sip on a rosé and a white wine from France, and share family recipes from Add a Pinch blogger Robyn Stone's cookbook.

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The Wheelhouse: Frederick Douglass Still SpeaksAbolitionist Frederick Douglass has been in the news recently, even though he died more than a century ago.

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Gabby Lucivero: NBC Connecticut SportsThis episode features an Interview with NBC Connecticut's Gabby Lucivero. We talk about her path and journey In sports journalism, what It's been like covering sports from home during the pandemic, some memorable CT sports stories and more.

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The Spirit of '49This week, we hear from Coach Geno Auriemma; we meet Louis Goffinet '17, who launched a local charitable project in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; and we don mismatched Colonial uniforms to march alongside the mysterious UConn 49ers.

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How The Pandemic Has Magnified Connecticut's Digital DivideJanice Flemming-Butler - Owner and founder of Voices of Women of Color in Hartford, a social justice firm that works with the public and private sector to address issues around voting, housing, and public health Dr. Nicol Turner Lee - Senior Fellow and the Director of the Center for Technology Innovation at the Brookings Institution; she's the...

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CT Pushes For Federal Action on Methane Waste to Combat Climate ChangeConnecticut and 15 other states and cities are.

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Hope Is Dangerous Thing For A Podcast Like Ours To Have But We Have ItOn this episode, we talk about whether we can actually expect things in the hell world to get better.

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This Giant Animal Show Is Going To Be… Huge!Dr. Nick Pyenson - Paleontologist at the at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and author of Spying on Whales: The Past, Present and Future of Earth's Most Awesome Creatures David Quammen - Science journalist and autho; his book Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in the Age of Extinction explores the phenomenon of island...

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Tips For Avoiding Coronavirus As States Reopen; The U.S.'s Worst COVID-19 Racial Disparity Is In MaineThis week on NEXT, how to stay safe during a pandemic as reopening continues in New England.

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A Conversation With Poet Jericho BrownHe said, "If you can't imagine these last few days without trees, I know you can't imagine life without poetry."

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Don Van Natta Jr: ESPN's The Backstory on Lebron James' DecisionThis episode features an interview with ESPN Investigative Reporter Don Van Natta Jr. We're talking with Don about his latest episode of The Backstory on LeBron James' televised free agency decision.

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Senior Advocates Urge Governor to Require More Testing in Nursing HomesSenior groups are pleading for increased COVID-19 testing at Connecticut nursing homes, because residents of these facilities make up less than 1% the state's population, but 64% of deaths and 19% of infections.

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Recipe Ideas for 4th of July: Burgers, Hot Dogs + Shrimp RollsStuff them with caramelized onions, roasted fennel, or your favorite cheese. What do you consider the best lobster roll in our region?

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New Reserve Moves Forward to Showcase CT EstuariesConnecticut soon may get a special reserve to spotlight its estuaries - where the Connecticut and Thames rivers meet Long Island Sound.

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The UConn Pod: Big East Day has arrivedWhile it was hard to contain our excitement for this move, we had to do at least some due diligence on other news, including the cutting of four varsity sports and a few items concerning women's hoops.

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How Habitat Loss And Climate Change Impact Birds In ConnecticutHave you noticed fewer sparrows or warblers flitting about your backyard? Bird populations in North America have been declining for years, but in 2019, the data was particularly grim.

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Revisiting New Haven's Black Panther Trials With Ericka HugginsPaul Bass - Editor of the New Haven Independent, and co-author of Murder in the Model City : the Black Panthers, Yale, and the Redemption of a Killer, with coauthor Douglas Rae Ericka Huggins - Ericka Huggins is an educator, human rights advocate and poet.

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Brad Balukjian: The Wax PackThis episode features an interview with Brad Balukjian, author of The Wax Pack: On the Open Road In Search of Baseball's Afterlife.

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We're Going Back To School…MaybeThe academic school year has just ended, but parents, students and teachers are already wondering what next year will look like.

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Declaring Racism A Public Health Crisis; The Hidden History Of Black VermontersThis week on NEXT, we talk about the different ways racism has become a public health crisis.

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Care About Ending Racism? Look To Your Local Zoning BoardJacqueline Rabe Thomas - Reporter for the Connecticut Mirror. She has written about housing segregation for the Mirror and Propublica Crystal Carter - Simsbury resident; her story was profiled in Separated By Design from Propublica Karen Dubois-Walton - President of Elm City Communities, the Housing Authority of New Haven Senator Saud Anwar -...

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Beef Tenderloin on the Grill, Paella + MargaritasIn this week's rebroadcast, Faith and her food buddies make themselves hungry describing a few of their favorite summer go-tos: herb-crusted beef tenderloin on the grill, pan-seared duck breast, and a super-easy blueberry cobbler made with pancake batter.

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The Wheelhouse: Connecticut Lawmakers Talking About Policing, RaceThis week on the Wheelhouse, we compare some of the proposals on the state level in Connecticut, in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

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Dig This Episode, Literally!This week, UConn Humanities Institute Fellow Siavash Samei '19 PhD tells us about his work on archaeological digs in what used to be Mesopotamia, we learn about a class so good students deliberately flunked so they could take it again, and we almost forget to brag about an award.

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Pride Month Goes VirtualPride Month is looking a little different this year. Traditionally, Pride is marked by big parades and celebrations.

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Pre-Pandemic Data Ranks Connecticut 6th in U.S. for Child Well-BeingA new report ranks Connecticut sixth among states for the overall well-being of its children - but a closer look shows major racial disparities in the data.

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Is Unemployment Necessary As Connecticut And Other States Reopen?This hour, we look at unemployment insurance during the pandemic. Many Connecticut residents who have been laid off have been getting by with a combination of money from state unemployment insurance and a $600 weekly benefit from the federal government.

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Alex Oriakhi: UConn Men's BasketballThis episode features an interview with former UConn Men's Basketball player Alex Oriakhi. We discuss Alex's UConn career - from an NIT appearance his freshman year to winning the championship in his sophomore year, and an up and down junior year that ultimately culminated with him transferring to Missouri.

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Episode 58Just checkin' In.

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Where We Live Extra: On Juneteenth, Remembering Connecticut's Complicity In SlaveryAs we commemorate the Juneteenth holiday and reflect on the legacy of slavery in this country, we wanted to share with you a conversation Lucy had a few years ago with Jenifer Frank, co-author of Complicity: How the North Promoted, Prolonged, and Profited from Slavery.

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How Zoning Rules Can Perpetuate Segregation; #BlackintheIvory Rises As Scholars Talk Racism In AcademiaRacial segregation is a modern-day problem. This week on NEXT, we hear from an expert on how zoning rules continue to perpetuate segregation in New England.

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Life After A Covid-19 DiagnosisWe have spent the last few months bringing you coverage on COVID-19. This hour, we're going to talk to someone who was diagnosed with coronavirus, and recovered.

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Recipes and Tips for Father's Day GrillingMaster griller Jamie Purviance shares recipes for Beer Can Chicken, Beef Tenderloin with Seared Mushrooms, and a Pineapple Upside-Down Cake cooked on the grill.

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The Wheelhouse: Seeking Freedom From Brutality, Equality On The Job, And Pandemic SafetyChanges are starting to be made in Connecticut law enforcement, as protests continue over the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis.

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Kevin Streelman: Life on the PGA Tour in a COVID-19 WorldThis episode features 2014 Travelers Championship winner and PGA Tour Professional Kevin Streelman. We catch up on what life is like on the PGA Tour in this COVID-19 environment - from testing, fan-free courses and more.

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As Connecticut Begins Phase 2 Reopening, Confusion Over Who Should Get COVID 19 TestThis hour, we talk with Governor Lamont's Chief Operating Officer Josh Geballe about this latest phase of reopening Connecticut's economy.

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LGBTQ Community Rallies in Support of Supreme Court RulingLGBTQ+ groups rallied at City Hall in Hartford Monday night to celebrate a landmark victory for equality in the workplace at the Supreme Court.

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96. Rough Justice for Nathan HaleState historian Walt Woodward takes a new look at the actions surrounding the Revolutionary War execution of state hero Nathan Hale, and finds there are still some burning questions left to be answered about this hasty and irregular event.

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Being A Dad In 2020Father's Day is this weekend. How will you spend Father's Day? Will you have a socially distant celebration with your Dad?

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Pursuing the Patriots Episode 2: Dan ShaughnessyThe second episode of Pursuing the Patriots gives us a Boston media perspective on the deal that would've moved the Patriots to Connecticut.

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Panic At The Gazebo W Codruta And Ben LoebickThis week, we discussed the recent rally in support of black lives that took place in North Haven, the backlash it received, and the urgency of this moment with the first-time organizers who planned the whole thing.

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The UConn Pod: Fall sports coming into focusWe're in the fourth month of quarantine but we've finally got some good news to talk about.

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The Impact Of Anti-racism Protests On Pro Sports; What Historical 'Female Husbands' Teach Us About Gender And SexualityAs protests continue over racism and police violence, some professional athletes in New England are not staying on the sidelines.

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Travis Steele: Xavier University Men's BasketballThis episode features an interview with Travis Steele, the Men's Basketball coach for Xavier University.

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If You Like The Wheelhouse…You should listen to First Wave. It's the Connecticut Public Radio news documentary about the arrival of COVID-19 in the state.

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Boozy Chocolate Milkshakes and More Ice Cream TreatsIn one of our most fun shows, Tony Yurgaitis from Arethusa Farm and Dairy in Bantam and New Haven joined the party for an hour of ice cream and boozy milkshakes.

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A Nation in TurmoilWith marches and protests in small towns and big cities across the country in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, a black man, by Minneapolis police officers, we convened a panel of UConn faculty members affiliated with the Africana Studies Institute to help us understand the events unfolding across the nation and the world.

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The Future of Work: What It Means To Be EssentialDr. Faiqa Cheema - Infectious Disease Specialist, Hartford Healthcare Ace Ricker - Front End Supervisor at Stop And Shop in West Hartford Karen Alter-Reid - Clinical Psychologist, Fairfield County Trauma Response Patrick Gourley - Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Business Analytics at the University of New Haven.

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Nathan Grube: 2020 Travelers ChampionshipThis episode features an interview with Nathan Grube, Tournament Director for the Travelers Championship. We talk about the return of the PGA Tour, what the 2020 Travelers Championship will look like, preparing for a tournament in the age of COVID-19 and more.

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Conservationists Mull Lawsuits as Feds Roll Back Ocean ProtectionsGroups that protect the oceans are looking at their legal options after President Donald Trump.

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Alone Together Is Still AloneThere's a few popular phrases being passed around right now: "You're not alone." And, "we're all in this together." They're necessary sentiments.

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Not That Dave Yaccarino With Dave YaccarinoOn this episode, we discuss Dave Yaccarino's run for East Haven representative, being related to Dave Yaccarino, and winning the 99th for the.

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John Fanta: UConn and the Big EastThis episode features an interview with John Fanta. He talks about his role doing play by play for College Basketball on Fox, hosting Big East Shootaround and more.

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New England Protesters Condemn Systemic Racism; Maverick Town Leaders Hatch Plan To Sidestep Sea Level RiseThis week on NEXT, as protests continue over police brutality and the death of George Floyd, we hear from an educator on how to dismantle racism in public schools.

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Residents Call For Police Reform, Dismantling Systemic Racism in ConnecticutRepresentative Robyn Porter - State Representative for New Haven and Hamden; she is a member of the Connecticut General Assembly Judiciary Committee Tracey Meares - Walton Hale Hamilton Professor at Yale Law School; Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory; in 2014, she was a member of President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing...

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How to Make an Omelet, Plus a Local Wine We LoveThis week, we make a fresh no-cook pasta sauce and sip a local chardonnay from Jonathan Edwards Winery.

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The Wheelhouse: It's Okay To Cry. Or To Chant.The country is jolted by the death of George Floyd, and by nation-wide demonstrations against police brutality that sometimes turned violent.

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New England Episcopal Bishops: Trump Church Visit "Disgraceful"New England's Episcopal bishops unanimously are calling out President Donald Trump's appearance in front of a statement on Tuesday, also condemning law enforcement use of force and tear gas to clear a path for the president through peaceful demonstrators....

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How COVID-19 Could Worsen America's Eviction CrisisGreg Kirschner - Legal director of the Connecticut Fair Housing Center Matthew Desmond - Professor of Sociology at Princeton University and author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City.

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Voting-Rights Group Cheers West Hartford Resolution on Absentee BallotsLast night, the West Hartford Special Advisory Committee on Social and Community Recovery voted to ask the full council to support a resolution calling on state lawmakers to make fear of COVID-19 a legitimate excuse to vote by mail in November....

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Is Connecticut Flattening The Curve? A Check In With Governor LamontMay 20th marked the first phase of Re-open Connecticut. What conditions will need to be met before Phase 2 starts on June 20th?

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Acacia Courtney: Horse Racing and Former Miss ConnecticutThis episode features an interview with Acacia Courtney, former Miss Connecticut who is now a TV Analyst / Paddock Reporter for Gulfstream Park.

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Episode 55On this episode we interview April Capone, former mayor of East Haven, and candidate for the 34th State Senate District on her roots, her experience, and her future.

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With COVID-19 Closing Pools, Will Drowning Risks Grow?Jeff Wiltse - Professor of History at University of Montana and author of Contested Waters: A Social History of Swimming Pools in America Harold Sparrow - President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Hartford Kevin Borrup - Interim director of the Injury Prevention Center at Connecticut Children's Medical Center, also a member of the Commission on...

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Civil Rights In The Time Of COVID With Alex TaubesWe interview Alex Taubes, insurgent State Senate candidate for the 11th district about criminal justice, climate change, education equity, and more.

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Dave Leitao: DePaul Men's BasketballThis episode features an interview with former UConn assistant coach and current DePaul Men's Basketball Coach Dave Leitao.

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Reopening Restaurants And Re-examining The Food Supply ChainLast week marked the beginning of a phased reopening of Connecticut. Several businesses are permitted to reopen under Phase 1 of Connecticut's reopening, including restaurants that are able to open for outdoor dining.

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Experts Answer Social Distancing Questions; Advocates Seek Aid For Immigrant Dairy WorkersEven as restrictions loosen in New England, uncertainties remain over how to avoid spreading COVID-19.

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The Secret to Great Barbecue Ribs, Burgers and MorePlus, a CT restaurant serves a soft-shell crab BLT that gets raves, and Amy Dickinson of Wait...Wait Don't Tell Me! and the "Ask Amy" column describes her early life on a dairy farm and her mother's cooking.

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The Wheelhouse: Coronavirus Political Divide, Prominent Justice RetiresThis week, we take a look at the political divide on coronavirus in Connecticut and around the country.

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Awopbopaloopbop AlopbamUConnThis week, Professor Jeffrey Ogbar talks about the art and lasting influence of Little Richard, and we journey back to the 1940s, when a professor was on trial for suspected anti-American sympathies.

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95. Beware of the Sea, for it is a Wide, Wide LoveIn this episode CT Elizabeth Normen draws inspiration from the haunting words of her great-great grandmother, the wife of a sea captain during the Great Age of Sail.

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How Statistics Are Helping Us Navigate The COVID-19 PandemicGary King - Weatherhead University Professor at Harvard, Director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science; he is one of the researchers who helped develop the How We Feel COVID-19 symptom reporting app Talithia Williams - Associate professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College; she is also the host of the PBS show Nova Wonders.

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Morgan Valley: University of Hartford Women's BasketballThis episode features an interview with the Head Coach of the University of Hartford Women's Basketball team Morgan Valley.

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Groups Push for Clarity on Absentee Ballots in NovemberVoting rights groups are calling on state legislators to officially allow Connecticut voters to claim fear of coronavirus as a permissible reason to request an absentee ballot for the November election.

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The UConn Pod: We're on to the Big EastAfter college sports made a sudden shift into off-season mode, the UConn athletic department has shifted its focus to the Big East and making football independence work.

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Justin Farmer Will Have His Campaign for ConnecticutWe interview Justin Farmer, running for State Senate District.

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CT Inside Out Episode 52We were way ahead of the game with kids and dogs in the backdrop of our podcast.

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Where We Live Extra: 50 Years After New Haven's 'May Day', Yale Alum Reflects On Role Of Black Student LeadersLast week we brought you a show about the New Haven's Black Panther trials and the 1970 May Day rally, fifty years ago now this month, when tens of thousands of protestors gathered on the New Haven Green and the campus of Yale University - in support of Black Panther Party leaders Bobby Seale and Ericka Huggins, who were on trial in New Haven.

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A Meaningful Memorial Day WeekendLater, Commissioner Katie Dykes from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection joins us to discuss how to stay safe if you are heading to the shore this weekend.

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Groups Press to Revive Civilian Conservation CorpsEnvironmental groups are calling on Congress to revive the Civilian Conservation Corps, in order to put people back to work while at the same time, improving beaches, trails and forests.

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The Complications of Reopening; Students Sue Universities in New England Over Remote ClassesThis week on NEXT: A slow reopening is now underway in every New England state.

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Xenophobia During Pandemic Hits Asian Americans In ConnecticutFrom rude comments to even violent assaults, anti-Asian racism is impacting many Asian Americans' sense of safety, on top of the regular stresses of life during the pandemic.

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Daniel Hamilton: UConn BasketballThis episode features an interview with former UConn Men's Basketball player Daniel Hamilton. We talk about his two years at UConn including his big run during the 2016 AAC Tournament, favorite moments, and what life has been like post UConn.

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Bloody Mary Recipes + The Ultimate Avocado ToastIt's a Bloody Mary Party! We're celebrating everybody's favorite brunch cocktail with recipes for the Classic Bloody Mary, as well as some sweet and savory spins.

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The Wheelhouse: Happy Reopening Day!Is today the right time to start re-opening Connecticut's economy after much of the state was closed to slow the spread of coronavirus?

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In Memoir, Mother And Trans Son 'Pick Up The Pieces' Of RelationshipThis hour, we sit down with Donald and his mother, Mary Collins. They have written about their experience in the book At the Broken Places: A Mother and Trans Son Pick Up the Pieces.

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Pursuing the Patriots: Governor John RowlandWelcome to Pursuing the Patriots brought to you by The Connecticut Scoreboard. The first episode in our series takes us right to one of the dealmakers himself, former Connecticut Governor John Rowland.

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Reopening Connecticut Brings Looming Childcare CrisisDaycares have continued to stay open throughout the quarantine, but many parents have opted to keep their children at home.

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Financial Counseling Available to Aid Post-Lockdown RecoveryAbout 450,000 people in Connecticut have lost their jobs and filed for unemployment since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold - and now the United Way is offering free financial coaching and small grants to help some stave off bankruptcy.

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