CONNECTICUT

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The U.S. Coast Guard’s highest-ranking officer says it’s unacceptable that the military branch needs to rely on food pantries like the one set up in New London during the government shutdown.  

Historian Samuel Kassow authored "Who Will Write Our History," and teaches at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.
Nick Caito / Courtesy Trinity College

A new documentary film, called "Who Will Write Our History," is based on a book by Samuel Kassow, who teaches at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

Lamont Seeks Path Around 'Legal Mud' Of Gambling Wars

Jan 22, 2019

With the new year, the drama over the expansion and control of legal gambling in Connecticut enters its fifth season, a convoluted story in search of an ending. There are new cast members and old feuds, whiffs of scandal in Washington and intrigue in Hartford, and millions spent on lobbying and litigation in both places.

As the month-marker of the partial government shutdown approaches, Transportation Security Administration employees at Bradley International Airport are turning to food donations to keep meals on their table.

Connecticut Public in Hartford, Connecticut.
Heather Brandon / NEPR

Connecticut Public, the Hartford-based entity that operates Connecticut Public Television and WNPR radio, has hired Quinnipiac University School of Communications dean Mark Contreras as its new president and CEO. 

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