Davis Dunavin http://wshu.org en National campaign urges Senators to reconsider vote against background checks http://wshu.org/post/national-campaign-urges-senators-reconsider-vote-against-background-checks <p>A new national campaign is urging eight U.S. Senators who voted against universal background checks for gun purchases to reconsider.&nbsp; Gun control advocates in Greenwich, Connecticut are asking people to send postcards to the Senators.</p><p></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:46:39 +0000 Davis Dunavin 20603 at http://wshu.org Scientists get ready to battle a tiny killer of trees: Emerald ash borer http://wshu.org/post/scientists-get-ready-battle-tiny-killer-trees-emerald-ash-borer <p></p><p>Arborists in Connecticut are getting ready for another summer battling the emerald ash borer. They're beetles that kill trees, and they’ve been spreading across the state since 2012.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 16:29:29 +0000 Davis Dunavin 18797 at http://wshu.org Scientists get ready to battle a tiny killer of trees: Emerald ash borer Conn. holds last of six forums on children's mental health plan http://wshu.org/post/conn-holds-last-six-forums-childrens-mental-health-plan <p>Mental health experts, advocates and parents spoke at the last&nbsp; of six Connecticut community forums on children’s mental health in Stamford on Tuesday. The speakers hope their testimony will help direct a new plan being developed by the state’s Department of Children and Families.</p><p></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:12:30 +0000 Davis Dunavin 18500 at http://wshu.org Quinnipiac dropout allegedly called in bomb threat at commencement http://wshu.org/post/quinnipiac-dropout-allegedly-called-bomb-threat-commencement <p>A former Quinnipiac University student is facing charges after police say she phoned in bomb threats before the university’s graduation ceremony Sunday. Police say she didn't want her family to find out she wasn't graduating.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 22:07:19 +0000 Davis Dunavin 17669 at http://wshu.org Last call on the New Haven Line bar car http://wshu.org/post/last-call-new-haven-line-bar-car <p>Bar cars used to be a staple of American train travel, but they’ve been disappearing from commuter rails in recent years. Davis Dunavin rode the last bar car to leave New York’s Grand Central Terminal on Friday.</p><p></p> Mon, 12 May 2014 19:30:24 +0000 Davis Dunavin 17262 at http://wshu.org Last call on the New Haven Line bar car