Dan Katz http://wshu.org en 15 month old Ridgefield child dies in hot car http://wshu.org/post/15-month-old-ridgefield-child-dies-hot-car <p>Authorities in Ridgefield, Connecticut are investigating the death of a 15 month old child who was left unattended in a hot car on Monday. Connecticut State Police Spokesman Lieutenant J. Paul Vance says leaving a child alone in a car could be considered a felony.</p><p>"It seems like it is an issue that's risen to the surface," says Vance.&nbsp; "It seems like parents should not be reminded about this but we're doing that we're reminding them."</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:29:33 +0000 Dan Katz 20356 at http://wshu.org DeLauro, Slaughter sponsporing bill to strengthen USDA's ability to issue recalls http://wshu.org/post/delauro-slaughter-sponsporing-bill-strengthen-usdas-ability-issue-recalls <p></p><p>Democratic Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Louise Slaughter of New York are sponsoring legislation in the Republican-controlled House that would remove any doubt that the U.S. Department of Agriculture can issue recalls for unsafe meat, poultry, or egg products. Under current law, the USDA can only issue a recall if a product is considered to be "adulterated".</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:08:48 +0000 Dan Katz 20227 at http://wshu.org DeLauro, Slaughter sponsporing bill to strengthen USDA's ability to issue recalls Blumenthal, McCain urge FCC to end sports blackout rule http://wshu.org/post/blumenthal-mccain-urge-fcc-end-sports-blackout-rule <p></p><p>U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and John McCain of Arizona are calling on the Federal Communications Commission to follow through on its proposal to end its blackout rule.</p><p>The blackout rule was implemented in 1975. It can prevent local TV broadcasts of sporting events if not enough fans show up to the game in person.</p><p></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:45:30 +0000 Dan Katz 18568 at http://wshu.org Blumenthal, McCain urge FCC to end sports blackout rule Downtown development in Norwalk moving fowrard http://wshu.org/post/downtown-development-norwalk-moving-fowrard <p>Officials in Norwalk, Connecticut say developers are beginning a key phase in a major project to rejuvenate the city's downtown. The project on Norwalk's Wall Street has been years in the making and supporters say it will be an economic boost to the region.</p><p></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 13:04:18 +0000 Dan Katz 18438 at http://wshu.org Conn. governor's race taking shape http://wshu.org/post/conn-governors-race-taking-shape <p></p><p>Connecticut Democrats endorsed Governor Dannel Malloy to run for a second term and state Republicans endorsed their 2010 candidate Greenwich businessman Tom Foley to challenge Malloy again. But the stage is not quite set for a rematch.</p><p></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 14:29:00 +0000 Ebong Udoma & Dan Katz & Alison Freeland 17629 at http://wshu.org Conn. governor's race taking shape