Syria http://wshu.org en Syrian families in Conn. rally to raise support for loved ones abroad http://wshu.org/post/syrian-families-conn-rally-raise-support-loved-ones-abroad <p></p><p>Students at The University of Bridgeport are hosting a swimming event Friday to help bring attention to the crisis in Syria and raise money to support the millions of displaced people in the region.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:17:18 +0000 Tarice L.S. Gray 15669 at http://wshu.org Syrian families in Conn. rally to raise support for loved ones abroad Conn., NY lawmakers weigh in on Syria http://wshu.org/post/conn-ny-lawmakers-weigh-syria <p></p><p>President Obama's call to postpone a vote on a military strike in Syria is giving members of Congress some breathing room. Matt Laslo reports from Washington on what some lawmakers from Connecticut and New York are saying about the issue.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:15:42 +0000 Matt Laslo 5112 at http://wshu.org Conn., NY lawmakers weigh in on Syria Local perspective on Syria http://wshu.org/post/local-perspective-syria <p>The White House continues to urge holding the threat of a military attack over Syria's head as an inducement for President Assad to give up his chemical weapons. Just after President Obama's recent address on Syria, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut reiterated that he is adamantly against any attack. Murphy said he's heard from his constituents, and that they overwhelmingly agree with him. One Syrian national living in Connecticut disagrees, and says Syrian-Americans do as well.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:19:56 +0000 Brian Scott-Smith 5050 at http://wshu.org Local perspective on Syria