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The town of North Stonington is flying the Connecticut State flag upside down at its town hall. The town’s Republican leaders are protesting Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s proposed cuts to cities and towns.

Sean Murphy is First Selectman of North Stonington, one of the many cities and towns facing big cuts in the money it gets from the state.

“The flag flying upside down on the pole indicates being in distress and I think that is a mild term for the current situation that we have at the Capital.”

(AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

As Connecticut approaches the end of the second month without a state budget, Democratic legislative leaders say they’ll present their revised final state budget plan this week. The proposal is expected to include a controversial sales tax increase.  

(AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)

Yale University sits on top of land once owned by Native Americans. That doesn’t seem unusual, considering pretty much all of the country does as well.

Now, Yale’s Native American students want the university to acknowledge that history with a monument to formally recognize the Quinnipiac people who once lived where its campus sits in New Haven, Connecticut.

According to reports, the famous astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, won’t be available to answer any questions during Monday's solar eclipsey.  Tyson says he’ll be in an undisclosed location where he will experience this celestial phenomenon in private.   

On Long Island, Food Deserts Quietly Grow

Aug 18, 2017
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Long Island has seen an increase in the number of what the federal government calls food deserts, areas where residents lack access to affordable healthy food.

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