Several federal services are still available in Connecticut, despite the government shutdown in Washington. The Veteran's Affairs Department is assuring Connecticut's 52,000 veterans their services will continue.
A recent study found that 1 in 7 people in Connecticut who have been diagnosed with skin cancer said they continued to use indoor tanning equipment after their diagnosis.
The study was by Yale University, and was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. It was part of the reasoning for a change to Connecticut law that took effect October 1st, restricting who can use indoor tanning equipment.
A question on the November ballot will ask New Yorkers if they support an expansion of casino gambling in the state. A new poll finds the language in that ballot question is written in a way that influences voters to vote yes.
Troubles on Metro North have continued into a second week, but officials say things should be able to return to normal by next week. MTA officials estimate service should be fully restored by Tuesday, Oct. 8. Details on the power restoration from Con Edison are online here.