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Stamford Primary
6:46 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Martin wins Democratic Mayoral Primary

David Martin celebrating his victory
Credit Kaomi Goetz

Stamford Board of Finance member David Martin defeated state Representative William Tong in Tuesday's primary. Tong was endorsed by Governor Dannel Malloy but was only able to get 48% of the popular vote, compared to Martin's 52%. 

Newscaster: WSHU's Bill Buchner

Water quality
6:41 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Long Island environmental groups form clean water coalition

From left to right: Researcher Christopher Gobler, Environmentalist Adrienne Esposito and Pine Barrens Society's RIchard Ampher
Credit Charles Lane

Based on what they describe as the "worst" summer ever, several Long Island environmental groups are coordinating resources to launch a multimillion dollar advocacy campaign aimed at creating a more unified water protection plan.


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Lingering effects of recession
6:32 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

NY mayors face financial challenges

Whatever the outcome of Tuesday's primaries, most New York mayors who win a new term in cites across the state will face a similar challenge: how to get their municipalities back on secure financial footing.


2014 Conn. Governor race
12:39 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Foley forms exploratory committee

Tom Foley announced he's forming an exploratory committee to run for Governor in Bridgeport on Tuesday
Credit (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Republican Tom Foley, who narrowly lost the race for Connecticut Governor to Democrat Dannel Malloy in 2010, announced in Bridgeport on Tuesday that he’s considering another run at the job.

Foley told reporters that this time, he plans to qualify for public financing for his campaign, and said he'll decide later if he'll use it.

Suffolk DA race
6:28 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Suffolk County DA Spota challenged in Tuesday primary

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota (left) and challenger Ray Perini
Credit Candidates websites

In Tuesday’s primary election, Suffolk County voters will be choosing candidates for November's general election. The most watched primary is for District Attorney where Tom Spota is being challenged for the first time since he won office in 2001. 


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