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10:26 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Great Barrington, Mass., commemorates 50th anniversary of the death W.E.B Du Bois

Tuesday, August 27, is the 50th anniversary of the death of W.E.B. Du Bois. The African American political intellectual and civil rights pioneer was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, in 1868. A commemoration of his death in Great Barrington this Saturday and will include a guided tour of the Du Bois Homesite.


Crime
10:21 am
Fri August 23, 2013

SWAT teams compete against others from around region

SWAT teams from around the region competed in Simsbury, Conn. on Thursday
Credit Brian Scott-Smith

Law enforcement SWAT teams from around the region have been gathering in Connecticut over the last three days to compete in the annual Connecticut SWAT Challenge, to find the best in the region.

Politics
10:08 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Republicans question Obama's motives for NY bus tour

Top New York and national Republican leaders are criticizing President Obama and questioning his motives for his planned bus tour of upstate New York. The President plans to discuss access to higher education during a tour that begins on Thursday.


Little League World Series
9:54 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Westport Little League team loses, championship hopes still alive

Fans cheering on their Little League team at Black Duck restuarant in Westport
Credit Alison Freeland

The team from Westport, Connecticut lost a close game on Wednesday night in the Little League World Series, falling to Chula Vista, California 6-3 in extra innings. Despite the loss, Westport still has a chance to make it to the championship game.


Video Game Violence
9:53 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Conn. House Speaker: Video game makers should stop agreements with gun makers

Connecticut House Speaker Brendan Sharkey is urging video game makers to stop engaging in license agreements with gun manufacturers to promote guns in games.

Newscaster: WSHU's Dan Katz

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