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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

East Haven Plane Crash
9:20 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Some neighbors concerned about Tweed New Haven Airport

Tweed New Haven Airport
Credit Ebong Udoma

The deadly crash of a private plane into two East Haven homes earlier this month, killing two children in one home as well as the pilot and his son, is raising concerns from some residents of the neighborhood close to Tweed New Haven Regional Airport.


NY Government
11:33 am
Tue August 20, 2013

NY gov't reform group: Cuomo commission should investigate poltical donations loophole

A government reform group in New York wants Governor Cuomo's Moreland Act Commission probe to focus on a loophole that it says has allowed $98 million in unlimited donations to flow into what's known as 'party housekeeping accounts'.

The Moreland Act allows the governor to set up a commission to examine state departments or bureaus, subpoena information, and make recommendations to the legislature.


Superstorm Sandy Recovery
11:27 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Sandy task force recomends beefing up electric grids, suggests federal tax dollars won't pay for it

A report from the presidential task force strategizing ways to rebuild following Superstorm Sandy says communities should plan rebuilding for the coming climate change that includes more flooding and more storms.

Host: WSHU Morning Edition's Tom Kuser

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