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9:42 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Conn. bank settles Madoff lawsuits

Westport National Bank will pay more than $7 million to about 240 investors, who lost millions in Bernie Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme.


Newtown donations
11:00 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Committee divides up United Way money for Newtown families

The committee tasked with distributing $7.7 million collected by the United Way for families of the Newtown shooting victims announced Wednesday how that money will be divided. The distribution of millions of additional dollars remains controversial.


Lieutenant Governor
10:51 am
Thu July 18, 2013

In Conn., Lieutenant Governor has more of a role than in some other states

Conn. Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman
Credit WSHU file photo by Craig LeMoult

Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman spoke to her counterparts from around the country Thursday at the annual conference of The National Lieutenant Governors Association. Wyman spoke with WSHU and reflected on how her role is different from some other Lieutenant Governors.

Real Estate
10:23 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Survey finds New Yorkers optimistic about the real estate market

A survey released on Wednesday finds that for the first time in nearly four years New Yorkers are positive about the real estate market. The Siena College Research Institute survey finds New York City and Long Island residents as well as a plurality of upstaters predict an improving real estate market in the upcoming year.


Student Loans
10:18 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Blumenthal says student loan bill isn't fair to students

US Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut says he opposes a bill emerging in Congress that would tie federal student loan interest rates to the rates on ten year treasury notes. Blumenthal says the bill is not fair to students.


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