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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.


George Zimmerman Trial
11:41 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Protests in Bridgeport over Zimmerman verdict

Crowd at the Federal Building in Downtown Bridgeport
Credit Tarice Gray

About 100 people gathered in Bridgeport, Connecticut to protest the outcome of the George Zimmerman trial and mourn the death of Trayvon Martin.

Education
11:35 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Conn. Supreme Court agrees to hear Bridgeport school superintendent appeal

Bridgeport Board of Education Chairman Kenneth Moales
Credit Ebong Udoma

The Connecticut Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal on whether the superintendent of schools in the state's largest city is qualified for the job under state law. The court took no action as to whether Paul Vallas can remain Bridgeport Schools Superintendent while the case is being decided. This has created uncertainty as school officials prepare for the new school year.

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