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11:36 am
Wed July 10, 2013

Cuomo takes page from father's book with Moreland Act Commission

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's Moreland Act Commission to investigate the legislature is not the first time a Governor created a panel to probe state lawmakers. Cuomo's father did it a quarter century ago, with mixed results.   


Politics
11:33 am
Wed July 10, 2013

Gun industry association withdraws support for Coltsville National Historic Park in Conn.

A national gun industry association is withdrawing its support for federal legislation to create the Coltsville National Historical Park in Hartford. It cited the recent passage of Connecticut's gun control legislation in a letter to the state's congressional delegation and governor.


Government
11:27 am
Wed July 10, 2013

Environmentalists oppose plan to build natural gas terminal off Long Island

Environmentalists are rallying against a proposed natural gas transfer terminal that developers want to build off the South Shore of Long Island.

Host: Morning Edition's Tom Kuser

Business
11:54 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Conn. senators, Gillibrand ask Defense Department to reconsider helicopter contract

Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy of Connecticut and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York have joined with senators from six other states in asking the Department of Defense to reconsider a contract that purchases Russian helicopters for the Afghan Army.

Host: Dan Katz

Science
11:32 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Summer cicada invasion not as dramatic as expected

Adult Cicada
Credit Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

Habitat loss since 1996 made it difficult for some of Connecticut's seventeen year cicadas to come out of the ground this summer. Cicadas emerged closer to the central part of the state in wooded areas, where food was more available.

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