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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.

Government
11:17 am
Tue July 9, 2013

LI fishermen, Schumer urge repair of Jones Beach navigation light

Commercial fisherman on Long Island, along with New York Senator Charles Schumer, are urging the Coast Guard and the Army Corps of Engineers to speed up repairs on a navigation light at Jones Beach.

Host: Morning Edition's Tom Kuser

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