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Community Banking
10:49 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Report: Community banks 'overburdened' by regulations

Percentage of Deposits in Community Bank Branches- June 30th, 2012
Credit Conference of State Bank Supervisors

Community banks were the subject of a report released on Monday by the Connecticut Department of Banking, along with the Federal Reserve System and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors.

You can access the report by clicking here.

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Stamford Mayoral Race
9:55 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Malloy reiterates support for Martin

Candidate David Martin gestured to Governor Dannel Malloy, as William Tong looks on.
Credit Kaomi Goetz

Democrats in Stamford put on a united front Monday as Governor Dannel Malloy ceremoniously endorsed candidate David Martin for mayor.

Malloy, a former 12-year mayor of Stamford, had endorsed his personal friend William Tong in the Democratic primary.

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Yale prof wins Nobel
6:00 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Yale professor wins 2013 Nobel for Medicine

Yale Prof. James E. Rothman speaking at the Yale School of Medicine after it was announced he is one of three winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Medicine
Credit Ebong Udoma

Yale Professor James E. Rothman, is one of three winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize for medicine announced on Monday. The award is for research on how key substances are transported within cells. He shares the prize with Randy Shekman of the University of California, Berkeley and Thomas Sudhof of Stanford University. Rothman credits funding from the National Institutes of Health for his research.

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NY's 1st Congressional District
4:13 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Zeldin to challenge Bishop

NY's 1st CD is a tight district but not as tight as presidential results

  Long Island State Senator Lee Zeldin announced Monday he will challenge Tim Bishop for Congress next year.  The district they are fighting over is one of the most competitive districts in the country.

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Metro North New Haven line disruption
8:33 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Metro North failure was the result of a gamble gone wrong

Liquid nitrogen is poured into a pit where Con Edison works on power feeder lines in Mount Vernon, NY.
Credit Craig LeMoult

Regular train service resumed on Monday between Connecticut and New York City, almost two weeks after a power failure caused Metro North's New Haven Line to operate at nearly half its capacity.

Some are asking how the system was so vulnerable that a failure on a single power feeder line could cause such a problem. WSHU’s Craig LeMoult took a look at a gamble that was taken by the MTA, and what went wrong.

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