Sunday Baroque Highlight

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Sunday Baroque will celebrate the arrival of summer with a seasonal mix of baroque music by composers including Scottish fiddler James Oswald, English viola da gamba player Christopher Simpson and Venetian violinist Antonio Vivaldi. Enjoy the music of summer this week on Sunday Baroque.

On tonight's Carnegie Hall Live, violinist Julia Fischer and cellist Daniel Muller-Schott are the soloists in Brahms' Double Concerto. Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony is also on the concert by the Bavarian State Orchestra.

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This Saturday, Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, IRIS, is celebrating World Refugee Day with a food festival and concert in New Haven. One of the chefs invited reporters into her home to get a taste of what she will be serving on Saturday.

Connecticut State Department of Correction

Staff at the Manson Youth Institution in Cheshire, which houses serious offenders younger than 21, say they’ve been injured more often on the job. And they're blaming new disciplinary policies.

Sarah Eagan, Connecticut’s child advocate, says she’s working on a study to address the issue.  

“The issues that we’re looking at very closely are about discipline procedures, discipline response, the rate of incidents, what type of incidents there are, how youth are engaged in incidents are handled.”

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Republican and Democratic political leaders in Connecticut agree that the U.S. Supreme Court allowing states to force shoppers to pay sales tax when they make online purchases is good for the state.

Today we'll celebrate the first full day of summer with Beethoven's Pastoral Piano Sonata, and summery music by Arnold Bax and Vivaldi.

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Chronic Absenteeism was the first topic discussed by Connecticut’s Trafficking in Persons Council at its June meeting on Thursday.  

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Bridgeport, Connecticut, Mayor Joe Ganim joined several big city mayors from around the country in Tornillo, Texas, on Thursday. They were there to protest the housing of migrant children in cages at a federal government children’s detention facility.

“Although we can’t order the federal government to do anything, we came here as the mayors of the largest cities to speak, I believe, for the American people in many ways and tell them how this tragedy, this immoral action, and actions that continue, need to stop. America won’t stand for it. The mayors speak in unison here.

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The 2018 legislative session ended quietly, as Democrats and Republicans in the legislature failed to agree on major issues and exited the Capitol until next January. Although Governor Cuomo is now leaving the door open to calling them back.