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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has joined attorneys general from more than a dozen states, including Connecticut, in opposition of President Donald Trump’s executive order to dismantle the Obama-era Clean Power Plan.

Tonight we'll enjoy Beethoven's "Pastoral" Symphony No. 6, which is like spending a refreshing day in the countryside. 

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The New York State budget, due on Friday, is still unresolved. The biggest sticking point between Governor Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers has nothing to do with taxes and spending.

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Construction on New York’s second largest solar farm will begin next month on Long Island.

A former golf course will be the site of the new solar farm that could provide energy to more than 4,000 homes.

Local residents protested the Shoreham Solar Commons last year, worried that the development could affect the view of the landscape and property values.

The Long Island Power Authority has a 20-year contract with Invenergy, the developer of the farm. The contract is valued at $177 million.

Construction is expected to take eight to ten months.

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Two New York lawmakers say the Southern State Parkway that winds between New York City and Jones Beach is badly in need of an upgrade. State Senator John Brooks and Assemblywoman Michaelle Solanges have introduced a bill that would launch a safety study and renovation plans.

George Bizet based his music for the play "The Girl from Arles" on actual Provencal folk melodies for an authentic quality.  We'll enjoy one of his suites this morning.

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Attention is on President Trump’s failed health care plan and possible ties to Russia. But U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn., says the Trump administration is quietly sending hundreds of new troops to Syria. Murphy took issue with the troop increase in an op-ed for the Huffington Post and the Hartford Courant.

LIRR Third Track Divides Communities

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The Long Island Rail Road’s proposed third track project has divided communities along the railroad’s Main Line. The third track would run between Floral Park and Hicksville.

Flu Season Past Peak But Not Over

Mar 27, 2017
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Flu season peaked in Connecticut in mid to late February, but the season is not over yet.

Alan Siniscalchi, with the Department of Public Health, says there have been 5,000 confirmed flu cases in the state so far. Fairfield County has the highest number with 1,600 flu cases.

Mark O'Connor said his goal in writing his Fiddle Concerto was to create a modern American version of those huge concertos by 19th century European composers. We'll enjoy it tonight.

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