Sunday Baroque Highlight

Apr 21, 2018

Musicians have long been inspired by nature – from animals and flowers, to weather and seasons, even natural disasters. In honor of the annual April 22 observance of EARTH DAY Sunday Baroque will take you on a musical nature walk.

John Minchillo / AP

The conglomerate General Electric is still considering a breakup of the 126-year-old company. In an earnings call with investors, executives said the company’s current business is profitable, but dragged down by past ventures.

Johnathon Henninger

After years of being in the red, the state of Connecticut now has a surplus of more than $1 billion because of higher than expected income tax collections since the beginning of the year. Democrats and Republicans have different ideas about what to do with the money.

Antonin Dvorak didn't have any specific stories for each of his Legends; instead, he invited listeners to make up their own tales, which you can do as we enjoy them tonight.

Courtesy of New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Rail Program

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield rail line will be open for business on June 16.

Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy thanked lawmakers and officials working in child welfare and juvenile justice for closing Connecticut Juvenile Training School last week. That was the state’s last locked facility for kids run by the Department of Children and Families, or DCF.

Carl Nielsen had to use his imagination to create a soundscape of the ancient Middle East for his exotic Aladdin Suite. We'll enjoy it today.

Andrew Harnik / AP

The largest teachers union in the country is ending its relationship with Wells Fargo because the bank does business with the gun industry and the NRA.

Alexander F. Yuan / AP

The Connecticut House of Representatives has approved a resolution to amend the State’s Constitution to allow for a system of early voting. The resolution passed on Thursday by a vote of 81-65 today.

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