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In the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris that left 129 people dead this month, U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, along with Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer of New York, are trying to pass a bill that they say would prevent suspected terrorists in America from buying guns.

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A new national study finds that cars sitting in the 50 worst traffic bottlenecks in the U.S. burn 35 million gallons of gas and produce 370,000 tons of carbon per year.

The study was released today by AAA.

Of the 50 worst bottlenecks, three of them are in the tri-state state area. They include the Cross Bronx, the Van Wyck, and the Long Island Expressways.


Tonight we'll enjoy Helene Grimaud's gutsy live performance of Brahms' monumental Piano Concerto No. 1.  

Lt. Kije was a fictional soldier that became so good at his job that the real soldiers who created him had to do him in because he was making them all look bad.  This morning we'll enjoy Prokofiev's Lt. Kije Suite.  

Reflecting On U.S. Response To Syrian Refugees

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By Cassandra Basler

Connecticut welcomed a Syrian refugee family that was turned away by the governor of Indiana last week. A nonprofit in New Haven that works with refugees from Syria, and all over the world, said their refugee clients face challenges ahead.

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, a subsidiary of the energy company Kinder Morgan, filed a federal application Friday to build new natural gas pipelines in parts of the Northeast, including Connecticut.

Tonight we'll enjoy a suite from William Walton's film score for Laurence Olivier's stirring version of Henry V.  

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Audio recordings released by the U.S. Attorney’s office at the corruption trial of State Senator Dean Skelos of Long Island aim to show that the Senate Leader and his son colluded to use Skelos' official position to help his son get employment, in what turned out to be a succession of no show jobs. But the recordings paint a revealing picture about how Albany works behind the scenes.