Visiting Indonesia and hearing the native music was a revelation for Canadian composer Colin McPhee, and it influenced the way he wrote music from that time.  This morning we'll enjoy his Nocturne from 1958.

Gov. Cuomo Hopes Cutting Energy Costs Will Spur Economy

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has approved a series of low-cost power allocations that aim to support over 10,000 new jobs across the state.

U.S. House To Vote On Bill To Block Sale Of Plum Island

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U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA23, says the House is likely to vote in the coming days on a bill that would prevent the public sale of Plum Island.

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A Muslim family in Malverne, Long Island, has been threatened with hateful messages in their mailbox, including one with a swastika and one that read, “The KKK is coming for you Muslims.”

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On Tuesday the National Transportation Safety Board found a motorist’s error was the main factor in the 2015 Metro-North train crash that killed six people near Valhalla, New York. They also found a poorly designed third rail contributed to the damage.

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New Haven Mayor Toni Harp and State Child Welfare Commissioner Joette Katz have announced the release of New Haven’s emergency guide to help immigrant families prepare for the threat of deportation.

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The future of the Affordable Care Act is uncertain in Washington, and there are several scenarios under consideration. The latest possible changes could impact New York’s relatively healthy health care system.

Chopin wrote his few pieces of chamber music for friends, and this evening we'll enjoy a performance of his Piano Trio by friends Pamela Frank, Yo Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax. 

Survey: Lack Of State Budget Straining Connecticut Towns

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Two weeks into the fiscal year, municipalities are feeling the financial stress of not knowing how much aid they’ll get from the state.

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Connecticut lawmakers have overridden Governor Dannel Malloy's veto of a bill that updates a longstanding affordable housing law.