A government watchdog group in Connecticut says nearly $17 million was spent by outside groups on the state’s tight gubernatorial race.
Common Cause Connecticut has determined that $16.75 million was spent on the race for governor.
“We don’t have all the details about that yet. But it will be important to look at how it is that they were trying to influence our elections,” said the executive director of the group, Cherie Quickmire. Much of the money came from out-of-state entities, she said.
Violinist Ilya Kaler thinks deeply context and the color of the music he performs. He'll be the soloist with the Stamford Symphony Orchestra in a performance of the Violin Concerto by Sibelius on Saturday, Nov 15 and Sunday, Nov. 16. Kate Remington talked with Kaler about how he prepares for a performance.
One of the most significant casualties of German bombers in World War 2 was Coventry Cathedral. As plans for the Cathedral's re-birth began to take shape, so did Benjamin Britten's War Requiem. This evening we'll honor Veteran's Day with selections from the Requiem.
American oboist John de Lancie arrived at Richard Strauss' front door in the nick of time to vouch for him amid a group of Nazi soldiers. In return, Strauss wrote a beautiful concerto for de Lancie, and we'll enjoy it today.
A new survey finds that Wall Street bonuses this year will be flat despite strong gains in the stock market.
This comes as hundreds of new rules take effect pushing the industry away from making risky bets.
In the past those risky bets led to big profits and big bonuses. But the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act introduced rules requiring banks to keep more cash on hand and curb the kinds of complicated trading that led to the financial collapse in 2008.