WSHU Media Sponsorships
12:24 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

The Aldrich is dedicated to fostering innovative artists whose ideas and interpretations of the world around us serve as a platform to encourage creative thinking.

WSHU Media Sponsorships
12:02 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Music on the Hill

Music on the Hill

Music on the Hill aims to encourage high-quality music performance and education for all ages. Through our choruses and handbell choirs, we strive to bring people closer together while making beautiful music.

WSHU Media Sponsorships
11:48 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Southern CT State University

Southern CT State University

The 2014 Mary and Louis Fusco Distinguished Lecture Series

David Bouchier 3/31/14
7:37 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Self Portrait

The trendy word of the year so far seems to be "selfie," which I understand to mean simply a photographic self-portrait. Why this idea should suddenly be so much in vogue is hard to explain. Cameras were equipped with time-delay shutters for taking self-portraits as early as the 1850s, and I was certainly using one in the 1950s. However a fashion is a fashion, and we must do our best to understand it.

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Includes disbanding Moreland Commission
8:53 pm
Sat March 29, 2014

NY lawmakers and Gov. Cuomo reach budget agreement

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers have agreed to a $137 billion dollar state budget. The agreement includes a limited pilot program for public campaign financing that would  apply only   to the state Comptroller’s race.

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Museum plans to update permanent exhibitions
6:13 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Conn. bond funds include $1.1M for exhibits at Discovery Museum & Planetarium

Connecticut’s state bonding commission approved more than $40 million in borrowing on Friday. The bonding includes 1-point-1 million dollars for facility and exhibit improvements at the Discovery Museum and Planetarium in Bridgeport.

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Reelection campaign begins
12:12 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Malloy announces candidacy for reelection

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says he will seek a second term in office. The Democrat made the announcement Friday following a meeting of the State Bond Commission. Malloy previously said he would unveil his decision after the legislative session adjourns in May. He said he and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman made a "mutual decision" to run again and "intend to be around a while." Republicans who are running for governor include Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, Greenwich businessman Tom Foley, and Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton.

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"Three men in a room"
9:50 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Budget decisions made behind closed doors in long Albany tradition

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, right, and press secretary Michael Whyland walk to through the War Room on their way to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office for a legislative leaders budget meeting at the Capitol on Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Albany, N.Y.
Credit AP Photo/Mike Groll

When a budget deal is finally reached in Albany, average New Yorkers will have had little access to the details of the important items that Governor Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers are discussing. That’s because, the long Albany tradition known as "three men in a -room" continues.

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Minimum wage to be $10.10 by 2017
9:16 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Malloy signs bill raising Conn. minimum wage

Conn. Governor Dannel Malloy signed the minimum wage bill into law at Cafe Beauregard in New Britain on Thursday. The restaurant's owner, Robert Chiovoloni, looks on.
Credit Craig LeMoult

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed a bill on Thursday to raise the state’s minimum wage to 10 dollars and 10 cents an hour by 2017.  The increase brings Connecticut in line with a federal minimum wage hike proposed by President Barack Obama.

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Lawmakers ask for more than approved 2 years ago
6:32 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Appropriations Committee adds $12 million to Malloy's budget proposal

The Appropriations Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly approved a revised state budget on Thursday that spends $12 million more than was recommended by Governor Dannel Malloy. The plan was approved by a vote of 26 to 19.

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