Connecticut

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On Wednesday, 25 entrepreneurs from around the country are in Stamford, Connecticut, for a competition. By day's end, a few will walk share $135,000 to take their business to the next level. Their road to get there has been most unusual.

From Fear To Optimism, Muslim Students React To Trump Win

Nov 16, 2016
Pat Eaton-Robb / AP

It’s been a week since the election, and it’s been a time of soul searching for many college students. Students protested at the University of Connecticut and at Yale, where many students chanted in response to Trump’s plans for mass deportations and a ban on Muslim refugees.

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Connecticut’s two U.S. senators are concerned that Donald Trump is appointing his campaign CEO Steve Bannon as White House chief strategist and senior counselor.

Senior Senator Richard Blumenthal says it’s wrong for Trump to give a position of authority to Bannon, who is the chairman of the controversial Brietbart News website.

Lea Trusty / WSHU

A total of 25 organizations in Connecticut and New York have received $1.3 million dollars to restore nearly 30 acres of wildlife habitats in Long Island Sound.

Judith Enck, a regional administrator with the EPA, says preserving Long Island Sound is important for both the environment and economy.

Davis Dunavin / WSHU

On the morning after the election, a woman in East Haddam, Connecticut, put up a homemade sign calling for love and unity. That night, someone painted over it with the words “Trump 2016.” 

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