Connecticut

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A new art exhibit prompts you to look down the barrel of a gun. The exhibit at the Fairfield University Walsh Gallery is called #UNLOAD: Guns in the Hands of Artists. It features works built from decommissioned street guns.

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Molly Venter and Eben Pariser are the husband-and-wife musical team behind the New Haven-based band Goodnight Moonshine. Their new album is called “I’m the Only One Who Will Tell You, You’re Bad.” WSHU’s Davis Dunavin spoke with Venter and Pariser about the album’s themes of celebrating partnership and grappling with loss.

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In the first lawsuit of its kind, the NAACP and Yale Law School are suing the State of Connecticut for the use of prison gerrymandering.

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In Connecticut, the candidates running for governor have intensified their campaigning now that the ballot is set for the August 14th party primaries. This week, four of the seven major party candidates in the race showed up at a forum in Stratford held by a regional interfaith group called Congregations Organized for a New Connecticut.

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Some of New York’s union leaders had harsh words for President Trump and conservative judges on the U.S. Supreme Court, in the wake of the ruling that sided with an Illinois worker, Mark Janus, who did not want to pay union dues, even though he benefited from union bargained contracts. 

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