Connecticut News

Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, Conn.
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Reports from WSHU's Tom Kuser, Ebong Udoma, Dan Katz, Bill Buchner, Ann Lopez, Davis Dunavin, Cassandra Basler and Anthony Moaton.

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Days after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, people on the U.S. mainland are still finding it difficult to get information about relatives on the island.  

Left: Remy. Right: Charles Dharapak. / AP

The painter Jasper Johns wants to leave a gift to the town of Sharon, Connecticut – his estate – to be used as an artists' retreat.

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Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy and state legislative leaders continue their elusive search for a state budget this week. Malloy has said he’ll veto the Republican budget that passed the state General Assembly because it raises taxes, de-funds pensions and takes money away from struggling school districts.

Anthony Moaton


The Eastern States Exposition, also known as the Big E, is currently running. More than a million people from across New England come together in West Springfield, Massachusetts for 17 days of music, crafts and food.

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On Monday, MGM Resorts announced plans for a $675 million dollar casino development in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Promoters say their goal is to bring economic development to the city and create 7,000 jobs. But opponents says it’s a long shot move to get Connecticut to agree to a non-Indian casino.