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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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The town of North Stonington is flying the Connecticut State flag upside down at its town hall. The town’s Republican leaders are protesting Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s proposed cuts to cities and towns.

Sean Murphy is First Selectman of North Stonington, one of the many cities and towns facing big cuts in the money it gets from the state.

“The flag flying upside down on the pole indicates being in distress and I think that is a mild term for the current situation that we have at the Capital.”

Ebong Udoma / WSHU

Connecticut U.S. Senator Chris Murphy completed a five-day, 100-mile walk across the state in Danbury on Thursday. The Democrat says most people along the walk expressed concerns about President Donald Trump’s response to Charlottesville, Va.

How Did The Confederate Flag Come North?

Aug 17, 2017
Christina Hunt Wood

Christina Hunt Wood lives upstate, in Delaware County. In 2015, soon after the mass shootings at a church in Charleston, SC, she started noticing Confederate flags everywhere.

Courtesy of Caroline Simmons / United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien via Facebook

Governor Dannel Malloy, D-Conn., spoke at a vigil held on Wednesday in Stamford in response to the violent events that occurred in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday.

Pat Eaton-Robb / AP

Connecticut public school educators are urging Governor Malloy and state lawmakers to agree on a state budget before schools reopen in two weeks. They say the lack of state budget would adversely affect public education in the state.

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