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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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In an effort to cut costs, the Connecticut towns of Monroe and Easton have joined talks with nine other school districts to consider regionalizing their resources.

Tony Dejak / AP

Connecticut public officials say that hospitalizations for the flu have been on the rise over the past five weeks.

Mary Altaffer / AP

Connecticut’s two Democratic U.S. senators are pushing for Congress to pass a bill that would protect net neutrality and override the FCC’s ability to do away with the rule.  

Anthony Moaton

 

On Monday the New Haven Museum is hosting storytelling sessions to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Anthony Moaton

 

Stamford City Council member Raven Matherne is the first openly transgender lawmaker in Connecticut’s history. She was elected in November. Matherne was one of several council members to back a move to eliminate gender-based pronouns from the council’s rules of order. WSHU’s Davis Dunavin recently spoke with her about why it’s an important move. Below is a transcript of their conversation.

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