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Jan 21, 2014
  Lawmakers heard testimony on mental health services in the state, as part of the legislature's response to the shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.  WNPR's Jeff Cohen reports.   Patricia Rehmer had a note of caution for lawmakers.  She's the state's commissioner of Mental Health and Addition Services.   "We do not have any information about the mental health or any mental health issues that the shooter in the Newtown tragedy may have.  We know nothin... read more
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Sep 18, 2013
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Sep 10, 2013
You could argue that two trends are in a state of modern collision. Women are hitting puberty earlier than they used to, and their breasts are arri... read more
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Sep 9, 2013
We were recently shocked by the suicide of a 15-year-old Greenwich High School student after his first day of school. But the numbers prove thi... read more
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Sep 6, 2013
President Barack Obama has found some unlikely congressional support for his plan to intervene in the Syrian war. He’s got the backing of Republica... read more
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Sep 4, 2013
More than 200 years after his death, the remains of an 18th-century Connecticut slave will soon receive a proper burial.   The slave is known a... read more
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Sep 3, 2013
In August, President Obama signed a bill preventing the doubling of interest rates on federal student loans for those entering college this year.... read more
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Aug 30, 2013
A Greenwich High School student committed suicide this week, just hours after his first day of classes.  A preliminary investigation reveals that 15-year old Bart Palosz died Tuesday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.   Greenwich Police Lieutenant Craig Gray told WTNH that Palosz used a weapo... read more
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Aug 29, 2013
Lyme disease gets its name from the Connecticut town, and it’s always been a problem here...but it’s spreading, as far North as Maine and south dow... read more
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Aug 28, 2013
Robert Braddock is going to jail for 38 months for his role in the scandal surrounding the congressional campaign of Chris Donovan. The judge said... read more
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Aug 27, 2013
Most likely the lobster you've eaten in Connecticut this summer isn't local. As WNPR's Lucy  Nalpathanchil reports, the number of lobsters has... read more
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Aug 27, 2013
Students across the state are heading back to school this week – and they’ll be seeing a lot of changes.   The common core state standards are taking effect and changing the way teachers teach and students take tests. Schools are struggling to find the best way to teach ESL kids English.... read more
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Aug 27, 2013
In an ongoing effort to create growth for mom and pop businesses in the state, the U.S. Small Business Administration is making capital available t... read more
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Aug 27, 2013
Today's show was triggered by a confluence.   "Orange Is The New Black," a Netflix series based on Piper Kerman's memoir of a year spent at... read more
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Aug 26, 2013
Concussions in football may be the biggest threat to America’s biggest game. For 15 months, ESPN teamed up with PBS’ Frontline for a film called “L... read more
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Aug 23, 2013
Connecticut-based ESPN has suspended its TV broadcasts in most of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and US sports fans living abroad say they’re having a tough time adjusting to the change. Peter Alegi says Americans overseas love to argue about 2 things: US politics and US sports. Alegi –... read more
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Aug 23, 2013
Connecticut’s Governor has talked openly about his developmental struggles. He's also one in five people who has dyslexia. It’s a developmental rea... read more
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Aug 22, 2013
We’ve talked about warming waters before on Where We Live. Now warm waters are in the news again. There are new climate change studies that pro... read more
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Aug 21, 2013
The state task force trying to figure out how to balance victim privacy with the public's right to know is stacked in favor of privacy.  That's according to a former newspaper editor and the head of a Connecticut open government group.   As WNPR's Jeff Cohen reports, the group is in the e... read more
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Aug 21, 2013
Concussion is one of the most controversial words in sport right now, from peewee leagues to the NFL. There's mounting evidence that head injuries... read more
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