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National Features
Some states find ways to restore cut food stamp funding (NPR "All Things Considered" 3/1/14)
A homemade wooden luge track launches teen to Sochi (NPR "All Things Considered" 1/28/14)
In Newtown, making promises to transform a tragedy (NPR "All Things Considered" 12/14/13)
A Newtown mother & surviving son find forgiveness after tragedy (NPR "All Things Considered" 12/13/13)
ACA enrollment: Lessons from Social Security & Medicare ("Marketplace" 11/27/13)
Q&A: Investigators release Sandy Hook shooting report (NPR "Here & Now " 11/25/13)
Q&A: FBI seeks answers following DC car rampage (NPR "Here & Now" 10/4/13)
After Newtown tragedy, some schools are all but bulletproof (NPR "All Things Considered" 9/10/13)
Newtown families criticize donation payout proposal (NPR "Morning Edition," 7/12/13)
Conn. law may discourage those with mental illness from getting help (NPR "Morning Edition," 6/18/13)
Conn. grabs TV business from other states ("Marketplace," 5/17/13)
Two daytime soaps return, but will fans follow online (NPR "All Things Considered," 4/27/13)
Newtown residents: senate gun votes 'a slap in the face' (4/18/13, story was produced for NPR's "All Things Considered" but didn't air because of breaking news on Boston bombing. Audio here)
Newtown debates the future of Sandy Hook School (NPR "Weekend Edition," 1/18/13)
Some states puts brakes on driver's licenses for illegal immigrants (NPR "All Things Considered," 1/16/13)
Out-of-towners converge on Newtown (NPR "Morning Edition," 12/20/12)
In shooting aftermath, community continues seeking answers (NPR "Weekend Edition," 12/16/12)
Video: interview from Newtown on PBS NewsHour (12/14/12)
Live 2-ways from Newtown on school shooting, 4pm hour, 6pm hour, 9pm hour
(NPR "All Things Considered," 12/14/12)
Seaweed becomes a new crop in America (NPR "Morning Edition," 10/12/12)
Heat guidelines keep young athletes cool (NPR "Morning Edition," 8/28/12)
Undercover operation cracks drug theft ring (NPR "Morning Edition," 5/4/12)
Search for missing corgi goes high-tech (NPR "All Things Considered," 4/26/12)
Canoer hopes to follow in dad's Olympic shoes (NPR "All Things Considered," 3/1/12)
Lottery jackpot is a spot in public housing ("Marketplace Morning Report," 2/7/12)
Stopping the 'brain drain' of the US economy (NPR, "All Things Considered," 2/5/12)
Monkeys love discounts, too ("Marketplace Money," 12/2/11)
Highly concentrated poverty on the rise ("Marketplace Morning Report," 11/3/11)
Irene forces laptop users to find WiFi outlets (NPR, "Morning Edition," 8/30/11)
Mosquito research feels bite of budget cuts (NPR, "Morning Edition," 8/25/11)
Swiss banking giant UBS to cut thousands of jobs (NPR, "Morning Edition," 8/24/11)
Suburbs riled by mountain lion reports (NPR, "All Things Considered," 6/16/11)
Search for clues only deepens "Leatherman" mystery (NPR, "Morning Edition," 5/26/11)
Connecticut Senator Lieberman won't seek reelection (NPR, "All Things Considered," 1/19/11)
Thousands of canceled flights cause travel backlog (NPR, "Morning Edition," 12/28/10)
Temporary work for the holiday season (NPR, "All Things Considered," 12/24/10)
Conn. Congressional freshman cornered by tax cuts (NPR, "Weekend Edition," 10/10/10)
Remembering Steven DeLuzio, killed in Afghanistan (NPR, "All Things Considered," 7/27/10)
Business booms for oil containment maker (NPR, "Morning Edition," 5/19/10)
Age may be barrier for 13-year-old college student (NPR, "All Things Considered," 3/26/10)
Investigation begins into Conn. gas explosion (Interviewed on "Here and Now," 2/8/10)
5 workers killed in Conn. plant explosion (NPR, "Morning Edition," 2/8/10)
Training begins for Toyota mechanics (NPR, "All Things Considered," 2/4/10)
A racket sport for wintertime (NPR, "Morning Edition," 2/1/10)
Connecticut parks bring in deer hunters (NPR, "Weekend Edition," 1/30/10)
Zoo accepts exotic pets on 'amnesty day' (NPR, "All Things Considered," 7/26/09)
A single wing starts quest for mystery bird (NPR, "Weekend Edition," 7/19/09)
Need a flag from Bhutan? The Flag Man has it (NPR, "All Things Considered," 6/12/09)
Where Wall St. and Main St. collide - literally (NPR, "All Things Considered," 10/3/08)
U.S. Paralympic sailing team on deck to compete (NPR, "Weekend Edition," 9/14/08)

Throwback baseball league catches on (NPR, "Morning Edition," 4/23/08)

(Also aired nationally on The Bryant Park Project)

WSHU Features
Conn. Paralympian competes in Sochi, on one ski (WSHU, 3/5/14)
Oscar-winner Nyong'o celebrated by Yale School of Drama (WSHU, 3/3/14)
Some states find ways to restore cut food stamp funding (WSHU, 3/1/14)
Long Island luger to slide at Sochi (WSHU, 2/4/14)
On night of annual homeless count, a shelter is crowded (WSHU, 1/30/14)
A homemade wooden luge track launches teen to Sochi (WSHU, 1/28/14)
Full Newtown investigative report released (WSHU, 12/27/13)
Murphy hears from unemployed, concerned about loss of benefits (WSHU, 12/23/13)
In Newtown, making promises to tranform a tragedy (WSHU, 12/14/13)
A Newtown mother and son find forgiveness after tragedy (WSHU, 12/13/13)
Stamford model train collection like "finding a live pterodactyl" (WSHU, 12/5/13)
Newtown investigative report leaves unanswered questions (WSHU, 11/26/13)
Artist Chuck Close mentors Bridgeport elementary school students (WSHU, 11/8/13)
Playgrounds honor the memory of Sandy Hook victims (WSHU, 11/7/13)
Apple picking looking better than last year's lousy season (WSHU, 10/19/13)
Metro North failure was result of a gamble gone wrong (WSHU, 10/7/13)
Commuters try to make best of Metro North problems (WSHU, 9/26/13)
Census data: Conn., LI still not recovering from recession (WSHU, 9/19/13)
After Newtown tragedy, some schools are all but bulletproof (WSHU, 9/10/13)
State of Disparity: Poverty in Conn. seen in lower HS grad rates (WSHU, 8/15/13)
A different kind of look at Newtown: celebrating its colorful history (WSHU, 8/2/13)
State of Disparity: Trying to reach the bottom rung of the economic ladder
(WSHU, 7/25/13)
Newtown families criticize distribution of donated funds (WSHU, 7/15/13)
Documentary follows Westport bar into the world of "craft cocktails" (WSHU, 7/10/13)
New agency head says Office of Early Childhood fixes "non-system" for children & families (WSHU, 6/25/13)
Parents of Newtown victim create foundation to support research into neuroscience of violence (WSHU, 6/18/13)
Public insight on the Newtown school shooting and aftermath (WSHU, 6/14/13)
Stamford neighborhood comes out during police standoff (WSHU, 4/24/13)
Conn. runners: not scared away from marathons (WSHU, 4/19/13)
Conn. runner at Boston Marathon near finish line when explosion happened (WSHU, 4/15/13)
At Boston Marathon finish line: Quinnipiac athletic director was there (WSHU, 4/15/13)
Newtown activists protest Senate inaction by reading thousands of names of gun victims (WSHU, 4/10/13)
Sister of Newtown victim says families "making an impact" on Senators (WSHU, 4/10/13)
At President's visit, gun control advocates turn attention to Washington (WSHU, 4/9/13)
Malloy signs sweeping gun control law (WSHU, 4/4/13)
Gun shops react to Conn. legislation (WSHU, 4/3/13)
Conn. districts focus on school safety & security (WSHU, 3/28/13)
State of Disparity: A look inside on of Conn.'s "failing" public schools (WSHU, 3/27/13)
Bridgeport museum to send research satellite into space (WSHU, 3/1/13)
Remembering Sandy Hook school psychologist Mary Sherlach (WSHU, 2/15/13)
Sandy Hook teacher Lauren Rousseau remembered by her father (WSHU, 2/14/13)
State of Disparity: From luxury to food stamps (WSHU, 2/13/13)
Malloy delivers budget address, GOP and some mayors not happy (WSHU, 2/6/13)
Conn. task force holds hearing in Newtown (WSHU, 1/31/13)
Newtown community discusses what to do with Sandy Hook school (WSHU, 1/20/13)
Some states offering drivers licenses to certain illegal immigrants (WSHU, 1/16/13)
Out-of-towners converge on Newtown (WSHU, 12/20/12)
For neighbor of Newtown funeral home, society seems too fragmented (WSHU, 12/17/12)
Funeral of Jack Pinto "very emotional, very moving" (WSHU, 12/17/12)
In shooting aftermath, community continues seeking answers (WSHU, 12/16/12)
A look at some demographic numbers in the American Community Survey
(WSHU, 12/7/12)
Birthday celebration for jazz great Dave Brubeck becomes a remembrance
(WSHU, 12/7/12)
State of Disparity: A stark economic dividing line: Rowayton & South Norwalk
(WSHU, 12/5/12)
Officially launching "State of Disparity" series & blog (WSHU, 11/28/12)
A quest for optimism leads to beer (WSHU, 11/26/12)
McMahon concedes victory to Murphy (WSHU, 11/6/12)
An update from FEMA on hurricane recovery (WSHU, 11/6/12)
Voters to choose how Bridgeport selects board of ed members (WSHU, 11/5/12)
Recovering from Sandy: reports from Conn. & LI (WSHU, 10/31/12)
Conn. officials explain evacuation decison (WSHU, 10/30/12)
First high tide of Sandy passes with big waves, no flooding (WSHU, 10/29/12)
Conn. 2nd District candidates focus on small business (WSHU, 10/25/12)
Seaweed: miracle crop in Connecticut? (WSHU, 10/13/12)
Blind Greenwich native competes in crew at Paralympics (WSHU, 8/31/12)
Heat guidelines keep young football players safe (WSHU, 8/28/12)
A year later, damage from Irene still felt (WSHU, 8/27/12)
Thousands get CPR training in Stamford (WSHU, 8/26/12)
Murphy, McMahon win primaries (WSHU, 8/15/12)
Before primary, McMahon & Murphy talk economy (WSHU, 8/14/12)
Conn. officials frustrated with New York over LI Sound conservation (WSHU, 8/9/12)
New York City kids spend summer hard at work in Conn. woods (WSHU, 8/1/12)
Curfew for Bridgeport teens is controversial (WSHU, 7/27/12)
Sea level rise raises concerns of flooding and beach erosion (WSHU, 7/24/12)
Coyotes in Connecticut: What to do about a hungry predator? (WSHU, 7/18/12)
Conn. moves to trim low income adults from Medicaid roll (WSHU, 7/3/12)
Heat wave means a tough day at work for some (WSHU, 6/20/12)
Housatonic University holds jobs fair for young people (WSHU, 6/11/12)
How accurate are property tax assessments in Connecticut? (WSHU, 6/7/12)
Remembering recent Yale graduate Marina Keegan (WSHU, 5/31/12)
Disabled high school student finds his voice on the radio (WSHU, 5/1/12)
Search for missing corgi goes high-tech (WSHU, 4/26/12)
Malloy meets more criticism from teachers on education reform (WSHU, 4/11/12)
After demolition begins, Occupy New Haven eviction postponed by court again (WSHU, 4/10/12)
Q&A: Author, cartoonist & songwriter Sandra Boynton writes for kids & their parents (WSHU, 4/3/12)
Hopeful entrepreneurs compete for start-up support (WSHU, 4/2/12)
Occupy New Haven celebrates court ruling that stops eviction for 2 weeks (WSHU, 3/14/12)
Occupy New Haven protestors say they'll defy order to leave (WSHU, 3/12/12)
Whitewater canoer hopes to follow in father's Olympic footsteps (WSHU, 3/2/12)
Q&A: Conn. Senator Prague suffering over upcoming death penalty vote (WSHU, 2/17/12
Students protest how many of their classmates choose business, finance careers (WSHU, 2/7/12
Seniors concerned about planned closure of Norwalk SS office (WSHU, 1/19/12)
Pastor remembers inviting Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Conn. (WSHU, 1/16/12)
Audits stop homes from leaking heat, and money (WSHU, 12/28/11)
Fairfield County Focus: Home heating (Hour-long show, hosted by Craig, 12/17/11)
DNA evidence doesn't necessarily lead to arrests (WSHU, 12/13/11)
New ed commissioner voices support for Conn. charter schools (WSHU, 11/29/11)
Spirit of protest and thanksgiving at Occupy New Haven (WSHU, 11/24/11)
"Garden Voices" series (produced by Craig, WSHU, Nov. 8, 9, 10)
Halloween on hold for some, others hit the mall (WSHU, 10/31/11)
Rep. Courtney and family experience life on food stamps for week (WSHU, 10/23/11)
Sec. Napalitano answers Yale students' immigration questions (WSHU, 10/7/11)
Westport, Conn. resident wins Nobel Prize, just days after he died (WSHU, 10/3/11)
Connecticut's historic dams present barrier for fish (WSHU, 9/13/11)
Artist who painted from studio at World Trade Center, 10 years later (WSHU, 9/6/11)
Residents dig through remains of demolished E. Haven beach homes (WSHU, 8/29/11)
Conn. coastal communities flooded by Irene (WSHU, 8/28/11)
Conn. unions accept deal; Thousands of layoffs & deep cuts avoided (WSHU, 8/18/11)
Candlelight vigil honors fallen Navy SEAL (WSHU, 8/15/11)
Conn. mariachi group and beluga whale team up in viral video (WSHU, 8/3/11)
Former enemies call for peace between Israel & Palestinians (WSHU, 7/25/11)
Redeveloping brownfields proves challenging (WSHU, 7/19/11)
State takeover of Bridgeport school board raises issues of disparity, democracy (WSHU, 7/7/11)
Same sex couples in NY hoping for same right to marry as Conn. (WSHU, 6/20/11)
Mountain lion sightings continue in Greenwich, Conn. (WSHU, 6/16/11)
Two Conn. bills address healthcare reform (WSHU, 6/8/11)
"Old Leather Man" remains a mystery, even in death (WSHU, 5/26/11)
Audio slideshow: The Old Leather Man (WSHU, 5/26/11)
Police and actors practice hostage negotiation (WSHU, 5/5/11)
Noting bin Laden death by remembering those who died on 9/11 (WSHU, 5/2/11)
Arrest of homeless woman raises issue of school district borders (WSHU, 4/22/11)
Assistance in dying raises legal and ethical questions in Conn. (WSHU, 4/4/11)
Researchers say stem cell investment is paying off (WSHU, 3/22/11)
New Haven lays off unionized city workers (WSHU, 2/18/11)
One year after deadly Middletown explosion: regulations, oversight still an issue (WSHU, 2/7/11)
Controversy erupts over racist language in school play (WSHU, 1/20/11)
Lieberman won't run for reelection (WSHU, 1/19/11)
Lieberman may step down, Bysiewicz running (WSHU, 1/18/11)
Simsbury, Conn. played key role in life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (WSHU, 1/17/11)
Tunisian crisis is personal for Conn. man (WSHU, 1/14/11)
Demand for workers could exceed supply from community colleges (WSHU, 12/29/10)
"Family Guy" joke hits close to home in Bridgeport (WSHU, 12/13/10)
What would extending unemployment benefits mean for Conn & L.I.? (WSHU, 12/9/10)
Conn. considers switching to more transparent accounting (WSHU, 12/6/10)
Conn. Senate race draws attention to WWE (WSHU, 11/1/10)
Blumenthal, McMahon campaign on experience, against each others' (WSHU, 10/28/10)
Himes, Debicella differ on health reform in first debate (WSHU, 10/13/10)
Brown stumps for McMahon in Milford (WSHU, 10/11/10)
Candidate fact check: Foley & Malloy on taxes for ave. family (WSHU, 10/6/10)
Foley & Malloy takes jabs at eachother in debate (WSHU, 10/5/10)
Conn. soldier remembered by loved ones (WSHU, 9/24/10)
Obama in Stamford to help Blumenthal raise money (WSHU, 9/16/10)
Candidate fact check: Foley & Malloy on an education statistic (WSHU, 9/8/10)
Connecticut remembers those lost on 9/11 (WSHU, 9/7/10)
Conn. law targets head injuries in school sports (WSHU, 9/2/10)
Conn. Muslims share Ramadan with members of other faiths (WSHU, 8/22/10; Also aired on KUOW in Washington, WTIP in Minn. and WAMC, Northeast Public Radio)
GOP primary for Conn. 5th district: a businessman, a vet, a poltician (WSHU, 8/4/10)
Foley, Fedele & Greibel: the Republican primary for Conn. Governor (WSHU, 8/3/10)
Fifth graders take the stage in gubernatorial debate (WSHU, 8/2/10)
Proposed 5 year ban on lobstering proves controversial (WSHU, 7/18/10)
Bridgeport officials and FEMA assess tornado damage (WSHU, 6/25/10)
Suspicions of two moms spark autism therapy law (WSHU, 6/23/10)
Merritt Parkway put on list of endangered historic places (WSHU, 5/19/10)
Interfaith summit assesses bombing attempt impact (WSHU, 5/6/10)
Conn. resident arrested on Times Square terrorism charges (WSHU, 5/4/10)
Ten candidates for Conn. Governor debate business and economy (WSHU, 4/28/10)
Relief workers headed to Haiti learn Creole (WSHU, 4/14/10)
For some, PEZ is not just a toy or candy, it's an obsession (WSHU, 4/14/10)
Trial begins on Bysiewicz qualifications for Conn. A.G. (WSHU, 4/13/10)
Research program takes advantage of ER downtime (WSHU, 4/12/10)
School incident raises question: Is it blackface? (WSHU, 3/25/10)
Conn. lawmakers visit troubled Bridgeport high school (WSHU, 3/9/10)
Conn. considers healthcare, without HMOs (WSHU, 3/5/10)
Choate hockey players cheer on Olympic alums (WSHU, 2/26/10)
Pipefitter killed in Middletown blast remembered as great father & coach (WSHU, 2/10/10)
Event for kids celebrates Martin Luther King Day (WSHU, 1/18/10)
Haitian community and relief groups respond to earthquake (WSHU, 1/13/10)
Conn. National Guard troops home for the holidays (WSHU, 12/23/09)
Lieberman's stand on healthcare sparks strong feelings (WSHU, 12/15/09)
Diocese documents detail Church response to abuse allegations (WSHU, 12/15/09)
Hypnotherapy raises question: can you be positive in a negative time? (WSHU, 11/25/09)
Children and pregnant women get vaccinated for H1N1 (WSHU, 11/13/09)
Stimulus Watch: How is transportation money being spent? (WSHU, 11/11/09)
Musicians bring jazz to Bridgeport students (WSHU, 10/2/09)
New Conn. state laws in effect (WSHU, 10/1/09)
Homeless in New Haven see growth in a garden (WSHU, 9/17/09)
Congressman Himes holds raucous health care town hall (WSHU, 9/3/09)
Students head back to school as education budgets shrink (WSHU, 9/2/09)
Incoming Yale freshmen bring in the harvest (WSHU, 8/28/09)
Budgets and restrictions complicate stimulus money for education (WSHU, 7/31/09)
Lieberman visits stimulus project in Wilton (WSHU, 7/17/09)
Thirteen post offices may close in Conn. (WSHU, 7/2/09)
U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of white firefighters (WSHU, 6/29/09)
Protestors rally in Hartford against proposed social services cuts (WSHU, 6/24/09)
Gov. Rell considers two health care bills (WSHU, 6/22/09)
Sikorsky crash renews debate over airport expansion (WSHU, 6/12/09)
Future uncertain for some Conn. vocational technical schools (WSHU, 6/9/09)
An update on federal stimulus funding in Conn. (WSHU, 5/19/09)
Q&A: Conn. woman broke gender barrier in construction trades (WSHU, 5/7/09)
Q&A: Conn. African American group addresses racial disparities (WSHU, 4/23/09)
Q&A: Conn. native gets Iraqi trains rolling again (WSHU, 4/8/09)
Q&A: A look at unemployment insurance in Conn.(WSHU, 4/1/09)
Soup kitchens and food banks feel increased demand (WSHU, 3/20/09)
Q&A: Lincoln's last political speech was in Bridgeport (WSHU, 3/10/09)
Q&A: U.S. Congressman Jim Himes discusses Fed Chief's testimony (WSHU, 2/25/09)
Q&A: Conn. Governor Jodi Rell on budget deficit (WSHU, 2/19/09)
Governor Rell's resource-sharing plan gets mixed reviews (WSHU, 2/18/09)
Q&A: Conn. Healthcare Advocate argues against plan to cut his office (WSHU, 2/11/09)
Volunteers hit the streets to count Conn. homeless (WSHU, 1/30/09)
Yale professor delivers inaugural poem (WSHU, 1/20/08)
Q&A: Ten years later, FBI agent recalls case of 8-year-old witness murdered (WSHU, 1/9/09)
Arts groups in Conn. face economic uncertainty (WSHU, 12/4/08)
Rev. Wright visit to Conn. sparks protest (WSHU, 11/7/08)
Himes defeats Shays (WSHU, 11/5/08)
Voters hit the polls in Norwalk (WSHU, 11/4/08)
Same sex couples learn logistics of marrying in Conn.(WSHU, 10/29/08)
Republican ItsHaky aims to unseat DeLauro (WSHU, 10/16/08)
"Grease cars" prove a slippery issue (WSHU, 8/26/08)
Guardian Angel patrols spark conflicting response (WSHU, 7/28/08)
New home aims to prevent its residents from returning to prison(WSHU, 7/25/08)
Theater performance sparks discussion with CT lawmakers (WSHU, 6/11/08)
Norwalk students bring health fair to day laborers (WSHU, 5/28/08)
For teen in trouble, streetwise mentor makes the difference (WSHU, 4/30/08; also aired on KUOW in Washington and New Hampshire Public Radio, and featured in the PRX Station Showcase podcast)
President Bush visits Connecticut (WSHU, 4/25/08)
Connecticut tests pandemic readiness (WSHU, 4/7/08)
Doctors, staff and patients jazz up hospital (WSHU, 3/18/08)
Development and preservation efforts compete on CT coastline (WSHU, 2/29/08)
McCain wins CT primary (WSHU, 2/06/08)
McCain campaigns in Fairfield, CT (WSHU, 2/04/08)
Connecticut tries to cover the uninsured (WSHU, 1/28/08)
Merritt Parkway trees raise safety questions (WSHU, 12/18/07)
Q&A: A sneak peak at Metro North's new train cars (WSHU, 12/10/07)
High cost of oil increases need for heating assistance (WSHU, 11/20/07)
Connecticut voters adopt to electronic voting machines (WSHU, 11/6/07)
Students work to save Long Island Sound's lobsters (WSHU, 11/2/07)
Southwest CT towns' garbage disposal ending (WSHU, 10/9/07)
Connecticut veterans visit World War 2 Memorial (WSHU, 9/20/07)
Controversy over Stratford Cleanup (WSHU, 9/7/07)
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Connecticut, Long Island dig out from winter storm (WNYC, 2/9/13)
As Newtown grieves, national conversation begins on mental health, violence
(Live Q&A on "Air Talk," KPCC, 12/17/12)
Sandy Hook teacher recalls shooting (Live Q&A on "Air Talk," KPCC, 12/14/12)
Foley concedes CT governor's race to Malloy (Live Q&A on WNYC, 11/8/10)
Wrestling & fighting bog down final days of CT Senate race (WNYC, 10/29/10)
Chris Shays knocked out of office after 21 years (Live Q&A on WNYC, 11/5/08)

Opening of Clinton-Gore HQ turns into welfare reform protest (Reported as an intern for WNYC, 8/9/96)

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