Bill Buchner

WSHU-All Things Considered host

Bill began his radio journey on Long Island, followed by stops in Schenectady, Bridgeport, Boston and New York City. He’s been a music host, news anchor and traffic reporter. Bill is glad to be back on the air in Fairfield County, where he has lived with his wife and two sons for more than 20 years.

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At the start of the school year, officials say they’re concerned about the price, and the availability, of epinephrine for kids who need it. The drug can be administered by EpiPen to anyone who suffers an allergy attack and goes into anaphylactic shock.

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On Thursday the Trump administration introduced a proposal to roll back auto emission and fuel efficiency standards for new vehicles, which were put in place by President Barack Obama.

Julio Cortez

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says "it's possible" he can reach an agreement on legalized sports betting for lawmakers to consider in a special legislative session.

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Connecticut-based drug maker Purdue Pharma introduced Steve Miller, a corporate restructuring specialist, as its new board chairman this week. In addition, attorney Mark Kesselman has been appointed general counsel.

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Connecticut gained 6,100 jobs in June led by manufacturing and construction employment.

Andy Condon, with the Connecticut Department of Labor, says June’s increase in jobs overcame declines the state saw in March and April.

Condon says construction and manufacturing are now the fastest growing sectors in the state's labor market, which he calls “a very good sign."

Connecticut’s unemployment rate for June was 4.4 percent, down from 4.5 percent in May.

New York’s unemployment rate is at 4.2 percent.

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