With Impeachment Trial And Relief Plan On Deck, Harris Stresses Need To 'Multitask'

On Wednesday, Kamala Harris will become the first woman, and the first woman of color, to serve as vice president of the United States. Twelve years ago, hundreds of thousands of people filled the National Mall to watch Barack Obama make history as the nation's first Black president. But when Harris takes the oath, the mall will very likely be nearly empty. A surging pandemic had already led President-elect Joe Biden and Harris to urge supporters to watch the inauguration from home. Now,...

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WSHU Public Radio Presents Little Pub Unplugged

The doldrums of winter may have arrived but we’ve got your back. Relax and unwind with us and enjoy some great music from the comfort of your own couch. It’s the latest Little Pub Unplugged concert, a (virtual) celebration of our super-talented, local singer-songwriters! Our January concert features PJ Pacifico , Griffin Anthony and Benny Mikula (also known as lead singer of the Alpaca Gnomes). All amazing. All different. And all hosted by Profiles in Folk’s Steve Winters. So settle in with a...

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The Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS) has released a blueprint that includes 30 recommendations the organization deemed to be critical for Connecticut public education over the next 15 years and beyond.

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A Connecticut task force report has made new recommendations on how to combat racial bias in the jury system.

Anna Foley, 83, who has cancer and multiple underlying conditions, said she has had no luck navigating the online and call centers in New York to book an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine.
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Lawmakers on Long Island want New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to find a fast work-around for seniors to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

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On Long Island, the East Hampton Town Trustees met this week to hear comments from community stakeholders on draft agreements with the developers of the South Fork Wind Farm.

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Connecticut’s Attorney General said he’s investigating Amazon to see if the online retailer’s deals with book publishers violate antitrust laws. 

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Long Islanders testified this week at a public hearing about the impact of PSEG Long Island’s failed response to Tropical Storm Isaias last summer.

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Officials at the University of New Haven said they are investigating students’ potential involvement in the U.S. Capitol insurrection.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in the last of four speeches outlining his 2021 plans, detailed billions of dollars in new and ongoing infrastructure projects that he hopes can provide jobs in the post-COVID economy.

President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., on Jan. 8, 2021.
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President-elect Biden is set to deliver remarks in which he will "outline his vaccination and economic rescue legislative package." Biden has long said that the most recent coronavirus relief legislation did not go far enough in delivering critical help, and that a new package would be a top priority for his incoming administration.

Watch live below. Remarks are scheduled to begin at 7:15 p.m.

Conn. Governor Recovers From Hip Surgery

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A spokesperson for Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont said Lamont is recovering at home after a scheduled hip replacement.

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