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Millstone Power Plant To Stay Open For At Least A Decade

5 hours ago
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Governor Ned Lamont announced Monday the Millstone Nuclear Power Station in Waterford, Connecticut, will stay open for another 10 years.

The Future Of Our Railroads

Apr 15, 2019
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State lawmakers are pushing for funding to update and expand worn-out railroad infrastructure. In order to fund it, at least in part, some in Connecticut want to reinstate highway tolls. Meanwhile, New York's budget includes congestion pricing fees for those entering southern Manhattan, with some of the revenue going toward improvements to the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North. But hasn't this been the case for decades? What is the future of our railroads? Our guests:

Courtesy of Yale Peabody Museum

The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History will close for at least two years for one of the largest renovations and expansions in its 150-year history.  

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The ocean absorbs more carbon dioxide than it releases back into the atmosphere. Researchers say that will turn the water acidic someday.

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The Northport power plant on Long Island could be worth $3.4 billion or $192 million, depending on who you ask. A lawsuit is trying to determine which number is right, and the decision could impact taxes, property values and power rates for Long Islanders.

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