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.

Mark Baker / AP

A new law about to go into effect in Branford, Connecticut, will take a tougher stance on plastic bags than existing state law.

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The judge overseeing Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy case on Wednesday approved the payment of about $35 million in bonuses to over 600 employees.

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In her first book, “Dead Man Walking,” Sister Helen Prejean shares the story of her work as a spiritual advisor to a death row inmate and how that ministry led to her advocacy to end the death penalty. Now Sister Helen has a new memoir that explains how her spiritual development led her to that death chamber where she bore witness to an execution. The book is called “River of Fire.”  

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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut cast a vote this month that was not counted in a local election. 

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A disability rights group has released a report outlining unresolved problems with the treatment of patients at Connecticut's two state-run psychiatric hospitals.