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Connecticut’s unemployed will lose their benefits in January

Post Office, Now Hiring
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Now hiring signs at the temporary post office location inside the former K-Mart on Lake Street in Minneapolis. The post office serves as a temporary post officce for the Lake Street and Minnehaha Stations that were destroyed by fire during the George Floyd uprising in Minneapolis.

Connecticut’s unemployment rate dropped below the federal threshold for extended benefits. The state will borrow big money for various upgrades around the state, the outcome of a local lawsuit regarding vaccine mandates, and an investigation reveals excessive punishment at a Connecticut juvenile prison. 

Sabrina is host and producer of WSHU’s daily podcast After All Things. She also produces the climate podcast Higher Ground and other long-form news and music programs at the station. Sabrina spent two years as a WSHU fellow, working as a reporter and assisting with production of The Full Story.