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Big spenders

The holiday shopping season doesn't have to be unsustainable.
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The holiday shopping season doesn't have to be unsustainable.

Nearly a quarter of New Yorkers plan to spend more money on holiday gifts this year compared to last. Marijuana can officially be sold in Connecticut next month. A report finds New York’s poverty rate is above the national average. And animal advocates want Governor Kathy Hochul to ban puppy mills in New York.

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.