Connecticut

Captain Kenneth Curtin stands before the USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear-powered submarine.
Brian Scott-Smith / WSHU Public Radio

A $36 million preservation project is underway to restore USS Nautilus, the world’s first nuclear-powered submarine, based in Groton, Connecticut.

Hanes got out of the mask business. Connecticut is trying

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Not so long ago, Connecticut couldn’t get masks at any price.

Now, it can’t get rid of 202,500 reusable cloth masks, leftovers from a gift of 2 million face coverings procured by the federal government from the maker of Hanes underwear.

Connecticut AG William Tong speaks at an emergency summit at New Britain High School flanked by U.S. Senator Richard  Blumenthal and New Britain School Superintendent Nancy Sarra.
Ebong Udoma / WSHU Public Radio

In Connecticut, students and parents are concerned about vandalism at New Britain High School following a viral TikTok challenge. They reached out for an emergency summit with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and state Attorney General William Tong.

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A Bridgeport police officer has been suspended for 20 days for an incident caught on video in which he struck a 17-year-old in the head with his gun.

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Scott Davidson

Connecticut Senate Republicans want to toughen laws around juvenile crime. Democrats say the plan would undo important advances in the justice system.

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