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Recreational marijuana is now legal for adults in Connecticut and New York.  The new laws also allow for the sale of weed.   But don’t expect pot shops to start popping up immediately on a corner near you.  Both states are still crafting the framework for a legal marijuana industry.  And lawmakers designed the rules to make sure people targeted by the War on Drugs get in on the ground floor. So what will it take to create these shops and who will benefit most? 

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A transport system that can keep vaccines at minus 70 degrees. Also, COVID creeps back in Connecticut prisons, and the senate candidate who isn’t old enough to drink.

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LIPA threatens to terminate PSEG Long Island’s contract. Progressives want lawmakers to return to Albany, and the region’s youth vote in 2020.

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has been questioning whether the November 8 election will be fair.

WSHU’s Senior Reporter Ebong Udoma sat down with Morning Edition Host Tom Kuser to talk about how secure the nation’s voting system will be on Election Day.