C19

A daily news podcast from the Connecticut-New York region, with a focus on the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath. Hosted by WSHU’s Charles Lane. Publishing evenings, Monday through Friday.

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C 19: Steps Towards Gun Law Reform

Apr 9, 2021
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President Joe Biden unveiled a set of executive actions  yesterday related to curbing gun violence. Connecticut explores options in helping migrant children at the border, Governor Lamont encourages residents to get outside this summer, and Connecticut’s road to economic recovery looks different throughout the state.

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The Connecticut Restaurant Association said it’s safe to be open at full capacity. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks out on allegations of priority COVID-19 tests for his family, the Suffolk County Police Department is being accused of racial discrimination, and Congressman Lee Zeldin is running for governor.

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Local leaders are encouraging members of Gen-Z to sign up for their vaccine. A rally for clean energy jobs on Long Island, a look at the growing homeownership gap, and New York has a budget, finally.

C 19: Teaming Up To Vaccinate

Apr 6, 2021
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The Connecticut National Guard will assist in vaccine storage and distribution in the state. Stony Brook University will participate in a study on the effectiveness of the Moderna vaccine, Governor Lamont wants Connecticut’s nursing home residents to receive a booster shot, and Lamont teams up with Massachusetts to reduce the cost of prescription drugs.

  

C19: Masks Off, Straps Off

Apr 5, 2021
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A New England doctor is urging people to remove the straps off their COVID-19 masks before throwing them away. A new deal in Connecticut is expected to bring more jobs to Bridgeport, an update in the defamation lawsuit against Alex Jones, and New York couldn’t reach a budget deal by the April 1 deadline.

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