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Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, Conn.
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Reports from WSHU's Tom Kuser, Ebong Udoma, Dan Katz, Bill Buchner, Ann Lopez, Davis Dunavin and Cassandra Basler.

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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut says he’s glad that the Senate passed a bill to combat the nation’s opioid crisis. It includes a couple of provisions he co-sponsored. He says he’s now urging his colleagues to appropriate the money to implement the program.

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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut says Judge Brett Kavanaugh is the most dangerous nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court in his lifetime. He said this in a speech on the U.S. Senate floor Thursday afternoon.

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The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has released its annual State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

The 2018 MacArthur "Genius" grants have been announced. Six of the 25 fellows have connections to Yale University, and two are current New Haven residents.