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Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, Conn.
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WSHU wants to make sure our listeners have the latest information for who’s eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, and where Connecticut residents and Long Islanders can make an appointment to get their shots.

C19: Cutting Emissions In Suffolk County

May 11, 2021

All vehicles owned by Suffolk County will be converted to electric by 2030. Kids in Connecticut and New York could be eligible for the vaccine soon, cracking down on "ghost guns", and one of Long Island's most iconic landmarks needs help.

Conn. AG Tong Backs EPA Water Monitoring Proposal

May 11, 2021
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Connecticut Attorney General William Tong and 19 state attorneys general backed the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to strengthen monitoring of public water systems for PFAS chemicals.

This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Seattle shows a homemade firearm, a "ghost gun," that federal agents say was recovered on Feb. 6, 2020, from a home in Edmonds, Wash.
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut chaired a key judiciary subcommittee hearing about a proposal to ban so-called "ghost guns" in an attempt to prevent gun violence.

U.S. Coast Guard cutter "Eagle" moored at Fort Trumbull in New London, Connecticut.
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The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter and training ship Eagle set sail from its home port of New London over the weekend to begin its first International Summer Training since the COVID-19 pandemic began.