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    CASINO BILL PASSES COMMITTEE HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut lawmakers are pushing ahead with legislation that could potentially lead to a fourth casino. The General Assembly’s Public Safety Committee voted 22-3 on Friday in favor of a revamped bill that would allow casino developers to submit proposals to build a casino, possibly in Bridgeport. Unlike the original version, this retooled bill does not strip last year’s legislative approval of a new tribal casino in East Windsor,   The post FRIDAY EVENING UPDATE appeared first on 98.7 WNLC.More »

    KINDERGARTEN KONTROVERSY It started with an “innocent” attempt to involve two dozen local kindergarteners in the historic National School walkout moment Wednesday. But the 17-minute walk outside Harbor Elementary School in New London has sparked a heated political debate on social media, a call for the principal’s resignation, hints of censure for a school board member and a passionate defense of the teachers involved. Board of Education member Jason Catala, chairman of the board’s Policy Committee,   The post FRIDAY MORNING UPDATE appeared first on 98.7 WNLC.More »

    CITY MONEY SOUGHT FOR REID AND HUGHES Norwich aldermen will consider Monday night whether the city should kick-in 150-thousand dollars so the crumbling Reid and Hughes building can be stabilized. The move comes after the property’s preferred developer failed to obtain the money through the city’s downtown revitalization program. The Women’s Institute for Housing and Economic Development says the funding is the last piece needed to get stabilization done, so they can then pursue money for an estimated 6-million dollar renovation of the building into retail space and apartments.   The post THURSDAY EVENING UPDATE appeared first on 98.7 WNLC.More »
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