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Local News

UPDATED: House Finance Committee approves $9.97B state budget bill

UPDATED: House Finance Committee approves $9.97B state budget bill

The House Finance Committee has approved a $9.97 billion budget for the 2020 fiscal year that they say “largely avoids new taxes while strengthening education, continuing the car-tax phase-out and maintaining municipal aid, while also closing a $200 million budget gap.”

National News

Newtown parents score a win in growing fight against hoaxers

Newtown parents score a win in growing fight against hoaxers

The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened — the latest victory for victims’ relatives who have been taking a more aggressive stance against conspiracy theorists.

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates

New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation’s worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules.

Target ups the ante in online delivery wars

Target ups the ante in online delivery wars

In the latest salvo in the delivery wars, Target is offering same-day delivery on thousands of items for $9.99 per order through a delivery startup it purchased nearly two years ago

 
 

Arts + Lifestyle

Love and Other Fables a Lukewarm Opener for Theatre by the Sea

Love and Other Fables a Lukewarm Opener for Theatre by the Sea

This is the kind of light, silly theater you can’t take too seriously, which in some ways makes it perfect for a summer house, but at the same time, you get the feeling that it really, really wants to be taken seriously…and that’s where Love and Other Fables left me cold.

PODCAST: Bristol Art Museum Exhibit Controversy

PODCAST: Bristol Art Museum Exhibit Controversy

Alison DeKleine, Vice President of the Board of Directors at the Bristol Art Museum, joined Gene to discuss the controversy over pictures that are set to be displayed in the museum which show soldiers engaged in same-sex behavior.

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