What is the future of the No Tolls CT movement?

No Tolls CT has grown considerably over the past year due to opposition from many to re-implementing tolling on Connecticut highways. But how has it grown as a movement? And what does its future hold? For answers, we attended their biggest event yet: a protest called “Save Our State (S.O.S.)”, hosted on the steps of …

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We asked elected officials what books they read in their downtime. Here’s what they told us

What books do the politicians who represent you read? Out of pure curiosity, Mieum Media contacted the offices of elected officials who represent the people of Connecticut to find out what they read in their downtime. We reached out at least four times or until we received a response from the over 200 offices that …

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Transgender people from CT can change their birth certificate. We talked to someone who did

Did you know that transgender people from Connecticut can change the information on their birth certificates?  Transgender rights are an increasingly mainstream topic in the United States. However, the transgender experience is frequently more complex than its portrayal in the media. We spoke with Garrett Garborcauskas, a scientist born and raised in Connecticut, who is …

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Are your lawn and garden hurting the environment?

Are your lawn and garden hurting the environment? An increasing number of scientists and experts are concerned that many lawn care and landscaping-related decisions people in the U.S. are accustomed to may have unintended consequences for the environment. Mieum Media interviews local expert Nancy DuBrule-Clemente, who owns an organic garden center in southern Connecticut, to …

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Should Connecticut raise the tobacco age from 18 to 21?

Should Connecticut raise the tobacco age from 18 to 21? That’s the question health advocates are asking people in Connecticut to consider. They argue that given 95% of smokers start smoking before they’re 21 years old, this ban could help prevent young people from becoming addicted. But some question the bill’s effectiveness, and others question …

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Don’t stop, don’t shop? Grocery store workers in CT go on strike

Have you seen the Stop & Shop workers on strike? Although 31,000 unionized employees of grocery store chain Stop & Shop are fighting for what they consider to be a fair contract, the issues they raise have relevance beyond this specific strike. What does the future of employment in the United States look like? What …

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That time Connecticut’s borders extended to the Pacific Ocean, explained

Did you know that Connecticut’s borders once extended to the Pacific Ocean?  It may be hard to believe, but a document from the mid-1600s granted Connecticut control over a huge swath of land from present-day Rhode Island all the way to the Pacific Coast. It goes without saying that this is no longer the case, …

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