What’s happening with New Haven’s 2019 mayoral election?

Have you heard what’s going on with the mayoral race in New Haven? Although incumbent Toni Harp lost the Democratic primary to Justin Elicker in September, her name is still on November’s ballot due to an endorsement from the Working Families Party (WFP). Despite Harp suspending her campaign last month, a group of her supporters …

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Should unions be banned from using inflatable animals?

Should unions be banned from using inflatable animals? A relatively new memo from the Trump administration’s National Labor Relations Board takes aim directly at inflatable animals used by labor unions in strike-related demonstrations. While the current NLRB argues that the inflatables are “coercive,” labor unions broadly disagree. What do you think? Extended interview with David …

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What does a UFO watcher in Connecticut think of “Storm Area 51” memes?

Do you believe in aliens? Michael Panicello, the state director of MUFON Connecticut, does. His group not only holds regular meetings, but also investigates alleged sightings of UFOs in Connecticut. So what does he think of recent news items related to aliens and UFOs? Does he find the "Storm Area 51" memes amusing? He sat …

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interseCTion Audio Podcast has plans to debut soon

Last month, we announced that a podcast was in the works. Today we are proud to announce that the interseCTion audio podcast will start its debut on September 30 (See update below.) on Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, and Patreon. The podcast itself will be a companion to the interseCTion videos that are uploaded each Wednesday. We’ll …

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Last month, we mapped all of Connecticut’s mass transit options. Here’s an update

In August 2019, we published a video mapping out all mass transit options available in Connecticut. Since then, we’ve heard from a number of great viewers with comments, questions, and constructive feedback. Rather than let these wonderful suggestions go unnoticed, we decided to update our video accordingly to better reflect the state of mass transit …

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Superhero films break box office records. Have local comic book shops benefitted?

Over the past decade or so, superhero films have been bringing in oodles of cash for Hollywood studios. Given that virtually all superhero films are inspired by comic books, has the “superhero trend” led to any uptick in business for local comic book shops? We talked to Scott Prentice, a long-time employee of A Hero’s …

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Nearly 80% of Connecticut has access to mass transit. We mapped it out

If you go to virtually any Connecticut-related message board and ask if you need a car in CT, the answer is usually an overwhelming “yes.” However, 77% of towns in the state have access to some form of mass transit. We decided to map out what this actually looks like. Even if these visual representations …

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