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1345: Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: (No) Peace Be With You
Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli opened up the gateway to weekend and lead you down it’s corridors. Paul gave his thoughts on a piece that was in the Hartford that criticized Democrats, something that the newspaper really isn’t known to do that often (0:52). Paul would invite his good buddy, Wallingford/Cheshire GOP State Rep. Craig Fishbein, on to talk about the proposed changes to Connecticut's "Red Flag" law (7:40). Finally, Dr. Matthew Bunson, Executive Editor of EWTN News came aboard to talk about the Catholic Church and an idea that’s been floated around that would allow them to deny President Joe Biden communion during services (18:38).
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1344: The Lisa Wexler Show - Tom and Joseph Drew Try To Save Drowning Swimmers - 05/14/21
1343: Melissa in the Morning: Kids Wearing Masks in School
1. Early education consultant, Liz Englander, addresses the idea of some kids wearing masks in the fall while others don't. Can that work? ((00:10))2. State Senator Kevin Kelly shares more big companies saying "hold on, the public health option WON'T WORK for Connecticut." ((11:47))3. The CDC guidelines changed for mask wearing, so what does that mean for CT? Melissa breaks it down. ((18:31))4. Monroe First Selectman Ken Kellogg shares what programs are opening in town thanks to Parks & Rec ((26:38))IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus
1342: Cooking with Claud: Bruschetta
INGREDIENTS:-- 2-3 cups of chopped tomatoes-- 1-2 tablespoons of chopped red onion-- 1 tablespoon of fresh basil-- 1 tablespoon of fresh chives-- 1 tablespoon of olive oil-- 1-2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice-- 1-2 tablespoons of minced garlicRECIPE:-- Mix all ingredients together-- If you want to make crackers fresh, use french bread -- Cut bread into small cracker-sized pieces and spread olive oil on the bread.-- Broil bread until crisp, flip and take out when satisfied
1341: Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: Methanol To This Madness
On the eve of the weekend, "Connecticut Today" with Paul Pacelli spoke to Dr. Sheila Molony, professor of nursing at Quinnipiac University and a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, about a possible strike by workers at nursing homes in Connecticut (0:52). However, news would break later on regarding a basic agreement reached to avoid the strike - as announced in Governor Ned Lamont’s meeting with the press - during which he also discussed the CDC's latest guidance saying that Covid-19 mask restrictions were being eased further (10:53). Finally, Paul had a conversation with Center for Black Health and Equity Executive Director Delmonte Jefferson about marketing menthol cigarettes to African American smokers (31:02).
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1339: Melissa in the Morning: Yankees Outbreak
1. Dr. Browne talks about the New York Yankees covid outbreak. All seven members got the J&J vaccine, so why was there still a surge in team cases? ((00:10))2. Senator Richard Blumenthal addresses measures to crack down on hacking situations like the Colonial Pipeline. ((13:25))3. Stephanie Swantek with the BeSafe Project talks about expectations and why they can be so damaging to personal relationships. ((21:20))IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus