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Fran Schneidau Retires

WCBS radio reporter Fran Schneidau is retiring.

Schneidau has been with the station for 39 years and before that worked at WICC in Bridgeport. She was responsible primarily for covering Connecticut and has covered every Connecticut governor since Thomas Meskill. 70 more words

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50 Stories: WCBS Bids Farewell To Fran Schneidau

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — In this week’s 50 Stories, WCBS anchor Wayne Cabot bids farewell to Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau.

Find more 50th anniversary special features here… 135 more words

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Trump's Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch Makes Courtesy Call To Obama's Pick Merrick Garland

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The first phone call Judge Neil Gorsuch made after being nominated to the Supreme Court was to Judge Merrick Garland — former President Barack Obama’s pick for the bench. 805 more words

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Connecticut Considers Exempting Social Security Income From State Taxes

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — There’s a push to exempt Social Security income from state taxes in Connecticut.

Many lawmakers are said to be in support of the idea, but with a large budget deficit looming, the question is whether the state can afford to lose about $45 million in tax revenue. 160 more words

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Stamford Officials Acknowledge Rise In Accidents Despite Safety Improvements

STAMFORD, Conn (CBSNewYork) — Despite safety improvements, Stamford continues to experience a rise in the number of pedestrian and bicycle crashes on city streets.

Within the last two years, there’s been a nearly 70 percent rise in accidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists in Stamford. 128 more words

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Connecticut Gov. Malloy Now Says He Will Attend Trump's Inauguration

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday that he will accept the invitation to attend the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. 144 more words

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Republican-Led Senate Takes First Step To Repeal 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Republican-controlled Senate has taken one of the first steps toward dismantling President Barack Obama’s health care law.

In a nearly partly-line vote of 51-48, lawmakers approved a nonbinding GOP-backed budget measure that makes it easier for action on subsequent repeal legislation as soon as next month. 239 more words

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