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January 4, 2017

Listen to Our Thursday Morning Coffee Newscast!

by Christine Stuart | Jan 4, 2017 11:00pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | Podcast

Dana Whalen gives you the rundown on the first day of the 2017 legislative session in Connecticut.

The newscast airs on WDRC AM in Hartford, Meriden, Waterbury, and Torrington at 5:27 a.m., 6:27 a.m., 7:27 a.m., and 8:27 a.m. on WDRC AM, but is also available here - CLICK TO PLAY!.

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August 7, 2014

OnTheHORN | Interview with David Walker

by OnTheHORN | Aug 7, 2014 2:15pm
Posted to: Election 2014 | Podcast | State Budget | Taxes

David Walker, the former U.S. Comptroller who is running for Lt. Governor in Connecticut this year, spoke Thursday with Brian Parker at the Hartford Online Radio Network in Avon.

Listen to the interview here and let us know what you think in the comments below.

Read CTNewsJunkie’s profile of Walker as well here. And don’t be afraid to VOTE in our (*nonscientific) online poll of the Lt. Governor’s race in the Republican primary.

February 6, 2014

Live Chat On Opening Day

by Staff Report | Feb 6, 2014 6:29am
Posted to: Podcast | State Budget | State Capitol

CTNJ file photo Join a live chat starting at 10:30 a.m. with reporters and editors from the New Haven Register, Register Citizen, Middletown Press and Connecticut Magazine and others for a live chat before and during Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s State of the State address.

The discussion starts about 15 minutes into the budget presentation by Malloy’s Budget Director Ben Barnes and will test CTNewsJunkie.com’s multitasking skills.

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June 19, 2012

PODCASTS | Adolescent Substance Abuse, Psychiatric Services & Mental Health Parity

by Zoobs | Jun 19, 2012 11:46am
Posted to: Health Care | Nonprofits | Podcast

Keep The Promise Coalition is taking its message to the Internet airwaves with a series of radio shows on topics like adolescent substance abuse, mobile psychiatric services, and mental health parity. A description of the latest three episodes can be found below.

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December 29, 2011

Speaker Chris Donovan Talks About His Congressional Bid

by On The Horn | Dec 29, 2011 8:42pm
Posted to: Podcast

Speaker of the House Chris Donovan swung by the Hartford Online Radio Network headquarters for an interview about his campaign for the Democratic nomination in the 5th congressional district. Donovan is one of eight candidates vying for the seat vacated by U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy who is running for the U.S. Senate.

Republicans Justin Bernier of Plainville, Lisa Wilson Foley of Simsbury, Mike Clark of Farmington, Sen. Andrew Roraback of Goshen, and Mark Greenberg of Litchfield are competing for the Republican nomination.

The two other Democratic candidates vying for the Democratic nomination include Elizabeth Esty of Cheshire and Dan Roberti of Kent.

On the Horn is hoping to schedule interviews with the other candidates soon.

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December 9, 2011

Community Discusses Waterbury Hospital Merger

by Neal Thomassen | Dec 9, 2011 10:53am
Posted to: Health Care | Jobs | Nonprofits | Podcast

The community gathered at St. John’s Church in Waterbury to discuss the merger of Waterbury Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital. Texas-based LHP Hospital Group is looking to buy and merge both hospitals.

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August 7, 2011

State Comptroller Talks About National Debt

by On The Horn | Aug 7, 2011 10:02pm
Posted to: Podcast

Brian Sullivan and Dave Moore from On the Horn talk to state Comptroller Kevin Lembo about the national debt and what it means for the state of Connecticut.

Click the play button below to watch the interview.

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July 29, 2011

VIDEO | President Obama Speaks On Debt Ceiling, Fuel Economy Standards

by Staff Report | Jul 29, 2011 10:27am
Posted to: Town News | Podcast | Transportation | White House

President Barack Obama spoke today about the debt ceiling negotiations and also on new fuel economy standards. The live stream above will be replaced with video of his comments shortly.

Remarks by the President on the Status of Debt Ceiling Negotiations:

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July 15, 2011

OnTheHorn | Economic Observer on Population Growth, GDP, and Replaying the 1930s

by On The Horn | Jul 15, 2011 2:19pm
Posted to: Podcast

Prof. Albert Brenner discusses population growth and gross domestic product as well as similarities to the 1930s in the today’s economy.

July 8, 2011

On The Horn | Sen. Witkos Says Police Will Adapt To New Pot Laws

by On The Horn | Jul 8, 2011 10:03am
Posted to: Podcast

State Sen. Kevin Witkos, R-Canton, was the special guest Thursday on NewsTalkTonight with CTNewsJunkie’s Christine Stuart and host Brian Parker at the OnTheHorn.com studios in Glastonbury. The discussion covered Connecticut’s new marijuana laws and how police are dealing with them, the state budget, and other issues.

Witkos, who serves as a Canton police officer in his day job, said that although the law went into effect July 1, he is unaware of any marijuana citations having been written yet in Canton or elsewhere in the Farmington Valley. Witkos voted against decriminalization and said he is concerned that the new law’s negatives will outweigh the positives, but he hopes that won’t be the result.

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