COVID-19

Take out and delivery are the only orders of the moment at Connecticut restaurants. (Shown here, the landmark Rein's Deli in Vernon, 3/17/20)
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
May 13, 2020 - 10:27 pm
As many restaurants prepare to reopen for outdoor seating next week, Gov. Lamont faces pressure from the industry to allow others to open for indoor seating earlier than planned. For the first time, the governor says indoor seating could open by June 20th. 150 business leaders have signed a letter...
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CT DPH map of COVID-19 hospitalizations by county, 5/12/20
@CTDPH/ Governor's Office
Dave Mager
May 12, 2020 - 10:06 pm
Gov. Ned Lamont says most of the factors he's been watching suggest that Connecticut can go ahead with a scheduled, limited reopening for offices, restaurants, retail and more. The planning for those big steps on May 20th is steady, even as the governor has ordered a major personnel change in his...
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Todd Feinburg
May 12, 2020 - 6:37 pm
Brent McCall discusses how prisons work, and how poorly they do in striving to achieve their number 1 goal - preparing inmates to not return to prison once released. McCall has served 24 years in the state prison system. Learn more about Brent's former cellmate and co-author, Michael Liebowitz, by...
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Photo by Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant/TNS/Sipa USA
Todd Feinburg
May 12, 2020 - 6:26 pm
Jolly Ned has been behaving as KING CORONA, the sole dictator under a state of emergency that he's working to sustain by baffling the citizens of Connecticut with obfuscation and double speak. We listen to the sound cuts in Ned's appalling attempt to trick voters.
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(Photo by Brad Horrigan/Hartford Courant/TNS/Sipa USA)
Todd Feinburg
May 11, 2020 - 6:30 pm
Thousands turn out when the Stefanowski's MasksForCT.org events offer 5 free masks to each car that pulls in. Leading off this hour, Bob tells us tomorrows event is in Torrington. Then we review some tape from Ned's press conference. The governor reiterates how unnecessary the shutdown of the...
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Stop Shutdown Sign
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Todd Feinburg
May 09, 2020 - 4:36 pm
It's Todd with Producer Mike dissecting the governor's subtle yet malicious misrepresentations of reality for the purpose of creating the impression that the people need his guidance to a successful recovery from the virus when in reality he's working to make sure the shutdowns last for as long as...
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State-issued restaurant hygiene guidelines for May 20th openings; issued 5/8/20
Governor's Office/ Microsoft Teams
Dave Mager
May 08, 2020 - 9:14 pm
Extensive public health guidlines issued to businesses reopening on May 20th are a matter of building public confidence, according to Gov. Ned Lamont. Restaurants face an especially tall order. They'll need to sanitize tables and chairs between sittings, cover silverware and serve patrons while...
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