The Talk of Connecticut
 
Show Rundown for Friday, May 27, 2016
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KEVIN BARRY Professor at the Quinnipiac University School of Law Professor Barry talked about the latest 5-to-2 vote by the Connecticut State Supreme Court that reaffirms the elimination of the death penalty in Connecticut. Back in 2012, Professor Barry and his clinic students received the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) Award for Excellence in a Public Interest Project for their work in support of repealing Connecticut’s death penalty and they continue to advise officials and advocates in other states regarding death penalty repeal legislation.

PATRICIA ROJAS-UNGAR (Vice-president of government at the U.S. Travel Association) Long TSA Lines Will Ground One in Five Flyers. Security Wait Times to Cost U.S. Economy $4.3 Billion, 37.5K Jobs This Summer. Americans aren't just grousing under their breath about long airport security lines-huge numbers are changing their travel behavior altogether, which is set to inflict billions in economic damage over the summer season, according to new research from the U.S. Travel Association.

JAMES ARENA-DeROSA (President and CEO of FoodShare) James called in to give us an update on the donations given during their fundraising especially during their walk. Their goal is $600,000 and are $25,000 short. If you would like to donate click on the link below. WEBSITE: FoodShare

Fox News Radio's SIMON OWEN (Live from London) British author THOMAS THWAITES thought he had the perfect solution: take a vacation from being human and go and live as a goat in the Swiss Alps. He spent a year creating prosthetics that allow him to roam around on all fours. He’s studied their behavior, learned their way of communicating and even attempted to create an artificial goat stomach to allow him to eat grass. His efforts, funded by the Wellcome Trust, culminated in a three day trip to the Swiss Alps, where he lived as a goat, roaming the hills with a herd.

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