The Talk of Connecticut
 
Show Rundown for Thursday, July 28, 2016
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NATHAN GRUBE from the Traveler's Championship Nathan was back on to talk about the different activities and events going on during the Traveler's Golf Tournament happening on August 1-7, at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell. WEBSITE: Travelers Championship

DR. MEENA BOSE (Chair of Presidential Studies at Hofstra University and author of Shaping and Signaling Presidential Policy: The National Security Decision Making of Eisenhower and Kennedy) President Obama delivered a hearty reminder Wednesday before the Democratic National Convention of all that he's done for the country in his eight years and promised voters that they were in "good hands" with Hillary Clinton. In what's certain to be one of his last primetime address of his presidency, Obama reviewed his most signature accomplishment inside the White House and outlined the case why Clinton would continue that arc of progress.

PATRICK DAY (General Manager of the New Britain Bees) This weekend is going to be full of fun and activities at the New Britain Bees stadium. to include a block party starting at 4PM today, plus former WWF Legend Bob Backlund here. Also, they will be honoring retired CCSU basketball coach Howie Dickenman and outgoing school president Jack Miller.

ANN WORCESTER (Tournament Director for the CT Open) Ann was on to talk about the upcoming CT Open which is presented by United Technologies. The tournament is happening August 19-27th, at the CT Tennis Center at Yale. To get your tickets call 1-877-896-2908 or visit CT Open.

Fox News Radio's RACHEL SUTHERLAND (Live from Washington) A federal judge on Wednesday granted John Hinckley Jr., the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981, "full-time convalescent leave" from St. Elizabeth's Hospital. The order allows Hinckley, Jr. to live full-time in Williamsburg, Virginia, but still under certain restrictions. Hinckley and his lawyer appeared in federal court in April 2015 and argued that he had been successfully rehabilitated from his illness and that he deserved a release. But prosecutors worried that his family, struggling to pay the bills to treat his illness, could afford to take care of him.

Dr. ALBERT PANG (Optometrist) Not only is it uncomfortable to be stuck in the summer sun without a pair of shades, doctors say it can be dangerous. Optometrists say it's especially important to protect your children's eyes from the harmful UV rays of the sun. Eye doctors we spoke with say remembering your sunglasses is just as important as remembering to put on sunscreen. Dr. Bary Brown at Sunshine Eye Clinic said, "I really think that that's something that we something we forget about. We have sunscreen on, but the eyes are really what we have to protect as well." That's because similar to a sunburn on your skin, the eyes and eyelids can get burned as well. If that happens repeatedly, doctors say you're likely going to have eye issues later in life.

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