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The week in news: loan forgiveness, Stefanowski loses Independent nom, Alex Jones lawsuit continues

Student Loan Forgiveness Explainer
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FILE - New graduates line up before the start of a community college commencement in East Rutherford, N.J., on May 17, 2018. President Joe Biden is expected to announce Wednesday Aug. 24, 2022 that many Americans can have up to $10,000 in federal student loan debt forgiven. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Frankie & Johnny is a weekly recap of news you need to know from around Connecticut. Each Friday, Connecticut Public's Frankie Graziano and John Henry Smith take you through the headlines and get you up-to-date on the stories you may have missed — in less than 5 minutes.

This week Frankie & Johnny explain:

  • A defamation lawsuit against InfoWars host Alex Jones, which was delayed in Connecticut. Also, why attorneys representing Jones faced disciplinary hearings this week.
  • A recent announcement from President Joe Biden means many Americans are eligible for federal student loan relief — here's where to get more information.
  • Why Connecticut GOP-endorsed gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski was unable to secure access to the Independent Party ballot-line.

Frankie & Johnny premieres Fridays at 4:44 p.m. during All Things Considered on Connecticut Public Radio.

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