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U.S. Coast Guard covers up sexual assault. Plus, the new kindergarten age cutoff.

Admiral Linda Fagan, the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, testifying in front of Congress on July 13, 2023.
Admiral Linda Fagan, the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, testified in Congress on July 13, 2023 about an six year investigation into sexual assault at the U.S. Coast Guard academy, which was never shared with federal lawmakers

The U.S. Coast Guard is coming under fire for its years-long cover-up of sexual assault. Now, federal lawmakers — including members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation — are demanding accountability. This hour, we’ll give you the latest on that.

Plus, service on one of the largest commuter railroads in America could shut down in the coming months. What a workers strike might mean for the Metro-North railroad — and your commute.

Finally, we break down the debate over Connecticut’s new kindergarten age cutoff.


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Frankie Graziano is the host of <i>The Wheelhouse</i>, focusing on how local and national politics impact the people of Connecticut.
Meg Dalton is the deputy director of storytelling for Connecticut Public where she provides editorial support for the station’s talk shows and podcasts, including the limited series 'In Absentia'.