“Kids in America are getting fatter and four Democratic senators say that Nickelodeon can help curb the growing problem by cutting out ads for unhealthy foods that are sandwiched between its programs,” Wes Duplantier reports.
— Connecticut state Sen. Edward Meyer, D-Guilford, one of two senators who voted against a bill blocking public disclosure of photos of homicide victims. The state Senate and House overwhelmingly approved the legislation, which was drafted in reaction to the Newtown school massacre. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is expected to sign it.
— Gov. Dannel P. Malloy after the state House voted to repeal Connecticut’s seldom-used death penalty late Wednesday. Malloy has pledged to sign the bill.
— U.S. Senate candidate Lee Whitnum of Greenwich directing her remark at “pro-Israel” U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, during a televised debate Thursday night.
— East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo, when asked by WPIX reporter Mario Diaz what he planned to do for the Latino community after four East Haven police officers were arrested Tuesday on charges of violating civil rights. Click here for video.