Diane Orson

WNPR, Connecticut Public Radio

Diane Orson appears in the following:

Democratic Mayoral Primary In Bridgeport, Conn., Expected To Be Competitive

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Voters in Bridgeport head to the polls on Wednesday. Mayor Bill Finches faces former Mayor Joe Ganim, who is staging a comeback bid after spending seven years in federal prison for corruption.


Jericho Scott, Promising Young Pitcher, Killed In Drive-By Shooting

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Back in 2008, NPR reported about a 10-year-old fireball pitcher from Connecticut named Jericho Scott. His 40 mile an hour pitches were so good that one youth league decided he shouldn...


What Do Yale Grad Students Want? A Union

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Hundreds of graduate assistants at Yale University say they want to be allowed to decide whether to unionize. Grad students at two nearby universities recently won union recognition a...


Attorney Dispenses Legal Advice As Well As Shaving Cream

Thursday, August 15, 2013


What Will Happen To All The Letters People Sent to Newtown?

Monday, February 25, 2013

In the weeks following the killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, more than a quarter-million cards, letters and gifts have arrived in Newtown, Conn. The town is trying to decide w...


'Million-Dollar Blocks' Map Incarceration's Costs

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Many cities spend millions on prisons annually, and often those moving in and out of jail come from the same neighborhoods. The Justice Mapping Center maps those costs, block by block...


Latinos Allege Police Violence and Intimidation in Connecticut Town

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

All this week, we're reflecting on the major issues of 2010. Immigration remained one of the biggest stories out of southwestern states, like Arizona. But immigration has become a serious issue even in smaller states along the East Coast, like Connecticut. Latino residents of East Haven, Connecticut, have filed a federal lawsuit against their local police department, claiming police have targeted Latinos with violence, harassment and intimidation.

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