John Dankosky

WNPR Hartford

John Dankosky appears in the following:

Weather Advances, Listening to Volcanoes, Phragmites

Friday, January 25, 2019

How has weather prediction improved and what challenges do forecasters still face? Plus, researchers are using silent tremors of volcanoes to learn about what’s going on deeper down.

Connecticut Governor’s Race

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

John Dankosky on the gubernatorial race in Connecticut.

PFAS, Urban Evolution, Science Diction

Friday, July 27, 2018

Just how and why do city mice and country mice diverge? It’s urban evolution in action. Plus, how biologists turn birds into data in the streets of New York City.

Ant Socialization, Smoky Skies, Dust Storm, Mars Lake

Friday, July 27, 2018

Researchers announce a large underground lake on Mars just as the planet gets a close-up. Plus, scientists found a gene that helps determine what ant becomes a queen in a colony.

19th-Century Surveyor, News Roundup, Eagles' Nests

Friday, July 06, 2018

How a 19th-century surveyor's view of climate were ahead of his time. Plus, in a national park in Minnesota, protecting a nest of eagles increased the number of breeding pairs of birds.

Jurassic World, Rhino Comeback, Uranus Collision

Friday, July 06, 2018

In Jurassic World 2, dinosaurs are at risk of extinction again. What did paleontologists think of the film? Plus, how the northern white rhino could make a comeback.

Levee Wars, New Neurons, Animal Farts

Friday, April 06, 2018

Along the Mississippi River, a war over levees. Plus, do our brains keep growing as we age? And a rousing game of "Does It Fart?"

Celebrating '2001: A Space Odyssey' And Whales

Friday, April 06, 2018

We celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick's science fiction masterpiece, "2001: A Space Odyssey." Plus, how is the Maine lobster industry entangling with endangered whales? 

Connecticut Re-Thinks Its Unequal Schools

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

A judge's ruling found that schools in Connecticut fail to provide an adequate education for many of its students, ordering the state to re-think the entire public school system.

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Pennsylvania and Connecticut's Turn to Vote

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Pennsylvania and Connecticut are heading to the polls today! Listeners from those states call in for an informal exit poll.


Last Word On The Storm (For Today)

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

We'll get an update from Connecticut, from WNYC's Kate Hinds (on transit), and on how you're all doing. 

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Tri-State Results

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Cuomo and Booker cruise; Grimm wins; and Dan Malloy is still waiting. A tri-state panel of reporters breaks down last night's local races.

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Contested Congressional Races

Monday, November 05, 2012

Richard Flanagan, associate professor at the College of Staten Island and co-author of Staten Island: Conservative Bastion in a Liberal City, talks about the Congressional race on Staten Island.

Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, looks at how tight races in both the 1st and 18th districts of New York may be decided on election day.

John Dankosky, news director at Connecticut's WNPR and host of Where We Live, talks about the McMahon/Murphy race for Senate.


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Tri-State Roundup

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Azi Paybarah, politics reporter for the New York Observer, discusses Governor Cuomo and New York State political dealmaking. Then, John Dankosky, news director at WNPR and host of Where We Live, discusses whether unions and Governor Malloy will be able to agree on a budget. Then, Mike Kelly, columnist at The Record of New Jersey, discusses how the NJN transfer to WNET was allowed by the legislature--and the politics of it.                         

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The Real Malloy

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Connecticut has a new governor. Dan Malloy will be sworn in as the state's 88th governor this afternoon and John Dankosky, news director at WNPR and host of Where We Live, joins us to review the inauguration plans and to discuss what's ahead for the new governor in 2011.

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State of the Tri-State

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Three if this region's major political stories come to a head today. Chris Dodd will not be seeking another term as Connecticut Senator. Gay marriage is likely up for a vote in New Jersey. And Governor David Paterson addresses the legislature on the state of New York and anti-corruption legislation. ...

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Monday, November 10, 2008

"Most of the voters of Connecticut think Joe Lieberman is out for Joe Lieberman." — John Dankosky, WNPR Hartford

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