The Short List: Malloy Is Done, Dangerous Rail Crossing, Yard Goats Roam Home
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Gov. Dannel Malloy of Connecticut will not seek re-election in 2018.
Ryan Caron King / Connecticut Public Radio
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The Hartford Yard Goats minor league baseball team has their home opener at Dunkin Donuts Park Thursday, April 13, 2017.
NATHAN RUBINSTEIN / MASSLIVE
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An Amtrak passenger shuttle passes the Birnie Road and Tina Lane crossing in Longmeadow. The crossing has been the site of five fatal collosions since 1975.
Greg Saulmon / The Republican
Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news.
What made The Short List this week?
- Big news this week out of Connecticut, as Governor Dannel Malloy announced he's not running for re-election in 2018. (WNPR)
- A March 14th truck-train collision in Longmeadow killed a Department of Public Works employee. It was the fifth such fatal accident at that same rail crossing since 1975. (MassLive)
- The Hartford Yard Goats finally got to play ball in their new largely taxpayer-funded stadium, only a year behind schedule. (Courant)
- Natalia Muñoz, WHMP's Vaya Con Munoz
- Greg Saulmon, The Republican