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Robyn Doyon-Aitken

Senior Producer

Robyn has produced The Faith Middleton Food Schmooze® since November 2015. Before that, she ate her way through the previous seven years of Fine Cooking magazine while a web producer for FineCooking.com. In addition to helping Faith and the gang sound great on the radio every week, Robyn engages The Food Schmooze® community on Facebook and attempts to try every local ice cream parlor, breakfast spot, and wine shop Food Schmooze listeners recommend in their comments. Robyn lives in Cheshire with three perpetually hungry people, two of whom are children.

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More than 4 million people, around 1 out of 5 undergrads, are raising children today. That’s according to the U.S. Department of Education. These student parents tend to have higher GPAs than traditional students. They’re often older, single, and women of color. But more than half of them leave school without getting a degree. 

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Amazon Prime has more than 100 million members. Are you one of them? Many of us have come to expect two-day or even next-day delivery. But what are the unintended consequences of convenience? This hour:  We hear how Amazon has changed the way we shop and ship forever. 

Are there any lessons we can learn from last night? Probably not. The predicted trends, like “The Trump Effect” didn’t really emerge. The state was split between Republican and Democratic victories.

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A battle over campaign lawn signs? Dueling opinion pieces about how great or terrible our state is? Big questions about how we’ll keep our population or lose it to those states down south? It sounds like your typical Wednesday in Connecticut. 

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The language of politics--of America, really--has gotten quite a bit uglier over the last few years. And the last few weeks in Connecticut are a case in point. Female political leaders from both major parties faced online insults and threats, and prompted a call from the governor and others for a more civil tone.