Across New England, freezing temps and blizzard conditions marked an unforgiving start to 2018.
This hour, we consider the factors underlying this extreme winter weather -- including the role of global climate change.
Plus: a hardened approach toward legalized pot. We find out what the White House’s new marijuana policy could mean for states like Connecticut and Massachusetts.
And finally: What happens to youth who've been expelled? The Connecticut Mirror’s Jacqueline Rabe Thomas joins us as we discuss the impact of new education guidelines.
- Ryan Hanrahan - Chief Meteorologist at NBC Connecticut; his blog is called On Ryan’s Radar
- Dr. Heather Goldstone - Science editor at WCAI, the Cape and Islands NPR station; host of Living Lab Radio
- Jack Kramer - Reporter for CTNewsJunkie.com who previously worked for the New Haven Register
- Shira Schoenberg - Political reporter for The Springfield Republican and MassLive.com
- Jacqueline Rabe Thomas - Education reporter for The Connecticut Mirror
Chion Wolf contributed to this show.