Mark Pazniokas, Capitol bureau chief. Mark is the former state politics writer for The Hartford Courant and a former contributing writer for the New York Times. In the course of more than 25 years as a reporter, he has covered some of the most compelling stories in the state, including the impeachment inquiry and resignation of Governor John G. Rowland in 2004 and the nationally watched Senate race won by Joseph I. Lieberman as an independent in 2006. He is a graduate of Boston University.
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Believe it or not, Connecticut has faced its fair share of water shortages over the years -- and more may be on the way. Listen to Neena Satija talk about water live on WNPR Friday morning from 9-10, hosting "Where We Live." You'll also hear from the U.S. Geological Survey, the former director of UConn's Water Resources Institute and the Connecticut Water Company. Listen live on Connecticut Public Radio or at wnpr.org. Or, if you missed it, here's an audio file of the discussion: http://www.yourpublicmedia.org/content/wnpr/water-essential-scarce-resource
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Since 1949, there have been 67. The Mirror's interactive map provides historical detail to the violence and is regularly updated to reflect the most recent mass shootings.