Things to Know Tuesday August 18th

Senator Blumenthal and Mayor Ganim hand out Backpacks

Things to Know Tuesday August 18th

Michelle Obama goes ‘high’, GOP’s John Kasich blasts Trump and other top moments from the DNC’s opening night USA Today

UNC Chapel Hill to move undergraduate classes fully remote amid outbreaks of COVID-19 ABC News

More UConn students test positive for COVID CT Post

Plane crashes into occupied house in Groton CT Post

2 Are Charged in Killing of Jam Master Jay, Hip-Hop Pioneer NY Times

‘Come get a thrashing from John Oliver’: HBO comedian goes on rant against Danbury The Hour

Halloween Collection Now Streaming on Disney+

‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ ousts 3 top producers after ‘toxic’ workplace accusations NY Post

It’s Tax Free Week in Connecticut

The City of Bridgeport is giving away free backpacks to Bridgeport Students this week. Twitter