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The Storyline is a podcast produced by The Day in New London, CT and it takes a look at the top stories on theday.com and from around southeastern Connecticut with conversations with journalists about the communities they cover and the stories they report. Hosted by Carlos Virgen.
||CleanConnecticut to invest $15 million on State Pier in New London to accommodate offshore wind projects||Columnist David Collins and editorial page editor Paul Choiniere stop by the studio to debate the pros and cons of the recently announced $15 million dollar investment at State Pier in New London which is to be used to prepare the pier for future use by||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe debate the recently announced state incentive package for EB and we visit a pair of pet geese||This week, we sit down with The Day's editorial page editor Paul Choiniere and columnist David Collins to discuss Governor Malloy's recently announced economic incentive package for Electric Boat. Reporter Martha Shanahan got a chance to visit with a||5/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow do Connecticut public schools vet substitute teachers and we look at how hospitals help those who are terminally ill celebrate life||Reporter Ben Kail talks about recent events at Montville High School that have rocked the community. Foremost is the news that a former substitute allegedly encouraged, or at least allowed, slap-fighting in the classroom and the incidents were not repor||4/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe repercussions of a sober house overdose death, inspirational beatbox harmonica and kelp is the new kale||This week, Lindsay Boyle talks about an overdose death at a New London sober house and the repercussions on those left behind including the deceased’s mother, the sober house manager, and other residents. Ben Kail attended a youth summit at Waterford||4/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPakistani family takes sanctuary in a church, Ledyard reassesses their volunteer ambulance service and the Coast Guard Academy measures equity||This week we talk to Charlie Clark about the recent controversy over the possible termination of a contract between the town of Ledyard and Ledyard Volunteer Emergency Squad, the town’s current ambulance service provider. Julia Bergman tells us about||4/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting to know UConn's new basketball coach Dan Hurley||On this week's episode, managing editor Tim Cotter, a University of Rhode Island graduate and a season ticket holder of URI men's basketball, talks with beat reporter Gavin Keefe about UConn's new men's basketball coach Dan Hurley.||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStudents from southeastern Connecticut make their voices heard during the National School Walkout||On Wednesday, March 14, thousands of students from around the country took part in the National School Walkout exactly one month after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida where 17 students and faculty were shot to death. Seve||3/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMeet Tim Herbst and how is the growing acceptance of marijuana affecting school anti-drug programs||First, in our ongoing series of conversations with candidates for governor in this Fall’s election, we talk to Tim Herbst of Trumbull. Reporter Martha Shanahan stops by to talk about how the growing acceptance of marijuana as a recreational and medica||3/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProblems uncovered with historic properties owned by Connecticut Landmarks||In a series of columns, David Collins has reported on the conditions of various historical properties owned by Connecticut Landmarks, including one in Stonington and another in East Haddam. Collins joins the podcast to give the latest on Forge Farm in||2/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIndependent candidates governor, flu vaccines and the latest on North Stonington's school building project||Independent candidate for governor Oz Griebel and his running mate Monte Frank stopped by to talk about their campaign. The flu has claimed 63 lives in Connecticut since August. Health and environment reporter Martha Shanahan gives us the latest on the||2/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow one reporter handles stories about deep personal loss||Lindsay Boyle talked to me about two recent stories she wrote dealing with deep personal loss and she shares how she prepares for these very personal and emotional stories. Charlie Clark gives us the latest on a growing controversy about an upcoming sch||1/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA 7-hour rescue of a sailor at sea, icebreaking on the Connecticut and the latest on the Seaside property||This week I talk to Julia Bergman about a complex 7-hour rescue at sea of a wounded submarine sailor. She also takes us up the Connecticut River on a Coast Guard cutter on an ice-breaking mission as accumulated ice on the river prompted emergency condit||1/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrump expletive, bomb cyclones and emergency responders||I talked to Paul Choiniere, a columnist and editorial page editor, for his initial reaction to reports of Trump using profanity to describe immigrants from African countries. He also talked a bit about the editorial that was written as a result of the||1/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMillennials who are starting businesses and pursuing their careers and passions in southeastern Connecticut||The Day recently launched a series looking at millennials who are bucking demographic trends in Connecticut by staying to pursue their careers and passions in the southeastern part of the state. We talked to reporters how and why they chose individuals||12/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTheater marquee draws lots of attention, a tale of two local businesses, Gold Star Bridge detours and more||On Wednesday, Dec. 20 we ran a story by Rick Koster about what was spelled out on the marquee of the Garde Arts Center, which read in all capital letters: FINAL APPEARANCE: TRANSGENDER, FETUS, VULNERABLE, DIVERSITY, SCIENCE-BASED, EVIDENCE-BASED and ENT||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA reporter transitions from the serenity of ballet to the snowy scene of a fatal shooting||This week Carlos Virgen talks to arts and culture writer Mary Biekert about a recent Saturday when she went from observing a sublime artistry of ballerina Sara Mearns at The Garde in New London to trudging around in cold, wet shoes on a slushy snow-fil||12/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStories from this week and the coming weekend that impact southeastern Connecticut||This week I talk to reporters about stories they are working on or have recently written and ask them to give us an overview and to tell us why the stories might have an impact on our communities.||12/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Day newsroom tackles issues of trust and transparency in journalism||This week on The Storyline we talk about a project called Trusting News that the newsroom is taking part in. It’s a project to help newsroom increase trust, transparency and accessibility with the communities they serve. I talked to The Day’s publis||12/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCostco a no-go in East Lyme and controversial shellfishing in the Niantic River||Environmental reporter Martha Shanahan talks to us about a controversial commercial shellfishing project in the Niantic River and Kim Drelich gets us up to speed on the proposed Costco development in East Lyme.||11/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRacial incidents in the Coast Guard Academy, Navy reviews it's training and we finally have a state budget||This week, we are joined by reporter Julia Bergman who talked to us about recent racial incidents at the Coast Guard Academy, and she caught us up on the recent Navy review of its training and basic seamanship following two deadly collisions involving N||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|