Behind-the-scenes details on our recent immigration project and a look back at the life of Ledyard farmer Robert Burns

Reporter Lindsay Boyle recently led a project looking at the paths to legal immigration in the U.S. She joined Carlos Virgen to share some behind-the-scenes details.

Ed Sheeran on Game of Thrones: Did we need another rock star TV cameo?

Rick and Peter bring in The Day features writer Mary Biekert to talk about Ed Sheeran's cameo appearance on game of Thrones, and to look back through TV history and some...

Zig Fracassi of Sirius-XM Sports on the soap opera of the NBA

Zig Fracassi of Sirius-XM NFL Radio and Sirius-XM Sports joins Keith to talk about the NBA turning into a soap opera with Kyrie Irving trying to get out of Cleveland and...

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Sailfest took over the streets of downtown New London

New reporter Erica Moser spent a couple of days at Sailfest in downtown New London and she shares her impressions of the event.

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Lee Elci talks about iconic sports stars, Waterford baseball, heavy metal and his picks for the World Series

The Sports Dr Keith O'Brien and the Legend Lee Elci talk MLB all star game, world series predictions and so much more. Icons in Sports, heavy metal bands and Lee's pride for Waterford baseball.

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How our wives affect our musical tastes

Rick's wife made him listen to New Order. He went to a New Order "concert" and saw them playing exactly zero instruments. What do you think of concerts that are more dance and theater production than musical performance?

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Connecticut has no budget, Trump continues to clash with media and feds want voter records from all 50 states

We invited editorial page editor Paul Choiniere to talk about Connecticut's budget crisis, President Trump's ongoing dust-ups with the media and his administration's requests for voter records from all 50 states.

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Coast Guard Academy Class of 2021 is promptly introduced to the rigorous military life on 'Day One'

Military and defense reporter Julia Bergman talks to us about the U.S. Coast Guard Academy's "Day One" which is the day young men and women report to the academy for the first time.

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Going the distance on the Appalachian Trail or to see your favorite band

Peter hiked 52 miles on the Appalachian Trail. Rick's band played a marathon weekend of shows and almost ran out of beer, before being saved by their lead singer's Elvis impression.

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Ballparks across America with Seattle Mariners assistant director of player personnel Todd Donovan

East Lyme's Todd Donovan joins the Sports Doctor to discuss the best (and worst) pro ballparks in America. Donovan played 11 seasons in the minor leagues, making it as far as Triple-A with the Dodgers and the Orioles, before working with the Rays,...

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Connecticut’s third casino moving forward, and Barrett-Jackson auto auction returns to Mohegan Sun

A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of the lawsuit by MGM Resorts International challenging the Connecticut law that allowed the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes to partner on a third Connecticut casino. The Day's Brian Hallenbeck...

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Slow dance songs for middle school, proms and weddings

Rick and Peter reminisce about slow dance songs from their past, and read through the list of favorites sent in by friends and listeners.

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Joe Zone of WFSB 3 on the rise of the Travelers Championship and the fall of the Yankees

Joe Zone of WFSB 3 Connecticut joins the Sports Doctor to talk golf and baseball. How did the Travelers Championship start attracting top golfers? And how have the Yankees fallen out of first place?

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Groton elementary school promotes its last 5th-grade class, racing returns to Wateford Speedbowl

Groton's Pleasant Valley Elementary School, which was built in the 1950s, closed its doors for good after promoting its last 5th-grade class.

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Replacement lead singers and playing bass with arthritis

One of Rick's former bandmates, Robert Corky Ray, calls in to reminisce, and Rick talks about getting ready to play bass in his one and only concert of the year. Plus, replacement lead singers and Pippin at Foxwoods.

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Mike Buscetto on AAU basketball and college recruiting

Mike Buscetto was a standout high school and college basketball player. Now that his son, Waterford High School junior Mikey Buscetto, is being recruited by college coaches, Mike provides Keith with some insight into AAU basketball and how it...

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How many festivals are too many? And what make Hot Rod's wings so good?

There are way too many festivals in southeast Connecticut this weekend - the Strawberry Park Cajun Zydeco Festival, ComiCONN Foxwoods, the Sea Music Festival at Mystic Seaport, the New London Blues and Brews Festival, the Outer Light Brewing rebrand...

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High school graduations and senior profiles

Reporters Martha Shanahan and Nate Lynch stopped by to talk about high school graduations and the seniors they profiled.

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Aaron Torres of Fox Sports: Markelle Fultz vs. Lonzo Ball, and what’s wrong with UConn?

Aaron Torres, senior writer at Fox Sports, joins the Sports Doctor to help diagnose what is wrong with UConn men's basketball and break down the NBA draft. Plus, the Sports Doctor goes head to head with Bryan the intern, who insists Lebron and the...

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Long wait times at the DMV, a suggestion for legalized recreational marijuana in Connecticut

Columnist David Collins faces long wait times at a local DMV office and The Day Editorial board recommends the legalization of recreational marijuana.

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Songs we hate by bands we like

"Mansion in the Slums" by Crowded House. "I Remember California" by REM. "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me" by U2. Why are there certain songs by our favorite bands that we always skip over? Steve Chupaska joins Rick and Peter to discuss. Also,...

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What is holding back East Lyme and Waterford baseball?

Keith O'Brien and Mike DiMauro preview the CIAC state baseball tournaments and ask, can East Lyme and Waterford repeat their past successes despite their recent failures, who are the ECC sleepers to watch out for in the baseball tournaments, and how...

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When is it OK to sing along at a concert?

Rick and Peter share memories of concert sing-alongs gone good, and bad, including Ben Folds, Rustic Overtones, O.A.R. and Crowded House. Plus, David Crobsy at The Garde.

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R.J. Evans goes to Louisville and Roger Bidwell goes to the Hall of Fame

Keith O'Brien interviews former Norwich Free Academy and University of Connecticut basketball player R.J. Evans about his new position as a graduate assistant at Louisville under Rick Pitino. Keith's second guest is former UConn-Avery Point baseball...

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Coast Guard Academy graduation brings together families, Trump supporters and protestors

We talked to graduates and their families as they embark on the next part of their military lives and we heard from Trump protesters and supporters.

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The death of Chris Cornell

Somehow, a conversation about the death of Soundgarden's Chris Cornell turns into a discussion about the merits of Curly and Schemp in The Three Stooges. Also, Vadim Neselovskyi at the Side Door Jazz Club and Ben Folds at Foxwoods.

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Catching up with Coast Guard Academy graduates from southeastern Connecticut

Fifteen Connecticut residents are among this year’s Coast Guard Academy graduates, including a handful of local cadets.


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