Wayne Norman Shows - Selected Archives

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Sep, 28, 2016 Northeastern Connecticut Art Guild
Hope Barton, Melanie Johnston and Joan Johnson from the Northeast Connecticut Art Guild talk about their first juried art show. Airdate: September 28, 2016.
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Sep, 27, 2016 Colin Burch
Boston Red Sox Director of Broadcast and Marketing Colin Burch talks about events to honor David Ortiz at Fenway Park this weekend. Airdate: September 27, 2016.
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Sep, 27, 2016 Nicole Krassas
ECSU Political Science Professor Nicole Krassas discusses politics and the Presidential debates. Airdate: September 27, 2016.
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Sep, 23, 2016 ECSU Rugby
ECSU Rugby players Devon Daniotti (Tolland), Connor Nichols (Hamden), Alex Heston (Avon) and assistant coach Ray Aramini. Airdate: September 23, 2016.
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Sep, 22, 2016 Governor Samuel Huntington Homestead
Dave Goodrich, Adriana Mazza, Tina Mazza, and Mark Sheldon from the Governor Samuel Huntington Trust & Sheldon's Horse, the 2nd Light Dragoons. Airdate: September 22, 2016.
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Sep, 20, 2016 Author Stacey Longo
Horror writer Stacey Longo from Hebron talks about writing and "Tricks And Treats: A Collection of Spooky Stories by Connecticut Authors." Airdate: September 20, 2016.
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Sep, 19, 2016 Mike Beattie rides for veterans
Mike Beattie, Bruce John, and Gary Pomo talk about Mike's recently-concluded 12,000 mile bike ride to help feed veterans and raise awareness. To contribute to the cause, send a check to BIKING FOR VETS, PO BOX 44, STORRS, CT. 06268. Airdate: September 19, 2016.
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Sep, 16, 2016 Barnstorming America
Author John Molina and All American Red Heads professional women's basketball player Gail Marks talk about John's new book "Barnstorming America, Stories from the Pioneers of Women's Basketball." Airdate: September 16, 2016.
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Sep, 14, 2016 Garden Club of Windham
Virginia Fulton and Faith Kenton from the Garden Club of Windham talk about club activities including "A Celebration of Windham Gardens." Airdate: September 14, 2016.
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Sep, 13, 2016 Artist Bill Dougal
Caricature artist, illustrator, musician and educator Bill Dougal. Airdate: September 13, 2016.
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Sep, 06, 2016 Windham High School in 1957, part one
1957 Windham High grads John Lescoe, Astrida Olds, and Peter Rich reflect on Willimantic's old days. Part one. Original airdate: October 15, 2007
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Sep, 06, 2016 Windham High Class of 1957, part two
1957 Windham High graduates John Lescoe, Astrida Olds, and Peter Rich talk about the old days in Willimantic, Part 2. Original airdate, October 15, 2007.
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Aug, 30, 2016 Shakespeare First Folio
Connecticut Repertory Theater Managing Director Matt Pugliese with Dr. Lindsay Cummings, Assistant Professor of Dramatic Arts and Dramaturg for CRT, and dialect expert Dr. David Stern talk about the exhibition of Shakespeare's "First Folio" at UConn in September. Airdate: August 30, 2016.
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Aug, 29, 2016 Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum
Ray Axelrod, national representative for the National Railroad Historical Society talks about Railroad Day at the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum. Airdate: August 29, 2016.
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Aug, 29, 2016 Across the Smiles Dental Van
The Generations Health Across The Miles Dental Van staff: Joe L. Moreno, Dental Hygienist, and Eva Luna-Suero, Dental Manager, Putnam, talk about the Across the Smiles Mobile Dental Programs and the dental van. Airdate: August 29, 2016.
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Aug, 26, 2016 Olympic coach Bonnie Edmondson
Trinity College Assistant Men’s and Women’s Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Coach and ECSU All-American Bonnie Edmondson from Coventry--an assistant coach for Team USA in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Airdate: August 26, 2016.
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Aug, 25, 2016 CRT: Michael Bradford and Matt Pugliese
The new Department Head for UConn's School of Dramatic Arts, Michael Bradford, and Connecticut Repertory Theater Managing Director Matt Pugliese. Airdate: August 25, 2016.
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Aug, 24, 2016 Wayne Norman's 46th anniversary at WILI, part 1
On the 46th anniversary of Wayne Norman's first day at WILI, he is interviewed by Suzy Staubach. Part one. Airdate: August 24, 2016.
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Aug, 24, 2016 Wayne Norman's 46th anniversary at WILI, part 2
On the 46th anniversary of Wayne Norman's first day at WILI, he is interviewed by Suzy Staubach. Part two. Airdate: August 24, 2016.
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Aug, 23, 2016 Hiking Mount Washington
Hedley Freake and Elizabeth Huebner discuss their August hike to the summit of Mount Washington and the Appalachian Mountain Trail, and AMC Assistant Hut Director Kayla Rutland. Airdate: August 23, 2016.
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Aug, 22, 2016 WILI Ray of Sunshine award winner Marie Hakmiller
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Marie Hakmiller. Airdate: August 22, 2016.
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Aug, 22, 2016 UConn Men's Soccer
UConn Men's Soccer Coach Ray Reid and senior captain Jake Nerwinski talk soccer and preview the season. Airdate: August 22, 2016.
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Aug, 19, 2016 Author Marian Small
Author Marian Small talks about "When Johnny Doesn't Come Marching Home," based on her father's World War I diary. Airdate: August 19, 2016.
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Aug, 19, 2016 Bev York/Mill Museum
Bev York from the Windham Textile and History Museum talks about the Labor Day Strike, the Coal Miner's Strike in Willimantic, the Windham School Days event, and other stories of local history. Airdate: August 19, 2016.
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Aug, 18, 2016 Horizon Wings
Mary-Beth Kaeser, Sprite and Herkimer from Horizon Wings Raptor Rehabilitation and Education Center in Ashford. Original airdate: June 22, 2015.
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Aug, 16, 2016 Windham animal control
Windham animal control officer George Hurry and Windham Human Resources Administrator Paul Hongo talk about animal control in Windham and Windham 4 Paws. Original airdate: May 29, 2015.
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Aug, 15, 2016 Tom Hanrahan
Storyteller, raconteur and world traveler Tom Hanrahan. Original airdate: August 20, 2015.
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Aug, 08, 2016 Because4paws
Cheryl Podyma from BeCAUSE 4 PAWS animal rescue. Airdate: August 8, 2016.
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Aug, 05, 2016 Spriit medium Courtney McInvale Reardon
Spirit medium Courtney Reardon discusses frequent ghost/spirit activity at the Nathan Hale Homestead in Coventry and other locations in Connecticut. Airdate: August 5, 2016.
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Aug, 04, 2016 Shaboo Reunion 2016
Musician David Foster and Mary Oliver from Windham Arts talk about the 2016 Shaboo Reunion on August 5. Airdate: August 4, 2016.
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Aug, 03, 2016 Willimantic Farmer's Market
Market Master Kate Callahan and vendor Libby Tarleton from Russo's Roots in Canterbury Tarleton talk about the Willimantic Farmer's Market--Connecticut's longest running farmer's market. Airdate: August 3, 2016.
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Aug, 02, 2016 Dennis Pierce
Dennis Pierce, UConn’s executive director of dining services. Airdate: August 2, 2016.
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Jul, 29, 2016 Meteorologist Mike Solomon
Former WILI Meteorologist Mike Solomon his aspiring drummer son Dylan. Airdate: July 29, 2016.
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Jul, 27, 2016 Scott and Lee Schuett
Lebanon Fire Marshal Scott Schuett and his son Lee Schuett talk about Lee's mountain biking accident and amazing recovery from traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic stroke. Airdate: July 27, 2016.
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Jul, 26, 2016 Willilmantic Police Chief Lisa Maruzo Bolduc
Retiring Willimantic Police Chief Lisa Maruzo-Bolduc talks about her 37 years on the force. Airdate: July 26, 2016.
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Jul, 25, 2016 David Benedict
UConn's new Director of Athletics, David Benedict. Airdate: July 25, 2016.
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Jul, 22, 2016 Write Your Roots
UConn Assistant Director of First-Year Writing Sarah Moon talks about the proposal for a new community writing and performance project in Willimantic, called "Write Your Roots." Airdate; July 22, 2016.
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Jul, 21, 2016 Dr. Todd Friedland
Veterinarian Dr. Todd Friedland discusses everything from pet issues to the 1969 draft lottery. Airdate: July 21, 2016.
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Jul, 20, 2016 Teen alcohol abuse
Jill Spineti, President and CEO of the Governor's Prevention Partnership discusses teen drinking and alcohol abuse. Airdate: July 20, 2016.
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Jul, 15, 2016 UConn Fire Department and Emergency Management
Captain Christopher Renshaw from the UConn Fire Department and the Office of Emergency Management and Jeff Wolf, who talks about the Tough Mudder run to benefit the ASD Center. Airdate: July 15, 2016.
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Jul, 15, 2016 Author Laura Erlilch
Author Laura Erlich talks about "Feeding Your Fertility." Airdate: July 15, 2016.
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Jul, 14, 2016 Horizons
Brett Donovan, Apprentice Coordinator at Horizons, and camper Scott Langner talk about Scott's music play list at Horizons Radio, weather forecasting, weather analysis and reporting and his WILI intership. Airdate: July 14, 2016.
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Jul, 14, 2016 Climate Change and Global Warming
Mark Urban, Associate Professor in UConn's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology talks about climate change and the Paris meetings. Airdate: July 14, 2016.
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Jul, 13, 2016 Author Dan Foley
Author Dan Foley talks about his latest works--"Intruder" and "Abandoned." Airdate: July 13, 2016.
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Jul, 04, 2016 Lynn Rosenblatt's Boom Box Parade song
Elementary school teacher Lynn Rosenblatt recorded this Boom Box Parade song in 1995. Lynn sang at the opening ceremonies of the 1995 Special Olympics World Summer Games in New Haven in 1995.
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Jul, 04, 2016 Tom Callinan's Boom Box Parade song
The first Connecticut State Troubadour, Tom Callinan wrote this song about the WILI July 4th Boom Box Parade in 2010..
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Jun, 30, 2016 Yankee Institute
Zachary Janowski, Director of External Affairs with the Yankee Institute, discusses public policy issues in Connecticut. Airdate: June 30, 2016.
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Jun, 28, 2016 Emilyn Auriantal and Joanna White
St. Mary-St. Joseph School 4th grader Emilyn Auriantal and her mother Joanna White talk about Emilyn winning a national handwriting contest. Airdate: June 28, 2016.
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Jun, 27, 2016 Joe Courtney
2nd District Congressman Joe Courtney discusses issues that affect eastern Connecticut. Airdate: June 27, 2016.
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Jun, 24, 2016 The Cold War in Connecticut
Author John Ramsey talks about Connecticut's Cold War history. Airdate: June 24, 2016.
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Jun, 22, 2016 Bird watching
Connecticut DEEP wildlife biologist Jane Seymour -- steward of the Belding Wildlife Management Area -- discusses birds and bird watching. Original airdate: July 11, 2014.
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Jun, 21, 2016 Poetry In The Park
Karen Anderson and Suzy Staubach preview Thursday's first "Poetry In The Park." Airdate: June 21, 2016.
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Jun, 21, 2016 ECSU Psychology Professor James Diller
ECSU Psychology Professor James Diller, recipient of Eastern's Faculty Mentor Award. Airdate: June 21, 2016.
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Jun, 20, 2016 Gail Johnson
Gail Johnson talks about her work behind the fire lines with the U. S. Forest Service and the Northeastern Forest Fire Protective Commission. Airdate: June 20, 2016.
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Jun, 17, 2016 Connecticut Department of Labor
Connecticut Department of Labor economist Patrick Flaherty and Communications Director Nancy Steffens talk about the job market in Connecticut. Airdate: June 17, 2016.
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Jun, 16, 2016 Connecticut Greenways
Laurie Giannotti talks about the Connecticut State Parks Trails & Greenways Program. Airdate: June 16, 2016.
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Jun, 15, 2016 Windham Theatre Guild
Victor Funderburk, Martha Funderburk and Robin Rice from the Windham Theatre Guild preview the upcoming mainstage season, including "Little Shop Of Horrors." Airdate: June 15, 2016.
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Jun, 14, 2016 Willington Public Library
Director Brittany Jensen and Programmer Debbie Linares from the Willington Public Library and Chris Evers, Director and Founder of Animal Embassy. Airdate: June 14, 2016.
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Jun, 13, 2016 The gypsy moth outbreak
Horticulturist Carol Quish with the UConn Home and Garden Education Center talks about the recent outbreak of gypsy moths and other garden issues. Airdate: June 13, 2016.
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Jun, 10, 2016 Windham Region Transit District
Ellen Grant, Administrator of the Windham Region Transit District. Airdate: June 10, 2016.
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Jun, 09, 2016 Lebanon Farmers Market
Lebanon Town Planner and Market Manager Philip Chester and Mary Ellen Weiczorek, Assistant Town Clerk and Market Master talk about the Lebanon Farmers Market, Kids Fun Day, and the Lebanon Farmland Preservation Program. Airdate: June 9, 2016.
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Jun, 08, 2016 Andover Infusion Station
Jennifer Siskind, Local Coordinator from Food And Water Watch Connecticut, and Barbara Hallisey talk about the proposed Andover Infusion Station on Route 6. Airdate: June 8, 2016.
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Jun, 06, 2016 Barrows STEM Academy Inventors
Kate Dudek, kindergarten (cat feeder), Meg Mitchell, 2nd grade (piano foot pedal extender), and Sawyer Baran, 8th grade (icomposer) with teacher Joe Tomanelli from the Barrows STEM Academy who won a national award at the National Invention Convention. Airdate: June 6, 2016.
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Jun, 03, 2016 Tourism in Connecticut
Tim Sullivan, Deputy Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, talks about Connecticut Open House Day and tourism in Connecticut. Airdate: June 3, 2016.
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Jun, 02, 2016 Mill Museum Textile Trio Events
Faith Kenton, Bev York and videographer Shane Goodrich from the Mill Museum talk about Textile Trio Events in June, quilting, knitting, weaving and spinning. Airdate: June 2, 2016.
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Jun, 01, 2016 Norwich Tech automotive
Connecticut Technical High School System Department Head Peter Fiasconaro, Educational Consultant-Transportation Technologies Dave Kapitulik, with Norwich Tech seniors Devin Bialek (Mystic) and Johnathan O'Neill (Waterford), who were the first team from Connecticut to win the National Automotive Technology Competition. Airdate: June 1, 2016.
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May, 31, 2016 Korey Stringer Institute
Robert A. Huggins, PhD, ATC, LAT, Vice President for Research & Elite Athlete Health and Performance at UConn's Korey Stringer Institute discusses the importance of hydration and preventing sudden death in sports. Airdate: May 31, 2016.
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May, 27, 2016 Operation Fuel and the Willimantic Fuel Banks
Pat Wrice, retiring after 18 years as Executive Director of Operation Fuel talks about the Willimantic Fuel Bank and Operation Fuel's summer program. Airdate: May 27, 2016.
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May, 26, 2016 Frog City Stories
Gail Zeiba and Carolyn Stearns talk about their local oral history project - "Frog City Stories: Willimantic, City of Diverse Threads." Airdate: May 26, 2016.
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May, 23, 2016 Ray of Sunshine winner Lorraine Strenkowski
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Lorraine Strenkowski. Airdate: May 23, 2016.
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May, 20, 2016 Taste of the Valley
Rachael LaPorte, General Manager of CLICK--Commercially Licensed Co-Operative Kitchen--and Ruth Alumbaugh talk about Taste Of The Valley and the Garden On The Bridge Concert Series. Airdate: May 20, 2016.
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May, 19, 2016 Sexual Assault
Laura Cordes, Executive Director, Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence, and Maria Busineau, Program Manager/Bilingual Advocate, Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Eastern Connecticut. Airdate: May 19, 2016.
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May, 18, 2016 Everest climber Anne Parmenter
Trinity Field Hockey Coach Anne Parmenter talks about her 2006 climb of Mount Everest. Airdate: May 18, 2016.
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May, 16, 2016 Inventor Ethan Diani
Ten year old Hampton Elementary School student Ethan Diani, his mother Jacqueline Freeman and school principal Andrea Lavery talk about Ethan's "Buoy Buddy" invention which he will take to the National Invention Convention in Alexandria, Virginia. Airdate: May 16, 2016.
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May, 12, 2016 Grand Canyon 2016
Charlie Bender, Jim Bender, Tim Wentworth and John Wentworth call from Colorado to recap their five days backpacking the Grand Canyon. Airdate: May 12, 2016.
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May, 12, 2016 Roses For Autism
Michelle Ouimette, Managing Director of Roses For Autism in Guilford, a non-profit farm that provides employment opportunities to individuals with autism. Airdate: May 12, 2016.
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May, 11, 2016 Wayne Norman backpacks the Grand Canyon
Wayne Norman records his experiences while backpacking the Grand Canyon May 6-10, 2002 with Charlie and Jim Bender, and Dawn and John Drum. Original airdate: July 10, 2002. To read about Wayne's excursion and see pictures, visit http://www.wili-am.com/gc.htm.
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May, 10, 2016 Hebron Travel
Owner Nancy Palinski from Hebron Travel talks about travel and the benefits of using a travel agency. Airdate: May 10, 2016.
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May, 09, 2016 Lutz Children's Museum and Connecticut Chuckles XIII
Lutz Children's Museum Animal Program Educator Rachel Hadyka with 6-month old Chuckles XIII, Connecticut's new official state groundhog and Sarge, a 4-foot bald python. Original airdate October 2, 2012.
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May, 06, 2016 Fair Treatment of Mansfield Taxpayers
Charlie Naumec from Fair Treatment of Mansfield Taxpayers. Airdate: May 6, 2016.
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May, 05, 2016 Bird watching
Andy Rzeznikiewicz, Land Manager with the Connecticut Audubon Society in Pomfret talks about birding, bird migration, bird feeders, owls, woodcocks, and the diminishing monarch butterfly population. Original airdate: September 30, 2013.
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May, 03, 2016 Save The Frogs
Ecologist Michael Starkey, Advisory Committee Chair with "Save The Frogs," the world's leading amphibian conservation organization. Original airdate: June 28, 2013.
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May, 02, 2016 Willimantic's 3rd Thursday Street Fests
Talent buyer Elisa Gianelli and Program Coordinator Amber Guillmette preview the 2016 3rd Thursday Street Fests. Airdate: May 2, 2016.
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Apr, 29, 2016 The Windham Area Women & Girls Fund
Lee Terry, Carol Williams and Lillian Rhodes talk about The Windham Area Women & Girls Fund. Airdate: April 29, 2016
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Apr, 28, 2016 State Healthcare Advocate Victoria Veltri
State Healthcare Advocate Victoria Veltri JD, LLM discusses Connecticut's healthcare issues. Airdate: April 28, 2016.
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Apr, 27, 2016 Connecticut Technical High Schools
Principal Mark D. Ambruso, Dean of Students Rick Swol, Precision Machine Department Head Jim Carten from Windham Tech and Tim Duggan from Alpha Q in Colchester discuss the Connecticut Technical High School System and the Work-Based Learning Program. Airdate: April 27, 2016.
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Apr, 26, 2016 Windham Task Force to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect
Catina Caban-Owen and ECSU juniors Cindy Archibald and Sam Martin talk about the Windham Task Force to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect and Saturday's "Take Time of Play" event. Airdate: April 26, 2016.
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Apr, 22, 2016 Earth Day
Earth Day: Marcy Dawley, Project Administrator with The Last Green Valley, and Dan Mullins, Board of Directors and founder of Willimantic Whitewater Partnership, and Executive Director of Eastern CT Conservation District. Airdate: April 22, 2016.
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Apr, 21, 2016 Mountain Dairy
EARTH DAY WEEK: Josh Stearns, Owner and 10th Generation Farmer, Paul Brody, CEO, and Lisa Ennis, Director of Sales talk about the history of Mountain Dairy in Mansfield. Airdate: April 21, 2016.
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Apr, 20, 2016 Dark Skies
EARTH DAY WEEK: Optics and Photonics Educator Judy Donnelly and Matt Donnelly, head of the math department at St Bernard High School talk about the light pollution and International Dark Sky Week. Airdate: April 20, 2016.
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Apr, 19, 2016 Windham Water Works
EARTH DAY WEEK: Windham Water Works Superintendent Jim Hooper and Michael Callahan, Chairman of the Water Commission. Airdate: April 19, 2016.
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Apr, 18, 2016 Hart Greenhouse and Florist
EARTH DAY WEEK: Owners Joyce Hart and Dave Hart from Hart's Greenhouse and Florist in Brooklyn, Canterbury, Norwich and Preston. Airdate: April 18, 2016.
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Apr, 15, 2016 Willimantic Wildlife Habitat and butterflies
Pam Wright updates the Willimantic Wildlife Habitat Initiative, discusses the diminishing number of monarch butterflies, the Mayor's Monarch Pledge, and tells how Willimantic has been officially certified as one of only two cities in Connecticut to be certified as a wildlife habitat. Airdate: April 15, 2016.
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Apr, 13, 2016 Sports concussions
Deb Shulansky, Director of Community Outreach & Support with the Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut and former UConn quarterback Casey Cochran discuss the serious issues behind concussions in sports. Airdate: April 13, 2016.
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Apr, 07, 2016 Joshua's Trust and The Last Green Valley
Micheal Hveem, Executive Director of Joshua's Trust, Marcy Dawley, Project Administrator with The Last Green Valley Project Administrator and hike leader Carl Lindquist talk about the 50th anniversary of Joshua's Trust and hidden trails in Joshua's Trust. Airdate: April 6, 2016.
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Apr, 07, 2016 Main Street Cafe's 25th Anniversary
Owner David Wollner and Karen Gilbransen talk about the Main Street Cafe/Willimantic Brewing Company's 25th Anniversary. Airdate: April 7, 2016.
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Apr, 04, 2016 Baseball season 2016
Baseball talk on the first day of baseball season with Mets fan Howard Epstein, Yankees fan David Jacobs, Cardinals fan Dennis O'Brien and Red Sox fan Wayne Norman. Airdate: April 4, 2016.
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Mar, 30, 2016 Author Chris Morris
ECSU sophomore Chris Morris talks about his novel "Checkmate"--a mystery inspired by a local girl battling cancer. Airdate: March 30, 2016.
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Mar, 25, 2016 Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Debbie Zinzalet and her 11-year old daughter Lexi Charbonneau who is wheelchair bound and suffers from the rare disease Osteogenesis Imperfecta and has had 72 broken bones in her lifetime. Original airdate: July 31, 2013.
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Mar, 24, 2016 Giant ants and beetles
Dr. Janine Caira, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Scientific Collections Manager Dr. Jane O'Donnell talk about ants and beetles, and their new National Science Foundation grant to support integration of the Carl and Marian Rettenmeyer Ant Guest Collection into the UConn Biodiversity Research Collections facility. Airdate: March 24, 2016.
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Mar, 23, 2016 Goodwin Forest Conservation Center
Emma Lorusso, Naturalist at the Goodwin Conservation Education Center. Original airdate: March 2, 2015.
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Mar, 22, 2016 Judge Michael Riley
The Administrative Judge for the Windham Judicial District Michael Riley discusses Restraining orders/Orders of Protection, Early Release Program, self-represented parties and how cases are heard in this district, and his fleet of classic taxis. Original airdate: November 10, 2014.
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Mar, 21, 2016 Bears in Connecticut
Rick Jacobson, Director, DEEP Division of Wildlife talks about bears in Connecticut. Original airdate: November 4, 2014.
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Mar, 07, 2016 Dr. Patricia Garcia
Windham Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Patricia Garcia talks about the district's accomplishments this school year and the 2016-17 education budget. Airdate: March 7, 2016.
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Mar, 01, 2016 Author David K. Leff
Essayist, poet, photographer, and sometimes fiction writer, David Leff talks about "Maple Sugaring: Keeping it Real in New England." Airdate: March 1, 2016.
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Feb, 29, 2016 Ray of Sunshine winner Alice Bury
Presentation of WILI's Ray Of Sunshine award to Alice Bury of Scotland. Airdate: February 29, 2016.
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Feb, 22, 2016 Solar power
Peter Millman and Gary Bent from Eastern CT Green Action discuss solar power, and shared solar. Airdate: February 22, 2016.
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Feb, 19, 2016 Marathoner Bill Donovan's heart issues
63-year old marathoner Bill Donovan of Middletown talks about his heart attack and cardiac arrhythmia. Airdate: February 19, 2016.
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Feb, 18, 2016 Making maple syrup
George Bailey of Mansfield talks about tapping maple trees for syrup and how the season has gone this year. Airdate: February 18, 2016.
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Feb, 12, 2016 2016 Romantic Willimantic Cupid ceremony
The 2016 Romantic Willimantic Cupid ceremony, crowning David Wollner from the Willimantic Brewing Company, broadcast live from the Bellingham Ballroom at Windham Town Hall. Airdate: February 12, 2016.
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Feb, 09, 2016 Miller Brothers Self Storage
Scott Miller from Miller Brothers Self Storage talks about a local business changing with the times. Airdate: February 9, 2016.
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Feb, 07, 2016 UConn's Hartford Symphony and Boston Pops connection
Bart Roccoberton, Director of the UConn Puppet Arts Program, and Ken Best from UConn Communications talk about collaborations with the Hartford Symphony and the Boston Pops. Airdate: February 7, 2016.
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Feb, 07, 2016 Ken Best on music
Musicologist Ken Best talks about the musical heritage of Fleetwood Mac, Jefferson Airplane, and The Eagles, and a UConn connection to Earth, Wind, and Fire. Airdate: February 7, 2016.
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Feb, 05, 2016 Angels Among Us
Tiffanie Schley from Angels Among Us Animal Rescue. Airdate: February 5, 2016.
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Feb, 03, 2016 World travelers Steve and Jane Miner
World travelers Steve and Jane Miner. Airdate: February 3, 2016.
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Feb, 01, 2016 Wayne Norman's angioplasty and stent
Dr. Cindy Adams interviews Wayne about Wayne's January 31 angioplasty and stent insertion. Airdate: Feburary 17, 2015.
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Jan, 29, 2016 Acid reflux
Dr. Houman Rezaizadeh, UConn Health Assistant Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology) discusses the latest in Acid Reflux (GERD), an incredibly common condition, what people can do, and the latest treatments. Airdate: January 29, 2016.
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Jan, 28, 2016 Saint Mary's-Saint Joseph's School
Principal Abbey Demars and first grade teacher Sister Joan Marie from St, Mary-St. Joseph School talk about the school and Catholic Schools Week. Airdate: January 28, 2016.
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Jan, 27, 2016 Ovarian cancer treatment
Dr. Pramod Srivastava, Director of the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at UConn Health discusses a groundbreaking new vaccine to prevent recurrence of ovarian cancer. Airdate: January 27, 2016.
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Jan, 22, 2016 Tony Hanson and Dee Rowe
UConn basketball Huskies of Honor Tony Hanson and coach Dee Rowe. Original airdate: October 30, 2014.
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Jan, 21, 2016 Planting Pencils
Middle school student Ishaan Patel and Dr. Alpa Patel talk about an educational non-profit called "Planting Pencils" which provides school supplies to underserved students around the world. Airdate: January 21, 2016.
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Jan, 20, 2016 Barrows STEM Academy award winning APP
Tech ed teacher Carolyn Wheeler, Alicia Lynn with TSA and Technology Student Association students Aliza Ducot, Kyle Higley, Henry Rose, Skylar Hofmann, Bryce Lynn and Jordan Plefka from the Barrows STEM Academy talk about the app they created which was voted best in Connecticut. Airdate: January 20, 2015.
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Jan, 19, 2016 T. Harrison Judd
Photographer, digital artist, and creative archivist Harrison Judd talks about his photography and his art exhibit in tribute to Windham artist J. Alden Weir at ECSU's new Fine Arts Instructional Center. Airdate: January 19, 2016.
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Jan, 11, 2016 TLGV Eagle Survey
Rangers Bill Reid and Marcy Dawley from The Last Green Valley and Wildlife Biologist Brian Hess from the DEEP talk about The Last Green Valley's 2016 midwinter eagle survey. Airdate: January 11, 2016.
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Jan, 08, 2016 Mark Roy on The Beatles
Beatles musicologist and former WILI News Director Mark Roy talks about The Beatles and songs they covered. Airdate: January 8, 2016.
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Jan, 07, 2016 Jack Scarangella and D. A. Foster
Drummer Jack Scarangella and singer D. A. (David) Foster talk about their latest CD's and reminisce about the Shaboo days. Original airdate: December 9, 2014.
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Jan, 06, 2016 HeartSong
Cathie Rowe, retired music educator and choral director and Joan Doiron, retired physical education teacher and volunteer with musical outreach programs, talk about HeartSong -- a non-denominational group of singers whose mission is to share our music with people in Hospice or palliative care. Airdate: January 6, 2016.
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Jan, 05, 2016 Windham Economic Development
Windham Economic Development Director Jim Bellano. Airdate: January 5, 2016.
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Jan, 04, 2016 Patrice Crosbie
Chronicle Publisher Patrice Crosbie talks about The Chronicle's 139th anniversary and the newspaper business. Airdate: January 4, 2016.
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Dec, 23, 2015 UConn Health cardiologist Jason Ryan
Dr. Jason Ryan, Director of the UConn Heart Failure Center discusses heart issues. Airdate: December 23, 2015.
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Dec, 22, 2015 Permanent Commission on Status of Women
Susan Eastwood and past chair Toni Moran, members of Connecticut's Permanent Committee on the Status of Women, discuss the new study called "The Self Sufficiency Standard for Connecticut 2015." AIrdate: December 22, 2015.
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Dec, 17, 2015 DUI laws
Matthew E. Willis from the legal firm of Kahan, Kerensky & Capossela discusses DUI stops. Airdate: December 17, 2015.
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Dec, 16, 2015 Willimantic Amphibian Jazz Ensemble
The Willimantic Amphibian Jazz Ensemble's annual tradition of playing live Christmas music on WILI. Original airdate: December 23, 2014.
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Dec, 15, 2015 Printmaker John O'Donnell
UConn Assistant Professor of Printmaking in the School of Fine Arts John O'Donnell talks about his "Accidental Architecture," his prints, and the annual Faculty Art Exhibition at the William Benton Museum of Art. Airdate: December 15, 2015.
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Dec, 14, 2015 ECSU hockey
ECSU senior hockey player Connor Walsh talks about autism awareness. Airdate: December 14, 2015.
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Dec, 14, 2015 Author Wally Lamb
Author Wally Lamb talks about his novels and about his novella Wishin' and Hopin' which has been made into a movie which has scenes shot in Willimantic, Norwich, and Jewett City. Original airdate: October 28, 2014.
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Dec, 11, 2015 Windham High School Music Department
Windham High School Band Director John DelVento talks about the music program at Windham. Airdate: December 11, 2015.
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Dec, 10, 2015 ECSU history professor Caitlin Carenen
Caitlin Carenen, associate professor of history at Eastern Connecticut State University discusses the Holocaust, U.S. foreign policy, American religious history and terrorism in the 70's and the 80's. Airdate: December 10, 2015.
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Dec, 09, 2015 Barrows STEM Academy
Alan Cox (Principal), Aradhana Mudambi (Assistant Principal), Jennifer Geragotelis (Assistant Principal) and Joe Tomanelli (Music teacher) from the Barrows Stem Academy. Airdate: December 9, 2015.
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Dec, 08, 2015 ECSU TIMPANI Toy Study 2015
Jeff Trawick-Smith (principal investigator), Heather Oski (former student researcher), and Lisa Petropoulos (research coordinator) talk about ECSU's annual ECSU TIMPANI toy study. Airdate: December 8, 2015.
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Dec, 07, 2015 State Troubadour Tom Callinan
Connecticut's first State Troubadour Tom Callinan talks about music and sings original Christmas songs. Airdate: December 7, 2015.
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Dec, 04, 2015 Willimantic USA
The original "Willimantic, U. S. A." song written by Jesse Greer, performed by the Yankee Nutmeggers in the 1950's.
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Dec, 04, 2015 Slater Memorial Museum
Vivian Zoe, Director of the Slater Memorial Museum in Norwich. Airdate: December 4, 2015.
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Dec, 03, 2015 Windham Regional Arts Council
Cathy Shires, President, and Feather Spearman, Treasurer, Windham Regional Arts Council. Airdate: December 3, 2015.
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Dec, 02, 2015 CSCU President Mark Ojakian
Mark Ojakian, President of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System. Airdate: December 2, 2015.
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Dec, 01, 2015 Author Ryan D'Agostino
Author Ryan D’Agostino discusses the 2007 Petit/Cheshire murders and "The Rising: Murder, Heartbreak, and the Power of Human Resilience in an American Town." Airdate: December 1, 2015.
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Dec, 01, 2015 WILI Ray of Sunshine award winner Rosemarie Bessette
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Rosemarie Bessette of Lebanon. Airdate: December 1, 2015.
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Nov, 30, 2015 Fracking and Climate Change
Physicist Gary Bent of Mansfield, heading up Green Action CT discusses fracking and climate change. Airdate: November 30, 2015.
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Nov, 23, 2015 Quiet Corner Camera Club
Sue Audette, former president of the Quiet Corner Camera Club. Airdate: November 23, 2015.
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Nov, 23, 2015 Nutrition for the holidays
UConn Health Nutritionist Linda York talks about nutrition at holiday time. Airdate: November 23, 2015.
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Nov, 19, 2015 Lego aqueducts
Gary Robbins, Professor of Geology in UConn's Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, who has constructed a series of aqueducts from Legos. Original airdate: August 28, 2014.
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Nov, 18, 2015 Lebanon Selectmen
Outgoing Lebanon First Selectman Joyce Okonuk and incoming Lebanon First Selectman Betsey Petrie discuss issues that affect Lebanon. Airdate: November 18, 2015.
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Nov, 17, 2015 "I Take A Stand Against Domestic Violence"
Joan Merritt from the Soroptimist Club, Patti Sue Brown from United Services Domestic Violence Program, Maria Busineau from the Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Eastern Connecticut, and retired Willimantic Police Lt. Mary Beth Curtis, who's now with the State Attorney's office discuss "Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence with the Soroptimists of Willimantic." Airdate: November 17, 2015
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Nov, 13, 2015 Life aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman
Lieutenant commander John Fage of Norwich, Public Affairs Officer for the U. S. Navy aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman--the pride of the American fleet--based in Norfolk Virginia. Original airdate: November 17, 2014.
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Nov, 12, 2015 Bread Box Music Series
Aztec Two-Step's Rex Fowler and Bruce John talk about the Bread Box Music Series and Sunday's performance by "Rex and the Rockabilly Kings". Airdate: November 12, 2015.
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Nov, 11, 2015 Willimantic school crossing guards
Willimantic school crossing guards Jim Moore and Jim Chartier and Larry Dorman, Public Affairs Coordinator Council 4 AFSCME. Airdate: November 11, 2015.
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Nov, 06, 2015 Susan Johnson and Mae Flexer
State Senator Mae Flexer and State Representative Susan Johnson discuss issues that affect Eastern Connecticut, including Windham Hospital cuts, state budget issues, Medicare and Medicaid, and domestic violence. Airdate: November 6, 2015.
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Nov, 05, 2015 2015 Connecticut Veterans Parade
Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Kristopher E. Perry of Storrs, who served in both the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force, and is Director of the Office of Veterans Affairs and Military Programs at UConn, and Laura Soll talk about the November 8 Connecticut Veterans Parade. Airdate: November 5, 2015.
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Nov, 04, 2015 Artificial light and sleep
Professor Richard Stevens, a UConn Health cancer epidemiologist, speaks about artificial light and its impact on circadian rhythms and cancer – especially as we head into the winter months. Airdate: November 4, 2015.
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Nov, 03, 2015 The James Baldwin Project
Jon Andersen, Professor of English at Quinebaug Valley Community College, Reginald Flood, Associate Professor of English at ECSU, and filmmaker Karen Thorsen discuss the legacy of poet/author James Baldwin. Airdate: November 3, 2015.
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Nov, 03, 2015 Cybersecurity
Boston Fed Chief Information Officer Don Anderson talks about cyber-security. To hear the interview, click here.
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Nov, 02, 2015 Jazz flute player Sherry Winston
Grammy nominated jazz flute player and author of a new cookbook "For Lovers Only," Sherry Winston. Airdate: November 2, 2015.
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Oct, 30, 2015 ECSU President Elsa Nunez
The President of Eastern Connecticut State University, Dr. Elsa Nunez. Airdate: October 30, 2015.
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Oct, 28, 2015 "A Journey To The Gallows"
Authors Vic Butsch and Tommy Coletti discuss "A Journey To The Gallows"--about Norwich hero Aaron Dwight Stevens and his role in the start of the Civil War. Airdate: October 28, 2015.
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Oct, 27, 2015 Jan McCollum
UConn athletics fields painter Jan McCollum. Airdate: October 27, 2015
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Oct, 15, 2015 Local residents see the Pope in Philadelphia
Mother Mary Jude and Virginia Rodriguez talk about Sagrado Corazon's trip to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia. Airdate: October 15, 2015.
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Oct, 13, 2015 Wayne Norman is the guest on "The Neighborhood"
WILI's Wayne Norman is interviewed by Bruce and Hannah Clements on WILI's "The Neighborhood" program, which airs Tuesdays at 5:30 on WILI. Airdate: October 13, 2009.
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Oct, 13, 2015 Moose in Connecticut
DEEP wildlife biologist Andy Labonte talks about moose in Connecticut. Original airdate: October 7, 2014.
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Oct, 12, 2015 Colleen Healy
Former UConn women and Windham High girls basketball player Colleen Healy talks about basketball, being the first girl to play at St. Mary's-St.Joseph's school, iron man triathalons and her brief radio career. Original airdate: October 16, 2014.
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Oct, 07, 2015 ECSU Athletic Director Lori Runksmeier
Eastern Connecticut State University's new Athletic Director Lori Runksmeier. Airdate: October 7, 2015.
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Oct, 06, 2015 Andy Baylock
Former UConn Baseball Coach Andy Baylock with baseball and football stories--and more! Airdate: October 6, 2015.
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Oct, 01, 2015 Retired UConn Fire Chief Merrill Cummings and Lt. Chris Renshaw
Merrill Cummings, the first paid fire chief at the University of Connecticut (1946) and Lt. Christopher Renshaw from the UConn Fire Department. Original airdate: June 19, 2014.
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Sep, 24, 2015 Wines of the world
Assistant Professor Dr. Emiliano C. Villanueva from Eastern Connecticut State University's Department of Business Administration discusses wine and his contribution to the award-winning book "Innovation in the World’s Wine Business: the influence of the United States and Australia.” Airdate: September 24, 2015.
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Sep, 23, 2015 PATH Academy
Principal Brooke Lafreniere and Climate Coordinator Jorge Cruz from the Path Academy in Windham. Airdate: September 23, 2015.
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Sep, 22, 2015 Sea Tow Eastern Connecticut
Captain Wendy A. Sears talks about Sea Tow Eastern Connecticut, the nation's leading on-water assistance provider. Airdate: September 22, 2015.
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Sep, 21, 2015 American Clock and Watch Museum
Patti Philippon, Executive Director and Tom Manning, Curator of Clocks at the American Clock & Watch Museum in Bristol. Airdate: September 21, 2015.
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Sep, 14, 2015 Geology
Connecticut State Geologist Margaret Thomas and UConn Geology Professor Emeritus Randy Steinen talk about the geology of Connecticut and the Connecticut Garnet Trail. Airdate: September 14, 2015.
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Sep, 11, 2015 Gary Pomo
Gary Pomo and his son Eric talk about Gary's recent leg amputation and about singing in the oldies band "Tribute." Airdate: September 11, 2015.
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Sep, 09, 2015 Brian Duffy
Brian Duffy talks about his world travels, including South Africa, Dubai, Poland, Amsterdam, Viet Nam, Cambodia, and Spain. Airdate: September 9, 2015.
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Sep, 03, 2015 Larry LaPointe
Father Larry Lapointe, director of Eastern Connecticut State University's Campus Ministry. Airdate: September 3, 2015.
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Sep, 02, 2015 Windham Tech and Ellis Tech principals
Windham Tech Principal Mark D. Ambruso and Ellis Tech Principal Dr. Brian Mignault. Airdate: September 2, 2015.
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Sep, 01, 2015 Look For The Good Project
Anne Kubitsky updates the Look For The Good Project -- a worldwide movement where people share what they're grateful for. Airdate: September 1, 2015.
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Aug, 26, 2015 John Elsesser
Coventry Town Manager John Elsesser discusses issues that affect Coventry and statewide residents. Airdate: August 26, 2015.
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Aug, 24, 2015 ECSU Housing and Residental Life
Lamar Coleman, Director, ECSU Housing and Residential Life, with Hall Director Jennifer O'Neill, and student Resident Assistant Garland Mann-Lamb. Airdate: August 24, 2015.
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Aug, 24, 2015 WILI Ray of Sunshine award winner Tonya Landrie Ohlund
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Tonya Landrie Ohlund of Coventry. Airdate: August 24, 2015.
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Aug, 19, 2015 Brewology
Author Mark Brewer talks about "Brewology, An Illustrated Dictionary for Beer Lovers." Airdate: August 19, 2015.
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Aug, 19, 2015 September 11 firefighters cancer
South Windham Firefighter Jim Preston talks about firefighters and first responders who got cancer after the September 11th attacks. Airdate: August 19, 2015.
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Aug, 04, 2015 Richard Hoffman
Former WILI News Director Richard Hoffman (1978-1982). Airdate: August 4, 2015.
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Aug, 04, 2015 Medicare
Edith Prague and Judy Stein from the Center For Medicare Advocacy discuss Medicare issues. Airdate: August 4, 2015.
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Jul, 31, 2015 Willimantic Police Department
Corporal Matthew Solak and Corporal Stan Parizo from the Willimantic Police Department talk about the distracted driving enforcement campaign and other police issues. Airdate: July 31, 2015.
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Jul, 29, 2015 David Strother
David Strother, host of WILI's Sunday morning DMS Gospel radio show. Airdate: July 29, 2015.
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Jul, 22, 2015 Rec Park's 100th anniversary
Tara Risley, Jamie Eves, Dave Magnuson and Karen Gilbransen discuss the 100th anniversary of Recreation Park in Willimantic and the August 1 celebration. Airdate: July 22, 2015.
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Jul, 20, 2015 Author Jeff Goldberg
Author Jeff Goldberg talks about "Unrivaled: UConn, Tennessee, and the Twelve Years that Transcended Women's Basketball." Airdate: July 20, 2015.
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Jul, 15, 2015 Joe Kegler, Jr, and Joao Marques
Joe Kegler, Jr. of Willimantic, who is now a Social Studies teacher and basketball coach in Portugal, and Portugese teacher/coach Joao Marques. Airdate: July 15, 2015.
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Jul, 14, 2015 Lorraine McDevitt talks about Mary Lou Devivo's legacy
Windham Town Council member Lorraine McDevitt talks about plans to honor the late Mary Lou Devivo's legacy. Airdate: July 14, 2015.
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Jul, 14, 2015 Cupid Mary Lou DeVivo
2009 Romantic Willimantic Cupid Mary Lou DeVivo. Original airdate: February 20, 2009. Scroll down this menu to February 13th to hear the Town Hall ceremony honoroing Mary Lou.
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Jul, 13, 2015 Bill Holowaty
Former ECSU Baseball Coach Bill Holowaty talks about his recent induction into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame. Airdate: July 13, 2015.
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Jul, 09, 2015 Connecticut Veterans Affairs
Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Lt. Col. Sean Connolly of Hebron and Kjell Tollefsen talk about Veterans affairs and this weekend's Connecticut Vietnam 50th Celebration Weekend. Airdate: July 9, 2015.
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Jul, 08, 2015 Classic Thunderbirds
Marge Bachand of Connecticut Area Classic T-Birds Inc. talk about classic Ford Thunderbirds and her 1956 "fiesta red" Thunderbird which drove Grand Marshal Wayne Norman in the 30th July 4th WILI Boom Box Parade. Airdate: July 8, 2015.
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Jun, 29, 2015 Esme Yang -- Life and journalism in Beijing
Esme Yang and Ruth Alumbaugh talk about Beijing and journalism in China. Airdate: June 29, 2015.
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Jun, 26, 2015 Suzy Staubach and the UConn Coop Bookstore
Authors Wally Lamb, Sam Pickering, Lynn Bloom and Bruce Cohen talk about the contributions to literature made by the retiring UConn Co-op General Books Manager Suzy Staubach. Airdate: June 26, 2015. To hear another interview with Suzy, scroll down this page to July 8, 2013.
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Jun, 25, 2015 GROW Windham
E. O. Smith student Cheyenne Shannon, GROW Windham Director Sally Milius, Bernadette Brandt, FoodCorps Service Member and Ricardo Alavez-Viveros, CT Food Justice Youth Corps VISTA Service Member talk about "Grow Windham" and the Youth In Action award Cheyenne received. Airdate: June 25, 2015.
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Jun, 24, 2015 Heart health
UConn Health cardiologist Dr. Kai Chen and Physician Assistant Brad Biskup, UConn Health Lifestyle Medicine Program discuss heart health. Airdate: June 24, 2015.
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Jun, 23, 2015 Damned Connecticut
Ray Bendici and Kate Frank from Damned Connecticut talk about strange and unexplained experiences in Connecticut. Airdate: June 23, 2015.
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Jun, 19, 2015 Singer Tony Costa
Strolling musician and vocalist Tony Costa, who performs at local restaurants. Original airdate: May 7, 2014.
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Jun, 18, 2015 Willimantic Housing Authority
Kim Haddad, Director of the Willimantic Housing Authority. Airdate: June 18, 2015.
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Jun, 15, 2015 Potter Funeral Home
Glenn Blumenstein and Brian Romanowski, the new owners of the Potter Funeral Home. Airdate: June 15, 2015.
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May, 27, 2015 Mike Soltys -- ESPN
ESPN Vice President, Corporate Communications Mike Soltys discusses what goes on behind the scenes at ESPN. Airdate: May 27, 2015.
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May, 21, 2015 Al Ruzzo, part 1
Former UConn freshman basketball player (1939) and D-Day participant Al Ruzzo--part one. Al talks about his UConn days and the D-Day invasion. Airdate: May 21, 2015.
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May, 21, 2015 Al Ruzzo, part 2
Former UConn basketball player (1939) and D-Day participant Al Ruzzo--part two. Al talks about the D-Day invasion, 1920's and 1930's Major League Baseball, and his 2013 book of limericks. Airdate: May 21, 2015.
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May, 20, 2015 The reopening of Saint Mary Church
Mark LaFontaine discusses the rebuilding and reopening of the fire-damaged St. Mary Church. Airdate: May 20, 2015.
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May, 19, 2015 Marathoner Joe Darda
The top Connecticut finisher in the 2013 and 2014 Boston Marathons, Joe Darda of Willimantic. Airdate: May 19, 2015.
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May, 18, 2015 Nick Tokman
Actor Nick "Sunshine" Tokman as seen on The Discovery Channel's "The Deadliest Catch" talks about the challenges of crab fishing in the Bering Sea. Airdate: May 18, 2015.
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May, 18, 2015 WILI Ray of Sunshine award winner Karen Schenck
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Karen Schenck. Airdate: May 18, 2015.
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May, 15, 2015 Beth and Brian Usher
Beth Usher and her dad Brian talk about Beth surviving brain surgery, and tell stories about Mister Rogers, George Clooney, Bill Murray, UConn Football and Women's Basketball. Airdate: May 15, 2015.
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May, 15, 2015 Bruce John's memories of B. B. King
Bruce John, co-owner of the legendary Shaboo Inn nightclub reflects on the late B. B. King's appearances at Shaboo and plays some of B.B.'s music which was recorded at Shaboo. Airdate: May 15, 2015.
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May, 13, 2015 Drummer Bob Bloom
Drummer Bob Bloom talks about drums and his "TAKE A DRUM RIDE" concert May 14 at the Capitol Theater. Airdate: May 13, 2015.
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May, 08, 2015 Paul Cowsill of the Cowsills
Paul Cowsill from the 60's pop group The Cowsills. Airdate: May 8, 2015.
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May, 07, 2015 Ornithologist Morgan Tingley
Morgan Tingley, Assistant Professor in UConn's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology discusses birds, bird feeders, bird migration and a movie about bird watching he was involved with. Original airdate: May 7, 2015.
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May, 06, 2015 Quiet Corner Fiddlers
Chuck Morgan, Noreen Morgan, Mark Gadarowski, and Bernie Schreiber discuss the tenth anniversary of the Quiet Corner Fiddlers. Airdate: May 6, 2015.
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Apr, 29, 2015 Bladder cancer
Dr. John Taylor, UConn Health urologist, surgeon, and bladder cancer expert, and bladder cancer survivor John Vichi. Airdate: April 29, 2015.
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Apr, 22, 2015 Village Springs Water
Sean Cassells from Village Springs Water in Willington discusses the business of providing great water to the eastern half of the USA. Airdate: April 22, 2015.
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Apr, 21, 2015 The Cafe Trio
Jan Jungden (accordian/flute), Louis Chatey (string bass) and Mark Davis (mandolin) from The Cafe Trio play international music. Airdate: April 21, 2015.
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Apr, 17, 2015 Armenian Massacre/Genocide
Ruth Hartunian-Alumbaugh discusses the 100th anniversary of the Armenian massacres/genocide. Airdate: April 17, 2015.
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Apr, 16, 2015 The Holocaust
Yom Hashoah--Holocaust Remembrance Day. Holocaust survivor Henny Simon, and U.S. veteran Ben Cooper, who helped to liberate Dachau. Original airdate: March 23, 2012.
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Apr, 14, 2015 Ray Chaput
Storyteller and poet Raymond Chaput--"The Captain of the World" tells stories of Willimantic and reads his poetry. Airdate: April 14, 2015.
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Apr, 10, 2015 Mansfield Town Manager Matt Hart
Mansfield Town Manager Matt Hart discusses Mansfield's budget, UConn issues, and the "Mansfield Tomorrow" conservation/development plan. Airdate: April 10, 2015.
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Apr, 08, 2015 Hartford Healthcare "Connect to Healthier"
Dr. J. Craig Allen, Medical Director, Rushford, talks about Hartford Healthcare's "Connect To Healthier" initiative, and substance abuse. Airdate: April 8, 2015.
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Apr, 07, 2015 St. Joseph School
Sister Mary Patrick, principal of St. Joseph's School in Baltic, Carl Holte, parent of several graduates, and Angela Landolphi, mother of three currently enrolled students and former Catholic homeschooling mom. Airdate: April 7, 2015.
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Apr, 07, 2015 Author Peter Golenbock
Author and baseball historian Peter Golenbock discusses "Red Sox Nation: The Rich and Colorful History of the Boston Red Sox." Airdate: April 7, 2015.
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Apr, 02, 2015 The Windham Club
Bob Cusumano, owner of The Windham Club talks about renovations and re-opening. Airdate: April 2, 2015.
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Mar, 31, 2015 San Bernadino Sheriff Department
Homicide Sergeant Frank Bell and Fingerprint Examiner Anna Bell from the San Bernardino, CA Sherriff's Department. Original airdate: June 22, 2007.
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Mar, 27, 2015 Eastern Connecticut Conservation District
Dan Mullins, Executive Director, Jean Pillo, Watershed Conservation Project Manager, Judy Rondeau, Natural Resource Specialist and Matt Snurkowski, Conservation Technician from the Eastern Connecticut Conservation District. Airdate: March 27, 2015.
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Mar, 26, 2015 Dave Borges
Author David Borges discusses his new book "Rebound!: The Incredible Story of UConn Basketball's Comeback from Defeat to Dominance." Airdate: March 26, 2015.
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Mar, 25, 2015 Willimantic, Maine First Selectman
The First Selectman of Willimantic, Maine, Jim Buchanan tells about the small town in central Maine and its relationship with Willimantic, CT. Original airdate: August 15, 1994
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Mar, 20, 2015 Friends of the Willimantic Public Library
J. Drusilla Carter, Willimantic Public Library Director, and Mike Westerfeld, talk about the Friends of the Willimantic Library. Airdate: March 20, 2015.
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Mar, 16, 2015 UConn President Emeritus Harry Hartley
Former UConn President Harry Hartley (1990-1996). Original airdate: October 1, 2013.
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Mar, 05, 2015 State Troubadour Kristen Graves
Connecticut's 15th State Troubadour Kristen Graves. Airdate: March 5, 2015.
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Mar, 04, 2015 UConn Creative Writing Program
Emily Chiarelli, Kerrylee Pelkey, Michael Stankowicz, and Kaitlyn Ernst from the UConn Creative Writing Program and the Long River Reading Series. Airdate: March 4, 2015.
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Mar, 03, 2015 David Gosselin
David Gosselin discusses New Hampshire, the Soviet Union, politics, and what you should know about life insurance. Airdate: March 3, 2015.
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Feb, 16, 2015 2015 Romantic Willimantic Cupid Cupids John Lescoe and Brian Crudden
The 2015 Romantic Willimantic Cupids Brian Crudden and John Lescoe in studio with Wayne Norman. Airdate: February 16, 2015.
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Feb, 13, 2015 2015 Romantic Willimantic Cupid ceremony
Romantic Willimantic's first Cupid Wayne Norman hosts the crowning of the 2015 Cupids Brian Crudden and John Lescoe from Windham Town Hall in a ceremony broadcast live on WILI. Airdate: February 13, 2015.
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Feb, 12, 2015 Thomas Szafarek
First Mate Thomas Szafarek talks about shipping in Alaska, transporting torpedoes to the Bahamas, and other seafaring topics. Airdate: February 12, 2015.
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Feb, 09, 2015 WILI Ray of Sunshine award winner Maurice Simard
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Maurice Simard. Airdate: February 9, 2015.
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Jan, 21, 2015 Geologist Randy Steinen
UConn Geologist Dr. Randolph Steinen discusses earthquakes, including the recent outbreak in Plainfield. Airdate: January 21, 2015.
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Jan, 12, 2015 Musician D. A. (David) Foster
Singer D. A. (David) Foster talks about his new CD "The Real Thing" and his January 16 concert at Windham High School to benefit Windham's Music Department. Airdate: January 12, 2015.
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Dec, 31, 2014 Connecticut State Police Training Academy
Tim Ackert and Coventry High School senior Avery Putman talk about Avery's week at the Connecticut State Police Training Academy. Airdate: December 31, 2014
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Dec, 30, 2014 Steve Emt
RHAM Boys Basketball Coach, former UConn basketball player, and a member of the USA paralympic curling team, Steve Emt. Airdate: December 30, 2014.
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Dec, 29, 2014 Composer Connor Wallowitz
13-year old music composer Connor Wallowitz. Airdate: December 29, 2014.
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Dec, 18, 2014 Laura Cruickshank
Laura Cruickshank, UConn's master planner and chief architect. Airdate: December 18, 2014.
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Dec, 15, 2014 Ham Radio
Vinny and Jana Mazzarella talk about Amateur (Ham) Radio. Airdate: December 15, 2014.
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Dec, 04, 2014 The Legend of the Black Duck
Author Walt Scadden from Manchester talks about "The Legend of the Black Duck"--a 1929 Coast Guard vs. rum-runner incident in Newport. Airdate: December 4, 2014.
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Nov, 17, 2014 WILI Ray of Sunshine award winner Dorothy Stevens
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Dorothy Stevens of Lebanon. Airdate: November 17, 2014.
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Nov, 07, 2014 Shawn Aldrich
Shawn Aldrich from Willington discusses restoring antique engines, ballroom dancing, HAM Radio, and AM Radio. Airdate: November 7, 2014.
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Oct, 31, 2014 2014 CT Veterans Parade
Sergeant 1st Class Alex Seretny of Windham, Marshal of Sunday's Connecticut Veterans Parade in Hartford, and Purple Heart and Bronze Star for Valor honoree, and parade Communications Director Laura Soll. Airdate: October 31, 2014.
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Oct, 22, 2014 Brian Crudden and Pat Risley
Windham High School football coach Brian Crudden and Athletic Director Pat Risley talk about Brian's 39 years of coaching and his November induction into the Connecticut High School Coaches Hall of Fame. Airdate: October 22, 2014.
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Oct, 10, 2014 Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum
Cortlandt Hull, Executive Director of The Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum in Bristol talks about horror movies and the museum. Airdate: October 10, 2014.
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Oct, 03, 2014 Windham Task Force to Prevent Child Abuse in Windham
Catina Caban-Owen, Nusie Halpine, Bill Stover and Dennis O'Brien update the progress of Windham's Task Force for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect. Airdate: October 3, 2014.
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Sep, 30, 2014 Connecticut's African American Affairs Commission
Commissioners Derrick McBride and ECSU sociology professor Dennis Canterbury from Connecticut's African American Affairs Commission. Airdate: September 30, 2014
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Sep, 10, 2014 Boy Scout Troop 34
Assistant Senior Patrol Leader James Devivo, Andrew Lambert and John Devivo from Boy Scout Troop 34 in Windham Center talk about Scouting and Membership Monday. Airdate: September 10, 2014.
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Sep, 04, 2014 Mah Jongg
Marge Bachand, Dee Crockett and Ann Lojzim discuss the increasing popularity of mahjongg. Airdate: September 4, 2014.
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Aug, 25, 2014 Rex Fowler of Aztec Two-Step
Rex Fowler from Aztec Two-Step
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Aug, 25, 2014 Author Joanne Haddad
Windham Middle School English teacher Joanne Haddad talks about her new book of children's poetry "And The Moral Is..." Original airdate: August 7, 2013.
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Aug, 22, 2014 Author Danny Martineau, Jr.
Author Danny Martineau, Jr. talks about "The Waterfront." Airdate: August 22, 2014.
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Aug, 21, 2014 Average Joe Photo Show
Rebecca Steiner and Lori Warner talk about the Average Joe Photo Show at UConn. Airdate: August 21, 2014.
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Aug, 20, 2014 QVCC
The new president of Quinebaug Valley Community College, Carlee Drummer, QVCC math faculty member Kudzai Zvoma, Windham Tech student Joseph Irizarry, and 2014 QVCC graduate Claudia Dufour. Airdate: August 20, 2014.
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Aug, 19, 2014 Dick Curland on Don Pardo
Dick Curland talks about a fellow former Norwich resident--TV personality Don Pardo. Original airdate: February 18, 2010.
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Aug, 18, 2014 WILI Ray of Sunshine award winner Phyllis Pintal
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Phyllis Pintal of Windham. Airdate: August 18, 2014.
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Aug, 14, 2014 Eva Nepal
Mona Friedland with Laura Spero, who started a charity called Eva Nepal, to help people in Nepal with education and dental issues. Airdate: August 14, 2014.
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Aug, 07, 2014 Positive Expression
Brian Cohen from Positive Expression in Chaplin, a non-profit dedicated to positive expression through art. Airdate: August 7, 2014.
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Aug, 01, 2014 Domestic minor sex trafficking
Ryan Day, Communications Strategist from Love146, which fights domestic minor sex trafficking. Airdate: August 1, 2014.
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Jul, 25, 2014 Grahame Winters
Former WILI and WDRC-FM announcer Grahame Winters talks radio with Glenn O'Brien. Airdate: July 25, 2014.
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Jul, 16, 2014 Norwich Bulletin Executive Editor Jim Konrad
Executive Editor Jim Konrad from The Bulletin talks about the newspaper business, and journalism in the 21st century. Airdate: July 16, 2014.
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Jul, 14, 2014 Astronomy
UConn Physics Professor Cynthia Peterson discusses astronomy, solar storms, black holes, and eclipses. Airdate: July 14, 2014.
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Jul, 10, 2014 Lebanon Art Gallery
Photographers Jean Henderson and Nancy Hoffmann, and Sandra Samolis from the new Lebanon Art Gallery. Airdate: July 10, 2014.
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Jul, 01, 2014 Mike Crouch
Photographer Mike Crouch from Norwich. Airdate: July 1, 2014.
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Jun, 30, 2014 Firewalker Wally Pocius
Firewalker Wally Pocius from Mansfield. Airdate: June 30, 2014.
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Jun, 18, 2014 Legendary Locals of Norwich
Author Beryl Fishbone talks about "Legendary Locals of Norwich." Airdate: June 18, 2014.
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Jun, 17, 2014 Musician Charlie Allen
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Jun, 11, 2014 World's Smallest Quartet Band
Nancy and Braden Pastore from Canterbury -- The World's Smallest Quartet Band. Airdate: June 11, 2014.
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Jun, 06, 2014 Quilts at the Mill Museum
The Executive Director of the Windham Textile and History Museum, Jamie Eves, with fiber artists Melanie Johnson and co-representative of the Connecticut chapter of Studio Art Quilt Associates Catherine Smith talk about quilting and the pre-civil war family heirloom quilt Wayne Norman donated to the museum. Airdate: June 6, 2014
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May, 28, 2014 UConn Health sports medicine
Dr. Corey Edgar and Dr. Matt Hall, UConn Health sports medicine physicians discuss sports injuries and their experience treating victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. Airdate: May 28, 2014.
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May, 21, 2014 UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco
UConn head football coach Bob Diaco. Airdate: May 21, 2014.
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May, 20, 2014 The history of Willington
Joe and Trish Froehlich from the Willington Historical Society talk about their new book about the history of Willington. Airdate: May 20, 2014.
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May, 19, 2014 Ray of Sunshine winner Karen Porter
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Karen Porter of Mansfield. Airdate: May 19, 2014.
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May, 13, 2014 Mooney Haddad
2014 Romantic Willimantic Cupid Mooney Haddad. Airdate: May 13, 2014.
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May, 06, 2014 Garden Gate Club of Mansfield
Co-Presidents Tony Rash and Tove Rosado from the Garden Gate Club of Mansfield. Airdate: May 5, 2014.
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May, 06, 2014 Mary Travers
Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul, and Mary and author Mike Renshaw talk about the late Mary Travers, and Mike's new book on Mary called "Mary Travers: A Woman's Words." Airdate: May 6, 2014
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Apr, 28, 2014 The Holocaust
ECSU's 125th Anniversary: ECSU History Professor, Dr. Roland Clark--a recognized expert on the treatment of minorities in Central Europe--and Cesar Beltran, Adjunct Professor of Communication at ECSU discuss the Holocaust and Holocaust Remembrance Day. Airdate: April 28, 2014.
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Apr, 22, 2014 John Pousette-Dart
Singers Jon Pousette-Dart and Bruce John talk about the Bread Box Theater at St. Paul's Church and the Covenant Soup Kitchen. Airdate: April 22, 2014.
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Apr, 07, 2014 UConn Husky of Honor Ray Allen
UConn Men's Basketball Husky Of Honor member Ray Allen interviewed by Wayne Norman at halftime of WILI's broadcast of the Huskies' NCAA Championship win over Kentucky on the UConn/IMG Sports Network. Airdate: April 7, 2014.
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Apr, 05, 2014 Caron Butler
Wayne Norman interviews former UConn basketball player Caron Butler during WILI's broadcast of the UConn/Florida NCAA Tournament Final Four game in Arlington, TX. Airdate: April 5, 2014.
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Apr, 03, 2014 Joshua's Trust
President Fran Funk and past president Hill Bullard from Joshua's Trust. Airdate: April 3, 2014.
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Mar, 31, 2014 Steve Kotchko
Former WILI News Director Steve Kotchko, now in his 40th year as News Director for the Connecticut Radio Network, and WILI's State Capitol correspondent discusses politics, sports, radio, and birding. Airdate: March 15, 2013.
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Mar, 30, 2014 UConn Husky of Honor Clifford Robinson
UConn Husky Of Honor Clifford Robinson, interviewed by Wayne Norman at halftime of UConn's NCAA Elite Eight victory over Michigan State at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2014.
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Mar, 28, 2014 UConn Husky Of Honor Emeka Okafor
UConn Men's Basketball Husky Of Honor inductee Emeka Okafor interviewed by Wayne Norman at halftime of WILI's broadcast of the Huskies' NCAA Sweet Sixteen win over Iowa State on the UConn/IMG Sports Network. Airdate: March 28, 2014.
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Mar, 26, 2014 Artist J. Alden Weir
Anne Dawson, chair of the Visual Arts Department and professor of art history at Eastern Connecticut State University discusses J. Alden Weir, the world-famous artist who lived and painted in Windham. Airdate: March 26, 2014.
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Mar, 22, 2014 Donyell Marshall
Wayne Norman interviews former UConn basketball player and Husky of Honor Donyell Marshall during WILI's broadcast of the UConn/Villanova NCAA Tournament game in Buffalo. Airdate: March 22, 2014.
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Mar, 22, 2014 Dan Cyrulik
Wayne Norman interviews former UConn basketball player Dan Cyrulik during WILI's broadcast of the UConn/Villanova NCAA Tournament game in Buffalo. Airdate: March 22, 2014.
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Mar, 11, 2014 The history of ECSU athletics
Eastern Connecticut State University Sports Information Director Bob Molta talks about the history of ECSU Athletics. Airdate: March 11, 2014.
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Mar, 10, 2014 Irish Club of Willimantic
John Feeney and Pamela McIntyre Shooks from the Irish Club of Willimantic. Airdate: March 10, 2014.
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Mar, 05, 2014 Steve Cryan
Watercolor artist, musician, historian, and model train aficionado Steve Cryan. Airdate: March 5, 2014.
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Mar, 03, 2014 WILI Ray of Sunshine award winner Joan Merritt
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Joan Merritt. Airdate: March 3, 2014.
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Feb, 28, 2014 3D Printing
Evan Faulkner, Kirsten Faulkner and Peter Faulkner from Coventry discuss 3-D Printing. Airdate: February 28, 2014.
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Feb, 18, 2014 UConn Fire Department
Chief John Mancini, Deputy Chief Michael Makuch and Lieutenant Heidi Vaughan from the UConn Fire Department. Airdate: February 18, 2014.
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Feb, 14, 2014 Carlo Cantamessa a/k/a John Lennon
UConn '83 graduate Carlo Cantamessa, who plays John Lennon in "The Cast of Beatlemania," and had a display of "Vintage Beatles Guitars" on display at UConn's Homer Babbidge Library in 2013. Original airdate: August 23, 2013.
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Jan, 21, 2014 Certified Nurse Midwife Stephanie Welsh
Pulitzer Prize winning Nurse Midwife Stephanie Welsh, CNM, MSN from Mansfield OB/GYN and Windham Hospital discusses midwifery. Airdate: January 21, 2014.
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Jan, 10, 2014 OpenMicVoices.com
James Hunter and Henry Hunter discuss OpenMicVoices.com -- new Willimantic-based local poetry website where people can share poetry. Original airdate: December 17, 2012.
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Jan, 08, 2014 Author Fred Shapiro
Dr. Fred Shapiro from the First Baptist Church of Willimantic talks about his autobiography, "For Your Tomorrows (We'll Give You Our today)." Airdate: January 8, 2014.
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Jan, 08, 2014 North Dakota Meteorologist Rob Kupec
KVRR-TV Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec--a Windham native--talks about the frigid weather in Fargo/Moorhead, North Dakota and the Polar Vortex. Airdate: January 8, 2014.
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Dec, 26, 2013 Orleans lead singer Larry Hoppen with Bruce John and David Foster
Musicians David Foster, Bruce John and Orleans lead singer Larry Hoppen talk about the old Shaboo days, Orleans music, and the Bread Box Folk Series. Larry died two months after this interview. Original airdate: May 25, 2012.
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Dec, 17, 2013 Manchester Silk City Chorus
Jim Kew (bass), Dan Fontaine (baritone), Jerry Myers (lead), and Ken Distel (tenor) from the Manchester Silk City Chorus discuss--and sing--barbershop quartet music. Airdate: December 17, 2013.
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Dec, 12, 2013 Hydro Power at the Kirby Mill in Mansfield
Sam Shifrin, President, and Michelle Shifrin from Mechatronic Energy Systems talk about the Kirby Mill in Mansfield and hydro power at the mill. Airdate: December 12, 2013.
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Dec, 11, 2013 Turkeys
Turkey biologist Dale May talks about wild turkeys. Airdate: December 11, 2013.
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Dec, 10, 2013 Author Diana K. Perkins
Author Diana Perkins talks about her Shetucket Milltown series novels, many of which are set in eastern Connecticut, including "Diana's Pool." Airdate: December 10, 2013.
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Nov, 29, 2013 Musician David Foster
Musician David Foster from the Shaboo All-Stars. Airdate: November 29, 2013.
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Nov, 19, 2013 Artists Open Studios in Northeastern Connecticut
Nationally known contemporary marble and wood sculptor Richard Jaworowski and woodcarver Arrik Kim talk about their art and Artist's Open Studios. Airdate: November 19, 2013.
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Nov, 11, 2013 WILI Ray Of Sunshine award winner Ron Pires
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Ron Pires. Airdate: November 11, 2013.
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Nov, 08, 2013 Wes Bialosuknia and Fred Shabel, Part 1
Former UConn basketball great Wes Bialosuknia and his coach Fred Shabel. Part 1. Original airdate: May 22, 2007. To hear another interview with Wes, scroll down this page to June 22, 2011. And to hear thoughts of Wes's former UConn teammate Bill Holowaty after Wes died, scroll to October 24, 2013.
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Nov, 08, 2013 Wes Bialosuknia, Part 2
UConn basketball Husky of Honor Wes Bialosuknia. Part 2. Original airdate: May 22, 2007.
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Oct, 24, 2013 Bill Holowaty talks about the late Wes Bialosuknia
Former ECSU baseball coach Bill Holowaty talks about his former UConn Men's Basketball teammate, Wes Bialosuknia, who died of cancer Wednesday at the age of 68. To hear the interview, click here. To hear Wayne's interviews with Wes, scroll down this page to June 22, 2011 and May 22, 2007. Airdate: October 24, 2013.
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Oct, 23, 2013 Sportswriter Terese Karmel
Author T.C. Karmel talks about journalism, sports writing, the World Series, horses, and her feature story on UConn coach Kevin Ollie in the October "Connecticut Magazine." Airdate: October 23, 2013.
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Oct, 22, 2013 Firefighting in Willimantic
Retired Norwich firefighter Mike Tirone, volunteer firefighter Pete Zizka, and retired Willimantic Fire Captains Al Beaulieu and Edward Lussier talk about the new book Firefighting In Willimantic. Original airdate: October 12, 2012.
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Oct, 16, 2013 Wounded Warrior Micah Welintukonis
Injured SFC Micah Welintukonis from Coventry talks about wounded warriors, veterans and the government shutdown. Airdate: October 16, 2013.
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Oct, 15, 2013 St. Paul's Church
Reverend Jaclyn Sheldon from St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Willimantic. Airdate: October 15, 2013.
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Oct, 11, 2013 Willimantic Elks
Past presidents Donna Wallace and Tom White and Exalted Ruler Donald Bajger talk about the Willimantic Elks and their 100th Anniversary. Airdate: October 11, 2013.
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Oct, 09, 2013 Jazz musician Earl MacDonald
The Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Connecticut, Earl MacDonald. Airdate: October 9, 2013.
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Oct, 02, 2013 Quiet Corner Camera Club
Sue Audette, President of the Quiet Corner Camera Club talks about photography, digital, film, red eye, composition, prints and scrapbooks. Airdate: October 2, 2013.
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Sep, 27, 2013 UConn Morgan Horses and Cornucopiafest
John Bennett, Helen Scanlon, and Patti Brooks talk about UConn's Morgan Horses and CornucopiaFest. Airdate: September 27, 2013.
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Sep, 26, 2013 New England Central and Providence & Worcester Railroads
Bob Richardson, Vice President of the New England Central Railroad and Frank Rogers, Vice President of the Providence & Worcester Railroad discuss railroading in eastern Connecticut and New England. Original airdate: September 14, 2011.
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Sep, 24, 2013 Gary Pomo
Mr. Rock 'n Roll Gary Pomo reflects on oldies, the early days of top 40 radio, and life in the 50's and 60's. Airdate: September 24, 2013.
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Sep, 23, 2013 Jamie West--Mustang and horse rescue
Former WILI announcer Jamie West talks about horses, equine therapy for depression, grief, and other behavioral issues, along with what it takes to have a great relationship with a horse, and how support for the second most intelligent animal on the planet involves book writing, editing and golf fundraisers. Airdate: September 23, 2013.
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Sep, 13, 2013 Jim Hurley
Jim Hurley from South Willington discusses weather, travel, math, Friday the 13th and other things. Airdate: September 13, 2013.
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Sep, 12, 2013 MOMS Club of Coventry/Mansfield
Christina Davis, President of the MOMS Club of Coventry/Mansfield discusses the challenges of being a mom. Airdate: September 12, 2013.
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Sep, 11, 2013 The music of Mark Easton and Jimi Photon
Musicians Jimi Photon and Mark Easton talk about local music and the Shaboo days, Roughcut Studios, and jam some blues. Airdate: September 11, 2013.
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Sep, 10, 2013 Roger Adams
President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce, Inc, Windham Region, Roger Adams, who retired on September 1 after 40 years with the chamber. Airdate: September 10, 2013.
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Sep, 05, 2013 Easton brothers benefit
Local musicians Jimi Photon and Luka talk about Sunday's benefit at the Lucky Frog for Mark and Barry Easton, who lost their recording studio in an April fire. Airdate: September 5, 2013.
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Sep, 05, 2013 MBK Murals
Street artists Ben Keller and Melica Bloom from MBK Murals talk about their murals which brighten Willimantic. Airdate: September 5, 2013.
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Aug, 19, 2013 Ray Of Sunshine winner Dorothy Deptula
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Dorothy Deptula of Windham Center. Airdate: August 19, 2013.
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Aug, 12, 2013 Willimantic, Maine and Willimantic, Ct
The Executive Director of the Windham Textile and History Museum, Jamie Eves talks about Willimantic, CT's connection to Willimantic, Maine. AIrdate: August 12, 2013.
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Aug, 06, 2013 Joe Hurley
Joe Hurley, author of Ten Million Steps on Route 6 -- A fresh look at America and Americans from Cape Cod to California. Joe walked Route 6 from Provincetown, MA to Willimantic, CT to Los Angeles, CA. Original airdate: November 6, 2012.
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Aug, 02, 2013 Mike Huff
Retired Tulsa Police detective Mike Huff, one of the lead investigators in the Whitey Bulger murder case discusses Bulger's recent capture and the role Connecticut played. Original airdate: June 30, 2011.
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Jul, 30, 2013 Landscape photographer Jeff Levine
Landscape photographer Jeff Levine talks about his photos from India, the Himalayas, Death Valley, the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Connecticut and other spots. Airdate: July 30, 2013.
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Jul, 19, 2013 Interviewer John Murphy
Interviewer John Murphy talks about Charter TV's local access program "On The Homefront," and about television and radio. Airdate: July 19, 2013.
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Jul, 17, 2013 The Air Line Trail
Donna Koenig, Chairman, Lebanon Rails to Trails Committee, talks about the Air Line Trail from Lebanon to East Hampton. Airdate: July 17, 2013.
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Jul, 16, 2013 Miss Connecticut and Miss Connecticut Outstanding Teen 2013
Newly crowned Miss Connecticut Kaitlyn Tarpey and Miss Outstanding Teen Tiana Dyson talk about the pageant and giving back to Connecticut. Airdate: July 16, 2013.
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Jul, 05, 2013 Bev York--Revolutionary War local history
Local historian Bev York talks about the Connecticut connection to the Revolutionary War. Airdate: July 5, 2013.
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Jul, 02, 2013 Willimantic Police Department Special Operations Group
Lt. Ray Evans, Paul Hussey, Stan Parizo and Dan Rovella from the Willimantic Police Department Special Operations Group. Airdate: July 2, 2013.
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Jun, 26, 2013 Willimantic 911 Dispatch
Willimantic Police Lt. Ray Evans, with Senior Dispatchers Mike Rohan and Joanne Miles talk about 911 calls, the Willimantic Dispatch Center and the role of the Dispatch Center in Tuesday's massive manhunt in Willimantic. Airdate: June 26, 2013.
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Jun, 07, 2013 Mansfield Drive In Theater and Marketplace
Michael Jungden, owner of the Mansfield Drive In Theater and Marketplace talks about going digital and the opening of a new movie season. Original airdate: March 27, 2012.
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Jun, 05, 2013 UConn Police Chief Barbara O'Connor
UConn's new Police Chief Barbara O'Connor. Original airdate: July 16, 2012.
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Jun, 04, 2013 Author Mary O'Connor
Author Mary O'Connor talks about "Life Is Full of Sweet Spots - An Exploration of Joy." Airdate: June 4, 2013.
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May, 29, 2013 Prudence Crandall Museum
Kaz Kozlowski, Curator, and Jo Ann Hauck from the Prudence Crandall Museum in Canterbury discuss Connecticut's State Heroine. Airdate: May 29, 2013.
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May, 24, 2013 Musician Charlie Allen
Nashville musician Charlie Allen, with Jim and Joe Carta from the Cypress Restaurant in Middletown. Airdate: May 24, 2013.
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May, 22, 2013 Columbia history
Co-authors Ingrid Wood and John Allen talk about the new book on the history of Columbia (CT): "Image of America: Columbia." Airdate: May 22, 2013.
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May, 20, 2013 Ray of Sunshine award winner AnnMarie Poudrier
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to AnnMarie Poudrier of Chaplin. Airdate: May 20, 2013.
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May, 17, 2013 ECSU, NASA, and space
Elizabeth A. Cowles, Ph.D. Professor and Assistant Chair, Eastern Connecticut State University Biology Department discusses Connecticut’s role in space, the final frontier. Airdate: May 17, 2013.
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May, 16, 2013 Dr. David Yeo
Retired Eastern Connecticut State University Head Athletic Trainer Dr. David Yeo tells stories of his 26 years at ECSU. Airdate: May 16, 2013.
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May, 10, 2013 ACT Video award winners
Tyler Mainville (Student Director), Kevin Kissane (PSA Writer), Dimitris Sfakios(Lyrics and music), Patrick Blair (Production) and Media Technology Teacher Dan Boisvert from the Arts at the Capitol Theater Magnet School, talk about their first place finish in the Connecticut DMV's annual Teen Safe Driving Video Contest. Airdate: May 10, 2013
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May, 01, 2013 Connecticut Daily Campus
Connecticut Daily Campus Editor in Chief Elizabeth Crowley, and Brian Zahn, Managing Editor talk about journalism and the UConn student newspaper. Airdate: May 1, 2013.
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Apr, 24, 2013 The legacy of Francelia Butler
Mansfield librarian Norman Stevens talks about the legacy of the late UConn English professor Francelia Butler, who specialized in children's literature. Norman co-edited Francelia's autobiography "Melted Refrigerator: Comedy and Combat in the Life of a Woman" which has just been published. Airdate: April 24, 2013.
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Apr, 16, 2013 Elder scams and police issues
Willimantic Police Chief Lisa Maruzo-Bolduc and Windham Water Superintendent Jim Hooper talk about elder scams, and police issues like the Boston Marathon bombings, the Newtown shootings, and gun control. Airdate: April 16, 2013.
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Apr, 11, 2013 L & R Productions
Tom Russo, President of L & R Productions--a marketing communications firm--talks about jingles and commercial production. Airdate: April 11, 2013.
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Apr, 07, 2013 Holocaust Remembrance Day
Cesar Beltran, Assistant Professor of International Communications at Eastern Connecticut State University and independent journalist Neil Barnett discuss The Holocaust on Holocaust Remembrance Day. Original airdate: April 21, 2009.
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Mar, 27, 2013 Hiker and ornithologist Dave Provencher
Hiker, birder and blogger Dave Provencher of Norwich discusses exploring the wilds and wildlife of New England, including his 2011 hike of Mount Washington and the return of birds in the springtime. Airdate: March 27, 2013.
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Mar, 25, 2013 WILI Ray of Sunshine award winner Frank Kristoff
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Feb, 27, 2013 Author Peter Burns, Jr.
Author Peter Burns talks about "Shock The World: UConn Basketball In The Calhoun Era." Airdate: February 27, 2013.
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Feb, 25, 2013 John Cawley
John Cawley of Storrs, Chief Operating Officer of "Music World Entertainment," one of the world's leading entertainment and music conglomerates. Original airdate: May 30, 2012.
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Feb, 15, 2013 Printmaker Gus Mazzocca
Printmaker Gus Mazzocca, professor emeritus of art at the University of Connecticut. Airdate: February 15, 2013.
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Feb, 06, 2013 UConn Timbersports team
Nick Hickman, President, and James Turner, Vice President of the UConn Timbersports team. Airdate: February 6, 2013.
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Jan, 30, 2013 Husky Heritage Sports Museum
Tim Tolokan, Special Assistant to the Director of Athletics at UConn, talks about the Donnelly Husky Heritage Sports Museum and the new UConn trading card exhibit. Airdate: January 30, 2013.
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Jan, 28, 2013 Storytelling
Gail Zeiba with storyteller/musician Jackson Gillman talking about the VoiceMail open mic storytelling. Airdate: January 28, 2013.
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Jan, 21, 2013 Jeff Bennett - ESPN stats
Jeff Bennett, ESPN Senior Director II in the Stats & Information Group discusses ESPN's use to statistics and new innovations. Airdate: January 21, 2013.
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Jan, 14, 2013 Dr. Jeff Calissi -- pop music
Dr. Jeff Calissi, chair of Eastern Connecticut State University's Music Program, discusses pop music, from Elvis to the Beatles and the Monkees. Airdate: January 14, 2013.
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Jan, 14, 2013 Ray of Sunshine winner Bill Czmyr
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Bill Czmyr. Airdate: January 14, 2013.
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Jan, 04, 2013 Acid Rain
Gene Likens, a Board of Trustees Distinguished Research Professor at UConn discusses acid rain and science. Original airdate: December 1, 2011.
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Jan, 03, 2013 Mrs. Connecticut
Mrs. Connecticut International 2013, JanMarie Weston of Mansfield. Airdate: January 3, 2013.
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Dec, 27, 2012 Hartford Radio History
Author John Ramsey talks about The History of Hartford Radio. Original airdate: December 6, 2011.
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Dec, 13, 2012 Wooden spoons
Nine-inch wooden spoon collector Norman Stevens talks about the spoons in his new book "A Gathering of Spoons: The Design Gallery of the World's Most Stunning Spoons." Airdate: December 13, 2012.
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Dec, 12, 2012 Author Bob Steele
Author and former 2nd District Congressman Robert Steele discusses his novel "The Curse: Big-Time Gambling’s Seduction of a Small New England Town," and talks about his father, legendary WTIC morning announcer Bob Steele. Airdate: December 12, 2012.
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Nov, 30, 2012 JFK assassination
Texas attorney Jack Duffy, an expert on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, talks about his new novel "The Man from 2063." Airdate: November 30, 2012.
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Nov, 23, 2012 Musician David Foster
David Foster talks about music and the Mohegan Sun All-Stars. Airdate: November 23, 2012.
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Nov, 08, 2012 The American Thread Company smokestack
June Bisantz and Harrison Judd talk about "End of an Era: Past Identity/Future Vision"--celebrating the life and recent demolition of the American Thread Company smokestack. Airdate: November 8, 2012.
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Oct, 26, 2012 Local baseball stories
Bill Ayer and Joe Rasicot tell local baseball stories. Airdate: October 26, 2012.
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Oct, 24, 2012 Windham Cemeteries
Cemetery historian and Windham Textile and History Museum volunteer Cheryl LeBeau discusses the history behind local cemeteries. Original airdate: October 21, 2011.
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Oct, 22, 2012 Howard Epstein on Dan Rather
UConn Professor Howard Epstein talks about anti-Dan Rather bumper stickers saying I'D RATHER BE IN WILLIMANTIC that he's distributing after Rather's negative portrayal of Willimantic on 60 Minutes II and Rather's recent speech in Willimantic.Airdate October 22, 2012.
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Oct, 18, 2012 Terry Ley
Mid 1970's WILI jock Terry Ley reflects on his WILI days and discusses where radio and music are now. Original airdate: October 10, 2011.
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Oct, 09, 2012 Watercolor artist Normand Chartier
Watercolor artist and former UConn football player Normand Chartier. Airdate: October 9, 2012.
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Sep, 11, 2012 Olympic torch bearer Jim Lavin
Jim Lavin, Associate Professor of Physical Education at Eastern Connecticut State University, who was a torch bearer at the London Olympics. Airdate: September 11, 2012.
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Aug, 27, 2012 Ray of Sunshine winner Patti Sue Brown
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Patti Sue Brown, with nominator Kerry Fair. Airdate: August 27, 2012.
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Aug, 08, 2012 Sea Tea Improv Group
Julia Pistell, Graham Snow, and Dan Russell from the Sea Tea Improv Group. Airdate: August 8, 2012.
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Jul, 17, 2012 Miss Connecticut program
Miss Connecticut 2011 Morgan Amarone (Hamden) and Miss Connecticut's Outstanding Teen 2012 Jaine` Coann Lefebvre (Glastonbury) discuss the competition, and their work to fight cancer and promote skateboard safety. Airdate: July 17, 2012.
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Jun, 28, 2012 Sebby Randazzo -- Wines of the world
Sebby Randazzo from Windham Wine and Spirits and the Columbia Package Store discusses wines of the world, and world soccer. Airdate: June 28, 2012.
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Jun, 07, 2012 Author Curt Smith "MERCY!"
Author Curt Smith talks about "Mercy! -- A Celebration Of Fenway Park's Centennial told thru Red Sox Radio and TV." Airdate: June 7, 2012.
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Jun, 06, 2012 Healthy changes to school lunch menus
Windham Public Schools Food Services Director Ernie Koschmieder and Norwich Public Schools Food Services Director Roberta Jacobs talk about healthy changes in the school breakfast/lunch programs. Original airdate: December 12, 2011.
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Jun, 04, 2012 Clyde Washburn
Former ECSU softball and basketball coach Clyde Washburn talks about the legacy of Roy Dissinger, Bill Dissinger, Peter Vanderman and "Roy's Boys" to the Windham area. Airdate: June 4, 2012.
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May, 22, 2012 Bev York local history
Historian Bev York talks about our "Connecticut Hero" Nathan Hale, Coventry's 300th birthday, Windham's 320's birthday, local museums, and local civil war heroes. Airdate: May 22, 2012.
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May, 21, 2012 WILI Ray Of Sunshine winner Bobbi Brown
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Bobbi Brown of Mansfield. Airdate: May 21, 2012.
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May, 10, 2012 Steve Wisensale -- Baseball and Society
UConn Department of Human Development & Family Studies Professor Steven Wisensale discusses "Baseball and Society: Politics, Economics, Race and Gender." Airdate: May 10, 2012.
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May, 08, 2012 The legacy of Titanic
Windham Mayor Ernie Eldrige and Anita Sebestyen discuss the legacy of Titanic after 100 years. Airdate: May 8, 2012.
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Apr, 27, 2012 ECSU acappella group Fallin' Flat
The newest a cappella singing group at Eastern Connecticut State University--Fallin' Flat. Airdate: April 27, 2012.
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Apr, 19, 2012 Rock and Roll singer Chubby Checker
Singer Chubby Checker talks about his music roots, the significance of "The Twist," his place in rock and roll history and the legacy of Dick Clark. Original airdate: August 8, 2001.
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Mar, 12, 2012 World traveler Charles Prewitt
Charles Prewitt Jr. discusses traveling, teaching and motorcycling around the world, including Iran, Afghanistan, Alaska, and New Guinea. Airdate: March 12, 2012.
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Feb, 27, 2012 Ray of Sunshine winner Judy Prescott
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Judy Prescott of Willimantic. Airdate: February 27, 2012.
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Feb, 25, 2012 UConn Husky of Honor Rudy Gay
UConn Men's Basketball All-American (2006) Rudy Gay talks with Wayne Norman after being inducted into the Huskies of Honor at Gampel Pavilion on Feburary 25, 2012
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Feb, 15, 2012 Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band
Chief Musician Mark McCormick, contrabass with the U. S. Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band talks about the Coast Guard, Dixieland Music, and the 1967 Saint Louis Cardinals. Airdate: February 15, 2012.
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Feb, 08, 2012 Windham Tech Culinary Arts
Chef Barbarellen Olson, Chef Rachael LaPorte and senior students Stephanie Riquier and Tyler Nye from the Windham Tech Culinary Arts Program's "The Uncommon Kitchen." Airdate: February 8, 2012.
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Feb, 03, 2012 2011 Willimantic Cupids Steve and Faith Kenton
2011 Romantic Willimantic "Cupids" Faith and Steve Kenton talk about their reign and community projects they are involved in. Airdate: February 3, 2012.
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Jan, 19, 2012 Storrs Congregational Church
Reverend Matthew Emery, senior pastor of Storrs Congregational Church, and Mark Roy, church historian and member of the 275th Anniversary Committee, talk about the 275th anniversary of the church. Airdate: January 19, 2012.
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Jan, 04, 2012 Kevin Crosbie
Chronicle Publisher Kevin Crosbie discusses the newspaper businesss and The Chronicle's 135th anniversary. Airdate: January 4, 2012.
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Dec, 30, 2011 The old Saint Joseph's School in Willimantic
Rev. Larry LaPointe, Jan Cerreto Nuhn, Sue Lester Humes, and Liz Tracy Mackela talk about the Old Saint Joseph's Parish School in Wilimantic. Airdate: December 30, 2011.
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Dec, 21, 2011 Author Aaron Torres
UConn graduate Aaron Torres talks about his book about the 2011 NCAA Champion UConn Men's Basketball Team "The Unlikeliest Champion." Airdate: December 21, 2011.
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Nov, 21, 2011 American School for the Deaf
Ed Peltier, Executive Director for the American School For The Deaf discusses education for the hearing impaired. Airdate: November 21, 2011.
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Nov, 14, 2011 Ray of Sunshine winner Kathy Pekarovic
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Kathy Pekarovic. Airdate: November 14, 2011.
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Nov, 03, 2011 Storyteller Dick Curland
Storyteller Dick Curland talks about popular local composers, including Jesse Greer, Eric Osterling, Joe Raposo, Jack Lawrence, Johnny Marks, and former WILI News Director Jay Johnson, who wrote "Blue Christmas." Airdate: November 3, 2011.
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Oct, 31, 2011 Rev, Alicia Folberth
HPs. Rev. Alicia Lyon Folberth, the High Priestess and President of the Panthean Temple, formerly known as the Pagan Community Church, discusses Wicca, witches and witchcraft. Airdate: October 31, 2011.
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Oct, 19, 2011 Local Music
Mark Graves from Local Music, Willimantic's new music store, talks about instruments, lessons, and the revival of local music in Willimantic. Airdate: October 19, 2011.
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Oct, 12, 2011 Consumer Reports automotive testing
David Champion, Consumer Reports Director of Automobile testing talks about vehicle testing, car and driver safety, the new car market and the test track in East Haddam, Ct. Airdate: October 12, 2011.
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Oct, 11, 2011 ECSU Associate Professor of Astronomy Russ Sampson
Russell Sampson, Associate Professor of Physical Sciences at Eastern Connecticut State University and Assistant Director of Eastern's Robert K. Wickware Planetarium discusses astronomy and the heavens, eclipses, auroras, and the planetarium's new Spitz System 512 Star Projector. Airdate: October 11, 2011.
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Sep, 22, 2011 Kal David
Blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter Kal David talks about his blues roots, his days playing lead guitar with the Fabulous Rhinestones, their many dates playing Shaboo, and his Saturday concert in Willimantic. Airdate: September 22, 2011.
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Sep, 21, 2011 Norman Stevens
Mansfield librarian Norman Stevens proposes a Storrs Center Corner Library and tells his memories of the Hurricane of 1938. Airdate: September 21, 2011.
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Sep, 16, 2011 Bob Brex
Bob Brex talks about his experience at the longest game in baseball history (Pawtucket 3 Rochester 2 in 33 innings) in 1981. Airdate: September 16, 2011.
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Sep, 01, 2011 UConn President Susan Herbst
UConn President Susan Herbst discusses her background, recent staff changes, her goals, the UConn Health Center, UConn's new technology park, Spring Weekend, her inauguration, and UConn Athletics. Airdate: September 2, 2011.
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Aug, 22, 2011 Ray of Sunshine award winners Dee and Dale Hammon
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Aug, 11, 2011 ESPN soccer producer Chris Alexopoulos
Former WILI newscaster Chris Alexopoulos of Storrs, who is now ESPN lead soccer producer, and whose body of work includes ESPN's World Cup coverage. Airdate: August 11, 2011.
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Aug, 08, 2011 Chronicle photographer Al Malpa
Willimantic Chronicle photojournalist Al Malpa. Original airdate: July 29, 2010.
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Aug, 05, 2011 Local music of the 60's
Local raconteurs Gary Pomo, David Foster and Ed Goss reflect on the local music scene of the '60s. Original airdate: April 28, 2010.
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Jul, 15, 2011 Long Night
Former Hartford Courant writer Mark McGrath with Jack Connell of Mansfield talk about "Long Night"--a childrens book about Santa Claus, based on Jack's real life story about giving recycled gifts to children, and about Mark's days covering the news beat in Willimantic. Airdate: July 15, 2011. Mark wrote a story about Wayne Norman losing his voice in 1981 which ran on page A2 of The Courant. To read the story, visit http://www.wili-am.com/wnvhc.htm .
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Jul, 11, 2011 Windham High School alumni
Denis Killeen ('85), Jim Baran ('81), Steve Kaminski ('85), Tom Warinsky ('81), Jen Tonesen ('81) and Pat Risley ('83) talk about the old days at Windham High School and the Windham High reunion, presented by the Class of '81. Airdate: July 11, 2011.
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Jul, 08, 2011 James Hanley talks about movies
James Hanley, one of the co-founders of Cinestudio in Hartford talks about the state of the movie industry. Airdate: July 8, 2011.
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Jun, 30, 2011 The Nutmeg Summer Series production of My Fair Lady
Actress Eileen Fulton, who portrayed Lisa Miller Grimaldi on As The World Turns for 50 years, talks about her role as Mrs Higgins with actor Richie Ruiz (Alfred Doolittle) in the Connecticut Repertory Theater Nutmeg Summer Series production of "My Fair Lady" at UConn. Airdate: June 30, 2011.
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Jun, 29, 2011 Windham Fire Departments
North Windham Fire Chief John A. Wylie, South Windham Rescue Officer Helene Chapman and Windham Center Deputy Fire Chief Mark Herrick talk about volunteer firefighting and other roles the departments play in the community. Airdate: June 29, 2011.
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Jun, 24, 2011 Shaboo Blues Fest 2011
David Foster previews the Auxiliary to Windham Hospital's "Shaboo 40th Birthday Festival of Blues Celebration" benefitting the Oncology Department at Windham Hospital and tells stories of the Shaboo Days. Airdate: June 24, 2011. Other interviews with David from 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and June 2011 are farther down this page.
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Jun, 22, 2011 Celebrate Radio: Wes Bialosuknia and David Foster
UConn basketball great Wes Bialosuknia and musician David Foster of the Mohegan Sun All Stars tell stories about radio's impact on their lives. Airdate: June 22, 2011.
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Jun, 22, 2011 Celebrate Radio: Wally Lamb
Best selling novelist Wally Lamb talks about his works, tells radio stories, and how the Wayne Norman Show inspired the title for his first novel. Airdate: June 22, 2011.
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Jun, 22, 2011 Celebrate Radio: Jim Penders
UConn baseball coach Jim Penders--the Big East Coach of the Year--talks about his team's NCAA tournament run, and his memories of great radio moments. Airdate: June 22, 2011.
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Jun, 22, 2011 Celebrate Radio: Ed Osborne
Eastern Connecticut State University Director of University Relations Ed Osborne updates ECSU activities and talks about his memories of radio. Airdate: June 22, 2011.
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Jun, 22, 2011 Celebrate Radio: John Lescoe
Former Willimantic Mayor and Windham State Representative John Lescoe recalls the early years of WILI and radio in Connecticut. Airdate: June 22, 2011.
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Jun, 22, 2011 Celebrate Radio: Robin Rice
WILI office manager Robin Rice recalls the early days of WILI radio after her family's move from Idaho. Airdate: June 22, 2011.
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Jun, 22, 2011 Celebrate Radio: Mike Morrissette
WILI News Director Mike Morrissette talks about listening to WILI while growing up in Scotland, Connecticut. Airdate: June 22, 2011.
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Jun, 22, 2011 Celebrate Radio: Jackie Gaudette
Jackie Gaudette, owner of That Breakfast Place talks about WILI's live morning show broadcast. Airdate: June 22, 2011.
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Jun, 22, 2011 Celebrate Radio: Mike Rice
Former WILI president Mike Rice, now the president of the Connecticut Broadcaster's Association talks about the CBA's statewide effort to help Red Cross bloodmobiles and tells stories from the early days of WILI and radio in Connecticut. Airdate: June 22, 2011.
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Jun, 15, 2011 Connecticut's Civil War connection
Local historians Jamie Eves and Bev York discuss connecticut's Civil War Connections. Airdate: June 15, 2011.
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Jun, 10, 2011 UConn's Korey Stringer Institute
Doug Casa, Chief Operating Officer of UConn's Korey Stringer Institute, which works to prevent sudden death in sports, with Ph.D students Julie DeMartini, Rebecca Stearns, and Kelly Pagnotta. Airdate: June 10, 2011.
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Jun, 07, 2011 World traveler Agatha Hoover
World traveler Agatha Hoover of Mansfield tells of her plans to go around the world in fifty days, and describes some of her favorite tourism spots worldwide. Airdate: June 7, 2011.
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May, 17, 2011 WILI Ray of Sunshine award presentation to Sandy Reed
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Sandy Reed of Lebanon. Airdate: Maya 17, 2011.
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May, 10, 2011 First Congregational Church of Willimantic
The new pastor of the First Congregational Church of Willimantic, Rick Haverly, with Shirley Shepard and Nancy Dickerman. Airdate: May 10, 2011.
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May, 05, 2011 The Electric Trains
Duke York, Jack Collins, and Rick Spencer: New England's transportation music specialists--The Electric Trains. Airdate: May 5, 2011.
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Apr, 20, 2011 Technology's role in child abuse
Kerry Fair and Christine Collins from Generation Family Health Center talk about technology and how it is affecting the face of child abuse today. Airdate: April 20, 2011.
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Apr, 15, 2011 Hosmer Mountain Bottling Company's 99th anniversary
Bill, John, Chuck, and Andy Potvin discuss the 99th anniversary of the Hosmer Mountain Bottling Company. Airdate: April 15, 2011.
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Apr, 12, 2011 Poet Jon Andersen
Quinnebaug Valley Community College assistant professor of English Jon Andersen talks about poetry and upcoming local poetry programs. Airdate: April 12, 2011.
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Apr, 08, 2011 Connecticut Civil War commemoration
Re-enactor Marc Bassos talks about the 150th Connecticut Civil War Commemoration Commission. Airdate: April 8, 2011.
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Apr, 07, 2011 Bruce and Hannah Clements
Local community servants Bruce and Hannah Clements, who have hosted WILI's "Neighborhood" program for four years but are moving to Illinois. Airdate: April 7, 2011.
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Apr, 04, 2011 Rolando Lamb
UConn freshman basketball player Jeremy Lamb's father Rolando Lamb--a former standout at VCU--interviewed by Wayne Norman at the Final Four in Houston. Airdate: April 4, 2011.
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Mar, 31, 2011 Andrea McArdle and Frank Mack
Broadway legend Andrea McArdle--the original "Annie" and, star of "Urinetown" at UConn's Connecticut Repertory Theater, with CRT Managing Director Frank Mack. Airdate: March 31, 2011.
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Mar, 22, 2011 Windham High Girls Basketball
Coach Ken Valliere and the five starters for the 2011 Class "M" state champion Windham High girls basketball team--Taylor McBride, Carlee Smith, Danyelle Rodriguez, Haley Mather, and Ali Risley. Airdate: March 22, 2011.
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Mar, 17, 2011 Andrea Walker
Andrea Walker, whose son Kemba led the UConn men's basketball team to the 2011 NCAA championship--interviewed by Wayne Norman at halftime of the UConn/Cincinnati NCAA tournament game on March 17, 2011.
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Feb, 14, 2011 Ray of Sunshine award winner Rich Balogh
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine award to Rich Balogh of Windham. Airdate: February 14, 2011.
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Feb, 11, 2011 History of the Pulaski American Citizens Club in Willimantic
Dr. Anna Jaroszynska Kirchmann, Professor of History at ECSU, Polish Club President Neil Mesick, and John Lescoe, Committe Chair, talk about the history of the Pulaski American Citizens Club in Willimantic and a new exhibit on the club's history that opens February 18 at the Mill Museum. Airdate: February 11, 2011.
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Feb, 03, 2011 Historic Photos of Connecticut
Author Sam Rothman discusses his book "Historic Photos of Connecticut" and discusses significant moments in Connecticut history. Original airdate: May 4, 2009.
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Jan, 17, 2011 Connecticut State Troubadour Lara Herscovitch
Connecticut State Troubador Lara Herscovitch talks about her music and her work with the juvenile justice system. Original airdate: June 17, 2009.
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Jan, 17, 2011 Former UConn Basketball Coach Fred Shabel
Wayne Norman interviews former UConn Men's Basketball Coach Fred Shabel (1963-1967) at halftime of the UConn/Villanova game on January 17, 2011 on WILI and the UConn Radio Network. It was Shabel's first visit to Gampel Pavilion. He had a reunion at Gampel with four of his best players from that era--Wes Bialosuknia, Tom Penders, Bill Holowaty,and Ron Ritter and talks about each player. To hear a longer interview with Shabel, scroll down this page to March 21, 2009.
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Jan, 14, 2011 Nathan Hale biographer M. William Phelps
Author M. William Phelps, who has written a biography of Connecticut's official hero, Nathan Hale. Original airdate: September 23, 2008.
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Dec, 17, 2010 Author Andy Anderson
Longtime guitarist and songwriter Andy Anderson, early Sun Records artist with Elvis discusses his book "Memoirs Of The Original Rolling Stone." Airdate: December 17, 2010.
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Dec, 13, 2010 Windham Performing Arts Alumni
Wandering minstrels Tina Underwood-Robinson, Jim Baran, David Fenn, Sharon Brouillard, Ruthanne Santor, Megan Underwood, Joe Santor, and Abby Krist from the Windham Performing Arts Alumni. Airdate: December 13, 2010.
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Nov, 18, 2010 Ray of Sunshine award winner Lisa Baker Rose
Presentation of WILI's Ray of Sunshine Award to Lisa Baker Rose. Airdate: November 18, 2010.
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Nov, 09, 2010 UConn's Equestrian Team and riding programs
Alena Meacham, lecturer in UConn's Department of Animal Science talks about UConn’s equine teams and clubs. Airdate: November 9, 2010.
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Nov, 03, 2010 Rock and Roll historian Bruce Pollock
Music writer, editor, and historian Bruce Pollack -- the next to last of the rock journalists -- discusses the significant music of 1969. Original airdate: October 23, 2009.
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Oct, 25, 2010 UConn Women's Basketball Coach Geno Auriemma
UConn Women's Basketball Coach Geno Auriemma talks about the upcoming season, coaching the USA National Team to a world championship, his wines and restaurant, and his new grandson. Airdate: October 25, 2010.
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Oct, 06, 2010 First Church of Christ in Mansfield 300th Anniversary
Carolyn Stearns and Joann Wunchel talk about the 300th anniversary of the First Church of Christ in Mansfield Center, the church's history and how it dovetails with Mansfield's history. Airdate: October 6, 2010.
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Sep, 28, 2010 UConn and ECSU Police
Major Ron Blicher, Director of Police Services with the UConn Police Department and Police Chief Jeff Garewski from the Eastern Connecticut State University Police discuss campus safety issues. Airdate: September 28, 2010.
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Sep, 23, 2010 Blind Golfer Dick Pomo with his brother Gary Pomo
Brothers Dick Pomo and Gary Pomo talk about overcoming blindness and playing in the Blind Golf Association national tournament in Philadelphia. Dick is blind--Gary is his "coach." Airdate: September 23, 2010.
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Sep, 13, 2010 Manchester Police Chief Marc Montminy
Manchester Police Chief Marc Montminy discusses the implementation of an aggressive new anti-domestic violence program called "Men Make A Difference." Airdate: September 13, 2010.
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Sep, 01, 2010 Summer 2010 Ray of Sunshine Dan Hill
Presentation of WILI's Ray Of Sunshine award to Willimantic Little League President Dan Hill. Airdate: Septmeber 1, 2010.
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Aug, 31, 2010 Legendary Capitol Records promotion man Merv Amols
Legendary former Capitol Records promoter Merv Amols and local music raconteur Gary Pomo talk about the old days of music. Merv died August 21, 2010. Original WILI airdate: January 5, 1997.
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Aug, 24, 2010 Wayne Norman's 40th anniversary at WILI
The WILI staff surprises Wayne Norman on his 40th anniversary at WILI. Airdate: August 24, 2010.
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Aug, 23, 2010 Michael Foster, Mark Easton and David Pendragon from Avalanche
Local musicians Michael Foster, Mark Easton and David Pendragon from the rock and roll group Avalanche talk about their music and about the old days of bands who played in the Windham area. Airdate: August 23, 2010.
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Aug, 12, 2010 Former Willimantic Fire Chief Ron Palmer
Retired Willimantic Fire Chief Ron Palmer reflects on his four decades with the Willimantic Fire Department. Airdate: August 12, 2010.
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Aug, 05, 2010 Windham High School Class of 1960
Dan Twomey, Wayne Cormier, Ed Haddad, and Jean (Bradfield) Moore from Windham High School's Class of 1960 talk about their WHS years and the upcoming 50th reunion. Airdate: August 5, 2010
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Jul, 28, 2010 Miss Connecticut 2010 and Miss Connecticut Outstanding Teen 2010
Miss Connecticut 2010 Brittany Decker from Bristol and Miss Connecticut's Outstanding Teen 2010 Logan West from Southington. Airdate: July 28, 2010.
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Jul, 15, 2010 Bernard van Zyl on how adult stem cell therapy saved his life
Scientist, author, and speaker Bernie van Zyl talks about stem cell research, applications, and controversy. Original airdate: July 28, 2009.
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Jul, 14, 2010 Windham States Attorney Patricia Froehlich
Connecticut State's Attorney Patricia M. Froehlich discusses the business of prosecuting, and her cases involving drugs, domestic violence, and sexual abuse. Airdate: July 14, 2010.
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Jun, 25, 2010 Shaboo Reunion 2010
David Foster, Bruce John, Lynn Duval and Wayne Norman talk about "Shaboo Legends at the Mill Museum and Thirsty Frog" and tell stories of the legendary Shaboo years. Airdate: June 25, 2010.
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Jun, 17, 2010 Eric Kapitulik scales Mount Everest
Eric Kapitulik, CEO and founder of The Program, who scaled Mount Everest on May 23, 2010. Airdate: June 17, 2010.
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Jun, 16, 2010 Gary Pomo and Mike Morrissette
Singer, entertainer, and collector Gary Pomo discusses oldies, music and collectables with Wayne Norman and Mike Morrissette. Original airdate: August 28, 2009.
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Jun, 07, 2010 ACT Video students Josh Cranmer, Joey Schweizer and Evan Fulton
Video students from ACT--Arts at the Capitol Theater--Josh Cranmer, Evan Fulton and Joey Schweizer, talking about their project that got them a trip to the CBS Early Show in New York. Airdate: June 7, 2010.
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May, 24, 2010 WILI Ray of Sunshine winner Sue Humes
Presentation of WILI's Ray Of Sunshine award to Sue Humes. Airdate: May 24, 2010.
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May, 19, 2010 Pete Johnson of Columbia - a winner on Deal or No Deal
Peter Johnson talks about winning $70,000 as a contestant on "Deal Or No Deal." AIrdate: May 19, 2010.
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Apr, 22, 2010 Dick Curland on Bill Stanley's legacy
Dick Curland reflects on the legacy of the late Norwich historian Bill Stanley. Airdate: April 22, 2010.
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Apr, 21, 2010 Willimantic Orchestra
Donald Shankweiler, viola player with the Willimantic Orchestra, talks about the history of the orchestra and how it has evolved over 30 years. Airdate: April 21, 2010.
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Apr, 20, 2010 CRIS Radio --Connecticut's talking newsstand for the blind
Executive Director Diane Weaver Dunne, with Board of Directors members Wayne Mulligan, Tom Grossi, and Carol Taylor discuss CRIS Radio--The Connecticut Radio Information System. Airdate: April 20, 2010.
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Mar, 31, 2010 Dr. Jeffrey Danforth -- Children's Mental Health
ECSU Psychology Professor Jeffrey Danforth talks about children's mental health issues--including depression, anxiety, hyperactivity, autism, conduct disorders, and child abuse. Airdate: March 31, 2010.
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Mar, 30, 2010 Embroidery
Dawn Saladino-Toth and one of her students Carol Silva talk about embroidery. Airdate: March 30, 2010.
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Mar, 12, 2010 Dan Gordon: Haunted Baseball
Dan Gordon, co-author of the baseball bestseller Haunted Baseball: Ghosts, Curses, Legends, and Eerie Events. Original airdate: April 22, 2008.
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Mar, 02, 2010 Windham's Legacy
Jim Baran, President of Windham Performing Arts Alumni, Joe Tomanelli, Coordinator of Music for Windham Public Schools, and Steve Kaminski, producer of the documentary "Windham's Legacy." Airdate: March 2, 2010.
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Mar, 01, 2010 Windham's Polish heritage
ECSU history professor Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann, John Lescoe, and Ed Holda trace the history of Polish people in Windham. Airdate: March 1, 2010.
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Feb, 22, 2010 WILI Ray of Sunshine winner Donna Charron
Presentation of WILI's Ray Of Sunshine award to Donna Charron with her nominator Sharon Vernon. Airdate: February 22, 2010.
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Feb, 12, 2010 Wildlife biologist Peter Picone
Wildlife biologist and naturalist Peter Picone talks about "Wildlife is My Passion," deer, moose, squirrels, coyotes, fishercats, and more. Airdate: February 12, 2010.
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Feb, 03, 2010 Windham BIGG PLAY and Willimantic Main Street history
Bill Shea, Jay Handfield, and Fran Santa Lucia from Windham BIGG PLAY talk about this year's baseball trip to China and reflect on the old days of Main Street, Willimantic. Airdate: February 3, 2010.
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Jan, 11, 2010 Windham co-historian Jamie Eves
Windham's Town co-historian Jamie Eves talks about the history of Windham's Town Hall, and the renovated ballroom where the "Snow Ball" will take place. Airdate: January 11, 2010.
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Jan, 05, 2010 UConn Mens Basketball manager Kyle Lyddy
Former UConn Men's Basketball team manager Kyle Lyddy talks about his new book "From My Seat," which chronicles the Huskies road to the 2009 Final Four. Airdate: January 5, 2009.
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Dec, 11, 2009 Windham's new town historians Bill McMunn and Jamie Eves
Windham's new co-town historians Jamie Eves and Bill McMunn tell stories from Windham's past. Airdate: December 11, 2009.
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Nov, 30, 2009 WILI Ray of Sunshine winner Pam Bibeau with Tricia Figueroa
Presentation of WILI's Ray Of Sunshine award to Pamela Bibeau. Airdate: November 30, 2009.
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Nov, 13, 2009 Ruth Ridgeway on the origin of street names in Willimantic and Windham
Former Windham town historian and Romantic Willimantic "Cupid," the late Ruth Ridgeway tells the history of street names in Windham. Program originally aired in 1995. Airdate: November 13, 2009.
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Nov, 12, 2009 Wendell and Florence Minor
Best-selling illustrator Wendell Minor and author Florence Minor talk about their 40 children's books, including "Look To The Stars" (with astronaut Buzz Aldrin), "If You Were a Penguin," and "The Last Polar Bear." Wendell and Florence will be signing books at the Connecticut Children's Book Fair at UConn this weekend. Airdate: November 12, 2009.
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Nov, 10, 2009 Smooth Jazz band "Airborne"
Keyboard player/singer Tom Borino, guitar player Greg Borino and Johnny Parris from the New Haven smooth jazz band "Airborne." Airdate: November 10, 2009.
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Nov, 05, 2009 Windham's new Town Manager Neal Beets
Windham's new Town Manager Neal Beets discusses his background and his plans for Windham. Airdate: November 5, 2009.
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Nov, 04, 2009 Major Michael Goba
Major Michael Goba, Chief of Civil Law for the 18th Airborne Corps updates his career and travels with the U. S. Army, and talks about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Airdate: November 4, 2009.
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Oct, 20, 2009 Sandy Taylor tribute at ECSU
ECSU Professors Claudia Widdiss and Jim Russell talk about the legacy of the late Sandy Taylor and an October 24 scholarship fundraiser in his name. Airdate: October 20, 2009.
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Oct, 15, 2009 David Foster
Local musician David Foster talks about his latest CD release: "What A Life: The Lost LA Sessisons" which was recorded in 1987 but released in 2009. Airdate: October 15, 2009.
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Oct, 08, 2009 Avon Mountain Crash
Author Mark Robinson talks about the 2005 Avon Mountain crash and his new book "Smoke, Fire, and Angels". Robinson is a former Mansfield and Coventry resident who survived the crash. Airdate: October 8, 2009.
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Oct, 05, 2009 Willimantic Footbridge
Norwich Bulletin columnist Dick Curland traces the history of Willimantic's footbridge. Airdate: October 5, 2009.
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Oct, 01, 2009 Books To Dreams
Miriam Stannard Epstein from Books To Dreams -- a literacy program for children in need. Airdate: October 1, 2009.
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Sep, 10, 2009 Sam Kassman and Monty Heon
Monty Heon of Lebanon, who won a new Acer Aspire laptop from WILI and The Computer Tamers for his grandfather, Sam Kassman. Sam talks about serving in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Casper in the Pacific Theater in World War II. Airdate: September 10, 2009.
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Aug, 31, 2009 WILI's Summer 2009 Ray of Sunshine winner Joan Morin
WILI's Summer 2009 Ray of Sunshine winner Joan Morin with Carol Killeen, who nominated her. Airdate: August 31, 2009.
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Aug, 24, 2009 The local legacy of Tony and Kathy Clark
Dave Magnuson, Annie Clark, Jean deSmet, Mark Svetz discuss the legacy of the late Tony and Kathy Clark to our community. Airdate: August 24, 2009.
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Jul, 16, 2009 Author John C. Littlefield
Former Eastern Airlines pilot John C. Littlefield talks about "Death Of The Falcon" -- his novel based on the demise of Eastern Airlines. Airdate: July 16, 2009.
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Jun, 26, 2009 Interfaith Sewing and Service Group Quilt Show
Co-chairs Joan Johnson and Marge Bachand talk about quilting and the Interfaith Sewing & Service Group Quilt Show. Airdate: June 26, 2009.
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Jun, 24, 2009 Charlie Barrett remembers Ed McMahon
Former Willimantic resident Charlie Barrett, whose dad Russell Barrett used to run the Capitol Theater, remembers the legacy of the late Ed McMahon. Charlie was McMahon's press agent during the "Tonight Show" years and beyond. Airdate: June 24, 2009.
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Jun, 01, 2009 Kay Roan
WILI Ray of Sunshine winner Kay Roan. Airdate: June 1, 2009.
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May, 15, 2009 Actress Robia Lamorte
Actress Robia Lamorte, who played Jenny Calendar for two years on "Buffy The Vampire Slayer," Jill Fleming on "Beverly Hills 90210" and danced in videos and on tour with Prince talks about her acting career and her faith journey. Airdate: May 15, 2009.
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May, 06, 2009 Willimantic Waste Paper
Tim Devivo, Tom Devivo and Victoria Lindsey from Willimantic Waste Paper talk about the future of recycling and the new state-of-the-art single stream system. AIrdate: May 6, 2009.
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Apr, 23, 2009 Susan Gerr and Paul Lyzun
Potter Susan Gerr and filmmaker Paul Lyzun talk about the art of pottery and Paul's new film on pottery. Airdate: April 23, 2009.
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Apr, 22, 2009 Sue Audette -- Paddlesports
World class paddler Sue Audette talks about paddlesports--kayaking and canoeing--where to do them and how to paddle safely. Airdate: April 22, 2009.
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Apr, 09, 2009 Willimantic DQ owner Paul Bertora
The owner of the Willimantic DQ Paul Bertora. Airdate: April 9, 2009.
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Apr, 07, 2009 Audiophile Peter Ledermann
Peter Ledermann, President and Chief Engineer of Soundsmith in Peekskill, NY talks about high quality sound systems, the recent trend back to vinyl records, and his involvement in "Stolen Childhoods"--a project to eliminate child slavery worldwide. Original airdate: June 9, 2008.
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Mar, 21, 2009 Fred Shabel
Former UConn Men's Basketball Coach Fred Shabel (1963-1967) interviewed by Wayne Norman on the pregame show of our UConn/Texas A & M NCAA Tournament game. Airdate: March 21, 2009.
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Mar, 09, 2009 WILI Ray of Sunshine award winner Marion Russo
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Mar, 04, 2009 Mark Roy -- History of UConn
UConn Media Specialist in University Communications and former WILI News Director (1974-1981) Mark Roy talks about the early history of UConn. Airdate: March 4, 2009.
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Feb, 10, 2009 Hollywood scriptwriter Robert Palm
Former Windham resident Robert Palm, who has written scripts for Law and Order, Miami Vice, and American Gothic. Originally aired in 2004.
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Jan, 13, 2009 Accu-Weather Meteorologist Joe Lundberg
Former WILI morning meteorlogist Joe Lundberg. Airdate: January 13, 2009.
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Dec, 31, 2008 Susan Campbell
Harford Courant columnist Susan Campbell, author of "Dating Jesus." Airdate: December 31, 2008.
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Dec, 17, 2008 Author Wally Lamb
Author Wally Lamb talks about his writing and his latest novel "The Hour I First Believed. Airdate: December 17, 2008.
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Dec, 12, 2008 UConn music professor Kenneth Fuchs
UConn music professor Kenneth Fuchs talks about classical music and his two CD's recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra which feature his compositions. Airdate: December 12, 2008.
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Dec, 11, 2008 December 2008 Ray Of Sunshine winners Frank and Shirley Mauro
WILI's December 2008 Ray of Sunshine award winners Shirley and Frank Mauro with Charlie Wynn, who nominated them. Airdate: December 11, 2008.
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Dec, 01, 2008 The Somaliland Academy of Science
Jonathan Starr, Managing Director of the Somaliland Academy of Science, and Dr. Ahmed Esa, Director of the Institute for Practical Research and Training tell what's happening in the part of Somalia without pirates, war and chaos. Airdate: December 1, 2008.
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Nov, 11, 2008 WILI's November Ray of Sunshine winner Charlene Perry
Presentation of WILI's November Ray of Sunshine Award to Scotland Postmaster Charlene Perry. Airdate: November 11, 2008.
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Oct, 22, 2008 Connecticut State University Chancellor Dr. David Carter
Connecticut State University Chancellor and former ECSU President Dr. David Carter talks about education issues and his 18 years at Eastern. Airdate: October 22, 2008.
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Oct, 21, 2008 Design Center East
Michael Weitz from Design Center East in Willimantic talks about home improvements and remodeling. AIrdate: October 21, 2008.
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Oct, 14, 2008 October Ray of Sunshine Award winner Angela Latour
Presentation of our October 2008 Ray of Sunshine award to Angela LaTour of Bozrah. Airdate: October 14, 2008.
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Oct, 09, 2008 Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut
Chris Watts, assistant director of the Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut. Airdate: October 9, 2008.
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Sep, 30, 2008 Red Sox VP Chuck Steedman
Boston Red Sox Vice President of Fenway Ventures and Broadcast Services, and Executive VP of Fenway Sports Group discusses the business of baseball. Original aIrdate: November 16, 2007.
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Sep, 22, 2008 Tessa and Laura Smolenski of Pre-Wrap.com
RHAM High School students Tessa and Laura Smolenski of Hebron and their parents Teresa and Dick talk about their business Pre-Wrap.com which sells colorful athletic wrap which many girls use to tie back their hair. Airdate: September 22, 2008.
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Sep, 15, 2008 Ray of Sunshine winner Joan Goba
WILI's September 2008 Ray of Sunshine award winner Joan Goba of Lebanon. Airdate: September 15, 2008.
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Sep, 10, 2008 The Hurricane of 1938
Norman Stevens and Cathy Wright from the Mansfield Historical Society reflect on the 70th anniversary of the legendary 1938 Hurricane in Connecticut. Airdate: September 10, 2008.
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Sep, 08, 2008 Willimantic Brewing Company/Main Street Cafe
David Wollner, owner of the Willimantic Brewing Company/Main Street Cafe talks about being awarded "Best Brew Pub in Connecticut," how he brews beer, and the restaurant business. Airdate: September 8, 2008.
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Aug, 22, 2008 State Archaeologist Nick Bellantoni
Connecticut State Archaeologist Nick Bellantoni talks about his many digs, the Archaeology Field Dig School, and about new programs at the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History. Airdate: August 22, 2008.
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Aug, 19, 2008 August 2008 Ray of Sunshine award winner Donna Clausen
WILI's August 2008 Ray of Sunshine award winner Donna Clausen. Airdate: August 19, 2008.
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Jul, 21, 2008 July 2008 Ray of Sunshine award winner Rosa Tirado
July 2008 Ray of Sunshine award winner Rosa Tirado with nominator Yvonne Trevirrow. Airdate: July 21, 2008.
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Jul, 18, 2008 Peter Tork of the Monkees
Musician and Windham and E. O. Smith High School alum Peter Tork of the Monkees talks about his music--then and now--his candidacy for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and his former alcohol additction. Airdate: July 18, 2008.
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Jul, 09, 2008 Colin and Roy Gallant's Electric Car
Colin and Roy Gallant of Ashford talk about the 1995 Honda Civic they converted to an electric powered vehicle. Airdate: July 9, 2008.
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Jun, 28, 2008 UConn's Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry
John Bell, Director of UConn's Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry. Airdate, June 28, 2008.
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Jun, 20, 2008 Shaboo Reunion 2008
David Foster previews the 26th Anniversary Shaboo Reunion and reflects back on memories of the legendary local nightclub. Airdate: June 20, 2008
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Jun, 19, 2008 Windham High School Class of 1958
Bob Coutu, Ellie (Haggerty) Tambornini, Gene Lewis, Charlie Barrett, and Jack Boucher from Windham High School's Class of 1958. Airdate: June 19, 2008.
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Jun, 16, 2008 Blind keyboard player Bob Burke
Blind keyboard player Bob Burke, a recent inductee into the Manchester Arts Commission Hall of Fame. Airdate: June 16, 2008.
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Jun, 10, 2008 June Ray of Sunshine award winner Barbara Leary
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May, 07, 2008 Connecticut Association For Aviculture
Amy Hopkins and Ginny August from the Connecticut Association for Aviculture with some of their fine feathered friends. Airdate: May 7, 2008.
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Apr, 24, 2008 UConn Pep Band
Director Tyler Lawing, Dana Andreoli, Tim Fortin, Will Ader, Jay Jarret and Dr. David Mills from the UConn Pep Bands and Marching Band. Airdate: April 24, 2008.
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Apr, 17, 2008 Connecticut Gravestone Network
Ruth Brown, Executive Director of the Connecticut Gravestone Network talks about protecting old burial grounds and preserving their historical significance. Airdate: April 17, 2008.
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Apr, 14, 2008 WILI's April Ray of Sunshine Joe Henry
Presentation of WILI's April Ray of Sunshine award to Joe Henry. Airdate: April 14, 2008.
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Apr, 08, 2008 Father Greg Galvin
Father Greg Galvin, Director of Vocations with the Diocese of Norwich talks about careers in the priesthood, Pope Benedict's USA visit, and other diocese matters. Airdate: April 8, 2008.
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Apr, 07, 2008 Museum of Connecticut History
Patrick Smith, Curator of Education at the Museum of Connecticut History and Norman Stevens from the Mansfield Historical Society talk about Connecticut inventions. Airdate: April 7, 2008.
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Mar, 31, 2008 Three year old child prodigy Adrian Aivaliotis
Three year old child prodigy Adrian Aivaliotis of Colchester, and his mom Carrie. Adrian has been featured on 20/20 and other national programs. Airdate: March 31, 2008.
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Mar, 10, 2008 WILI's March Ray of Sunshine winner Barbara Colon
Presentation of WILI's March Ray of Sunshine award to Barbara Colon. Airdate: March 10, 2008.
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Feb, 22, 2008 2008 Romantic Willimantic Cupid Lynn White with John Lescoe
Romantic Willimantic's 2008 Cupid, Lynn White, and John Lescoe, who selected the first five Cupids. Airdate: February 22, 2008.
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Feb, 15, 2008 Ken Best
Ken Best, editor of the UConn alumni magazine "Traditions", and the author of the rock and roll history anthology, "Eight Days a Week: An Illustrated Record of Rock ‘n’ Roll." Original airdate: January 3, 2007
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Feb, 14, 2008 New London Day Sports Editor Chuck Banning
Chuck Banning, Sports Editor of the New London Day talks about covering the Super Bowl and sports journalism. Airdate: February 14, 2008.
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Feb, 14, 2008 WILI's Feburary Ray of Sunshine winner Charlie Wynn
Presentation of WILI's February Ray of Sunshine award to Charlie Wynn. Airdate: February 14, 2008.
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Feb, 11, 2008 Mel Johnson and Ellen Brodie
Actor Mel Johnson, Jr. and ECSU Performing Arts Professor Ellen Brodie discuss Mel's performance in "Frederick Douglass: In The Shadow Of Slavery." Mel played Mufasa on Broadway in "The Lion King," as Benny the cab driver in "Total Recall," and as Broca in "Star Trek: Deep Space 9." AIrdate: February 11, 2008.
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Feb, 01, 2008 Thailand
ECSU Education Professor David Stoloff tells of his Fulbright Exchange trip to Chaing Mai in Northern Thailand. Airdate: February 1, 2008.
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Jan, 29, 2008 Associated Press-Connecticut
Donna Tommelleo and Pat Eaton-Robb from Associated Press-Connecticut discuss journalism, news, and sports. Airdate: January 29, 2008.
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Jan, 24, 2008 Nicole Taylor
Singer Nicole Taylor. Original airdate: February 23, 2007
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Jan, 14, 2008 Jessica Medina
Presentation of WILI's January Ray of Sunshine Award to Jessica Medina. Airdate: January 14, 2008.
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Jan, 09, 2008 Engineering ethics
Civil Engineers George Benedetti and Howard Epstein discussing engineering ethics. Airdate: January 9, 2008
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Dec, 26, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Bill Bruneau
Former WILI morning newscaster Bill Bruneau (1972-1974). Airdate: December 26, 2007.
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Dec, 11, 2007 Musa Lubega -- Gorillas in Uganda
UConn Natural Resources Management and Engineering graduate student Musa Lubega talks about mountain gorillas in Uganda. Airdate: December 11, 2007.
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Dec, 10, 2007 December Ray of Sunshine Linda Harbec
The December winner of our Ray of Sunshine Award, Lilnda Harbec. Airdate: December 10, 2007.
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Nov, 29, 2007 Joy Huang
WILI intern Joy Huang, a senior Women's Studies major at UConn talks about her homeland: Taiwan. Airdate: November 29, 2007.
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Nov, 12, 2007 November Ray of Sunshine award winer RIchard Kelley
WILI's November Ray of Sunshine award winner Richard Kelley with Mohegan Sun Director of Sports and Entertainment Bob Yalen. Airdate: November 12, 2007.
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Oct, 25, 2007 San Diego brush fires
Wayne Norman's sister Kimberly tells of being evacuated from the fires near San Diego. Airdate: October 25, 2007
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Oct, 24, 2007 Witches Among Us
Rebecca Taber-Conover, Director of Education, Antiquarian & Landmarks Society, and ECSU Education professor Leslie P. Ricklin, discuss Witches Among Us: A Reconsideration of Witchcraft Studies. Airdate: October 24, 2007.
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Oct, 16, 2007 Nelson Walker and Nelson Walker III
Filmmaker Nelson Walker III and his father Dr, Nelson Walker talk about the documentary movie LUMO, about terrorist rape in the Congo. Airdate: October 16, 2007
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Oct, 08, 2007 WILI's October Ray of Sunshine winner Lynn White
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Oct, 05, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Terry Ley
WILI's 50th anniversary: 1970's announcer Terry Ley. Airdate: October 5, 2007
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Oct, 05, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Denise Bellamy
WILI"s 50th anniversary: 1980's announcer Denise Bellamy. Airdate: October 5, 2007.
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Oct, 05, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Lynn Moebus
WILI's 50th anniversary: 1990's newscaster Lynn Moebus. Airdate: October 5, 2007
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Oct, 05, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Mark Christopher and Steve Coates
WILI's 50th anniversary: 1980's announcer Mark Christopher and 1990's newscaster Steve Coates. AIrdate: October 5, 2007
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Oct, 05, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Jeff Hathaway and Mike Enright
WILI's 50th anniversary: UConn Athletics Director Jeff Hathaway and SID Mike Enright make a special presentation to WILI for its commitment to UConn athletics. Airdate: October 5, 2007.
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Oct, 05, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Gordon Smith
WILI's 50th anniversary: Afternoon show host Gordon Smith (1988-1993). AIrdate: October 5, 2007
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Oct, 05, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Mike Rice
WILI's 50th anniversary: Former Nutmeg Broadcasting Company president Mike Rice. Airdate: October 5, 2007
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Oct, 05, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Governor Jodi Rell
WILI's 50th anniversary: Governer Jodi Rell reads a proclamation declaring October 5 as WILI day in Connecticut. Airdate: October 5, 2007
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Oct, 05, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Gretchen Fairweather
WILI's 50th anniversary: WILI account executive Gretchen Fairweather (1970's and 1980's). Airdate: October 5, 2007
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Oct, 05, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Richard Hoffman
WILI's 50th anniversary: News Director Richard Hoffman (1978-1984). Airdate: October 5, 2007
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Oct, 05, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Tom Lyons
WILI's 50th anniversary: 1970's announcer Tom Lyons. Airdate: October 5, 2007.
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Oct, 05, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Dave Tomm
WILI"s 50th anniversary: 1980's announcer Dave Tomm. Airdate: October 5, 2007.
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Oct, 05, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Herb Rice
WILI's 50th anniversary: Former Chairman of the Board of the Nutmeg Broadcasting Company, the late Herbert C. Rice, reading his message on WILI's 25th anniversary in 1982. Airdate: October 5, 2007
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Oct, 05, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Kristin Malavenda
WILI's 50th anniversary: 1990's newscaster Kristin Curry Malavenda. Airdate: October 5, 2007
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Oct, 04, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: 1957 engineer Bob Chasse
WILI's 50th anniversary: WILI's engineer the day the station went on the air for the first time, Bob Chasse. Airdate: October 4, 2007
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Oct, 04, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Bill Olds
WILI's 50th anniversary: "Wild Bill" Olds, WILI's first sports director in 1957. Airdate: Oct 4, 2007
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Oct, 04, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: 1960's announcers, part 1
WILI's 50th anniversary: WILI 1960's announcers Mike Gerardi, Bob "Uncle Greg" Gregory, and Jim Duffy. Part 1. Airdate: October 4, 2007
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Oct, 04, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: 1960's announcers, part 2
WILI's 50th anniversary: WILI 1960's announcers Mike Gerardi, Bob "Uncle Greg" Gregory, and Jim Duffy. Part 2. Airdate: October 4, 2007
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Oct, 04, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Meterologist Joe Lundberg
WILI's 50th anniversary: Accu-weather meterologist Joe Lundberg (1990's). Airdate: October 4, 2007
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Oct, 04, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Brian Lapis
WILI's 50th anniversary: Announcer Brian Lapis (1990's). Airdate: October 4, 2007
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Oct, 04, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Frank Melo
WILI's 50th anniversary: 1970's sportscaster Frank Melo. Airdate: October 4, 2007
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Oct, 03, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: GM Dave Evan
WILI's 50th anniversary: Former General Manager Dave Evan. Airdate: October 3, 2007.
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Oct, 03, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Cindy Bailen
WILI's 50th anniversary: Afternoon announcer Cindy Bailen (1976-1977). Airdate: October 3, 2007
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Oct, 03, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Larry Davis
WILI's 50th anniversary week. Announcer Larry Davis (1969-1972). Airdate: October 3, 2007
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Oct, 03, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Liz Bosco
WILI's 50th anniversary: Office and traffic manager Liz Bosco (1990-1996). Airdate: October 3, 2007
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Oct, 03, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Karin Sherbin
WILI's 50th anniversary: Afternoon newscaster Karin Sherbin (1976-77). Airdate: October 3, 2007
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Oct, 03, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Keith Rice
WILI's 50th anniversary: 1990's announcer Keith Rice. Airdate: October 3, 2007
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Oct, 03, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Bud Fisher
WILI's 50th anniversary: Mid day announcer (You're rockin' with) Bud Fisher (1973-1974). Airdate: October 3, 2007
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Oct, 03, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Charlie Barrett
WILI's 50th anniversary: Charlie Barrett reflects on 1957 and the private reception at the Capitol Theater on WILI's first day on the air. Charlie's dad Russell Barrett used to run the Capitol Theater. Airdate: October 3, 2007
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Oct, 02, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Danny Chun
WILI's 50th anniversary week: Former WILI news director Danny Chun. Airdate: October 2, 2007.
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Oct, 02, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: 1970's newscasters, part 1
WILI's 50th anniversary week: 1970's newscasters Steve Kotchko, Mark Roy, Don DeCesare, and Jeff Reismann, part one. Airdate: October 2, 2007
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Oct, 02, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: 1970's newscasters, part 2
WILI's 50th anniversary week: 1970's newscasters Steve Kotchko, Mark Roy, Don DeCesare, and Jeff Reismann, part two. Airdate: October 2, 2007
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Oct, 02, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Frank Walker
WILI's 50th anniversary: 1970's announcer Frank Walker. Airdate: October 2, 1957
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Oct, 01, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Meteorologist Todd Glickman
WILI's 50th anniversary week: Former WILI meteorologist Todd Glickman (1978-1982). Airdate: October 1, 2007.
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Oct, 01, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Dan Hayden
WILI's 50th anniversary week: Former WILI announcer Dan Hayden. Airdate: October 1, 2007.
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Oct, 01, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Les Morrell, Robin Lee Jennings, and Grahame Winters, part 1
Announcers Les Morrell (1970s), Robin Lee Jennings (1980s), and Grahame Winters (1990s), part 1. Airdate: Oct 1, 2007
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Oct, 01, 2007 WILI's 50th Anniversary: Les Morrell, Robin Lee Jennings, and Grahame Winters, part 2
Announcers Les Morrell (70s), Robin Lee Jennings (80s), and Grahame Winters (90s), part 2. Airdate: October 1, 2007
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Sep, 27, 2007 Mike Miller -- Paul McCartney tribute, Part 1
Mike Miller of Scotland talks about Paul McCartney, the Beatles, and Mike's tribute band RAMM. Part 1. Airdate: September 27, 2007.
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Sep, 27, 2007 Mike Miller -- Paul McCartney tribute, part 2
Mike Miller of Scotland talks about Paul McCartney, the Beatles, and Mike's tribute band RAMM. Part 2. Airdate: September 27, 2007.
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Sep, 17, 2007 World War II POW Paul Panagrosso
World War II veteran Paul Panagrosso from North Windham and his son Lt. Col Scott Panagrosso with the Army National Guard. Airdate: September 17, 2007
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Aug, 31, 2007 Red Sox moviemakers
Monika Lahiri and Ges Selmont, stars of a movie about the 2004 World Series champion Red Sox, "Wait Till This Year" Original airdate: December 7, 2005
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Aug, 29, 2007 Prostate cancer surgeon Dr. Joseph Wagner
One of the nation's leading prostate cancer surgeons, Dr. Joseph Wagner. Original airdate: July 19, 2004.
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Aug, 24, 2007 Colin Carlson
Eleven year old Colin Carlson of Coventry, a local winner in Nestle's Very Best in Youth competition, and his mom Jessica. Airdate: August 24, 2007.
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Aug, 16, 2007 Shaboo Reunion, Part 1
David Foster, Bruce John, John Tuite and Wayne Norman reflect on the Shaboo years (1971-1982) and look ahead to the Shaboo 25th anniversary concert. Part one. Airdate: August 16, 2007.
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Aug, 16, 2007 Shaboo Reunion, Part 2
David Foster, Bruce John, John Tuite and Wayne Norman reflect on the Shaboo years (1971-1982) and look ahead to the Shaboo 25th anniversary concert. Part two. Airdate: August 16, 2007.
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Jul, 19, 2007 David Balkan
Hollywood TV producer/writer David Balkan--part 1. Airdate: July 19, 2007.
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Jul, 19, 2007 David Balkan-part 2
Hollywood producer/writer David Balkan--part 2. Airdate: July 19, 2007.
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Jul, 09, 2007 Ray of Sunshine: Pam Horrocks
Presentation of WILI's July Ray of Sunshine award to Pam Horrocks. With nominator David Stoloff and Mohegan Sun Executive Pastry Chef Lynn Mansel. Airdate: July 9, 2007.
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Jun, 26, 2007 Local baseball
Steve Cervizzi, Kevin Ericson, Stan Harris and Marty Gomez talk baseball--from youth baseball to the major leagues. Airdate: June 26, 2007.
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Jun, 11, 2007 Tom Weston, Dave Boland and Matt Boland
Tom Weston, Dave Boland and NBA referee Matt Boland from "Timing is Everything" discuss basketball rules and timing. Airdate: June 11, 2007.
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May, 15, 2007 Wendell and Florence Minor
Award winning illustrator Wendell Minor and his wife Florence discuss their latest book, a collaboration with Mary Higgins Clark called "Ghost Ship." Airdate: May 15, 2007
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May, 07, 2007 Erin Cox
WTNH-TV news reporter Erin Cox from Windham. Airdate: May 7, 2007
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Apr, 27, 2007 Red Sox fans, part 1
Red Sox fans Joan Gurski, Steve Cox, Dennis O'Brien, Ken Brostek, and Wayne Norman talk about the Sox--past and present. (Part 1) Airdate: April 27, 2007
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Apr, 27, 2007 Red Sox fans, part 2
Red Sox fans Joan Gurski, Steve Cox, Dennis O'Brien, Ken Brostek, and Wayne Norman talk about the Sox--past and present. (Part 2) Airdate: April 27, 2007
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Mar, 30, 2007 Exotic birds
Bobbi Dwyer and Delia Berlin with their parrots. Airdate: March 30, 2007
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Mar, 13, 2007 Hiking Kilimanjaro
Denis Killeen and Mike Morell recap their hike to the summit of Kilimanjaro. Airdate: March 13, 2007
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Mar, 01, 2007 Charlene Jacobs
Devoted UConn Men's and Women's Basketball fan Charlene Jacobs--the sign lady--tells stories about the Huskies, and talks about her website www.uconnhooplegends.com Airdate: March 1, 2007
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Feb, 20, 2007 Rosalie Renfrew
Rosalie Renfrew talks about her aunt, the late actress Rosalind Russell. Airdate: February 20, 2007
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Feb, 05, 2007 Toby Kimball
UConn basketball "Husky of Honor" Toby Kimball -- taped in San Diego August 2004
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Jan, 19, 2007 Matt Scherer
UConn Ice Hockey captain Matt Scherer, who won $25,000 on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Airdate: January 19, 2007
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Jan, 03, 2007 Tony Hanson
UConn basketball great Tony Hanson, who became a Member of the British Empire in April, 2007. Airdate: January 3, 2007
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Nov, 30, 2006 Clyde Washburne
ECSU Hall of Fame Coach Clyde Washburne, who was inducted into the National Fastpitch Coaches' Association Hall of Fame in Tuscon in December, 2006. Airdate: November 30, 2006
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Oct, 24, 2006 John Risley
2006 ECSU Athletic Hall of Fame inductee and long time local coach John Risley. Airdate: October 24, 2006
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Aug, 29, 2006 Willi-MAC Softball 2006
Willi-MAC softball president Jim Baran, Norbert Gonzalez, Chuck Potvin, and Charlie Catalano look back at softball in Willimantic. Airdate: August 29, 2006
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Aug, 16, 2006 TV weatherman Brian Lapis
Former WILI announcer and current WWLP-Springfield weatherman Brian Lapis of Columbia. Airdate: August 16, 2006
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Jul, 26, 2006 Bill Potvin on doo-wop
Oldies and doo-wop expert Bill Potvin of Willimantic. Airdate: July 26, 2006
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Jul, 10, 2006 Jeff Otterbein
Hartford Courant Sports Editor Jeff Otterbein. Airdate: July 10, 2006
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Jul, 07, 2006 Kevin Porter
17 year old leukemia survivor Kevin Porter--taped at his summer home in New Milford, Ct. Airdate: July 7, 2006
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Jun, 22, 2006 Peter Tork
Former Monkee Peter Tork, who attended Windham High and E. O. Smith. Airdate June 22, 2006
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Jun, 02, 2006 Tom Beardsley
Former Windham historian Tom Beardsley. Airdate: June 2, 2007
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Jan, 19, 2006 Rashad Anderson
A member of UConn's 2004 NCAA championship team--Rashad Anderson. Airdate: January 19, 2006
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Dec, 15, 2005 G. Leslie Sweetman
Aerial photographer G. Leslie Sweetnam of Woodstock talks about his pictures of eastern Connecticut. Airdate: December 2005
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Mar, 03, 2005 Bob Porter with Wayne Norman, part 1
Bob Porter talks about the new book he co-wrote with Wayne Norman, "HOOP TALES: UCONN HUSKIES MEN'S BASKETBALL" (Part 1). Airdate: March 3, 2005
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Mar, 03, 2005 Bob Porter with Wayne Norman, part 2
Bob Porter talks about the new book he co-wrote with Wayne Norman, "HOOP TALES: UCONN HUSKIES MEN'S BASKETBALL" (Part 2). Airdate: March 3, 2005
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May, 29, 2002 ECSU baseball -- 2002
Highlights of ECSU's College World Series baseball games in the 2002 NCAA championship season, as described by WILI's Wayne Norman in Wisconsin. Airdate: May 2002
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May, 31, 1998 ECSU baseball -- 1998 world series highlights
Highlights of ECSU's College World Series baseball games in the 1998 NCAA championship season, as described by WILI's Wayne Norman and the Chronicle's Mike Sypher in Salem, Virginia.
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May, 20, 1998 ECSU baseball -- 1998 regionals highlights
Highlights of ECSU baseball games in the 1998 NCAA regionals in Willimantic, as described by WILI's Wayne Norman.
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Sep, 02, 1991 Jesse Jackson
The Reverend Jesse Jackson visited the Wayne Norman Show before making a stop at Windham High School. Airdate: September 2, 1991
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Aug, 01, 1991 Actress Susan Saint James
Actress Susan St. James visits with Wayne. Airdate: August 1, 1991
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May, 31, 1990 ECSU baseball -- 1990
Highlights from the regionals and world series from ECSU baseball's second NCAA championship in 1990 as called by Wayne Norman on WILI in Battle Creek, MI. Airdate: May 1990
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