Davis Dunavin

Reporter

Davis Dunavin loves telling stories, whether on the radio or around the campfire. He fell in love with sound-rich radio storytelling while working as an assistant reporter at KBIA public radio in Columbia, Missouri. Before coming back to radio, he worked in digital journalism as the editor of Newtown Patch. As a freelance reporter, his work for WSHU aired nationally on NPR. Davis is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism; he started in Missouri and ended up in Connecticut, which, he'd like to point out, is the same geographic trajectory taken by Mark Twain.

Ashlee Bunt / Swim Seventy

China’s Olympic swim team is training for the upcoming Rio 2016 Summer Olympics in a facility in Norwalk, Connecticut, called Swim Seventy.

Courtesy of Audubon / R. Crossley/Vireo

On Monday Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Connecticut Audubon Society announced the designation of five “Important Bird Areas” in need of protection.

Bob Child / AP

Connecticut has announced its new Keno game, introduced in April, brought in $12 million in its first two months. That’s nearly twice what the state had projected.

Davis Dunavin / WSHU

Bridgeport, Connecticut, held its Puerto Rican Day Parade yesterday. Connecticut has the largest percentage of Puerto Rican residents of any state—more than seven percent.

Courtesy of Fireworks by Grucci

The fireworks industry is changing, thanks to new technology. But fireworks is a field that’s big on tradition. That’s especially true for the Grucci family, who have been making fireworks in Long Island for five generations. 

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