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The Commute: December 14, 2018 (Ann Meyer on images of guns circulating around schools, update to recess policy)

12/14/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the Empty Stocking Fund On the Friday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News lead online content producer Zach Dennis is joined by education reporter Ann Meyer to discuss images of guns that circulated around the Savannah-Chatham Public Schools System this past week and updates to the recess policy. Then, an op-ed preview look at an editorial on awards Savannah has won this year. Stories Discussed: Images of guns in Savannah-Chatham schools raises...

Duration:00:13:44

The Commute: December 13, 2018 (Michael Traynor on the Empty Stocking Fund; ope-ed preview)

12/13/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the Empty Stocking Fund On the Thursday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News lead online content producer Zach Dennis is joined by publisher Michael Traynor to discuss the history of the Empty Stocking Fund and how it helps the local community. Then, a preview of a column by Aleshia Howell on video games being tools of empathy. Follow Adam on Twitter at @SavannahOpinion Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:14:24

The Commute: December 12, 2018 (Georgia Southern's Dr. James Reichard on this morning's earthquake in Tennessee)

12/12/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the Empty Stocking Fund On the Wednesday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News lead online content producer Zach Dennis and public safety reporter Will Peebles speak with Georgia Southern University professor of Geology, Dr. James Reichard, about this morning's earthquake in Tennessee and the likelihood of similar events in the Southeast in the future. Then, a preview of a column on holiday traditions. Stories Discussed: Magnitude 4.4 earthquake...

Duration:00:07:58

The Commute: December 11, 2018 (Bill Dawers on new arena design and criticism of the project)

12/11/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the Empty Stocking Fund On the Tuesday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News lead online content producer Zach Dennis sits in for Adam and is joined over the phone by CIty Talk columnist Bill Dawers to discuss his Sunday column on the arena design and what some of the criticisms by locals are. Then, a preview of tomorrow's editorial dealing with the Canal District. Stories Discussed: City Talk: New arena design attracts considerable criticism...

Duration:00:24:39

The Commute: December 10, 2018 (Mary Landers on recent climate change report and its impact locally)

12/10/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the Empty Stocking Fund On the Monday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News lead online content producer Zach Dennis sits in for Adam and is joined by environment reporter Mary Landers to discuss the recent federal climate change report and what it means for coastal Georgia. Then, a look back at a column in Sunday's edition of the Savannah Morning News Stories Discussed: Climate report offers a look at local effects happening nowViewpoints: Wars...

Duration:00:14:22

The Commute: December 7, 2018 (Brittini Ray and Will Peebles on Roy Minter in Savannah; Dennis Knight with a prep football roundup)

12/7/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the Empty Stocking Fund On the Friday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News Editorial Page Editor Adam Van Brimmer is joined by crime and public safety reporters Brittini Ray and Will Peebles to discuss Roy Minter's assimilation into the community even when he doesn't have the title of police chief yet. Then, Savannah Morning News sports writer Dennis Knight calls in to recap the Savannah Christian game from last week and look ahead to next year's...

Duration:00:16:13

The Commute: December 6, 2018 ('The Professor' Donnie Bell on Georgia's tough loss; Travis Jaudon on Georgia Southern's bowl)

12/6/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the Empty Stocking Fund On the Football Thursday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News Editorial Page Editor Adam Van Brimmer is joined over the phone by "The Professor" Donnie Bell to discuss Georgia's tough loss to Alabama and his thoughts on the College Football Playoffs. Then, Savannah Morning News sports writer and Georgia Southern Extra host Travis Jaudon joins to discuss the Cameilia Bowl and expectations for Southern. Follow Adam on...

Duration:00:24:25

The Commute: December 5, 2018 (Jared Downs on Savannah priorities in the 2019 Georgia Legislature)

12/5/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the Empty Stocking Fund On the Wednesday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News Editorial Page Editor Adam Van Brimmer is joined over the phone by Jason Downs to discuss what members of the community and the Georgia Legislature discussed at a luncheon yesterday that concerns the Savannah area. Then, a preview of an op-ed column on former president George H.W. Bush. Stories Discussed: Protecting business climate, convention center expansion top...

Duration:00:19:30

The Commute: December 4, 2018 (Joshua Peacock and Zach Dennis on the history, future of the Starland District)

12/4/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the Empty Stocking Fund On the Tuesday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News Editorial Page Editor Adam Van Brimmer is joined by Do Savannah arts and entertainment writer Joshua Peacock and online content producer Zach Dennis to discuss their recent multimedia project looking at the past, present and future of Savannah's Starland District. See the entire feature here and on SavannahNow.com. Follow Adam on Twitter at @SavannahOpinion Subscribe to...

Duration:00:20:11

The Commute: December 3, 2018 (Stephen Plunk helps remember President George H.W. Bush)

12/3/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the Empty Stocking Fund On the Monday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News Editorial Page Editor Adam Van Brimmer is joined over the phone by Stephen Plunk with the Savannah Young Republicans to discuss President George H.W. Bush and his legacy compared to other recent presidents. Also, an editorial on tomorrow's election run-off. Follow Adam on Twitter at @SavannahOpinion Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:13:47

The Commute: November 30, 2018 (Reporter Deann Komanecky talks about Wayfair coming to Savannah, Dennis Knight on Savannah Christian's playoff game against Eagle's Landing Christian Academy)

11/30/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the Empty Stocking Fund On the Football Thursday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News Editorial Page Editor Adam Van Brimmer is joined Savannah Morning News Reporter Deann Komanecky to discuss Wayfair's new Savannah fulfillment center, and Dennis Knight talks about Savannah Christian's playoff game with Eagle's Landing Christian Academy. Follow Adam on Twitter at @SavannahOpinion Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:17:20

The Commute: November 29, 2018 (Paul Newberry on Georgia/Alabama, Paul Johnson and CFP)

11/29/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the Empty Stocking Fund On the Football Thursday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News Editorial Page Editor Adam Van Brimmer is joined over the phone by AP sports writer Paul Newberry to discuss Georgia/Alabama in the SEC Championship, Paul Johnson retiring at Georgia Tech and the College Football Playoff rankings. Follow Adam on Twitter at @SavannahOpinion Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:27:59

The Commute: November 28, 2018 (Mary Landers on pro-nuclear groups targeting Georgia runoff; op-ed preview)

11/28/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the Empty Stocking Fund On the Wednesday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News Editorial Page Editor Adam Van Brimmer is joined by environment reporter Mary Landers to discuss her piece on a pro-nuclear group donating money to Chuck Eaton ahead of next week's runoff for Georgia Public Service Commission. Then, an op-ed preview of tomorrow's column by Kyle Wingfield on parachute journalists. Stories Discussed: Pro-nuclear group dumps $750,000 into...

Duration:00:13:04

The Commute: November 27, 2018 (Katie Nussbaum on holiday shopping with local Savannah businesses)

11/27/2018
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This episode is brought to you by Ruth's Chris Steak House Holiday Gift Cards On the Tuesday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News Editorial Page Editor Adam Van Brimmer is joined by business reporter Katie Nussbaum to discuss shopping locally for the holidays this year. Then, an op-ed preview of tomorrow's editorial on safe driving in school zones. Stories Discussed: Made in Savannah: Your holiday shopping guide for all things Savannah Follow Adam on Twitter at...

Duration:00:09:44

The Commute: November 26, 2018 (Rebecca Rolfes on midterm run-off election, voter turnout)

11/26/2018
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This episode is brought to you by Ruth's Chris Steak House Holiday Gift Cards On the Monday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News Editorial Page Editor Adam Van Brimmer is joined over the phone by Rebecca Rolfes of the League of Women Voters Coastal Georgia to discuss the last races to complete the 2018 midterm elections and what she expects the voter turnout to look like in the coming weeks. Follow Adam on Twitter at @SavannahOpinion Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:15:07

The Commute: November 21, 2018 (Eric Curl on the electric Elections Board meeting following the midterms)

11/21/2018
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This episode is brought to you by DoSavannah. On the Wednesday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News Editorial Page Editor Adam Van Brimmer is joined by government reporter Eric Curl to discuss the elections board meeting earlier this week that included a lot of citizens upset with the process taken during this year's midterm voting. Stories Discussed: Upset residents pack Chatham County Elections Board meeting Follow Adam on Twitter at @SavannahOpinion Subscribe to the show on...

Duration:00:11:55

The Commute: November 20, 2018 (Donnie Bell on Georgia/Georgia Tech; Dennis Knight on prep football playoffs)

11/20/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the DoSavannah Podcast. On the Tuesday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News Editorial Page Editor Adam Van Brimmer is joined by "The Professor" Donnie Bell to chat about the Georgia/Georgia Tech game and the rest of the season for the Bulldogs and college football at large. Then, Savannah Morning News sports reporter Dennis Knight jumps on to discuss this week's prep football playoff action. Follow Adam on Twitter at @SavannahOpinion Subscribe...

Duration:00:24:45

The Commute: November 19, 2018 (Susan Catron on Georgia election fallout, what's next for the state)

11/19/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the DoSavannah Podcast. On the Monday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News Editorial Page Editor Adam Van Brimmer is joined by Savannah Morning News executive editor Susan Catron to discuss the fallout from the Georgia election and what needs to happen next for the state. Then, Adam gives a quick programming note for the rest of the week. Follow Adam on Twitter at @SavannahOpinion Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:12:17

The Commute: November 16, 2018 (Joshua Peacock on Philharmonic shake-up; Dennis Knight on prep football playoffs)

11/16/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the Savannah Morning News podcast fleet. On the Friday episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News Editorial Page Editor Adam Van Brimmer is joined by DoSavannah arts and entertainment reporter Joshua Peacock to discuss Peter Shannon stepping down at the end of the season for the Savannah Philharmonic and what that means for the area music scene. Then, he is joined by Savannah Morning News sports reporter Dennis Knight to preview Friday's slate of high...

Duration:00:16:10

The Commute: November 15, 2018 (Football Thursday: Jason Chambless on Georgia Tech; Don Heath on Savannah State)

11/15/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the Savannah Morning News podcast fleet. On the Thursday gridiron episode of The Commute, Savannah Morning News Editorial Page Editor Adam Van Brimmer is joined by Jason Chambless to discuss the small resurgence of the Georgia Tech football squad following a slow start. Then, he is joined by Savannah Morning News freelance sports reporter Don Heath to discuss the end of Savannah State in Division 1 and the future of the program. Follow Adam on Twitter at...

Duration:00:23:31