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9:42 am
Thu January 13, 2011

Big Budget Deficit Faces Maryland Lawmakers

Annapolis, MD – With a looming $1.6 billion budget deficit, Maryland lawmakers gathered in Annapolis to open their 2011 legislative session. During Marc Steiner's annual legislative Summit program sponsored by WEAA FM and the Baltimore Business Journals, Governor Martin O'Malley and the two top legislative leaders agreed the state would be in for some deep cuts in state services.

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8:54 am
Thu January 6, 2011

Bill Bukowski Says Goodbye

Salisbury, MD – After seventeen years as classical music host, Bill Bukowski leaves the station to persue new opportunities. He reflects on classical music and WSCL's listeners.

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8:53 am
Mon January 3, 2011

Slots Coming To Worcester County

Salisbury, MD – Ocean Downs is set to open the second slots casino in Maryland, but not everyone in Worcester County is enthusiastic.

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2:23 pm
Wed December 29, 2010

2011 Cell Phone Restrictions On Delaware Drivers

Dover – Delaware First Media reports on residents gearing up for 2011 state ban on hand held cell phone use while driving.

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9:24 am
Wed December 22, 2010

Clash In Salisbury Over Future of Rental Properties

Salisbury, MD – As part of his Safe Streets Initiative Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton has drawn up legilsation that would crackdown on landlords and their tenants. However, with the Mayor and City Council majority at oddsd over the legislation, the issue will probably not be decided until the municipal elections next year.

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8:48 am
Mon December 13, 2010

Shoppers Watch Their Pennies During This Holiday Season

Salisbury, MD – Wtih less than two weeks before Christmas, shoppers in the Centre at Salisbury roam the stores for bargains as they cope with the effects of the Great Recession.

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8:48 am
Fri December 10, 2010

Books: The Best Christmas Present

Salisbury, MD – Shoppers are crowding the malls in search of the perfect present. And none is more universal than a good book. Public Radio Delmarva's essayist Diane Saienne Albanese is an eighth grade language arts teacher in Milton, Delaware, where she makes a pitch each year to her students for the gift of good literature.

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11:55 am
Wed November 24, 2010

Thanksgiving Motorists To Encounter Heavy Traffic

Salisbury, MD – With the expected heavy Thanksgiving holiday traffic, motorists should expect crowded higways and long delays.

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9:56 am
Fri November 19, 2010

The Earl Bradley Case: Commnity Responds

Salisbury, MD – With the child molestation case against pediatrician Earl Bradley set for early next year, the community of Lewes and the Delaware state agencies have come together to deal with its effects on the children and their families.

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9:53 am
Thu November 18, 2010

The Earl Bradley Case: Impact On Hispanic Community

Salisbury, MD – As the child molestation case of Dr. Earl Bradley moves forward next year, the Hispanic community is still trying to come to grips with the scandal. In part 2 of our series, we look at the impact on the Latino community, where many parents are reluctant to come forward because they are undocumented. Translation and reporting assistance for this story from Charito Calvachi-Mateyko. Part 2 in on series on the Bradley case

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9:38 am
Thu November 18, 2010

Cambride Embraces Sustainable Development

Salisbury, MD – Cambridge is considering a new comprehensive plan as it turns its back on the days when the town once considered a mega-development near the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.

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9:54 am
Wed November 17, 2010

The Earl Bradley Case: Impact On Community

Salisbury, MD – As Delaware gears up for the trial of Dr. Earl Bradley, who has been accused of sexually molesting more than one hundred children, Public Radio Delmarva looks at the impact of the case on the community. Part 1 explores the scandal and why it took so long to get the attention of the authorities. (Contains graphic language)

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9:19 am
Mon November 15, 2010

An Unknown Eastern Shore Heroine of the Civil War Era

Salisbury, MD – Anna Ella Carroll played a prominent role in the civil war era, including being credited with assisting to keep the state of Maryland in the Union. Her life is highlighted by a new film "The Lost River" to be shown at the Hyatt in Cambridge and the book "Women of Distinction in Maryland History" authored by Caroline Stegman.
Stegman talked with Public Radio Delmarva's Katherine Grout about the life of this distinguished woman from the Eastern Shore.

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8:52 am
Fri November 12, 2010

Watch Out For The Deer!

Salisbury, MD – Delaware state officials are warning motorists to be on the look out for deer crossing the roads especially during dawn and dusk.

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11:55 am
Thu November 11, 2010

Just Don't Call Me Ma'am

Salisbury, MD – Public Radio Delmarva Essayist Penny Hartman reflects on the old address "Ma'am" and what it means as she contemplates those Golden Years.

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9:12 am
Fri November 5, 2010

A Big Gain For African Americans In Somerset County

Salisbury, MD – Craig Mathies became the first African American to be elected to the Somerset County Commissioners this Tuesday. Mathies talks about his historic election and the lack of African American representation in County government.

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5:06 pm
Fri October 29, 2010

Top Republican Official Boosts Maryland Candidates

Salisbury, MD – National Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele came to Salisbury to boost the fortunes of GOP candidates in a predominantly Democratic state. Steele says he's optimistic that the Republican tidal wave will help former governor Robert Ehrlich return to office.

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10:35 am
Fri October 29, 2010

Senator Ted Kaufman On His Tenure

Salisbury, MD – Senator Ted Kaufman spent less than two years in office, filling out Vice President Joe Biden's term. However, he became a leader in the fight for Wall Street reform. Looking back on his time in the Senate, the Delaware Democrat reflects on the major issues that faced the country.

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10:30 am
Fri October 29, 2010

Is Sussex County Turning Blue

Salisbury, MD – The influx of retirees may be changing the politically conservative character of Sussex county, Delaware. Coming from more urban and liberal areas, these voters could make this county look more like the rest of this blue state.

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9:42 am
Tue October 26, 2010

O'Malley Widens Lead in Maryland Governor's Race

Salisbury, MD – As Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley widens lead in his reelection bid, he talks with Public Radio Delmarva about the state's finances and cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.

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11:41 am
Thu October 21, 2010

Does Wind Power Cost Too Much?

Salisbury,MD – As Delmarva struggles with development, new alternative sources of energy could be on the horizon, especially off the Maryland and Delaware coastlines. But, are they too costly?

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9:13 am
Fri October 15, 2010

Maryland Governor's Debate

Salisbury, MD – Democratic Governor Martin O'Malley and former Republican Governor Bob Ehrlich clash in their second debate over taxes, the economy and immigration in the race for the state's chief executive office.

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9:10 am
Fri October 15, 2010

Rematch in the Race for Governor in Maryland

Salisbury, MD – Democratic Governor Martin O'Malley and former Republican Governor Bob Ehrlich fight it out on the campaign trail as they close in on the November election.

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2:27 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Face Off in Delaware Senate Debate

Salsibury, MD – Republican Christine O'Donnell and Democrat Chris Coons faced off dudring a fiesty debate in their race to fill the Senate seat once held by Vice President Joe Biden.

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9:24 am
Thu October 14, 2010

Salsibury University President Marks Ten Year Anniversary

Salisbury, MD – Salisbury University President Janet Dudley Eshbach celebrates her ten year anniverary. In part 1, she looks back her achievements over the past decade.

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9:22 am
Thu October 14, 2010

Salisbury University President Marks Ten Year Anniversary

Salisbury – Salisbury University President Janet Dudley-Eshbach has been at the helm for ten years. In part 2, she looks ahead to the challenges facing higher education in Salisbury.

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10:19 am
Thu October 7, 2010

Delaware Congressional Candidates Clash at Debate

Salisbury, MD – Delaware congressional Democratic candidate John Carney clashed with Republican rival Glen Urquhart over issues ranging from the Bush tax cuts to national security during debate hosted by Delaware First Media in Newark.

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12:23 pm
Fri September 24, 2010

Off Shore Wind Power Coming To The Maryland Eastern Shore

Salisbury, MD – The Maryland Department of Natural Resources met with environmentalists and Eastern
Shore residents to deal with concerns over plans move forward with a proposed wind farm off the Delmarva Coast.

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8:31 am
Mon September 20, 2010

Will The Chesapeake Bay Be Cleaned Up In Time?

Salisbury, MD – With the deadlines looming and plans to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay by
sixty percent in the next fifteen years, watershed states are rapidly putting together their plans.

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8:48 am
Thu September 9, 2010

Delmarva Resorts Did Well This Summer Despite Sluggish Economy

Salisbury, MD – Tourists still came out to Delmarva resort towns despite the sluggish economy with businesses ranging from hotels and restaurants to amusement parks doing well this summer season.

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