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8:47 am
Fri August 12, 2011

Anniversary of the Berlin Wall

Salisbury. MD – Fifty years ago, the East Germans constructed the Berlin Wall, ushering in a phrase that would last long after its fall in 1989. Delmarva Public Radio's Dick Rosse, a radio correspondent in Germany at the time, recalls those fateful days.

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8:55 am
Wed August 10, 2011

The Sinking of the Radford

Salisbury. MD – The former Navy destroyer Arthur W. Radford is being sunk off the coasts of Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey to create an artificial reef. Delaware's state artificial reefs coordinator Jeff Tinsman discusses the impact on the environment and anglers.

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10:55 am
Fri July 22, 2011

A Holocaust Survivor Remembers His Brother Lost to the Nazi Concentration Camps

Salisbury, MD – Irving Roth was just a teenager when the holocaust hit Europe. As a holocaust survivor he has written a new book, "Bondi's Brother", to keep alive the memory of his brother who was killed by the Nazis.

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10:51 am
Fri July 22, 2011

Delmarvans Struggle With Heat Wave

Salisbury MD – With the heat index shooting up to 115, Delmarvans are trying to find ways to keep cool.

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8:47 am
Thu July 21, 2011

The End of the Space Shuttle Program Could Mean A Big Boost for Wallops Flight Facility

Salisbury, MD – As many reflect on the end of the Space Shuttle program, the Mid-Atlantic regional Spaceport on Wallops Island is expected to pick up some extra business.

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10:03 am
Wed July 20, 2011

How to Get High School Students Interested in Architecture

Salisbury, MD – It's called the ACE Mentor Program. Started in New York City, the program has come to the Eastern Shore, where high school students in Salisbury, Easton and St. Michaels have been lining up to learn about architecture, construction and engineering. Famed structural engineer Charles Thornton founded the program and talks with Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush about its approach to learning as well as the problems facing students in America.

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12:17 pm
Mon July 18, 2011

Hoda and Kathie Lee come to Rehoboth Beach

Salisbury, MD – Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, stars of NBC's "Today" program, are making an appearance July 26th in Rehoboth Beach, DE. They chat about their show, their books, and their connection to our area.

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1:57 pm
Fri July 8, 2011

Sussex County Resident Speaks Out on Lord's Prayer Controversey

Salisbury, MD – The Sussex County Council is being sued by Americans United for the Separation of Church and State as well as four county residents for reciting the Lord's Prayer at the beginning of council meetings. Former Lutheran pastor John Steinbruck, one of the plaintiffs in the case, speaks out about why he opposes the practice.

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8:47 am
Thu July 7, 2011

A Delaware School Takes Action Against Bullying

Salisbury, MD – The Cape Henlopen School district has enacted a program to bring students together to address issue of bullying and its causes in the third part of series on bullying in public schools.

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8:56 am
Wed July 6, 2011

A Half a Century Ago Two Men Met in Vienna to Decide the World's Fate

Salisbury, MD – In this age of Al Qaeda and the long war in Afghanistan, Delmarva Public Radio's Dick Rosse recalls a much darker time, when literally the fate of the world was held in the hands of two men. President John Kennedy and Soviet leader Nikita Khruschev met for the first time in Vienna 50 years ago sizing up each other just as the Cold War was about to become even more frigid.

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8:54 am
Fri July 1, 2011

Delaware Ends Legislative Session with Ground Breaking Bills

Dover, De – The Delaware state legislure ended its session with a $3.5 billion budget and a host of significant measures including civil unions.

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8:46 am
Fri July 1, 2011

Jobless In Search Of Training

Salisbury, MD – With the national economic recovery stalled, experts and Maryland state officials say the best way for the unemployed to find a job is to get training and to update their skills.

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9:57 am
Thu June 30, 2011

Delaware Senate Approves Budget

Dover, De – The Delaware Senate approved the $3.5 billion state budget, but not without a long debate and some dissent.

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9:01 am
Wed June 22, 2011

"The Bricks" Is Dead

Salisbury, MD – The Salisbury City Council rejected a $75,000 grant for predevelopment work on the affordable housing project known as "The Bricks" in the Church Street neighborhood. The rejection of the grant means an end to nearly three years of effort by past city council members and the Mayor to move ahead with the redevelopment project.

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6:07 pm
Fri June 17, 2011

Delaware Democrat Believes Deal On Deficit Is Possible

Salsbury, MD – Senator Tom Carper (D-DE)says he believes the battle over the federal debt ceiling will bring Capitol Hill closer to a deal on the federal budget deficit.

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9:22 am
Thu June 16, 2011

Delaware Democrat Breaks With President Over Afghan Policy

Salisbury. MD – Senator Chris Coons(D-DE)says it is time to change US policy in Afghanistan and more narrowly focus on counter terrorism efforts, allowing for tens of thousands of American military personnel to begin withdrawing from the country.

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11:08 am
Wed June 15, 2011

Frederick Douglass Statue Controversey

Salisbury MD – On Saturday June 18th a statue of famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass will be unveiled on the courthouse lawn in Easton. However, controversey has surrounded the project with mixed reviews of the final product.

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9:21 am
Tue June 14, 2011

Changes at Delmarva Public Radio

Salisbury, MD – Delmarva Public Radio has lost two of its own this month. Program Director Pam Andrews who has been at the station since its inception is retiring and General Manager Gerry Weston is moving on to a station in Massachussetts where his family lives. We look back at their time at the station.

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9:18 am
Tue June 14, 2011

Stroke: One Woman's Thoughts

Salisbury, MD – As we age, the possibility of a stroke increases. For Delmarva Public Radio Essayist Penny Hartman that possibility became a reality earlier this year. She reflects on the changes it has made in her life.

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3:03 pm
Tue May 31, 2011

Bullying in Delmarva Schools: Educators Respond

Salisbury, MD – With the increasing concern over bullying in nation's public schools, Wicomico County educators struggle to fix the problem. (Part 2)

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9:19 am
Thu May 26, 2011

Space Exploration After the Shuttle Program

Salisbury, MD – On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy delivered his famous speech anouncing the goal of sending a man to the moon. Four decades later, the shuttle program is wrapping up its last flights. So, what's next for America's space program?

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11:38 am
Mon May 23, 2011

Lord's Prayer May No Longer Be Recited at Salisbury City Council

Salisbury, MD – For the first time since the 1950's, the Salisbury City Council has not opened
its meeting with a recitation of the Lord's Prayer, becuase of concerns over the issue of the separation of church and state.

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9:29 am
Fri May 20, 2011

Gas Deals in Ocean City as the Resort Gears Up for the Tourist Season

Salisbury, MD – With soaring gas prices and the tourist season just around the cornor, there are gas deals in Ocean City, with one businessman who wants the resort to give it a way for free.

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1:07 pm
Tue May 17, 2011

Bullying In Delmarva Schools: Students Speak Out

Salisbury, MD – Bullying in schools has grabbed the attention of the nation with reports of associated suicides. Last year, the US Department of Education estimated that it keeps as many as 160,000 children at home a day, because they are afraid of being bullied. Delmarva Public Radio looks at the issue on Delmarva, beginning with two students in the Wicomico County Public Schools. (Part 1)

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10:10 am
Mon May 9, 2011

Eating for Health

Salisbury, MD – With more than 83% of of those over the age of 65 dying from cardio vascular disease on the Eastern Shore, there's a new cook book out to help cut down on contributing factors in your diet. Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush interviewed Bill Kendle, author of "Healthy Eating Made Easy", about how to cook the foods you love with less calories, salt and fat intake.

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9:30 am
Fri May 6, 2011

Racial Inequality in Somerset County: UMES Students Speak Out

Salisbury, MD – With Somerset County coming in for scrutiny because of the lack of African American representation in county government, in the final part of our series, Delmarva Public Radio's Jamyla Williams looks at the students at the historically black college UMES and their impact on the community.

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9:11 am
Thu May 5, 2011

Racial Inequality and Change in Somerset County

sa – Despite the fact that 43% of Somerset County's population is African American, only last year did voters elect an African American to the County Commission. Delmarva Public Radio's Jamyla Williams looks at the change within the black community. (Part 2)

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10:00 am
Wed May 4, 2011

Racial Inequality In Somerset County

Salisbury, MD – With legal action over the lack of African American representation in Somerset County government, Delmarva Public Radio looks at the historical legacy of racial inequality on the African American community. (Part 1)

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9:51 am
Wed May 4, 2011

Bin Laden Death: Impact on US Foreign Policy

Salisbury, MD – With the killing of Osama Bin Laden by US military forces, Salisbury University Professor Michael O'Loughlin raises the question of whether this sets a new precedent in American foreign policy.

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11:01 am
Thu April 21, 2011

Conversation With A Sculptor

Clifford Brown memorial
Rick Rothrock

Wilmington, DE – It's not often that an artist gets a $10-thousand dollar award from the state. But Rick Rothrock is one of them. Over a period of 27 years, the Wilmington sculptor founded the Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, began a series of international exhibits at Wilmington's sister cities, and later, became the official state ambassador for the arts. He describes one of his best known works - Quill and Cube.

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