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8:46 am
Wed March 2, 2011

Harriet Tubman National Park

Salisbury, MD – The Eastern Shore is gearing up for the 100th anniversary of the death of abolitionist Harriet Tubman with the creation of a national park.

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9:45 am
Fri February 25, 2011

Race, Wealth, and Inequality

Salisbury, MD – Despite forty years having passed since the Civil Rights era and significant gains by the African American community, a major economic disparity still exists between white and black America. Professor Christopher Whitt with Augustana College in Illinois says, the inequality is a result of decades of disparity in wealth.

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9:34 am
Fri February 25, 2011

Making Soap The Vegetarian Way

Rehoboth Beach – Soap making reaches back to the heyday of Babylon. These days, internet websites offer up ingredients, tools and instructions on how to make your own soap. However, in Rehoboth Beach one soap maker has chosen a different path.

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5:10 pm
Thu February 24, 2011

Delaware's Port Security

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11:09 am
Wed February 16, 2011

New Media and the Egyptian Uprising

Salisbury – The world watched as thousands of protesters spurred on by new media like Twitter, Facebook and Google overthrew the thirty year dictatorship of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak this month. Leslie Walker, Knight Visiting Professor in Digital Innovation at the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism, says these events portend a very different future for journalism as we know it.

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11:16 am
Mon February 14, 2011

Last Minute Rush for Valentine's Day

Salisbury, MD – It's a last minute mad dash for those looking for candy, flowers and card on Valentine's Day.

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11:00 am
Fri February 11, 2011

Oyster Love

Annapolis, MD – Governor O'Malley announced that the state's recent oyster survey shows good news.

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10:13 am
Thu February 10, 2011

Delmarvan In Egypt Describes Mood in Tahrir Square

Salisbury, MD – With the threats escalating from the Egyptian government, Kevin Gebhart, who resides in Bishopville, MD, and works for a non-governmental organization in Kenya, describes the mood of Egyptian protesters in Tahrir Square. He says, the uprising has both political and economic dynamics.

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12:48 pm
Fri February 4, 2011

Governor Martin O'Malley Delivers Tough State of the State Address

Salisbury, MD – In delivering his state of the state address, Governor Martin O'Malley warned there would be tough fiscal choices ahead. After pouring money into the education system over the last few years, the Governor said, schools would have to tighten their belts.

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12:44 pm
Fri February 4, 2011

Marking the History of an African American School

Salisbury, MD – San Domingo School, which lies outside of Sharptown, was one of seven schools built on the Eastern Shore of Maryland with funds donated by Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington. Built in 1919, the two-story school is the largest and best maintained of the three Rosenwald schools still in existence. Public Radio Delmarva's Jamyla Williams went to the school to discover its legacy.

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10:00 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Gov. Jack Markell Unveils $3.4 Billion State Budget

Dover, De – Governor Jack Markell laid out his $3.4 billion budget that would close a $216 million spending gap. The Delaware Democrat proposes to make up the deficit with spending cuts, efficiencies, one-time revenue sources, and the first layoffs of his administration.

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9:22 am
Tue January 25, 2011

The Art of Glass Blowing

Lewes, DE – The art of glass blowing reaches back to the times of the Romans and arrived on the shores of America in Jamestown, Virginia. However, the modern studio glass blowing movement begin in 1962. Since then it has spread across the country including Delmarva. Deb Appleby, who owns The Studio On 24 in Lewes, describes the art and the business of glass blowing.

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9:14 am
Fri January 21, 2011

Tough Economic Times Ahead For Delaware

Dover, DE – In his State of the State address, Governor Jack Markell told lawmakers that the budget would see serious cuts even in programs that he has long supported. In additon, he called on all Delawareans to work together to weather the economic storm.

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9:32 am
Thu January 20, 2011

Governor Martin O'Malley Faces Tough Decision In Second Term

Salisbury, MD – At his second inaugural address Governor Martin O'Malley told the gathering that Maryland faces tough decisions, as Annapolis gets down to struggling with a budget deficit of $1.6 billion.

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9:26 am
Thu January 20, 2011

A Delmarvan Recalls JFK Inaugural Address

Salisbury, MD – It's been fifty years since President John F. Kennedy gave his inaugural address. Public Radio Delmarva's Dick Rosse was a correspondent in Berlin at the time, and recalls the impact of that speech at the height of the Cold War.

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5:39 pm
Wed January 19, 2011

Cambridge Lighthouse

Cambridge, MD – A former landmark in Cambridge may be rebuilt. Volunteers want to build a full-size replica....

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5:33 pm
Wed January 19, 2011

Better Times for Delaware?

Delaware – Despite Delaware's historically high unemployment rates and long-term financial trouble, the Center for Economic Policy and Analysis says that they expect employment rates to grow at an average annual rate of 2 percent. A report released today says that employment growth can be achieved if Delaware is fiscally conservative and takes a pro-active approach in business development. Gov. Markell will give his State of the State address tomorrow and is expected to focus on job creation.

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8:47 am
Tue January 18, 2011

No Third Term For Salisbury City Council Vice President Gary Comegys

Salisbury, MD – Salisbury City Council Vice President Gary Comegys talks about his decision not to seek a third term and reflects on his tenure as well as the problems facing the city.

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5:38 pm
Thu January 13, 2011

Low Income House Energy Assistance Program

Maryland – The state of Maryland is receiving some federal financial assistance - from a grant program to assist low-income families pay their home energy bills. The Low Income House Energy Assistance Program will provide the state of MD with nearly $77-million dollars in assistance. Families of four earning up to $38,000 are eligible; single individuals can also apply to the year-round program.

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5:36 pm
Thu January 13, 2011

Delaware Budget Woes

Dover, DE – Tuesday was the first day of Delaware's legislative session. And now that the formalities are over, lawmakers must balance a 3.4 billion dollar budget without the help of federal stimulus money. Tom Byrne of DFM News has this report.

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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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