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8:52 am
Thu December 3, 2009

Delaware Senator Ponders Obama Afghanistan Plan

Salisbury. MD – Senator Ted Kaufman (D-MD), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says he's pleased with President Barak Obama's plan for Afghanistan, but says he has many questions about the government in Kabal.

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10:42 am
Wed November 25, 2009

The Great American Smoke Out

Salisbury, MD – The Great American Smoke Out has come and gone, but have efforts to get people
to quit smoking been as effective as once hoped.

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12:35 pm
Fri November 20, 2009

Downtown Salisbury Searches for Revitalization

Salisbury Maryland – As downtown Salisbury marks its Third Friday festivities, city and business leaders are searching for ways to revitalize a once thriving area of the city.

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8:52 am
Mon November 16, 2009

A Muslim Reacts To The Shootings At Fort Hood

Salisbury, MD – With the shooting deaths of 13 people at Fort Hood by a suspect who is a Muslim,
one Muslim involved in outreach to his fellow Americans expresses anger at the alleged perpetrator and apprehension about their reaction.

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8:47 am
Fri November 13, 2009

Somerset County Taskforce on Diversity Releases Recommendations

Salisbury, MD – With African Americans making up 42% of the population in Somerset County, but with
virtually no representation in the upper ranks of county government, the Somerset
County Taskforce wants to increse black representation to 35% in the next five
years.

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8:48 am
Mon November 9, 2009

Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Salisbury. MD – Longtime journalist Dick Rosse was there went the Berlin Wall went up, and was
on hand when it fell. He reflects on the Cold War that it symbolizes.

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9:22 am
Thu November 5, 2009

Delmarvans Cope with Troubled Economic Times

Salisbury, MD – With voters telling pollsters that in November's elections that the recession played an key role in their decision to vote Republican, we examine how Delmarvans are coping with the economic downturn.

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11:13 am
Fri October 9, 2009

Former Bishop Michael Saltarrelli Legacy

Salisbury, MD – The former Bishop of the Wilmington Dicoses Michael Saltarelli died of cancer at the age 77 this week. His colleagues reflect on his the man and his legacy for the parish he presided over for 12 years.

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10:49 am
Wed October 7, 2009

Castle Runs

Salisbury, MD – Representative Mike Castle(R-De)announced he will seek the Senate, that opened up when Joe Biden became Vice President. The long time congress is likely to face Biden's son, state Attorney General Beau Biden next year.

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4:03 pm
Mon September 21, 2009

Delmarvans anxious, hopeful about healthcare reform

Salisbury, MD – As the debate over health care reform continues, local residents share their hopes and fears about what way come...

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3:22 pm
Thu September 17, 2009

Senate Finance Committee Health Care Bill: Dead On Arrival

Salisbury, MD – With all the months of negotiations, the health care bill finally emerging from the so-called gang of six in the Senate Finance Committee gets panned by fellow lawmakers. Washington Post columnist E. J. Dionne says, the measure will be probably die on the Senate floor.

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3:21 pm
Thu September 17, 2009

Syrian Ambassador On Afghanistan and Iraq

Salisbury, MD – Syrian Ambassador to the US Imad Mustafa says he believes that the war in Iraq is winding down, but does not have a clear vision of the outcome in Afghanistan.

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11:46 am
Fri September 11, 2009

Senator Barbara Mikulski Upbeat on Health Care Reform

Salisbury, MD – Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) says she is optimistic that health care reform
will get to President's desk with or without a public option.

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12:32 pm
Tue September 8, 2009

Georgetown Mourns Death of Patrolman

Salisbury, MD – Thousands were expected to turnout for the funeral services in Georgetown, Delaware to mourn the death of Patrolman Chad Spicer, who was shot and killed while chasing suspects in an incident last week.

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12:35 pm
Fri August 28, 2009

Senator Tom Carper On Health Care Reform

Salisbury. MD – Senator Tom Carper (D-De) says that a health insurance exchange will be probably be passed in congress with a public option possibly added later if needed.

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8:54 am
Wed August 26, 2009

Congressman Mike Castle: No Easy Solution to Health Care Reform

Salisbury, MD – Rep. Mike Castle (R-DE)says he does not favor a public option to refrom health care because of concerns over its cost.

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7:15 am
Fri August 14, 2009

MD Comptroller Franchot on Health Care

Salisbury, MD – Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot urges caution concerning the overhaul of heath care during tough economic times.

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6:28 am
Fri August 14, 2009

Health Care meeting in Lewes, DE.

Lewes, DE – The Delaware Small Business Health Care Coalition held a meeting on health care reform in Lewes, Delaware. Unlike most town hall meetings, the emphasis focused on the insurance industry.

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6:31 am
Thu August 13, 2009

MD Senator Cardin visits Salisbury University

Salisbury, MD – With protesters gathered outside, MD. Senator Cardin came to SU to speak to Gray Shore, an Eastern Shore organization for seniors to discuss health care reform.

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8:55 am
Wed August 12, 2009

Life at the Beach

Rehoboth – Summer has reached it's zenith and the beaches are crowded with tourists.
This is just the way Public Radio Delmarva's essayist Diane Saienne Albanese likes
it, as she reflects on life at the beach.

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11:48 am
Wed August 5, 2009

Congressman Frank Kratovil Confronted by Health Care Reform Opponents

Salisbury, MD – While visiting the Eastern Shore, Representative Frank Kratovil (D-MD) got an earful from constituents over the proposed health care reform legislation pending in Congress.

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1:42 pm
Wed July 29, 2009

Delaware State Fair Braves the Recession

Salisbury, MD – With the recession deeping on the Delmarva peninsula, Delaware State Fair officials are hoping that many people will decide to stay closer to home and boost attendance.

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9:42 am
Thu July 23, 2009

Controversey Over MAPP Power Project Explodes in Dorchester County

Salisbury, MD – The Mid Atlantic Power Pathway that would bring 500 kilivolts of power across the Lower Shore stumbles into strong public opposition, which would like to see power lines run underground. (Part 2)

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9:48 am
Wed July 22, 2009

Controversy Over MAPP Power Project Explodes in Dorchester County

Salisbury, MD – The Mid Atlantic Power Pathway that would bring 500 kilivolts of power across the Lower Shore stumbles into strong public opposition to the plan as currently proposed. (Part 1)

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9:25 am
Wed July 15, 2009

Denton Maryland's 3rd Annual Arts Block Party

Salisbury, MD – Denton prepares for its 3rd Annual Arts Block Party this weekend, as the Caroline County Council of the Arts develops plans to expand the town's art's district.
Public Radio Delmarva's Mary Frampton Price begins with a look at the Foundary, headquarters for the Arts Council.

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8:54 am
Thu July 9, 2009

US Russian Relations and the Kitchen Debate

Salisbury, MD – This week President Obama met with top Kremlin leaders to chart a new course for
US Russian relations. The trip comes a half a century after another top
American official met with a top Russian leader aimed at thawing Cold War relations.

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10:31 am
Fri July 3, 2009

"Doubt" comes to Salisbury

Salisbury, MD – The Community Players of Salisbury are presenting the controversial play, "Doubt: A Parable" at Salisbury University this month. Don Rush recently spoke with the players, the director and the playwright himself.

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9:53 am
Thu July 2, 2009

Ocean City: Expects Big July 4th Weekend

Salisbury, MD – With large crowds of tourists showing up for May and June, Ocean City Mayor
Rick Meehan expects over 300,000 visitors July 4th weekend, despite the
recessionary times.

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9:37 am
Wed July 1, 2009

Governor Martin O'Malley Faces Tough Financial Future for Maryland

Ocean City – With Maryland state revenues and a potential budget shortfall of $2 billion by the end of fiscal year next June, Governor Martin O'Malley says further cuts in state services could be on the way. However, he rejects any tax increases to meet the financial crunch. The Governor made his remarks in an exclusive interview with Public Radio Delmarva, while he attended the Maryland Municipal League Convention in Ocean City.

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12:48 pm
Fri June 26, 2009

A New Technology Helps the Blind

Salisbury, MD – Tyson Fogel, Staff Specialist with the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, describes a new digital technology designed to make audiobooks more accessible to the disabled.

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