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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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8:31 am
Fri June 12, 2009

Somerset County Confronts Racial Divide

Westover, MD – Community leaders and local officials met recently to confront a new report that found no African-Americans in the top ranks of Somerset County Government despite making up 42% of the county population.

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4:06 pm
Thu June 11, 2009

Easton residents' encounters with von Brunn

Salisbury, MD – Doug Hanks, who worked in the mid 1990's with the Easton Star-Democrat and Laura Era, co-owner of Easton's Troika Gallery, recall their encounters with James von Brunn.

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8:01 am
Thu June 11, 2009

Prayer Controversey in Sussex County

Salisbury, MD – The Sussex County's practice of opening it sessions with the Lord's Prayer has drawn fire from the Washington based Americans United for the Separation of Church and State. Now, it has put two the council members at odds over the issue.

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9:11 am
Wed June 10, 2009

20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Salisbury, MD – It's been 20 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. And, the Cold War was an era that saw two superpowers face off against each other in the heart of Europe. A look back from a correspondent who recalls the highs and lows of the period.

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8:48 am
Tue June 2, 2009

Memories of the Old Senator Theater in Baltimore

Salisbury, MD – The old Senator Theater in Baltimore is going up for auction July 21st with
a minimum bid of $1 million. However, for many who have moved here from Baltimore
the memories of the old theater are priceless.

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8:47 am
Fri May 29, 2009

Senator Tom Carper on Afghanistan and Pakistan

Salisbury, MD – Senator Tom Carper (D-De) returns from leading a delegation of his colleagues
on a trip to Afghanistan and Pakistan and says he is optimistic that there are
promising signs of progress despite the violence in the region.

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1:07 pm
Tue May 26, 2009

Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival

Salisbury, MD – The 24th annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival gets underway in June with eleven concerts in Talbot, Queenstown and Chestertown. Executive Director Don Buxton talks with Mary Frampton Price about the history of the festival and the essence of the music it presents.

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9:11 am
Thu May 21, 2009

Racial Divide in Somerset County Government

Salisbury, MD – Even though 42% of the population in Somerset Coungy, Maryland is African American,
a new report by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Somerset County branch of the NAACP finds that no African Americans have been elected or appointed to a top
job in county government.

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1:44 pm
Tue May 19, 2009

Students Feel Crunch of Economic Downturn

Salisbury, MD – The recession has hit the Delmarva peninsula and students at Salisbury University are wondering about their future, while others on campus are more confident of the days ahead. This report is a joint project of Public Radio Delmarva and Salisbury University.

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1:43 pm
Fri May 8, 2009

The Village of Hope in Tough Economic Times

Salisbury, MD – The Salisbury based women's shelter " Village of Hope" tries to meet the needs of the community as the community faces tough economic times.

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11:44 am
Wed May 6, 2009

Former Governor Bob Ehrlich on the Future of the GOP

Salisbury, MD – Former Maryland Governor Bob Ehrlich says his Republican party needs a good messenger even as he praises efforts by Republican National Party Chairman Michael Steele, his former Lt. Governor.

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8:53 am
Tue May 5, 2009

Showdown on Cluster Development in Wicomico County

Salisbury, MD – After three years of work on the legislation by local groups and officials, the Wicomico County Council is expected to vote on a measure to curb development on agricultural lands. The Council is deeply divided, and the County Executive Rick Pollitt says the measure needs more work.

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