Local News

Salisbury, MD – Witht the election of Barak Obama to the White House and the strengthening of Democratic control of Washington, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) says his party needs to proceed cautiously.

Salisbury, MD – With the falling stockmarket and news of a deep recession on the way, Public Delmarva's Essayist Penny Hartman finds she's now glued to financial news programs tightening up her own budget in these retirement years.

Salisbury, MD – Maryland's first congressional district is coming down to the wire, with public opinion polls showing a close race between Republican Andy Harris and Democrat Frank Kratovil. With the defeat of incumbent Republican congressman Wayne Gilchrest, Democrats are hoping they can pick up the seat in a Democratic year.

Salisburgy, MD – On November 4th Maryland voters will at long last decide whether slot machine gambling will be legal at five locations around the state including at Ocean Downs on the Eastern Shore.

Salisbury – A look at the presidential elections and race as part of a joint project with Salisbury University. Production and editorial assistance from Ese Jessa and Kyle Shetterly.

Salisbury, md – With Democratic Presidential candidate Barak Obama the first African American to capture the nomination of a major party in the United State, Salisbury University students talked with Delmarva residents about the issue of race and the election. The story was produced as part of a joint project with Salisbury University and with production and editorial assistance from Mohammad Abdalla Vincent Legare.

Salisbury, MD – Now that the final presidential debate is done, it's a race to the finish for presidential candidates Barak Obama and John McCaine. CBS News analyst and pollster Dotty Lynch sizes up the race looking at the debates, Sarah Palin and the issue of race. She appeared on the campus of Salisbury University for the Institute of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement.

Salisbury, MD – With the sharp drop in the stock market, unemployment at around 6% and continuing housing foreclosures, Delmarvans talk about their economic anxieties.

Salisbury, MD – Failing financial institutions and a falling stock market have dominated the nation's news. And, it comes against the backdrop of a presidential election. But for Public Radio Delmarva's Dick Rosse, today's events echo an earlier period.

Salisbury, MD – Paola Gianturco documents the lives of women around the world who make a positive difference in her book, "Women Who Light the Dark". She will be visting Chesapeake Community College October 7th.