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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.

Salisbury – To cheers, applause and some boos at their first debate on the Eastern Shore, the three Congressional candidates in Maryland's first district clashed over issues ranging from the financial bailout and the health of the Chesapeake Bay to U. S. military involvement in Iraq.

Salisbury, MD – With the economic storm that has swept the financial sector, Delmarvans are watching anxiously at the outcome. Danny Irvin, associate professor of finance at the Perdue School of Business at Salisbury University talks about the financial crisis.

Salisbury – Salisbury University has issued a hiring freeze as the new Maryland State Budget projects take a plunge.

Salisbury – Red Cross Volunteers up and down Delmarva are now in Texas aiding in recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike.

Salisbury – With the rising sea levels due to global warming, the 3rd annual conference of the American Institute of Architects on Sustainability looks at its on impact on the Delmarva coast ranging from storms to beach erosion

St. Paul, MN – In St. Paul, moderates and social conservatives ponder John McCain's role in the party and the furture of the GOP.

St. Paul MN – Delaware Congressman Mike Castle and others respond to John McCain's acceptance speech.

St. Paul ,MN – Republican Delegates share their reactions to Ak. Gov. Sarah Palin's speech and what they hope to hear from John McCain.

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Salisbury, MD – Salisbury University's latest addition to campus is the Teacher Education and Technology Center, which is expected the impact the ways children are taught in the future.

St. Paul, MN – Delegates from Maryland and Delaware react to President Bush's speech and Rep. Gilchrest's endorsement of Frank Kratovil.

St. Paul MN – Republican delegates, including DE Congressman Mike Castle, share their thoughts on VP pick Sarah Palin.

St. Paul MN – President Bush's speech was postponed on the first night of the convention. Don Rush has reactions from Republican delegates.

St. Paul MN – Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele talks about African-Americans in the GOP and the candidacy of Barack Obama.

St. Paul MN – Various protest groups, including Veterans for Peace are in St. Paul to make their voices heard during the Republican Convention.

St. Paul Outlook – With Hurricane Gustav looming in the Gulf, Republican delegates react to an unusual Republican Convention opening day in St. Paul

Denver, CO – Md. Gov. O'Malley, Sen. Ben Cardin and others on the end of the Democratic Convention and the future prospects for the Democratic Party in November.

Denver, CO – Maryland Senators Cardin and Mikulski react to Hillary Clinton's speech at the Democratic Convention.

Denver, CO – Don Rush speaks with Delaware Senator Tom Carper about the nominations of Senators Barack Obama and Joe Biden.

Salisbury, MD – Essayist Dick Rosse reminds us of the importance of a candidate's choice in running mate.

Denver, CO – A look at the issues that might come up in the Democratic Convention.