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First for June 9, 2017




Fertility research
Research is underway to help doctors increase the chance of conception for couples looking to have a baby through in vitro fertilization. The Reproductive Associates of Delaware have teamed up with the University of Delaware to do that research. In this week’s First Look we’ll introduce you to some of those involved including one family who walks us through their fertility journey.

Marijuana Compassion
As Governor Carney continues with his listening sessions on recreational marijuana, there has been movement in the state’s medical marijuana program. Mark Eichmann reports on the new Lewes dispensary

The Tobacco grade
A national tobacco report reveals Delaware has earned mixed grades regarding how it deals with smoking and tobacco-related products. The state failed in some categories, but made significant progress in others.

First Person: Jack Markell
First Person this week is a familiar face to WHYY viewers, Jack Markell is with us this week. We discuss a big undertaking the former governor has coming up in a couple of weeks. We also talk about Delaware’s finances.

A perfected treat
Last Sunday, the class of 2017 from Concord High School held its graduation ceremonies at the University of Delaware. No doubt the school is still buzzing about the success of its Source America Design Challenge team. They beat out 160 teams from 26 states to take first place. And in the end they make the world a little better for those with disabilities.