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First for July 7, 2017




Third time the charm
On July 2nd the Delaware legislature did something they called extraordinary. A budget couldn’t be passed by July 1, it finally got signed on July 3. But exactly how did this happen? It’s our First Look.

State of Play: Delaware’s budget
Steve Tanzer of Delawareliberal.net is back. We discuss lawmakers’ long weekend trying to pass Delaware’s new budget. Steve predicted we might see the deadline slip by with no budget, but is it a big deal for that to happen?

Yasser returns
Five years ago, University of Delaware Professor Dr. Yasser Payne researched the causes of physical violence in the city’s East Side and Southbridge neighborhoods.
Now he’s back with another team to study the correlation between violence and health in the city’s Westside and Northside neighborhoods.

First Person: Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki
Let’s shift gears and talk with Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki about Wilmington’s crime problem and any possible solutions. We also look at some of the positive things happening in the city.

Live Nation
We now know who’s taking over operations at the historic Queen Theater in downtown Wilmington. Live Nation, the largest live entertainment company in the world, is setting up shop, and changes are on the way.

First Experience: Alida Fish
Now let’s head to Arden for First Experience. For Alida Fish photography is more than just taking pictures, it’s a doorway into another world, one she creates and controls from her Arden studio. Let’s go behind the scenes to see these worlds come to life.