First for August 7, 2015

Patrolling the Delaware
The head of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection was at the Port of Wilmington in late July for an inspection. The port is the East Coast hub for imported fruit. While the CBP primarily deals with the southern border, his trip showcased the importance of security on the Delaware River. The Delaware State Police patrols the river and the C & D Canal. First Look reports on the tools they use to get the job done.

Twitter Jobs
In January, the City of Wilmington started using twitter as a place to introduce job seekers to employers online. It’s a non-traditional approach to job searching, and local companies are signing on. The Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau and their new hire were certainly brave enough to try it.

State of Play: The Draft Biden movement
While it seems like every Republican in the country is running for the President in 2016, there are only a handful of Democrats in the race, most in the shadow of Hillary Clinton. But could the Democratic side get a major shake-up? The Draft Biden movement seems to be gaining steam with more supporters “Ridin’ with Biden.” For more on this, we chat with Dick Polman, author of the National Interest blog on

Delaware Today: Best Crabs
Delaware is a rich area for marine life, especially crabs. And the only thing better than catching them, is eating them. That’s why our Delaware Today partner feature this month is on the best crab places.

First Experience: The Puzzling World of John Sloan
Newspapers from the early 20th century used weekly puzzles to keep readers coming back. One famous American artist, John Sloan, got his start making these puzzles for two Philadelphia papers. His puzzles are on display for the first time ever at the Delaware Art Museum. Some of these puzzles make the New York Times crossword puzzle seem easy.

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