First for February 26, 2016

Shifting sands
By the time you hit the Delaware beaches this summer, you probably won’t be able to tell there was severe damage done in recent storms. The damage was so bad Governor Markell asked the Obama administration for financial relief to rebuild from the January storm. First Look reports on how the state is protecting the beach and how some say that process needs to be changed.

Just imagine not being able to drink, bathe or cook because the water treatment plant in your area is faulty and not filtering out contaminated water. How do you adjust? That’s exactly what’s going on in Flint Michigan and some Wilmington residents are doing their part to help.

First Person
First Person this week looks at a new partnership focusing on public education. The two people behind the idea, Tony Allen and Quinetta Roberson join us on First.

Teach Me: Life Long Learning
Last September the Osher Life Long Learning Institute at the University of Delaware campus in Wilmington, celebrated its 35th anniversary. It continues to be one of the country’s top destinations for senior citizens who want to learn. Teaching into your senior years is the ultimate “teach me.” We spent a day with some of those teachers to see what motivates them to continue their careers, long after retirement.

First Experience: ‘In Black and White’
Who needs color? For this week’s first experience we visit the Newark Arts alliance and their exhibit ‘In Black and White’… From photography and painting to pottery we see how these artists have worked to create these monochromatic pieces.

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