First for February 5, 2016

Hope for reform
The desire for prison reforms have been coming from many corners of the state. Keeping young men from returning to prison is a big part of that effort. That’s why a program run by the Hope Commission is getting a lot of attention as a model that could go statewide, and maybe even nationally. It’s our First Look this week.

First Person: Delaware Governor Jack Markell
Delaware Governor Jack Markell joins us in our First studios this week as our First Person guest. We talk about last year’s budget and what changed for this year. Is it a that sign better days are here?

Delaware’s storyteller, Tahira, has always dreamed of taking her stories abroad. Thanks to a little help from the Delaware Division of the Arts, and a push from her daughter, Tahira’s dream has come true and she now has an amazing story to tell.

Car Biz Wrap
What do you get when you combine the words car and advertise? The answer is ‘Carvertise’. The owner of the company is a Delaware guy who noticed that there was a channel in the advertising market being ignored. That’s when Carvertise was born.

The Tornoe Spin
Rob Tornoe is in the First studio this week. We look at the efforts to increase the minimum wage in Delaware. The Super Bowl is this weekend, is there a double standard for Panther’s quarterback Cam Newton?

First Experience: Terry Newitt
For 35 years artist and teacher Terry Newitt has been inspiring the students in his Archmere Academy classroom. First Experience visited his classroom and home studio to learn more about his work and the students he inspires.

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