First for Friday, February 27, 2015

Developing Dover

Making downtown Dover more attractive for developers and new businesses-that’s the goal for town leaders now that a portion of Dover was designated a ‘Downtown Development District’. It’s could be a turning point for Delaware’s capital.

First Person: Delaware Governor Jack Markell

Governor Jack Markell joins us this week in the First studios as we discuss road and infrastructure improvement. Will Markell push for a gas tax increase again this season?

The Migrant School

Last summer, the Indian River School District scrambled to find a way to deal with an influx of children coming primarily from Central America. How’s the district handling the situation? Our education reporter Avi Wolfman-Arent looks at some of the larger questions about how we are going to continue to educate these recent immigrants.

First Experience: Delaware Public Archives

Have you ever driven past the Public Archives building in Dover and thought, I wonder what’s in there? First Experience takes us on a tour this week to see what goes on behind the scenes. From birth, marriage, and death records, to maps and historical photos its all inside the vaults of the Public Archives.

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