First for Friday, July 11, 2014

Strengthening Delaware’s DUI Laws

Delaware isn’t waiting around for those who drive under the influence of alcohol to become repeat offenders. Delaware will join 22 other states in forcing every individual caught driving under the influence to use an ignition lock in their vehicles. First Look reports on the move to strengthen Delaware’s DUI law in an effort to protect everyone on the road.

First Person: Delaware Governor Jack Markell

We are now two weeks into Delaware’s new fiscal year, and it’s time to look back on the past legislative session with Gov. Jack Markell. He joins us this week as our First Person guest to discuss his thoughts on the session, DEFAC’s revenue estimates and some failed pieces of legislation.

The Tornoe Spin

It’s Tornoe time. Rob Tornoe visits us monthly via the First’s Delaware news and information homepage, This month we discuss the violence in Wilmington and then we shift gears to talk about Rob’s most recent undertaking, a new serial cartoon.

Dorm to Gourm

After touring Dover Air Force Base’s new health and wellness center last year, the owner of a Dover bakery had an idea after seeing its state-of-the-art kitchen. She hopes to get the airmen to put down their weapons for spatulas and spoons and then teach them how to cook.

Best of Delaware

What’s not to like about the Best of Delaware Today? The magazine and website features lots of great photos of places we like to go and of things we like to do. Rob Martinelli, publisher of Delaware Today, is here to talk about some of the highlights from the latest issue.

First Experience: Jupiter Records

Steve Zimmerman knows records. A two-decade veteran of record stores, he opened his own store, Jupiter Records, in Wilmington last year. Can old technology like LP¹s and turntables really work in the digital age? Like a needle on a record, First Experience provides the answer.

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