First for Friday, June 13, 2014

A life turned around

The final weeks of the Delaware legislature’s current session will be busy. While the gas tax and clean water plans are capturing lawmaker¹s attention, it also appears that something will be done about aggressive dogs. Our First Look focuses on a renewed effort to determine whether or not state animal control laws are too vague. This review is being undertaken because of recent animal attacks, such as our story about a man whose life was turned around because of a bull mastiff.

Summertime lunch

The summer months mean a change in lifestyle for children who receive a free breakfast and lunch during the school year. Once school is out, the impact on the recipients can be significant. This week we sit down with those who oversee the summer lunch program.

First Person: Delaware Tourism Director Linda Parkowski

The tourism season is upon us. Delaware Tourism Director Linda Parkowski joins us as our First Person guest this week to discuss how the state tourism office is dealing with the closing of I-495, as well as a look ahead at the summer season for Delaware.

302 Stories

One of those summer time experiences you might want to sample is the DuPont Nature Center. It is in a beautiful location at the mouth of the Misspillion River. Whether you want to learn about migratory birds or the horseshoe crab, this is a good place to start. We have a piece on what’s in store created by our video partners at 302 Stories.

First Experience: Rick Lantz

Rick Lantz loves to surf. Equally strong is his love of painting: everything from wood to surfboards is a blank canvas for Rick. He draws inspiration from the beach or the view from his surfboard, and especially his family. We stopped by his home in Rehoboth to see his work and talk about his life in and out of the water.

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