First for Friday, March 13, 2015

The Player’s Knee

The melting snow means the spring and summer season are right around the corner. For years, doctors and trainers have been on high alert to spot concussions among young athletes. In recent years, reports of ACL injuries have increased among teens. Taunya English reports our First Look this week.

A network of support

Chronic, life threatening illnesses in children affect the whole family. Everyone needs to find a way to adjust, and he stress can be overwhelming. A support group at A.I. duPont Hospital for Children goes a long way to help families cope. Here’s Maiken Scott

First Person: Jonathan Starkey

Jonathan Starkey of the News Journal and joins us as our First Person guest this week. The legislature returned on Tuesday and there was a month of Joint Finance Committee hearings, were there any surprises? We also discuss education and is Mark Murphy on the hot seat over common core?

Matt Haley’s Blue Bus

It was just about a year ago that First introduced viewers to Matt Haley. We were as shocked as anyone when we learned of his death in August from a motorcycle crash. We also know that his legacy lives on in things like his blue bus.

Dorm to Gourm

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

Bird Patterns

The old real-estate adage “location, location, location” is being applied in a new way in Delaware: birding. Bird watchers in the First State are eager for the start of spring migration with hopes that winter is over. The American Birding Association recently finalized its move to Delaware to be in the midde of it all, now that the snow has melted, it’s time to look up.

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