First for Friday, March 27, 2015

Hidden Picasso

Winterthur is renowned in the art restoration world. Currently it’s a part of an international mystery. It focuses on Pablo Picasso’s “The Blue Room,” and more importantly, what’s hidden under that masterpiece. First Look sets the stage which extends from Paris to Washington, D.C. to Delaware.

Teaching Common Core

Delaware students are now in the process of taking standardized testing that is connected with Common Core Education standards. These standards are tougher and are supposed to gauge new types of skills. It means teachers are changing their lessons to get students up to speed. We went to look at a Milford classroom to learn what the Common Core looks like up close.

First Person: The violence in Wilmington

The CDC will soon release its study of Wilmington’s violence. Violence was one of the topics in our recent legislative First Extra. We sat down with Senators Margaret Rose Henry and Greg Lavelle, along with Rep. Stephanie Bolden to discuss the situation.

Healthy Eating

Healthy eating is a growing trend, just look at all of the new products catering to those who are health conscious. One Delaware eatery is taking a step further by getting creative with vegetarian or vegan meals.

The Tornoe Spin

State Sen. Karen Peterson is once again going to push for an end to the death penalty in Delaware. Rob Tornoe has some thoughts about that, he express them in this month’s NewsWorks cartoon and he joins us in the First Studio to discuss the issue.

First Experience: The art of comics

Comic book themes and characters are everywhere, from movies to television, and even comic inspired art. First Experience visited one such show at the Gibby Center for the Arts in Middletown to see the work of some local talent. The show is a way to inspire kids to draw and paint, and to encourage comic fans, to get out of the theaters and inside an art gallery.

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