First for Friday, March 28, 2014

Clean water future

Delaware’s water is dirty. Most of it is too dirty to swim in or eat fish from. You will probably find a lot of people who say something should be done. Governor Jack Markell says to do that clean up will cost each property owner $45 per year. First Look reports on the plan, and some watch dog groups who worry businesses won’t be held accountable if they pollute in the future.

First Person: Wilmington City Council President Theo Gregory

Wilmington, like many cities in our region has a problem with abandoned housing and blight throughout many neighborhoods. First Person this week welcomes Wilmington City Council President Theo Gregory to the First studio’s to discuss this issue.

Doortje Music

Buna Fletcher has lost her ability to perform life’s simplest tasks, but she has always loved music. On Friday afternoons, Buna’s confusion turns to joy when her friend Doortje Shover stops by to play duets on the recorder. For Doortje, it’s a chance to express her art.

State of Play: Clean Water

At the top of the show we talked about Governor Markell’s approach to clean Delaware’s rivers and streams. We pick up on that conversation on State of Play with Stephanie Hansen and Michael Stafford.

First Experience: FiberNext

Most art museums don’t have works made with knitting material, paper, barbie dolls, or twist ties. The Delaware Art Museum isn’t most museums. First Experience brings you ‘FiberNext’ an atypical show right here in Wilmington.

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