First for Friday, May 1, 2015

Endless Discoveries
The Catch phrase ‘Endless Discoveries’ may be paying off for Delaware. It’s part of a campaign that kicked off in January to spark travelers’ interest and draw them to Delaware. In this week’s First Look we hear from Sussex County rental agencies who say the summer season is looking good so far.

First Person: Government transparency
Transparency is a big part of government. An issue brewing in Governor Jack Markell’s office over the use of a private email account forms the conversation in our First Person segment this week. Joining us in the First studios are Rep. John Kowalko and John Flaherty of the Delaware Coalition for Open Government.

State of Play
Let’s spend a little more time talking about open government and that alternative email account during our State of Play segment. Stephanie Hansen and Michael Stafford weigh in on the topic.

Hundred Mile Monument
We’ve all driven along Rt. 13 at some point, it’s tough to avoid when you’re traveling from Wilmington to Dover. That road really has shaped the state and, to a greater extent, the nation. On May 11th we begin a series of First Extra broadcasts that dig into life in Delaware. The first in this new series is called ‘The Hundred Mile Monument.’ Here is a preview.

First Experience: The Biggs
Just off Rt. 13 in Dover is The Biggs Museum. If you love antiques, art, and Delaware history, or all three, it’s a must see. The Biggs, as it’s known, was created not only to house those items, but also to tell the story of Delaware through them. Here’s First Experience.

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