First for Friday, May 15, 2015

A Glimpse Into the Future
Advanced placement tests are given to high school students around the country who have completed higher level course work. The college board offers more than 340 different AP classes. Most schools can only teach a handful of courses. Delaware is part of a program that could expand access and give students a glimpse into the future of online education. For our First Look this week, we take a look at the program.

First Person: Wilmington Mayor Dennis Williams
Wilmington Mayor Dennis Williams joins us in the First studios this week. We discuss the Mayor’s executive order to study the implementation of body cameras for police. The murder rate in Wilmington has slowed, is that a result of ‘Operation Disrupt’? We discuss all that and more on First Person.

Dace on Business
We are entering the home stretch when it comes to building a Delaware budget for 2016. In our Dace on Business segment this month, Dace Blascovitz talks with lobbyist Bob Byrd about new sources of revenue that the state is considering for the coming year.

First Experience: From Passion to Profession
After leaving the Navy, Tom Frey became an auto mechanic. Almost 30 years later he got out of the business and turned to his passion, woodworking. Tom is a woodturner. He uses pieces of wood that many people would throw out. You can see all his artistry inside his Dagsboro shop. Check it out on our First Experience.

The second of our in-depth First Extra specials airs Monday. We call it Dela-Where? There’s a lot to say about Delaware. It’s the only state with an arc for a border. One town even claims to be the center of the universe. Check out a sneak peak.

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