First for Friday, May 29, 2015

The Make Out Mob
To target the city’s violence, Wilmington City Council has budgeted $600,000 for public safety. Some citizens have other ideas how to fight crime. We introduce you to a grassroots campaign getting people together to try and wash away the city’s negative image through a unique group called “The Make Out Mob”.

First Person: Dannagal Young
The late night comedy landscape is changing, most recently with David Letterman hosting his final show. The way we laugh at some of the issues presented on late night TV is changing as well. Joining us for First Person is Dannagal Young, Associate Professor of Communications at the University of Delaware.

Dover Rebirth
Could downtown Dover be attractive to developers and new businesses? Well that’s certainly the goal with a section of the city being designated a ‘Downtown Development District’. It’s a real turning point for the state’s capital, which has struggled with the downtown area. This week we speak with officials who explain why this time is different.

The Passion of Juan Carlos Cruz
In early May the 2015 Ellis Island Medal Honors were presented. On the list of recipients was DuPont executive Juan Carlos Cruz. It’s another honor for a man who never believed his life would turn out the way it has. Cruz was a whistle blower in a Chilean Catholic Church sex scandal – a story he never believed he’d be able to tell.

First Experience
Are you hungry? You will be after our next story. Food trucks have come to Delaware. From fish tacos to BBQ, coffee and everything in between; the Rolling Revolution is ready to introduce you to street food in Delaware. It’s a First Experience that will leave you wanting seconds.

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