First for Friday, November 21, 2014

That’s a lot of chicken

Last month, a World Trade Organization panel ruled that India violated international trade rules by banning imports of poultry from the U.S. That’s big news for Delaware where chickens outnumber people by more than 200 to 1. In this week’s First Look, we examine the past and future of the state’s growing industry and why there is so much at stake.

First Person: Wilmington Mayor Dennis Williams

Wilmington’s newly formed homicide unit logged its first arrest recently, how has that and the reorganization of the police department had an effect on crime fighting in the city? Wilmington Mayor Dennis Williams is here to help answer those questions and others as he joins us this week as our First Person guest.

The Player’s Knee

For years, doctors and trainers have been on high alert to spot concussions among young athletes. In recent years, reports of ACL injuries have increased among teens. From the WHYY Health Desk, Taunya English is here to talk knee troubles.

Matt Haley’s Blue Bus

Delaware restaurateur Matt Haley died in a motorcycle crash in India in August. When friends and family came together a month later to praise his legacy, more stories of his humanitarian efforts came out. One story has to do with helping at-risk youth. A non-profit organization in Sussex County needed help in getting those kids to various events. That’s where Haley stepped in with his blue bus.

First Experience: Dragonfly Art Studios

Artists have different means to express their craft. In Newark, the eclectic artist who runs the Dragonfly Art Studio not only teaches art, but proves she gets inspiration from everywhere, even her car.

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