First for Friday, October 24, 2014

Vaccine debate

Whooping cough cases in Delaware skyrocketed this year with more than 200 reported cases, up from 57 last year. The bulk of the cases occurred within the unvaccinated or under-vaccinated Amish community. When epidemics like this strike, it often reignites the vaccine debate. What are the side effects and do they really work? We explore both sides in this week’s First Look.

A network of support

Wheelchairs, feeding tubes and beeping monitors are all part of life for the families who meet monthly at A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, but through their shared struggles, they have forged strong bonds that help them cope.

Decision Delaware

Catherine Damavandi is the Green Party candidate for Attorney General. She joins us this week in the First studios to look at what prompted her decision to run, as well as her thoughts on the role of the office of Attorney General and the coming election.

State of Play

In this pre-election day edition of State of Play we discuss what will happen to Republicans on November 4th in the various races across the state.

First Experience: The Poison Candy Murders

It reads like a true crime novel. The place: Dover. The time: The Summer of 1898. The crime: Murder. For its time, it was not your run of the mill murder. This one captured the attention of people from Delaware to California. First Experience takes you to the Green where they remember the murders and the story behind them.

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