First for May 13, 1016

Police helping teens
There were some major developments in the death of Amy Joyner Francis this week. One student was charged directly in her death, two others indirectly. We’ll talk about that in a few minutes. We’re going to start our First Look with a report on ways to help teens through a program set up by the Wilmington Police Department.

Dela-Where Else
Monday night at nine WHYY-TV presents ‘First Extra: Dela-Where Else’. In our first two parts we’ve explored the myth of the Selbyville swamp monster to a growing part of Delaware connected to New Jersey. Monday night we’ll explore a whole lot more, including Delaware’s only cave.

A Day in the Country
If that last segment was all about the things you didn’t know about the First State, this next story you’ll see things you do know. ‘Point to Point’ is a great Delaware tradition that has been going strong for 38 years. Held on the grounds of Winterthur, it is a connection to Delaware’s past. Photojournalist Paul Parmalee shows us.

First Experience: Patent models
From 1790 to around 1880 inventors from all walks of life were required by the U.S. government to submit detailed working models of their ideas. Since 1961 Hagley Museum and Library has been collecting these patent models. They recently got a huge new collection and are ready to start showing them off. First Experience visited Hagley to see these beautiful patent models first hand.

Dace on Business
The middle of May is usually when the Delaware legislature rolls up its sleeves and gets busy with the business of producing a budget. This year is no exception. In this week’s Dace on Business, Dace Blaskovitz talks to Delaware leg hall insider Bob Byrd.

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