First for May 5, 2017

    Fake News
    The presidential milestone known as the first 100 days is complete. While there will be debates over what was accomplished, there is one phrase that was common during the last three months, fake news. Delaware education reporter Cris Barrish looks at how fake news could be used as a teachable moment.

    First Person: Bridging the community
    WHYY, the Christina Cultural Arts Center and the Metropolitan Wilmington Urban league are hosting an event designed to bridge the community by engaging in conversations that may not always be comfortable. The program is called, Race: Removing Fences Between Black and White Communities. Dr. Donald Morton of the Complexities of Color Coalition is here as our First Person this week.

    State of Play: The first 100 days
    A lot was made last weekend on the hundred day milestone of the Trump administration. Well, he’s not the only one. Joining us for State of Play this week is Steve Tanzer of delawareliberal.net. as we discuss Delaware Governor John Carney’s hundred day mark.

    Pipe Organ Update
    Two years ago we told you a story about a Wilmington church asking the community to help rebuild their 60-year-old pipe organ. Well they did it with help from hundreds of people. We revisit the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew for an update.

    First Experience: The Society of Independent Artists
    In 1917 a group of artists decided to change the way art exhibits worked. Their idea was that anyone could show their work and for only $5 you could have your art displayed in a gallery show in New York City. The group was called The Society of Independent Artists. The group only lasted until 1944, but the artwork lives on at the Delaware Art Museum. Check out our First Experience.

    Leo and Jimmy
    It’s the end of an era for downtown Wilmington’s well-known deli shop, Leo and Jimmy’s. After 87-years, the last sandwich was sold Friday. As the lights dim and the door closes for the last time, the memories left behind will not fade from the hearts of those who’ve frequented the sandwich shop over the many years.

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