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It has been a week of sadness in the First State. Last weekend, former state attorney general Beau Biden – the eldest son of Vice President Joe Biden - died at age 46, losing his battle with brain cancer.Since that terrible news came there’s been an outpouring of condolences for the Biden family, along with remembrances of Beau -- his life and work.As the state grieves along with the Biden family and offers its support – it also celebrates Beau Biden’s life and the lasting legacy of public service he leaves behind.

The Green - May 27, 2016

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It’s been a year since former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden lost his bout with brain cancer, but his legacy of protecting kids continues thanks to foundation that successfully launched shortly after his death.  We hear from Josh Alcorn from the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children about its work.

Delaware Public Media's James Dawson interviews the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection for Children’s Josh Alcorn.

Last month’s New York Times about Delawarean Toby Lopez raised questions about the forensic mental health evaluation process.  Lopez ended up in jail facing charges after contacting the FBI about his social media conversations with people he believed to be affiliated with the Islamic State terrorist group.  He went through multiple mental health evaluations before finally being released, based on a third evaluation done by Dr. Kirk Heilbrun, a Drexel psychologist, who joins us this week to discuss the evaluation process.

Delaware Public Media's Megan Pauly interviews Drexel psychologist Dr. Kirk Heilbrun on forensic Mental health evaluations.

Contributor Larry Nagengast spotlights The Hospitality School– a program trying to help those who face barriers to employment – such as disabilities or a criminal record -  find work in the culinary/hospitality industry.

Delaware Public Media's Tom Byrne and contributor Larry Nagengast discuss the Hospitality School.

This month’s History Matters looks at theDelaware Historical Society’s Collection of unique, and even Delaware-specific, board gamesand examines the history of these leisure time staples.

Delaware Public Media’s Megan Pauly interviews the Delaware Historical Society’s Curator of Images Leigh Rifenburg about board games in this month's History Matters.

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