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The Green- January 31, 2020

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Recent news that ownership of Concord Mall is changing hands has reignited speculation about the fate of the mall that’s been a mainstay on Concord Pike in North Wilmington since the late 1960s.

Contributor Eileen Dallabrida has reported on the state of malls in the First State over the past few years.  This week, she digs deeper into Concord Mall’s ownership change and what it could mean.


Delaware Public Media's Tom Byrne and contributor Eileen Dallabrida discuss Concord Mall's future.

At least five people in the United States are confirmed to have contracted the coronavirus, which has spread from China’s Wuhan Province infecting more than 8,000 people and killing more than 170.

Delaware health officials say one individual in Kent County is currently being tested for the virus, but add there is no immediate threat of coronavirus becoming widespread in the First State.

Delaware Public Media’s Nick Ciolino recently talked to Jennifer Horney, a professor in the University of Delaware’s Department of Health Sciences Epidemiology program, about the coronavirus and how state agencies in Delaware are monitoring this evolving situation.  

Delaware Public Media’s Nick Ciolino professor Jennifer Horney from UD's Department of Health Sciences Epidemiology program.

More than half of the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs' 14 events across the First State during the month of February focus on African American History Month.

And Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele recently checked with the division's  public information officer Jim Yurasek to get a preview.


Delaware Public Media's Kelli Steele interviews the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ Jim Yurasek.

For this week’s Enlighten Me, we visit WMHS at McKean High School in the Red Clay School District - one of the two schools we partner with on our Generation Voice Youth Media project

Students there, and at our other partner WMPH at Mount Pleasant High School in the Brandywine School District, produce a bevy of interviews and projects on a variety of topics throughout the school year.

This week, we bring you a few examples of recent student work.

Enlighten Me features stories from McKean High School students produced at WMHS with support from Delaware Public Media's Generation Voice youth media program.

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