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Nick Ciolino

Afternoon Anchor/Reporter

Nick Ciolino has lived in and around Detroit, Michigan for most of his life.

He graduated from Wayne State University with an English degree, and interned as a reporter at WDET, Detroit’s NPR affiliate station.

Nick has worked in the city as a truck driver delivering cupcakes, a tire tech in an auto shop and a beer vender at Comerica Park.

In 2014, he began spending his summers in Alaska working as a commercial fisherman, and later as a reporter at KDLG in Dillingham, covering the wild Alaskan salmon run. It is from there he came to Delaware to host All Things Considered.

When he isn’t behind the mic or on assignment, Nick is probably picking a guitar or banjo and singing a tune.

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There’s still money left unclaimed by First State farmers who would be part of a project to decrease agricultural runoff in Delaware watersheds.


Food Bank of Delaware

The Food Bank of Delaware is using its biennial Coming Together conference to promote trauma-informed care.

The Delaware Healthcare Association has updated the form used to transfer patients between different medical providers in the state. It now includes information relating to end of life medical decisions.

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The state’s Agriculture Department is working with Delaware State University this summer to study how to best grow hemp.


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The First State has launched a free app for iOS and Android showing people what to do in case of a drug overdose.


Delaware Public Health and Safety officials are issuing a warning after a series of suspected heroin overdose deaths.

Three people in Sussex County are suspected to have died from heroin overdoses involving the same package.

Delaware is planning to roll out a hotline to help coach families with loved ones who have substance abuse or mental health issues.

Attempts to use federal support to lower drug prices in Delaware have failed so far and now the state is exploring new strategies.


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The Biomedical research coalition INBRE  is funded by the National Institute of Health and the state of Delaware to improve the medical research infrastructure in the First State.

One of the many research projects being funded is a cooperative effort between the University of Delaware and Nemours to reduce falls and enable physical activity in children with cerebral palsy.

And for this week’s Enlighten Me, Delaware Public Media’s Nick Ciolino recently sat down with UD researchers Curtis Johnson and Jeremy Crenshaw to discuss how they are combining their individual studies to reach that goal


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Delaware’s unemployment rate dropped slightly to start the new year.

 

New data shows joblessness in the First State settled back down to 3.5% for the month of January – that’s a tenth of a percent drop from the year’s end.  

 

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