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The Green

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Embracing the spirit of its name (The Green in Dover and the New Castle Green), The Green will provide an open-air meeting place for Delawareans to discuss events, consider issues and share ideas. This radio and online magazine will present the highest quality Delaware news and information. Through informed reporting, nuanced storytelling and in-depth interviews, The Green reaches past stereotypes and knee-jerk reactions to encourage a fuller, more robust discovery of Delaware, today.

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Contamination by toxic PFAS chemicals in ground water at Dover Air Force Base was dramatically higher than federal health limits recommended this year, according to a new analysis from the Union of Concerned Scientists.


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Health care payers across the country are shifting away from paying providers for the number of doctor visits and tests they perform and towards paying for healthy patient outcomes.

Delaware Public Media’s Nick Ciolino has more on a group of primary care practices in Delaware who say they’ve been able to successfully use this payment model to both save money for Medicare and improve their patient outcomes.


Sarah Mueller

Gov. John Carney and other state officials heard more about work to improve Delaware’s Family Court Tuesday.

Delaware received a $400,000 federal grant to help victims of domestic violence in 2013. That funding ends this month.

The Delaware Contemporary

The Delaware Contemporary is introducing a new concept at its Wilmington Riverfront home.

 

 


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Earlier this week, Hurricane Michael quickly intensified and slammed into the Florida Panhandle - putting that state’s hurricane readiness to the test.

Readiness for storm’s like Michael is one area the University of Delaware’s Disaster Research Center examines in depth, and the center is part of a larger group recently awarded nearly $2 million dollars to specifically study the factors that influence whether people prepare for hurricanes.

For this week's Enlighten Me, Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt spoke with the UD Disaster Research Center’s Joe Trainor about this hurricane preparedness study.


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Imagine a safe place where Wilmington teens could go after school to learn, keep fit, relax and socialize. It may sound like a dream but a collaboration of nonprofit organizations, with a lot of input from the teens themselves, is trying to make it a reality.


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Housing providers in New Castle County learned how to better respect the rights of their tenants and residents this week—  during a fair housing workshop held by the state Division of Human Relations.

Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt was there has more on how the Division fights housing discrimination in the state.


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We continue our series of Candidate Conversations, part of Delaware Public Media’s 2018 Election coverage and the Delaware Debates we are producing again this fall with the University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication.

We are examining the race for State Treasurer, and in this interview, The Green Party's David Chandler.

Melomanie

Melomanie, the Delaware music ensemble known for its pairing of baroque and contemporary styles, celebrates the start of its 26th season with a launch party and concert this weekend.

 

 


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