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Being a Delawarean is more than just a geographical coincidence: it’s a state of mind. For honest and open-minded reporting of the issues and events that affect Delawareans, The Green encourages a fuller, more robust discovery of Delaware, enabling Delawareans to learn about and see their state from new perspectives.

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  • Summer is here and many are hoping to get away – some for the first time in after a couple years after limitations caused by the pandemic.But if you haven’t already locked in vacation plans, you may still be limited – by what’s still available and the inflated cost of everything.This week, contributor Eileen Dallabrida takes a closer look at the options – especially if you’re on a budget.
  • The owners of Delaware City Refinery got some bad news from the EPA earlier this month.Their hope for some relief from renewable fuel credits they are required to purchase was not realized as the EPA not only decided against reforming the program, but also increased what refiners are required to purchase this year to comply with the renewables program.Contributor Jon Hurdle has covered these credits and the refinery’s concerns about them previously and he explains what this move by the EPA could mean
  • A singer from Lewes performs several free, outdoor concerts there this summer to raise money for various children’s charities that help LGBTQ youth.In this week’s Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele chats with James Gary, aka Jgar, about his career and why spending the summer working to help LGBTQ children.
  • The Green takes some time again this week to highlight work from student journalists at the University of Delaware.We feature three pieces produced by UD Communications students for a class taught by Nancy Karibjanian, long-time First State journalist, Director of UD’s Center for Political Communication, and one of founders of Delaware Public Media.
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  • School may be out for summer, but there’s no break for the Carney administration’s effort to bring the governor’s Wilmington Learning Collaborative to life.A draft of the memorandum of understanding that will guide the three school districts that serve city schools as they seek to transform the Wilmington’s underperforming elementary and middle schools is making the rounds.This week, contributor Larry Nagengast takes a closer look at the draft MOU and if work to get everyone on board is on track.
  • During the early months of the COVID pandemic, many efforts to respond to the needs and issues it created came together quickly to provide necessary relief and services.Now one such effort - the Cape Community Coordination for COVID-19 – is trying to take the connections made and lessons learned and expand the scope of its work.The group is renaming itself the Cape Community Coalition to reflect that change and we talked to two people involved - Patti Drago and Danielle Swallow – about their work to date and plans for the future.
  • Throughout the war in Ukraine, that nation’s president Volodymyr Zelensky has been the face of its efforts to repel Russia’s 3-month-old invasion.Now, TidalWave Comics is telling Zelensky’s story in comic book form.In this week’s Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele chats with the comic book’s author Michael Frizell about it and the decision to add Zelensky’s story to the ones it has selected to highlight.
  • The Green takes some time this week to highlight work from student journalists at the University of Delaware.
  • Listen to full show or individual segments: