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James Morrison

All Things Considered host/reporter

James Morrison has been reporting and producing news stories for NPR member-stations for half a decade. He recently worked as a producer for Capital Public Radio's daily interview show Insight in Sacramento, California. His reporting has ranged from covering city hall to the largest state legislature in the nation, and from arts organizations to indie bands.  James specializes in telling sound-rich radio stories, some of which have been accepted into international competitions. He enjoys reporting all new stories, especially ones that include food and animals.  James has a degree in government-journalism from Sacramento State University and was recently a Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Fellow. When not in the newsroom, he enjoys cooking, cycling, swimming and relaxing with his wife and cats.  

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Delaware’s chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is advising state law enforcement agencies they are not legally obligated to act as federal immigration officers.

A beloved statue coming out of a Delaware artist’s studio is extending its short New York City visit into a year-long residency.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday the statue “Fearless Girl” will stay in the city’s financial district into 2018.

New Castle County Police are investigating what appears to be four heroin-related overdose deaths in a span of five hours.


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One Delaware state lawmaker is not giving up on his goal to make offshore wind farms a reality along the coast of Delaware.


State Rep. John Kowalko (D-Newark) has just returned from a trip to the United Kingdom, where he learned how that country became the world leader in wind energy.



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Delaware state lawmakers grilled a PJM vice president Thursday about the latest version of the company's controversial transmission pipeline project.


Spring has sprung, but that doesn’t mean the weather is going to be all sunshine and rainbows.

And that’s why the National Weather Service is launching its Spring Safety campaign.  


The Children’s Specialized Hospital in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey is beginning clinical trials for a new treatment for autism symptoms in children, and is seeking participants as far away as Delaware. 


95 percent of Americans say emergency care should be covered in a health insurance plan, according to a new poll commissioned by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).  


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Sen. Chris Coons is praising a federal court for stopping President Trump’s revised travel ban from taking effect this week.  

He’s also bashing Trump’s newly-released budget proposal.

Speaking on CNN Thursday morning, Coons said it was unwise for the President to cut funding for foreign assistance and the State Department, while boosting defense spending.  


Center for the Inland Bays

A program in Sussex County lets you help protect Delaware’s shoreline just by eating some oysters.


19 restaurants in Sussex County are participating in this year’s Don’t Chuck Your Shucks program.