Delaware Public Media

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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Emergency room physicians and insurance companies are blaming each other for shrinking health coverage networks, a scenario that was evident in a poll released Monday.

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The name “USS Delaware” will soon appear on the side of a Naval vessel for the first time in nearly a century.  

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Gov. Jack Markell used his weekly message this week to thank the state’s many public servants.

James Morrison

 

36 pedestrians died on Delaware roadways last year, which is one of the highest per capita fatality rates in the nation.  

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The 84th Annual Dover Days kicks off Friday night at 6:00 on the Legislative Mall.

James Morrison

Delaware is hoping to distill the popularity of its growing craft beverage industry into tourism dollars.

The Delaware Tourism Office announced Tuesday that it’s increasing the number of craft breweries, wineries and spirit distillers on its Beer, Wine and Spirits Trail from 15 to 25.  

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Gov. Jack Markell unveiled an initiative Monday that will create a regulatory framework in Delaware for the technology that made bitcoin possible.

The idea is to make the state a friendly place for businesses using blockchain and smart contract technology and keep the First State on pace with technology already being used in the marketplace.   

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Fans interested in attending the 2016 edition of the Firefly Music Festival don’t have to go all-in again this year.

Firefly organizer Red Frog Events says it will sell one-day tickets to this year’s event.

A limited number of single-day passes are available for the final three days of the four-day festival. You’ll have to buy a four-day pass if you want access on opening day.   

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POLYTECH High School junior Hannah Sturgis is heading to Washington D.C. this Monday and Tuesday for the Poetry Out Loud National Finals.


  Your bone has mended or you’ve recovered from that trip to the dentist, but now what do you do with those excess painkillers your doctor prescribed?

 

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