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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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President Trump vowed last week to make Historically Black Colleges and Universities an “absolute priority” of his administration.

 

And now, HBCU leaders are calling on Trump to make funding for these schools a priority.

 


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President Trump has started the process to repeal a piece of the Clean Water Act. And some First State wetlands could be left unprotected.

 


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Former Vice President Joe Biden is being honored Wednesday night for putting the needs of the American people above the needs of his political party.

 

The Bipartisan Policy Center is awarding the longtime Delaware lawmaker its 2017 Congressional Patriot Award.

 


Delaware State University and the country’s other Historically Black Colleges and Universities now have a more direct connection to the White House.

 

President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday moving an initiative to assist HBCU’s from the U.S. Dept. of Education to the White House.

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Delaware State auditor Thomas Wagner issued a glowing report Monday on efforts by the Indian River School District to fix policies that allowed financial and ethical abuses to thrive.

The report comes days before a $7.4 million tax referendum vote scheduled for Thursday.


Delaware is pulling out all the stops to help get you outside this spring.

 

The state parks department launched a website last week that can help you find the nearest outdoor recreation area wherever you are.

 


Delaware’s two U.S. Senators are bashing President Trump’s decision to withdraw guidance that would protect the rights of transgender students.

 

Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons both called the decision "misguided" and "cruel" in statements this week.

Students in Delaware are performing better on Advanced Placement exams.

 

The College Board’s latest report shows about 19 percent of public school students in the state scored a 3 or better on their AP exam in 2016, which is a one percentage point improvement over 2015.

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A Republican State Senator is offering a plan to hire more correctional officers and make starting their salaries more competitive.  

The move comes after an inmate uprising at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center this month that left one correctional officer dead.

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New Castle County Police are still searching for a man they believe kidnapped and sexually assaulted two women in separate incidents over the course of a week.

 

 


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