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Mark Arehart

Morning Edition Host/Reporter

Mark Arehart, our Morning Edition Host and Arts Reporter, has been a host, reporter and producer at several NPR member stations in Alaska, Washington and Kansas. His reporting has taken him everywhere from remote islands in the Bering Sea to the tops of skyscrapers overlooking Puget Sound. He is a diehard college basketball fan who enjoys taking walks with his dog, Otis.

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Courtesy of 2016 DuPont CLifford Brown Jazz Festival

The City of Wilmington is gearing up to host it's annual jazz festival named in honor of the city’s famed trumpeter, Clifford Brown. 

Photo courtesy: Delaware State Univ.

The Director of Bands at Delaware State University has announced he is retiring after 20 years.

Randolph J. Johnson is stepping down as after a total of 20 years at the school.

Delaware State Parks

Delaware State Parks revealed 2015 was its best for camping, boasting a record number of campers and cabin guests. 


Bayhealth is starting construction on it’s new medical campus in Milford. The project  is estimated to cost upwards of $300 million and opens in 2019. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The state will start distributing Zika preparedness kits to protect pregnant women from contracting the disease. 

Delaware Division of the Arts

The Delaware Division of the Arts has announced its biennial poetry and prose retreat.

Wilmington is thinking of offering an additional transportation option in the city: a community bike share.

Bike shares are popular nationwide, and can be found as close as Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

Photo courtsey: DNREC/Matt Cardona

The gun dubbed “Mighty Mo” has found its final resting place at Fort Miles outside Lewes.

Delaware Public Media

It’s Children’s Mental Health Awareness month and the Delaware Children’s Department is shaking up the way it helps kids and families.

The Obama administration issued a directive threatening to deny funding for schools with policies singling out transgender students.  Delaware is ahead of the curve, it passed a law in 2013 that provides protections for transgender people in employment, housing and public accommodations.