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Megan Pauly

Reporter/Youth Media Producer

Megan Pauly is a reporter for WDDE, and a youth media producer for WDDE's collaboration with Wilmington's Mount Pleasant High School youth radio station, WMPH 91.7.

A native of Wichita, Kansas, Megan comes to Delaware from the Washington D.C. metro area, where she worked as Communications Director and Grant Writer for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Montgomery County, Maryland. She's interned for KMUW and NPR Berlin, freelanced for WAMU's newsmagazine Metro Connection and its digital music vertical, Bandwidth, and helped former NPR foreign correspondent Jacki Lyden launch her podcast "The Seams," exploring the intersection of fashion and anthropology. Additionally, she's written about mental health for NPR's Shots Blog, Mic, and The Atlantic. Megan is passionate about all things related to mental health and social justice, having worked on the Medill Justice Project while in graduate school. She is also very excited to explore other topics in the Delaware area such as education and business among others.

When she's not brainstorming new story ideas, Megan can be found exploring nature as well as local art and music scenes. She has a bachelors degree in international business from Wichita State University, and a master's in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

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Wilmington Councilwoman at-large Maria Cabrera officially launched her run for mayor Tuesday morning.


She joins an crowded race, with six other Democrats and an independent already campaigning to unseat incumbent Dennis Williams.

Cabrera is confident she can separate herself from the pack . She says she stands out not only as the only woman and only Hispanic running, but also as the only candidate living near to areas of high crime.

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The Brandywine School Board voted unanimously at a special meeting Monday April 4th to take another referendum to voters, but the proposal on the ballot May 17th will be slightly different.

Individuals and companies across the First State are gearing up for the Seventh Annual Week of Service, kicking off April 10th.

President Obama announced last week that his administration would make it easier for individuals living with drug addiction to get access to the care they need to get better.

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Gov. Jack Markell is promoting Delaware’s commitment to international competition and innovation in his weekly message.

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Wilmington Mayor Dennis Williams presented his 2016 State of the City address Thursday night.

Two more flu-related deaths have been reported in the First State.

Delaware State University is celebrating another year of Inspire scholars with its annual Inspired Day of Service Saturday.

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An advisory council created to implement  recommendations from the CDC report on Wilmington gun violence convened Tuesday afternoon to start mapping out its mission.

A new law mandating background checks for all Delaware summer camp employees takes effect April 7th.