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Coastal Connection is a weekly public affairs program on 88.3 Ocean City. It airs Fridays at noon. Reporter Bryan Russo will interview and profile a wide range of local advocates, elected officials, and artists and musicians who live and work on the Eastern Shore.
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Rehoboth's Hidden History / Skytyping on the Coast (originally broadcast 06-20-2014)

Fri, 2014-09-12 14:58
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The Rehoboth Beach Historical Society and Museum is offering new walking tours of the town, designed to teach tourists and long-time residents alike about Rehoboth's hidden history.  We'll get a preview of the tour and find out how Rehoboth has regrouped and rebuilt after destructive storms.  Then, we'll head up in the air to learn about the art of skytyping.

Ocean City Ramps Up for a Four-Month Party (originally broadcast 05-23-2014)

Fri, 2014-09-12 14:57
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Ocean City has a year-round population of about 7,000 people, but that balloons to 300,000 people per week in the summer. And there's a lot going on behind the scenes to make sure all those vacationers have a good time. Bryan Russo talks with everyone from the city’s public works director to a cotton candy merchant on the Boardwalk to find out how a small town transforms into a big city overnight.

Remembering a Founding Father of Gospel Music (originally broadcast 07-11-2014)

Fri, 2014-09-12 14:55
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Charles Albert Tindley is widely considered one of the founding fathers of American gospel music. His hymn “I’ll Overcome Someday” was the primary inspiration for "We Shall Overcome," the most famous song of the civil rights movement. Many of his other songs have impacted not just the religious community, but American pop culture. Still, some local historians fear Tindley’s legacy is fading, and that his impact on American history could be forgotten. Bryan Russo brings us a look at Tindley's life and music.

Bulgarian Student Shares Story Of Her Beating, Robbery

Fri, 2014-09-05 12:06
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A Delaware School District Scrambles To Serve Growing Number Of Latino Students

Fri, 2014-09-05 12:04
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Somerset Launches Ambitious School Meals Program To Target Hunger, And Saving The Historic Nelson Homestead

Fri, 2014-09-05 12:03
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