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Sunday December 16th at 8PM on WSCL, 89.5 FM

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One of the most often phrases associated with the holiday season is , "Peace on Earth, Good Will Toward Men." But while images of the three Wise Men may come to mind, Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes that we are too often in love with war.

Environmentalists in Maryland appear to believe they now have the wind at their backs offering up the prospect of getting the General Assembly to approve the Maryland Clean Energy Jobs Act in the next legislative session.

The measure calls for increasing the state’s renewal energy sources for the state’s electricity to 50 percent by 2030 and to come up with a plan for 100 percent by 2040.

While Governor Larry Hogan vetoed an earlier version of the measure that called for 25 percent by 2020 he has not weighed in on the current legislation.

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There were bomb threats made yesterday against in Maryland WBOC and Avery Hall Insurance.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that the news producer Brooke Evans issued a Tweet announced that the building was evacuated and that police were on the scene.

Salisbury Police say that the threat came in just before 4 p.m.

As a result East Main Street between Route 13 and Popular Hill Avenue was shutdown.

Meanwhile, Beebe Hospital in Lewes also got a threat by email aimed at its nursing school in mid-afternoon.

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Maryland Congressman Andy Harris said no to an $867 billion reauthorization of the farm and food nutrition aid legislation.

While the measure got strong support from agricultural officials and environmentalists on Delmarva the Eastern Shore Republican said he opposed the measure because he could not support some of the changes in the final compromise.

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In a move that is astonishing much of the classical music world, the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) announced Wednesday that it has appointed Finnish composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen as its next music director, beginning in September 2020.

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A federal appeals court has thrown out a power company's permit to build a natural gas pipeline across two national forests and the Appalachian Trail – and slammed the U.S. Forest Service for granting the approvals in the first place.

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