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President Trump says that he is ready to get back out on the campaign trail and has decided not to not to participate in the second presidential debate since the decision by the Commission on Presidential Debates that it be virtual. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with emergency room physician Mike Murphy about someone who has had coronavirus breaking quarantine so soon. (part 2)

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The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an icon for many women and not only in the legal profession. Indeed, she had become a pop icon among many of the youner generation despite being in her 80's. Former Salisbury Mayor Barrie Tilghman who blazed her own path in politics reflects on the loss. (Part 1)


On this episode of UMES 30, host Dr. Joshua K. Wright speaks with U.S. District Judge (Maryland) George J. Hazel, who was nominate by President Barack Obama and sworn in on May 2, 2014, becoming the youngest District Judge to be appointed to the post. (ORIGINAL AIR DATE: 4/7/2019) 

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UMES 30 host Dr. Joshua K. Wright has a conversation with Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq., National Chair of the National Congress of Black Women. (ORIGINAL AIR DATE: 3/10/2019) 

BALTIMORE (AP) — Judges are refusing to attend a meeting Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has called to discuss Baltimore's high crime rate.

The meeting involving Hogan and members of the Baltimore City Criminal Justice Coordinating Council is scheduled for next week. Hogan has said he's concerned that many Baltimore gun offenders have more than half their sentences suspended.