Brian Daniels / WESM-FM

SALISBURY, Md.--Salisbury Regional Airport is hosting Wings and Wheels, sponsored by Piedmont Airlines, on Saturday, May 20th from 8 am to 3 pm to celebrate Armed Forces Day and Aviation Appreciation Month.

“This is a great event for the whole family,” said Airport Manager Dawn Veatch. “We are excited to showcase our airport and invite the community to come out and share our passion for flying.”

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May 2, 2017
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Now that WESM’s spring pledge drive is over, we would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you who made contributions to our campaign.

Your generous gifts have helped keep the jazz, the news/information, and other programs you love on the air for the past 30 years.

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Presidential candidates polar opposites on climate change

Oct 24, 2016

 Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump could not disagree more on climate change. Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, sees it as a real threat while Trump, the Republican, dismisses it as a hoax.

And because climate change can lead to rising sea level, among other things, their views on the subject are important to those who live and work on the Chesapeake Bay.

Bringing up baby oysters in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

Oct 11, 2016
John Lee / WYPR

LISTEN (Bringing up baby oysters in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor)

Oysters are nature’s filtration machines, and there used to be enough of them in the Chesapeake Bay to filter and clean all that water in three days. Now, there are so few oysters it takes more than a year.

Without the she crab, there'd be no he crab

Oct 3, 2016
Pamela D'Angelo

The Atlantic blue crab, Chesapeake Bay’s signature crustacean, has been through tough times in the last 20 years. Some recent improvement has been credited to restrictions on harvesting females. Yet Virginia still allows the harvest of egg-bearing females, something Maryland banned back in 1917. The reasons why seem to be wrapped up in economics.