Thu April 4, 2013
Lincoln-Virginia Pitch

Lincoln Blu-Ray features Virginia pitch

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Those who purchase the Blu-Ray version of Lincoln will get a little something extra: a pitch to visit Virginia.

The 3-minute mini-documentary will feature director Steven Spielberg and other key players involved in the production of the movie describing their impressions of the region and why they chose to film the movie in Virginia.

The movie was filmed entirely in Virginia in 2011.

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Wed April 3, 2013
Earl Hamner

"Waltons' creator honored by Va. Seante

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The creator of "The Waltons" television series has been honored by the Virginia Senate.

Earl Hamner Jr. received a framed copy of a resolution recognizing his literary and TV achievements Wednesday at the General Assembly's one-day reconvened session.

Hamner's novel "Spencer's Mountain," inspired by his experiences growing up in the foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains during the Great Depression, was the basis for "The Waltons." Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling said the show became "a piece of Americana."

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Tue April 2, 2013
jefferson award-harcum

Harcum named Jefferson Award finalist

Jefferson Award nominee Clifton H. Harcum
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- UMES residence director Clifton H. Harcum is headed to Washington in June, where he will represent Delmarva as the region’s nominee for a prestigious national honor that celebrates altruistic Americans.

A panel of judges working with WBOC-TV, the Salisbury television station that sponsors the Jefferson Awards for Public Service, selected Harcum over nine other nominees. He learned of the honor during a ceremony at TV station held during spring break.

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Thu March 21, 2013
audio stream-internet

Our ongoing technical difficulties...

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WESM 91.3 FM has been experiencing a prolonged outage of our on-line audio stream.  Please accept our sincere apologies for our current streaming problems.  Unfortunately, we’ve been experiencing significant and rather unusual technical difficulties with our encoding hardware and software – and our service provider and IT technical staff are still trying to troubleshoot the problem. 

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Thu March 14, 2013

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