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Two firefighters killed in Wilmington

Wilmington is mourning the loss of two of its firefighters. 41-year-old Lieutenant Christopher Leach and 51-year-old Senior Firefighter Jerry Fickes were killed early Saturday morning fighting a blaze in the city’s Canby Park neighborhood.
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Delaware joins antitrust lawsuit against maker of Suboxone

This week on "The Green"

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Markell in a Clinton White House? Signs begin to emerge

After nearly eight years as governor, speculation as to what Jack Markell (D) will do after leaving office is beginning to simmer. The rumor mill is even more active now that Markell has hit the road in recent weeks as a surrogate for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Delaware Public Media’s political reporter James Dawson takes a closer look at could be next for the soon-to-be ex-governor.
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State officials are encouraging Delawareans to make or update their emergency response plans as summer gives way to fall by going to

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Peace Week Delaware - an expanded vision of peace lead by the Movement for a Culture of Peace – wraps up this weekend. Throughout the week, it shined a light on local groups and programs promoting peace.

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After years of waiting, downstate medical marijuana patients will have a nearby option to pick up their pot, but neither state nor company officials will release its location.

Courtesy Theater N

After closing its doors suddenly this week, Wilmington's Theater N announced it will reopen under new management in October.

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Friday marks one year since Jeremy McDole  - a 28-year-old wheelchair bound African-American man - was shot and killed by four Wilmington police officers.

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The skies above Dover will soon be abuzz with more airplanes. One of Dover Air Force Base’s main runways will reopen Friday after a year and half of repairs.  

Photo courtesy: Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research

Thousands of migrating raptors can be seen flying over the First State over the next couple months and Delaware’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is trying to tally them as best as it can.

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The Delaware Supreme Court will hear arguments about whether or not to convert the sentences of men on death row to life in prison before the end of the year.

Both recreational and competitive cyclists are set to saddle up and ride the 10 miles between Delaware City and New Castle for the River Towns Ride and Festival.

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Newark police say they were sending a message when they cited nearly 180 people over the weekend for underage drinking at a house party near University of Delaware.