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Fentanyl-laced heroin found in Port of Wilmington raid

A random inspection by U.S. Customs at the Port of Wilmington on Wednesday resulted in narcotics seizures and three arrests.

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This week on "The Green"

Delmarva Power and Pepco Holdings

"Still a lot of work to do": Delmarva Power mechanic reflects on restoration efforts in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has been struggling to fully restore power since Hurricane Maria hit in September. It even suffered a major island-wide power outage this week. Over the past two months, Pepco Holdings sent employees from its regional utility companies, including two crews of 25 from Delmarva Power, Atlantic City Electric and Pepco — to the island to assist with power restoration efforts. The second crew returned from Puerto Rico earlier this month.

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American Lung Association

A new report from the American Lung Association slaps New Castle County with a failing air quality grade for the 19th year in a row.

Delaware Public Media

The Joint Capital Improvement Committee is endorsing the $580 million deal leasing the Port of Wilmington to private operator Gulftainer.

Department of Education

Warner Elementary School in the Red Clay School District is Delaware’s 2018 Green Ribbon award winner.


Delaware Public Media

Legislation to ban the sale of powdered alcohol in Delaware has been introduced in the General Assembly.


Delaware Public Media

Eisenberg Elementary School in New Castle officially opened its Wellness Center Thursday.

Colonial School District officials say it’s the first of its kind in Delaware.




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The Kalmar Nyckel Foundation will launch two new exhibits at its Copeland Maritime Center in Wilmington next month.


Courtesy of DNREC's Division of Parks & Recreation

State parks officials are looking to expand on the trails system at Cape Henlopen State Park and are holding an open house Thursday evening in Lewes for the public to weigh in on the proposed changes.

Delaware Public Media

Legislation banning child marriages was released from a Delaware House committee Wednesday.

Sarah Mueller

Gov. John Carney (D-Delaware) signed off on tougher penalties for people who get guns through straw purchases Wednesday.

Delaware State Police

A Delaware Department of Justice investigation into the use of deadly force by officers against the suspect in last spring’s fatal shooting of a State Trooper is complete.