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Delaware lawmakers send port deal to full General Assembly

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

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American Lung Association

New Castle County flunks American Lung Association's air report card... again

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.

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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.


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

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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.

 

 


Juvenile justice legislation moved through the Delaware General Assembly Tuesday.


A new report from financial consultant Analysis Group shows how Delaware and eight other states involved in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative have used program proceeds since 2015 and the impact to local and regional economies.


The Delaware Healthy Mother and Infant Consortium had its annual summit Tuesday.

A central issue at the summit was Delaware’s infant mortality rate, which stands at almost eight deaths in 1,000 live births, according to the CDC.


Rob Arlett Facebook page

This year’s U.S. Senate race in Delaware just got another candidate.


Courtesy of CDC.gov

State health officials are advising Delaware residents to avoid eating chopped romaine lettuce, as several nearby states including Pennsylvania have seen E. coli outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce grown in Arizona.

 

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State fleet vans and other vehicles are being deployed this month throughout the First State to spot distracted drivers.

 


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