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GOP to field candidate for Wilmington mayor

The race for mayor of Wilmington will have a Republican option after all. Robert Martin filed Friday to run under the GOP banner on November’s General Election ballot after being nominated by the party to fill that hole.
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This week on "The Green"

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History Matters: Wilmington & Western Railroad still chugging along

There was a time on the Delmarva Peninsula when passenger trains took people up and down the spine of the First State.
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Wilmington’s “Murdertown USA” title has resonated with many, including Walter Nathan Durant.


Durant is a teacher at Thomas Edison Charter School in Wilmington, and also gave a TEDx Wilmington talk titled “Chess Champions of Murdertown USA.”

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The Secretary of Delaware’s Department of Transportation wants you to think about the future of the state’s roadways next time you’re in an orange cone zone.

One of Amtrak’s most loyal customers, Vice President Joe Biden, announced Friday the company will buy 28 new high-speed trains to pep up travel in the Northeast Corridor.

Brad Eaby


Kent County Levy Court Commissioner Brad Eaby has at least one issue he can point to that sets him apart from the half dozen Democrats running for Lt. Governor in Delaware.

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A 59-year old woman from Delaware died Wednesday after falling from a zip line course at Lums Pond State Park.

State environmental officials are calling on volunteers to help scrub Delaware’s coastline next month.

via Talen Energy

Officials from Delaware’s Division of Natural Resources and Environmental Control say the state’s polluted air is a consequence of emissions from upwind states and they’ve filed two petitions with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to justify their case.

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Both younger speakers - including a 12-year-old from Delaware - and those from overseas made their debut on the TEDx Wilmington stage Wednesday.

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AstraZeneca plans to sell its headquarters in Fairfax, but that doesn’t mean it’s moving.

The 2016 election cycle is now moving into full swing.

As part of our election coverage, Delaware Public Media is offering a series a Candidate Conversations.

Ahead of September 13th's primary in the First State, we sat down with each of the six Democratic candidates running for Lt. Governor.