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Delaware ERA supporters push for Senate action

The Delaware Senate has yet to take up a state Equal Rights Amendment passed by the House last month.

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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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State Rep. Michael Mulrooney is struggling to advance his legislation creating a Clean Water Trust Fund out of committee.

Delaware Shakespeare

Delaware Shakespeare’s 2018 season kicks off in June and will feature a weekend of scenes at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA, plus Much Ado About Nothing at its Summer Festival at Rockwood Park in July and performances of The Merchant of Venice in its 2018 Community Tour.

The Longwood Gardens Summer Performance Series is the newest addition to a quickly growing slate of Shakespearean entertainment around the state.

In this week’s Arts Playlist - Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele spoke with David Stradley - the producing artistic director of Delaware Shakespeare, about those Longwood performances and the rest of this season's offerings

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Unemployment in The First State dipped slightly last month.

Delaware’s jobless rate slipped a tenth of a percent for a second straight month, falling to 4.3 percent in March.

Photo courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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

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.

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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.


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


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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.