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CJ Baker

Carney's budget proposal cuts cancer screening van

Gov. John Carney’s budget proposal would cut funding for a van that travels around the state offering low-income patients mammograms and cervical cancer screenings.

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This week on "The Green"

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The road ahead for Christina’s Wilmington schools

Six months into a partnership that could determine the educational destiny of at least 1,400 children in Wilmington, state and Christina School District officials have finally cleared their first hurdle, signing off on a Memorandum of Understanding that provides at least the bare bones of a plan to strengthen programming for students in kindergarten through eighth grade.

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Delaware’s 2nd annual Open Data Challenge is this weekend.

 


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In December a federal judge overturned a 100-year-old portion of Delaware’s constitution requiring state judgeships be split 50-50 between Republicans and Democrats. The motion filed Wednesday claims Carney ignored the court’s ruling and continues to consider party affiliation when appointing state judges.


Beebe Healthcare

Beebe Healthcare is developing a cancer center and emergency department in Millville — part of the health care system's plans to better serve Sussex County.

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The Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover and Del-One Federal Credit Union are teaming up to celebrate the museum’s 25th Anniversary.

 


State Rep. Bryon Short won’t seek re-election this year. He plans to walk away at the end of this session in June. Short has represented the 7th House District in New Castle County since 2007.


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Two weeks after finding wells in the Town of Blades to be contaminated, state officials say the water there is safe to drink once again.

Delaware banker Gene Truono announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Tom Carper this week. He is set to face fellow Republican and Delaware business owner Chuck Boyce in a GOP primary this September.


Sarah Mueller

The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services is requesting bids for substance abuse treatment “Centers of Excellence.”


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This year’s widespread flu that has affected more than 4,000 Delawareans is also sweeping through First State correctional facilities, prompting staff to suspend visitation for an age group vulnerable to the virus.

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The Delaware State Police is currently accepting applications for its Spring 2018 Citizens Police Academy.

 


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