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Sportsmen's Caucus talks of modifying Sunday hunting ban, other issues

The agenda is beginning to fill up for Delaware’s new Sportsmen’s Caucus. The group held its first meeting Tuesday, discussing potentially dialing back regulations surrounding the Sportsmen Against Hunger program.
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Tubman Byway small business partnership expands into Old New Castle

With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, the state wants visitors and locals alike to take to the historic Harriet Tubman Byway to spend their money.
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State Sen. Colin Bonini (R-Dover South) will forge ahead with his campaign for governor.


State education officials say public school enrollment totals have surpassed projections once again for the 2015-2016 academic year.


During an early budget hearing, the state Department of Education asked for an additional $6.5 million to help pay for the extra students – many of them with special needs.

Widener University Delaware Law School launched a new, free public service Monday that will give legal advice to potential inventors.

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For a second straight year - Wesley College quarterback Joe Callahan is on the short list for Division III football’s version of the Heisman Trophy. 

Callahan is one of 10 semifinalists for the Gagliardi Trophy, which recognizes excellence on the field, in the classroom and in community service. 

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Wilmington City Councilwoman Hanifa Shabazz is looking for a promotion in 2016. 

Shabazz officially launched her campaign for City Council President Monday with series of events around the city starting in her home district – the 4th District.

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It’s another steep drop for the price of gas in the First State this week.


AAA Mid-Atlantic officials report the average prices for a gallon of regular lost seven cents over the past seven days, standing at $2.08 Sunday.

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Six years ago this weekend, the Delaware City Refinery shut down, putting 750 people out of work amid the depths of the recession and thousands more job losses statewide.

On that anniversary, Gov. Jack Markell is using his weekly message to laud the hard work and collaboration that led the plant to reopen and the state's economy to rebound.

Rep. Jeff Spiegelman discussed the importance of forming the Delaware Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus in the latest GOP message.

In late October, state lawmakers announced they were forming the Delaware Legislative Sportsmens’ Caucus. This bipartisan, bicameral committee would be devoted to protecting the rights of hunters while supporting the conservation efforts that are important to other outdoor recreationists.

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A nationwide report places Delaware in the top 10 of state most prepared to take on  climate change challenges in the future.


Delaware earned a B+ for how well the state assesses and prepares for risks relating to extreme heat, inland flooding and coastal flooding.

Wesley College continued its run of success in the first round of the NCAA Division III football tournament.

The Wolverines out-gunned Framingham State 42-22 at Miller Field in Dover to notch an opening round playoff victory for an 11th straight year.