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Settlement reached in Vaughn uprising lawsuit

The state of Delaware has settled the lawsuit brought by the family of slain corrections officer Lt. Steven Floyd and others in the wake of February’s Vaughn prison uprising. The plaintiffs will split about $7.5 million in the settlement reached in mediation with former federal judge Joseph J. Farnan Jr.

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An end to net neutrality worries Delaware academics, businesses

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New plan to help Wilmington schools runs into familiar roadblocks

Finding the path forward to improving education opportunities for children in Wilmington’s public schools is proving just as elusive for Gov. John Carney’s administration as it was for former Gov. Jack Markell’s team.

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Delaware’s Division of Public Health has confirmed a case of rabies in a raccoon who bit a person in the King’s Creek community in Rehoboth Beach last week.

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A number of school districts in New Castle County are closing early in anticipation of snow Friday afternoon.

State Rep. Earl Jaques (D-Glasgow) says now is the time to make major changes to how Delaware funds public schools.


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Mountaire Farms is working with the state to offer Millsboro residents a solution for their contaminated wells, but some residents say they feel the solution isn't adequate enough.


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Delaware’s Department of Education is using new grant money to create an Early Education Teaching Credential.

For the first time, the Delaware Tourism Office has received a coveted Adrian Award.

 

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New Castle County Police are currently investigating four suspected heroin overdoses, 3 of which were fatal.

 

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The Delaware Department of Transportation announced further delays for its Route 141 bridge project.

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Gov. John Carney, community groups and members of the business community are discussing ways to prepare students for the jobs of tomorrow.


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There’s a new addition to Delaware Tech’s Stanton Campus.

Del Tech has hired General Frank Vavala as a veterans advocacy specialist.

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