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Public safety takes center stage in Wilmington mayoral debate

Wilmington mayoral candidates faced off in another debate last night, with the focus on public safety.
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Low gas prices fuel heavy holiday travel

More than 100,000 Delawareans are expected to hit the skies and highways this Memorial Day Weekend. That’s more than a two percent increase from last year.
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Wilmington City Council voted 8-5 to approve a 154 million dollar FY17 budget at a special meeting Wednesday night.

Those who were hoping to pounce on what initially looked like a more bountiful year for state government are most likely out of luck.

 

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The University of Delaware officially introduced its new men’s basketball coach Wednesday

New UD athletic director Christine Rawak welcomed the 37 year old Martin Inglesby to Newark.

"Simply, he is the right guy, at the right time, at the right university," Rawak told a crowd of UD staff and supporters gather at the Bob Carpenter Center for the announcement.

Rawak said two weeks ago when she came on board that finding a new hoop coach was a priority,  and she says she’s confident she got her first big call right

Courtesy of Clinton campaign

As expected, three of Delaware’s top Democrats have endorsed Hillary Clinton as she draws closer to winning the party’s nomination for president.

Bayhealth

Bayhealth is starting construction on it’s new medical campus in Milford. The project  is estimated to cost upwards of $300 million and opens in 2019. 

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Democrat Ken Woods will join New Castle County Council.

Woods easily won Tuesday’s special election to fill the vacant seat in District 1 - defeating Republican Doug Suiter by a 70 to 30 percent margin.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The state will start distributing Zika preparedness kits to protect pregnant women from contracting the disease. 

The University of Delaware finally has a new men’s basketball coach.

After an over two-month wait, Notre Dame assistant Martin Ingelsby has been hired to fill the vacancy.  He will be formally introduced Wednesday morning in Newark.

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Delaware is ready to take the next step with its language immersion program - looking to the future as it celebrates its initial success.

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Getting around in an alternative fuel vehicle will be easier for those living or visiting Delaware in the near future.

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