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New rules on guns in parks to be published next month

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Department of Agriculture are releasing new regulations on guns in parks next month.

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Allen Harim's Harbeson plant meets state-permitted nitrogen levels

Poultry company Allen Harim says wastewater from its Harbeson processing plant has been fully compliant with discharge requirements in the year since upgrades were made there.

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Sussex County is looking to clarify an ordinance that defines what a special event is and cap the number that certain sites can hold.

 


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Two bridges spanning the 10-mile-long Lewes-Rehoboth Canal are set to get makeovers this year.


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A Lewes beach received more sand in early January to help it withstand future storms.

 

 

 

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Delaware began the year with an unemployment rate of 4.3%. That number rose to 4.6% in December, representing slight job loss overall for 2017. But the U.S unemployment rate dropped last year from 4.7% to 4.1%.

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Delaware's oyster quota is up this year, allowing commercial fishermen to harvest more bushels this season.

 

 

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The Delaware House has introduced legislation updating its rules on addressing sexual harassment complaints.The proposal would clearly define how complaints would be made and investigated.


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Right-to-Work legislation failed earlier this month in Sussex County and earlier this week in the General Assembly, but it is moving forward in Seaford.


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Gov. John Carney (D-Delaware) plans to make education a top priority this year.


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Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle found things to like in Gov. Carney’s State of the State address.

But that doesn’t mean Carney will get widespread support for them.

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Delaware correctional officers took part in a new training program this week as part of recommended reforms to the state’s Department of Correction.

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