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House speaker opposes casino relief approved by state Senate

The state Senate approved relief for Delaware’s three casinos Wednesday. But House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf (D-Rehoboth) says he wasn’t consulted and doesn’t support it.

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New fencing at Pickering Beach is an effort to save horseshoe crabs

A group of horseshoe crab conservationists installed temporary fencing at a Kent County beach Thursday, hoping it will prevent thousands of horseshoe crabs from dying while trying to spawn.

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Department of Education

The 58th Annual Governor’s Prayer Breakfast is next Thursday, May 3rd at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover; and today is the last day you can get tickets.


Dover Police Chief Marvin Mailey is one of several law enforcement leaders participating in a Police-Community Relations Town Hall tonight, Thursday, April 26.


Delaware Center for the Inland Bays

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays and Town of South Bethany are installing floating wetlands to alleviate water quality issues in the South Bethany Canals.



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State Sen. Brian Bushweller (D-Dover) is one step closer to revising the revenue sharing structure for casinos in Delaware. His legislation advanced out a Senate committee Wednesday.

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The Georgetown Public Library is hosting a presentation Thursday about racial injustice in Delaware.

The event, organized mainly by the ACLU of Delaware, will focus on history of the issue in the First State, as well as present day racial justice campaigns.

Legislation giving inmates leaving prison official identification cleared a state Senate committee Wednesday.

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The School Consolidation Task Force is offering its recommendations for improving education in the First State, but consolidating Delaware’s 19 school districts isn’t among them.

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Legislation allowing Delaware law enforcement to take guns away from people in a mental health crisis is poised to become law.

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State lawmakers have given their blessing to a plan to put the Port of Wilmington in the hands of a private operator.

A resolution signing off on a $580 million deal with Gulftainer to lease the port for 50 years sailed through both chambers of the General Assembly Tuesday.

Players in New Jersey are set to join Delaware and Nevada in a multi-state online poker pool May 1st.