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Delaware could lose billions if Congress passes new Obamacare repeal bill

State officials warn the proposed cuts to federal health care spending in GOP's current Affordable Care Act repeal bill will make insurance harder and more expensive to get for many Delaware residents.

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New Delaware law makes cancer treatment more accessible

A new law in Delaware will allow people with life threatening cancers access to drugs they need without having to try and fail other treatments first. Gov. John Carney (D) signed a bill into law on Wednesday. Many advocates say this is a step forward for the First State.

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College-level tutoring program TeenSHARP is opening its regional headquarters in Wilmington Thursday. TeenSHARP seeks out promising students of color to help prepare them for higher education during Saturday class sessions at the University of Delaware.


Allen Harim

Once again, one of Delmarva leading chicken producers is stepping up to help victims of a hurricane.


Sens. Chris Coons (D-Delaware) and Tom Carper (D-Delaware) are opposing a new effort by Republicans to kill the Affordable Care Act.


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Former Vice President Joe Biden turned to his father’s wisdom during a Biden Institute jobs forum Tuesday night at the University of Delaware.


Courtesy: CSC

One of the nation’s oldest legal-service businesses, CSC, is adding 80 new IT jobs in Delaware.


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A recent national study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation places Delaware 25th nationwide in overweight and obese children.

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An Afghan family of four is set to arrive in the First State Wednesday.


The number of seniors over 64 admitted to Delaware hospitals for treatment of fall injuries rose from 2,007 in 2013 to 2,239 in 2016, according to the Delaware Trauma System Registry.

 

The Brandywine Valley SPCA has taken in 18 dogs from areas of Florida affected by Hurricane Irma.

The dogs arrived in Delaware Monday from overcrowded shelters in Florida. Brandywine Valley SPCA has taken them to their New Castle and Georgetown campuses to be adopted.

The initial revenue projection for the 2019 budget cycle sees little growth in the Delaware’s revenue.


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