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Final report on Vaughn recommendations indicates progress made

The final progress report on implementing recommendations from the independent review of Vaughn Correctional Center was released Tuesday. Delaware’s Department of Corrections said it’s making measurable progress on 40 of the 41 recommendations laid out last September.

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Five year prenatal substance exposure study to start in September

State officials and nonprofits in Delaware are preparing to further study how to improve outcomes for children diagnosed with prenatal substance exposure.

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A program is in the works to have students in the University of Delaware’s Health Sciences program ride around in a van, providing care in Wilmington.

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The 2018 Delaware State Fair kicks off in Harrington this Thursday. And you can get in for free during “Food Lion Feeds Hunger Relief Day” Monday, July 23rd.

 


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The Delaware Department of Correction is planning to demolish the C building at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna.

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki is apologizing to children asked to leave a city pool because of the religious clothing they were wearing.


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DNREC gave residents the chance to comment Monday on a proposed EPA action to deny Delaware’s petitions for cleaner air.

 

 


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First State drivers could see gas prices hit the $3 per gallon mark very soon.

AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the average price for a gallon of regular in the First State spiked again this past week, climbing 8 cents to hit $2.85.

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A rare species of sea turtle laid its eggs on a public beach on Fenwick Island last week.

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Sen. Chris Coons said President Donald Trump is misusing his national security authority to impose tariffs.


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The Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay released  a study this week looking at the state of ports along the river, including in the First State.

 

 


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An educational program for low-income boys is wrapping up its summer session at Delaware State University.

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