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See horseshoe crabs stranded upside down? Environmentalists say "just flip 'em."

A local wildlife conservation group is encouraging Delaware beachgoers to lend a helping hand to struggling horseshoe crabs they see.

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Ladybug Music Festival announces Wilmington lineup

This week on "The Green"

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Wanna Bet? Delaware ramps up to launch full-scale sports gambling

Full-scale sports betting could be up and running in the First State in just over a week. Delaware may become the very first state to take advantage of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling earlier this month that struck down a federal law banning sports gambling in most places nationwide.

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Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester said she hopes moderate Republicans succeed in securing a vote protecting Dreamers, undocumented young adults brought here as children.


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Thousands of shorebirds congregated at the Mispillion Harbor Friday afternoon – a sign of successful efforts to restore the area breached by Hurricane Sandy and other coastal storms.


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Delaware’s Congressional delegation heard Friday from students concerned about recent mass shootings in schools.


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Previously in our Enlighten Me segment, we’ve highlighted work created by students at Mount Pleasant High School in the Brandywine School District - home to WMPH and our Generation Voice Youth project.

But we figured – why stop there?  

Our effort to find other student voices we could share on The Green for a glimpse at issues and stories they find interesting and important this week takes us to the University of Delaware.


State health officials say more than 600 people in Delaware could have been exposed to someone with active tuberculosis last year.

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Many motorists are already traveling for the long Memorial Day weekend and they’ll have plenty of company.


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As the 2018 Opioid Crisis Response Act advances in the U.S. Senate, Delaware’s Senior Sen. Tom Carper is introducing two additional pieces of legislation meant to combat the public health epidemic.


Reproductive rights advocates say low-income women in Delaware could lose medical care under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration. It would deny money to groups that provide abortions or refer women to abortion providers.


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Some dining establishments across Delaware have stopped distributing plastic straws and are instead giving customers biodegradable paper straws in an effort to help protect the environment.


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Gov. John Carney (D-Delaware) signed the Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act into law today.

 


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