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Behavioral Health Consortium seeks to end negative stigma

Last week’s Delaware Behavioral Health Consortium recommendations to Gov. John Carney (D-Delaware) include measures to try to bring an end to the negative stigma surrounding people in the throes of addiction.

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Design Lab charter school moves forward with new leadership

With a dispute with the school’s founders apparently resolved, the new leadership at the Delaware Design Lab High School has secured state approval for its request to downsize its authorized enrollment is moving ahead with its $10 million effort to create a 21st century “super school.”

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Mayor Mike Purzycki’s spending plan for fiscal year 2019 was approved by City Council in a 9-4 vote Thursday.

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Opponents of offshore drilling will join hands in Rehoboth Beach Saturday to take a stand against the Trump administration’s proposal to open up Delaware’s coast to oil and gas exploration.

Hospitals in the First State are working together to develop a standard system of care for people who’ve suffered drug overdoses.

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First State officials say there’s no legal obstacle in moving forward with offering full-scale sports betting.

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Environmental advocates told the Joint Capital Improvement Committee they hope it will fully fund clean water initiatives in Delaware.

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Gov. John Carney (D) signed an executive order this week creating the Advisory Council on English Learners.  The group will track the state’s progress on the English Learner Strategic Plan released by the Carney Administration in December.

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The Delaware Museum of Natural History will host an Endangered Species Day celebration this weekend.

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An independent review of the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center sick-call process shows nurses are understaffed at the prison, and inmates often make multiple trips to the waiting room before receiving treatment.  

The Joint Capital Improvement Committee heard from Delaware colleges and universities Wednesday. They say they need millions in deferred maintenance costs.

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Memorial services for long-time Wesley College football coach Mike Drass will be this weekend.

Drass, who led the Wolverine program for 25 years, died Monday at the age of 57.