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Report: Mid-Atlantic among nation's most gridlocked regions

Some of the nation’s worst traffic bottlenecks could affect Delaware drivers over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
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DHSS reminds Delawareans to stay safe, healthy on Thanksgiving

The Department of Health and Social Services is reminding Delawareans to get a healthy start to their holiday season by going easy on the stuffing this Thanksgiving.
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With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, the state wants visitors and locals alike to take to the historic Harriet Tubman Byway to spend their money.

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Delaware’s Office of Animal Welfare has hired an out of state contractor to take over the state’s sheltering services, but animals will remain in state for care and adoption.  

Starting in January, Chester County SPCA in Pennsylvania will provide services at a permanent facility in New Castle County with satellite facilities in Kent and Sussex counties.


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The agenda is beginning to fill up for Delaware’s new Sportsmen’s Caucus.

The group held its first meeting Tuesday, discussing potentially dialing back regulations surrounding the Sportsmen Against Hunger program.

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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush may be the first presidential candidate to qualify for the ballot in Delaware.

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 The state Department of Education is expanding its career preparatory offerings for Delaware high school students next academic year.

The state is nearly doubling the Pathways to Prosperity tracks that were offered from this year, the first for the program. They're putting $600,000 behind 55 total pathways programs in 29 high schools.

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State Sen. Colin Bonini (R-Dover South) will forge ahead with his campaign for governor.


State education officials say public school enrollment totals have surpassed projections once again for the 2015-2016 academic year.


During an early budget hearing, the state Department of Education asked for an additional $6.5 million to help pay for the extra students – many of them with special needs.

Widener University Delaware Law School launched a new, free public service Monday that will give legal advice to potential inventors.

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For a second straight year - Wesley College quarterback Joe Callahan is on the short list for Division III football’s version of the Heisman Trophy. 

Callahan is one of 10 semifinalists for the Gagliardi Trophy, which recognizes excellence on the field, in the classroom and in community service. 

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Wilmington City Councilwoman Hanifa Shabazz is looking for a promotion in 2016. 

Shabazz officially launched her campaign for City Council President Monday with series of events around the city starting in her home district – the 4th District.