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Senior fraud victims on the rise in New Castle County, DCJ says

The Delaware Center for Justice’s Adult Victim Services program is seeing an increase this year in senior victimization cases involving fraud and scams.
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Desegregation stalwarts, honored by ACLU, recall 1970s' struggles

Delaware Public Media contributor Larry Nagengast reported on the Wilmington school desegregation case from 1973 through 1976 and the start of school desegregation in New Castle County in 1978. He recently sat down with Jeffrey A. Raffel and Jea P. Street to discuss their experiences in the 1970s and the current state of public education in New Castle County.
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Thirty-eight years after the start of city-suburb busing to desegregate schools in Wilmington and its suburbs, the racial composition of most schools the city has reverted to the majority black ratios that prevailed in the early 1970s.

While discussing their work during the desegregation era, Jea P. Street and Jeffrey A. Raffel, also offered some insights into the current debate over high-poverty schools in Wilmington and its suburbs.

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On October 19th, Delaware Public Media and the University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication hosted the 2016 Delaware Debates featuring the races for Governor and U.S. House. 

The Governor's debate featured the Democratic nominee, Congressman John Carney, and his Republican opponent, State Senator Colin Bonini.

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The major party candidates for Delaware’s lone U.S. House seat offered their views on how they’d address the country’s growing national debt Wednesday night.

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The future of the death penalty was among the issues Delaware Gubernatorial candidates John Carney and Colin Bonini addressed in a debate Wednesday night at the University of Delaware - co-hosted by Delaware Public Media.

Delaware political junkies will have plenty to explore as the state archives debuts a new exhibit exploring the history of Delaware’s governors.

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton face off in the final presidential debate Wednesday night at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, is live annotating the debate.

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The opioid epidemic in Delaware doesn’t show any signs of slowing, with overdose deaths continuing to rise.

In response, Attorney General Matt Denn announced Wednesday the state Department of Justice is expanding on its 2015 recommendations for how the state can fight the opiate abuse epidemic.

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New findings from the College Board show more Delaware public school students are excelling in Advanced Placement exams.


Following the increase in performance, Gov. Jack Markell (D) championed the value of AP classes at Dover High School on Wednesday.


The Rehoboth Art League

The Rehoboth Art League aims to teach kids basic art skills when school is not in session for Return Day and Veterans Day this year.

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Lima bean and truffle research will soon be underway in Delaware thanks to a new $300,000 grant from federal officials.