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AstraZeneca cuts 120 jobs in Fairfax

AstraZeneca is laying off 120 Delaware employees as part of a larger cut in its workforce.

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Delaware's hospitals consider breastfeeding high priority

Delaware hospitals have made breastfeeding a high public health priority, according to a maternity survey from the Centers for Disease Control.

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Outgoing Wilmington Mayor Dennis Williams sat in the audience while his farewell address was presented via video Wednesday night.

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A camp for chronically ill children highlights ways they can stay in shape despite roadblocks created by their disease. Former University of Delaware hoop star Elena Delle Donne stopped by First State School's camp in Wilmington Hospital Wednesday morning to tell students how she’s overcome the challenges presented by her battle with Lyme Disease.

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Dennis Assanis was officially sworn-in as the 28th president of University of Delaware Wednesday morning. The new president made clear in his inaugural address that diversity and inclusion are among his top priorities, especially as hate speech and bigotry are on the rise in schools across the nation. “I am very passionate about embracing diversity and inclusive excellence. And thankfully, so are my colleagues on the faculty, staff and the board of trustees,” Assanis said. Vice President Joe...

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State Supreme Court Justices didn’t filter their comments much during a hearing Wednesday that could let those currently on death row live the rest of their life in prison.

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People in the U.S. are living longer than ever. Many across the country and in the First State want transform the experience of getting older. Dozens gathered for the Creative Aging Conference in Dover to find out how to help the aging population boost creativity.

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Antlerless deer hunting begins this weekend in Delaware. Antlerless dears include female doe and male deer with antlers less than three inches long.

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People at Georgetown’s Caroling on the Circle event Monday night were carrying more than a tune. They were also carrying armfuls of canned goods for the less fortunate.

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Built in the 1800s, The Buena Vista Mansion in New Castle is steeped in history and tradition. One more modern custom is the mansion’s annual holiday open house.

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Vice President Joe Biden might not be leaving the national political scene in the near future.

United Way of Delaware

A Delaware youth literacy program is expanding to all three First State counties.