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CJ Baker

Carney's budget proposal cuts cancer screening van

Gov. John Carney’s budget proposal would cut funding for a van that travels around the state offering low-income patients mammograms and cervical cancer screenings.

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Delaware Public Media

Local attorney files motion to hold Gov. Carney in contempt of court

In December a federal judge overturned a 100-year-old portion of Delaware’s constitution requiring state judgeships be split 50-50 between Republicans and Democrats. The motion filed Wednesday claims Carney ignored the court’s ruling and continues to consider party affiliation when appointing state judges.

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A Dover wastewater pump station failed Monday, prompting officials to look into what happened.

Delaware Forest Service

Trees are Terrific...and Perfect for Pollinators. That’s the theme for this year’s statewide K thru 5 Arbor Day Poster Contest.


Gov. John Carney and the Delaware State Housing Authority announced 10 new projects selected for Downtown Development District funding Monday.

In the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, officials with the Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence say they’ve a renewed sense of urgency to promote gun legislation in the First State.

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Seaford residents are being told their water is safe.

DNREC and Division of Public Health State says no perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) were found in samples of Seaford’s water tested and it is safe to drink or use for cooking, bathing and laundry.

Delaware Public Media

The Delaware Division of Public Health reports the single week record for flu cases was broken again earlier this month with 1,268 laboratory confirmed flu cases in the state for the week ending February 10.


That puts the total at 4,235 for the season. There were 4,590 throughout all of last year's flu season.


The IRS is reporting a new kind of tax scam and Delaware officials want to make First State residents aware.

Blue Heron Agility Association of Delaware wants to make sure every police K-9 in the First State has a protective vest and is working to make that happen.



Delaware could see a decrease in federal housing assistance if the White House plan to slash the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s budget is approved. Delaware already suffers from a shortage of affordable housing.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Protection Agency may help the state clean up a polluted groundwater site in Hockessin.