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Judge delivers guilty verdicts for two girls in Joyner-Francis death

Two of three girls charged in the attack on 16-year-old Howard High student Amy Joyner-Francis last April were found guilty Thursday.

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Harbor seal rescued from mud near Felton

A wayward harbor seal many Delawareans know as “Phil” was successfully rescued Monday.

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A quarter of the U.S. population is either starving or malnourished – including many Delawareans.

Courtesy Lewes Chamber of Commerce

The 8th annual Lewes Tulip Celebration starts this week, honoring the city's Dutch heritage.

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The insurance industry scored a win after lawmakers tabled a bill in a House committee that would’ve limited how they can calculate someone’s auto premiums.

After years of failed attempts, state senators signed off on a bill that would leave redrawing Delaware’s legislative lines in the hands of an independent commission.

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The Blue Rocks open a new baseball season in Wilmington Thursday night.

But it’s not just any season for the Rocks.  It’s the team’s 25th anniversary season.

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A Republican state senator was infuriated Wednesday when an imam read from the Quran to open the session.

An exhibit opening this week at the Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery draws viewers into the volcanic power of fused glass.

Starting this week, doctors in Delaware have new rules governing how they prescribe opiates.


The regulations are designed to curb opiate addiction, and apply to both chronic and short-term pain management.  


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The Delaware Photographic Society’s 84th annual Wilmington International Exhibition of Photography (WIEP) is underway, and the exhibit includes photography from a number of First State locals.

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Surveys from the U.S. Department of Agriculture predict Delaware’s principal crops, including corn and soybeans, will occupy more than 400,000 acres of Delaware farmland this year.


Often used as chicken feed, corn and soybeans help drive Delaware’s robust poultry industry.