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Over $5 million in funding cuts, but no tax hikes in New Castle County budget

New Castle County residents won’t see a tax increase next year under County Executive Matt Meyer’s proposed budget- but he is calling for an over $5 million in spending cuts to help cover a 13.8 million dollar shortfall.

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ACLU of Delaware: Sessions' threat to withhold federal funding is illegal

Delaware’s chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is advising state law enforcement agencies they are not legally obligated to act as federal immigration officers.

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The warden who oversaw the hostage crisis at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center that left one prison guard dead is out.

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Lieutenant Colonel Vaughn Bond is New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer’s pick to lead County Police.


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Community members filled the Canaan Baptist Church in New Castle Monday night to voice their concerns about the way the Delaware’s Dept. of Corrections operates state prisons.


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Two Newark landlords are facing charges that they’ve repeatedly ignored repair requests from tenants and misled their customers into signing leases.

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Delaware’s Department of Agriculture has hired a new employee to oversee bees and beekeeping.

 

 


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A bill being introduced this week would provide funeral benefits to the family members of three fallen Wilmington firefighters.


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Gov. John Carney and state lawmakers received more bad budget news Monday.

Just days before Carney offers his 2018 budget plan, the state’s budget hole grew deeper.

The Children’s Specialized Hospital in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey is beginning clinical trials for a new treatment for autism symptoms in children, and is seeking participants as far away as Delaware. 

 


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Local groups helping to resettle refugees in the First State are waiting to hear from federal agencies about the status of flights for refugees.

 


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Delaware researchers say they are worried about President Donald Trump’s recently released budget proposal, which aims at cutting millions of dollars in federal funding for scientific research - with a significant amount coming out of the National Institutes of Health budget.

 

 


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