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Delaware lawmakers send port deal to full General Assembly

The Joint Capital Improvement Committee is endorsing the $580 million deal leasing the Port of Wilmington to private operator Gulftainer.

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American Lung Association

New Castle County flunks American Lung Association's air report card ... again

A new report from the American Lung Association slaps New Castle County with a failing air quality grade for the 19th year in a row.

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State health officials say 30 people suffered opioid-related overdoses in Delaware last weekend.

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New Castle County officials on Tuesday demonstrated technology used to detect issues in the county’s sewer system and prevent problems with fats, oils and grease poured down drains.

The Freeman Stage at Bayside in Selbyville unveiled the second portion of its 2018 summer concert season Monday night.

Efforts are being made across the First State to prepare students and law enforcement for active shooter scenarios in schools.

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State Senate President Pro Tem David McBride (D-Hawks Nest) said he needs clarity on sexual harassment allegations against UD Trustee Stuart Grant.

A marketing campaign to attract tenants for vacant commercial properties in Downtown Dover could be used in other cities across Delaware to create more small businesses.

Courtesy of Delaware Center for the Inland Bays

A report released Monday by Delaware’s Center for the Inland Bays finds past violations at Mountaire Farms’ Millsboro facility affect the Indian River watershed and will likely degrade it over time.




The number of confirmed flu cases has dropped significantly in recent weeks, following a four week stretch of record breaking reports for flu in the First State. But the Department of Public Health is reporting three new flu-related deaths, placing the total at 34 for the season.

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Legislation that recently passed the Delaware Senate aims to reduce out-of-school suspensions by encouraging non-punitive disciplinary measures.

DENREC's Conservation Programs Section

DNREC’s Conservation Programs Section will be hosting a rain barrel-building workshop this weekend in Sussex County as part of the Reclaim Our River Program.