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95 percent of Americans say emergency care should be covered in a health insurance plan, according to a new poll commissioned by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).  


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Delaware drivers got their first break at the gas pump in over a month last week.

AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the average cost of a gallon of regular slipped two over the past seven days – from $2.24 to $2.22.

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Delaware’s top judges aren’t weighing in on the constitutionality of appointing people to the bench based on their political party affiliation.


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The Delaware Historical Society’s Read House & Gardens is hosting a family program Saturday called Under Lock & Key, exploring the history behind storage vessels from the 1800s.

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Delaware farmers would take a hit if President Donald Trump’s recently released budget proposal is enacted. 



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With the state’s $350 million budget crunch putting in jeopardy approval of the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission’s plan to improve opportunities for low-income students and English-language learners, a nearly-complete study of the proposal’s fiscal impact muddies the financial waters even further.

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Lawmakers were back in Dover this week, restarting the session after a break for budget hearings.  And after a quiet start in January, things are starting to pick up.  A cabinet nominee was pulled out of limbo and some bills were  introduced.

But perhaps the most notable news this week was the latest moves made in the wake of the February prison hostage stand-off at Vaughn Correctional Facility that left one correctional officer dead.

Our political reporter James Dawson has been tracking it all and offers his perspective .

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The Delaware Art Museum is putting youth artwork up on its walls for the “12 x 12 Exhibition,” a showcase for First State teenagers to exhibit on the small scale.

Autism Delaware holds one of its major fundraisers, the annual Walk for Autism, over the first two weekends in April.  There’s a walk in Lewes at Cape Henlopen State Park April 1st, then another a week later, April 8th, at Fox Point State Park in North Wilmington. The events are expected to draw 3,000 walkers and aim to raise $250,000 for Autism Delaware’s programs and services.

In between, Autism Delaware will be at Legislative Hall April 6th for is Smart Cookie Day, bringing families affected by autism to meet with lawmakers and advocate for legislation that can help support services to those families.

With all of that coming up, this week’s Enlighten Me focuses on Autism Delaware where we interview the organization’s public policy and community outreach director Alex Eldreth and Katina Demetriou, director of its Adult employment program, known as the POW&R program.

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Those traveling up or down Delaware this weekend may have to take a detour, as construction work will close a section of Route 13.