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Food Bank of Delaware

Eight students graduated from the Delaware Food Bank’s Culinary School last week.  And there was something extra special to celebrate as well – new funding.


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The Delaware and New Castle Historical Societies are hosting their 3rd annual Farm 2 Fork event this weekend in Old New Castle.

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The brand new $31 million dollar Route 9 Library and Innovation Center opened its doors Tuesday morning.

Rehoboth-Dewey Chamber of Commerce/Portraits in the Sand Photography

The 2017 summer season is over, but there’s still plenty of things to attract people to area beaches.


Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carol Everhart says she’s finding that, if weather is good,  people keep coming.

New Castle Court House Museum

The New Castle Court House Museum is kicking off a brand new exhibit Saturday. It’s called “New Castle: Three Forts, One Community.”

New University of Delaware football coach Danny Rocco was a winner in his Blue Hen debut.

Defense carried Rocco and the Hens to a 22-3 victory over Delaware State Thursday night in Newark.

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The 2017 First State college football season kicks-off Thursday when the University of Delaware and Delaware State University square off in Newark at 7 pm.

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One of Delaware’s iconic events is being canceled this year.


Organizers say Punkin Chunkin will not happen this November as planned due to a pending lawsuit by a woman critically injured during last year’s event.



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A few weeks ago, President Trump tweeted that transgender troops would be banned from serving in the military. And as of Friday August 25th, he's signed a memo pledging to keep that promise and is prohibiting the Department of Defense from providing medical care to transgender service members.  

Two former University of Delaware volleyball coaches are suing the school over their dismissal last fall.

In two separate federal lawsuits, former head coach Bonnie Kenny and assistant coach Cindy Gregory claim they were fired last October based on their age, sexual orientation and marital status.