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More flock to Delaware State Fair this year

Aug 2, 2017
Delaware Public Media

Attendance was up 10 percent at the Delaware State Fair this year.

Scientific history to be explored on the Green

Aug 1, 2017
Courtesy Delaware State Parks

From herbal remedies to genetic testing, the history of science in the Delaware will be on display for the First Saturday events on the Green in the state capital.

Expectations are up for the University of Delaware football team under a new head coach.

The Colonial Athletic Association preseason football poll is out and the Blue Hens’ conference foes appear to feel they’ll be much improved under first year coach Danny Rocco.

The crack of the bat, the cheer of the crowd and, yes, plenty of peanuts and Cracker Jacks. The Senior League Softball World Series is returning to Roxana, Delaware Monday, July 31.

Dover will be celebrating one of its native sons who helped propel the modern music recording industry through the rest of 2017.

Dover’s Madison Brengle saw her run at Wimbledon end Friday.


Two days after the 27-year-old Brengle scored an upset win over two-time Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova, she was ousted in the third round.

Ingleside Homes

A long-awaited affordable housing project in Wilmington is now underway.

Dover’s Madison Brengle scored a significant upset on one of the biggest stages in tennis.

The 27-year-old Brengle knocked off Petra Kvitova in three sets - 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 – in the second round at Wimbledon, the year's thord Grand Slam event.

Cities holding Independence Day events statewide

Jul 3, 2017
James Dawson/Delaware Public Media

Events up and down the state are ringing in Independence Day, including festivals, parades and fireworks.

Antique bicycle group wheels through First State

Jun 30, 2017
Megan Pauly / Delaware Public Media

This year marks the bicentennial of the first two-wheeled human vehicle – the draisine – that pre-dates the first bicycle. And an antique bike club is also celebrating that as well as a milestone of its own this weekend.