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Dover Police are investigating a death at the Firefly Music Festival over the weekend.

20-year-old Caroline Friedman of Philadelphia was found unresponsive around 6:30 a.m. in Camping Lot 18 at Dover International Speedway.

The Green - June 15, 2018

Jun 15, 2018

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Destiny Grimes, sophomore at Middletown High School

Many fathers in Wilmington have a hard time staying involved in their children’s lives, especially if they’re incarcerated.

Ajawavi Ajavon started an initiative in 2014 to help single and re-entry dads with parenting skills.


The Netflix series “13 Reasons Why,” based on a fictional young adult novel, chronicles the events that lead to one teen’s suicide and contains depictions of mental illness, sexual assault and cyberbullying.


It's second season is now out and leading a number of groups to revisit their concerns about how the show addresses these issues



Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The Brandywine Zoo is seeking to make a $10 to 13 million transformation, and presented its plan to the public Thursday.



The proposal would rearrange the campus, add  several new animal exhibits and upgrade visitor amenities.

The Brandywine Valley SPCA took a major step toward opening a new facility in Sussex County over the weekend.


Sussex County Councilman George Cole is contemplating retirement; he says his decision hinges on Sussex’s Land Use Plan.


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The First State is fighting back against a decision from the Environmental Protection Agency regarding out-of-state pollution to Delaware’s air.

Megan Pauly / Delaware Public Media

Tens of thousands of people will begin pouring into Dover starting today, Wednesday, June 13, for this year’s Firefly Music Festival.

DelDOT says it is preparing for the influx of people and traffic.


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A former Chemours employee pled guilty late last week to stealing trade secrets from the company and attempting to sell them to Chinese investors.