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For the second year in a row, a state audit has found problems with how Delaware distributes federal welfare benefits.

 

The audit released Wednesday shows Delaware's Division of Social Services (DSS) and Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) wrongfully distributed federal welfare benefits 25 percent of the time.

 

 


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Lawyers delivered closing arguments Tuesday in the case involving the death of Howard High student Amy Joyner-Francis last April.


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Warm spring weather hits the First State to start the week. Temperatures in the low-80s are in the forecast for Tuesday.

Some additional help is flowing to the families of two Wilmington firefighters killed in the line of duty last fall.

 

The Delaware Fallen Heroes Scholarship Fund announced Wednesday it will pay all tuition expenses for the children of Ardythe Hope and Lt. Christopher Leach.

 


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Students at Appoquinimink High School are putting messages on their cars to encourage drivers to stay safe on the roads.


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The trial of three teenage girls charged in death of Amy Joyner-Francis following a bathroom assault at Howard High last April is underway.

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Federal regulators have signed off on one of AstraZeneca’s most promising cancer drugs for use in the United States.

 


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Delawareans with homes in need of urgent fixes can get help through a new emergency repair program announced Tuesday.

 

The Milford Housing Development Corporation is launching a statewide rehabilitation program for emergency home issues, with help from $600,000 from the Delaware State Housing Authority.

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