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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.

New Castle County Police are investigating what appears to be four heroin-related overdose deaths in a span of five hours.


Megan Pauly / Delaware Public Media

First State civil rights leaders continue to call for the U.S. Attorney General to investigate conditions at Delaware prisons.

But they are also applying pressure to Gov. Carney and other state officials.

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Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate inched up to 4.5 percent in February.

Spring has sprung, but that doesn’t mean the weather is going to be all sunshine and rainbows.

And that’s why the National Weather Service is launching its Spring Safety campaign.  


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Lieutenant Colonel Vaughn Bond is New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer’s pick to lead County Police.

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Community members filled the Canaan Baptist Church in New Castle Monday night to voice their concerns about the way the Delaware’s Dept. of Corrections operates state prisons.

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Two Newark landlords are facing charges that they’ve repeatedly ignored repair requests from tenants and misled their customers into signing leases.