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The Delaware Forest Service is giving grant money to volunteer fire companies statewide to help fight wildfires.

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The Syrian refugee family trying to settle in Delaware has arrived here.

The Jewish Family Services of Delaware and the ACLU of Delaware confirm the family of three reached the First State late Friday night.

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Following an air cannon explosion that left one of its crewmembers seriously injured last year, The Science Channel has cut ties with World Championship Punkin Chunkin.

Dover’s Johnson Victrola Museum will be featuring some historic love songs in time for Valentine's Day.

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An explosion at a Mountaire Farms chicken processing plant in Selbyville has left one employee in critical condition.

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Company chief Matt Sliwa said the fire company and Sussex County EMS responded to a call about an explosion at Mountaire Farms at 3:06 a.m. Thursday.


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Drivers in the Dover area this weekend should expect delays on Routes 1 and 13 due to a funeral procession for a prison guard who died during a hostage crisis at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center last week.

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Delaware’s roadways are surprisingly clear following this morning’s snow storm.

But Delaware Department of Transportation spokesman Jim Westhoff said you should be on the lookout for two hazards if you’re driving Thursday evening.

After serving 30 years on the Delaware’s highest court, Justice Randy Holland is retiring next month.

After sunny skies and warm weather yesterday, wintry weather is starting to hit Northern Delaware Tuesday morning.

The changeover from rain to sleet and snow is underway in northern New Castle County - while rain continues as you move south.