Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – August 15, 2021

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

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DelawareLive-Aug 15

This Week’s Top Headlines Include:

Moms say they will keep kids home rather than send to school masked
So few kids took assessment tests last year, scores can’t be compared
Chinese American groups, state senator pressure Brady to resign
State to change way nonprofits seek community redevelopment cash

Culture

Budget cuts lead UD’s theater head to retire after 2021-22 school year
Hagley previews splashy new ‘Nation of Inventors’ exhibit
Hockessin’s Chinese Festival returns with events, food moved outside

Business

Win-win: Hottest trend at Delaware liquor stores is local craft brews
Two global companies plan Delaware expansions, thanks to lab grants

Food

Wilmington’s Bardea to be featured Monday on Today Show
August wasn’t always great for peach picking in Delaware
S’mores lovers find ways to take campfire classic to next level

Government

Federal COVID-19 unemployment payments end in September
Delaware Ag Museum to use $1.6 million for lighting, electrical upgrades
Wilmington about to start redistricting; public can watch in person, online

Education

State to mandate masks in all schools, state facilities; more rules to come

Health

State, courts, Firefly say masks, vaccines, tests mandatory as Delta rises

Sports

Duren taking his talents to Memphis

Opinion

Founder’s Folio: Bias and influence in American news media

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