Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – March 21, 2021

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Headlines

Delaware’s surplus for 2022 set at $669 million; comes with warning to look ahead 

Delaware opens vaccines to all over 50; those 16-64 with underlying conditions

Culture

Delaware in 1920s: F. Scott Fitzgerald, ghost-hunting, a few du Ponts 

Delaware actor to play paramedic on episode of ‘Chicago Fire’ 

Haunted St. Patrick’s Day event canceled in Milford

Want a good scare for St. Patrick’s Day? Look in Milford 

Food & Dining

Bottoms up! Bill to allow takeout alcohol sales into 2022 awaits Carney’s signature 

Business

Falls begins leasing second building as first fills with residents

Health

What to do, expect when you go hunting for a COVID-19 vaccine in Delaware 

New COVID cases numbers flatten, deaths decrease as vaccine sprint continues 

Government

Distracted driving added to list on improving highway safety 

Review recommends shrinking powerful state Health Resources Board, making it advisory only

$15 minimum wage bill easily passes Senate, 14-7

Will minimum wage hike to $15 help banish poverty or destroy business?

Two-hour hearing on minimum wage ends without public vote being taken

Bill to strip state of ability to force vaccinations, quarantines, isolations killed in committee

Education

UD expects to have nearly all fall classes in person, allow roommates in dorms 

Appo proposes 8:15 start for middle, high students; 9:15 for younger ones

Sports

Long-time Delmar coach wants to be remembered as ‘nice guy who listened’

Friends boasts first all-Black swimming team to make state medal podium 

Where, when to catch former 302 athletes playing in NCAA tournaments

Eight of First State’s finest take home college post-season honors in 2021

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