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Health marketplace adds another insurer; ’24 rates announced

A new insurance company will offer plans for 2024 on the Delaware Health Insurance Marketplace. Celtic Insurance Co. Ambetter Health


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Betsy Price posted at 1:16 pm

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New public park coming to Milford

At a recent meeting, Milford City Council authorized Brad Dennehy, Parks and Recreation Manager, authorization to move forward with converting


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Terry Rogers posted at 9:42 am

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Del. toughens rules on motorcycle helmets, eye protection

Delaware is requiring everyone who obtains a new motorcycle endorsement or anyone riding with them to wear a helmet and


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Ken Mammarella posted at 3:50 pm

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Wilmington project to make city more accessible for disabled

Teams of engineers will be spending the next few weeks focused on Wilmington sidewalks, as part of a larger effort


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Jarek Rutz posted at 11:29 am

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NCCo working to require fire sprinklers in new homes

New Castle County is moving forward with a plan to require fire sprinklers in new townhouses and one- and two-family


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Ken Mammarella posted at 4:00 pm

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New program helps on-the-move military spouses find jobs

Military spouses in the First State have a new service to help them land jobs. The Military Spouse Transition Network’s


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Jarek Rutz posted at 7:05 pm

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Camden mayor resigns after actions at car wash

Camden Mayor Justin King on Tuesday pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors and no contest to a third and then resigned


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Betsy Price posted at 5:14 pm

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Proposed green energy bill could mean higher power bills

A piece of proposed legislation that would give the Delaware Public Service Commission more power over the sources of energy


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Jarek Rutz posted at 3:54 pm

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Wilmington to send parking tickets to court, end city review

An organization pushing reform of Wilmington’s parking fine practices praised the city’s move to abandon its administrative appeals process and


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Betsy Price posted at 5:19 pm

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Police dogs to receive more state benefits when working, retired

  Working and retired police dogs will have extra care and services paid for by the state now that two


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Betsy Price posted at 3:21 pm

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Deldot seeks bids to build electric charging stations

The Delaware Department of Transportation is now accepting bids for the construction, operation and maintenance of electric vehicle charging stations


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Betsy Price posted at 12:27 pm

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Last light on key Route 1 section going away

An overpass now under construction near Milton will eliminate the last traffic light on Route 1 between Dover and Nassau.


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Ken Mammarella posted at 9:42 am

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EDGE funding goes to 10 more Delaware startups

Delaware has given grants to 10 small businesses, as winners of the seventh round of the Encouraging Development, Growth and…

Ken Mammarella posted at 3:50 pm

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DRBA details millions going to bridge, airport infrastructure

Delaware’s infrastructure stole the show in Wednesday’s State of the County for New Castle County. Stephen Williams, deputy executive director…

Jarek Rutz posted at 4:22 pm

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Delaware still working on 32,000 tax refunds, new system

Less than 10% of Delawareans who were due refunds when they filed their taxes are still waiting on them. Since…

Sam Haut posted at 4:39 pm

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Kitchen table issues expected to be focus of 2024 election

With three Democrats already announcing a run for statewide offices in 2024, politicians say they expect the election’s main issues…

Sam Haut posted at 4:17 pm

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Community reinvestment fund gets half of previous year

The 2024 fiscal year community reinvestment fund allocates $45 million to 153 different organizations, a big drop from the $90…

Sam Haut posted at 8:56 am

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Correction commissioner to join nonprofit prison company

The commission of the Delaware Department of Correction is stepping down to join a national non-profit that is “expanding to…

Sam Haut posted at 4:26 pm

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Veterans can file for new benefits at July 14 family fun day

A new Veterans Affairs family fun day is organized around a serious tent pole: Getting 150 or more veterans to…

Jarek Rutz posted at 2:07 pm

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Bills, issues that will be back before the General Assembly

Since this year’s General Assembly session opened in January, hundreds of bills have passed,  from marijuana legalization to climate change…

Sam Haut posted at 4:05 pm

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Paramedics, firefighters, vet groups get $71.9M in grants

The state Senate voted Friday night to send a $71.9 million grant package to Gov. John Carney to bolster fire…

Jarek Rutz posted at 12:42 pm

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Worst kept secret: Longhurst is new House Speaker

On Friday, speaker of the House Pete Schwartzkopf, D-Rehoboth Beach, choked up several times as he announced that he would…

Sam Haut posted at 6:56 pm

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Senator: Gun-free school zone law is attack on 2nd amendment

A law that would place restrictions on guns in schools was tabled in the Senate Friday after Republican legislators claimed…

Jarek Rutz posted at 6:13 pm

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Seaford, EV bills pass House, so GOP votes to OK bond bill

Republicans returned to the House Friday to vote in favor of the bond bill after the House passed the change…

Sam Haut posted at 4:51 pm

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    Smyrna Eagles stun Delmar 3-2, ending Wildcats’ 120-win game streak

    The Smyrna Eagles stunned the Delmar Wildcats 3-2 at home Tuesday in less than ideal weather conditions. A cloudy, cool
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    Jennings jumps on the bad, bad, bad Amazon bandwagon

    Attorney General  Kathy Jennings joined the Federal Trade Commission and 16 other state attorneys general Tuesday to sue Amazon.com Inc.
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    State Police Arrest Delmar Man for Threatening People with a Hand Grenade

    The Delaware State Police arrested 20-year-old, Brandon Thompson, of Delmar, Delaware, for threatening people with a hand grenade early Tuesday
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    Awwwwwww: Baby lemur born at Brandywine Zoo

    A baby lemur has become the second of two babies borth in recent months at Brandywine Zoo. Zoo officials are
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    Detectives Investigating Armed Robbery of Bakery

    The Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place early Tuesday morning at Pasteles Rojas Bakery in
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    Drug overdoses increase 23% in Sussex over last year

    The Division of Forensic Science reported that 537 people died of a drug overdose in Delaware in 2022. This is
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    DNREC’s Brandywine Zoo Welcomes Baby Crowned Lemur

     The birth of a Crowned lemur at the Brandywine Zoo is welcome news for this globally endangered species. The Delaware
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    Three small business to open in NCCo this week

    Join the Delaware Small Business Chamber in supporting the local economy by attending these three upcoming grand opening ceremonies.  These
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    Navient Named a Best Place to Work for Caregivers

    Navient (Nasdaq: NAVI), a leader in technology-enabled education finance and business processing solutions, has been recognized for the second year
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    On the Pitch: Week 3 boys soccer top 10 rankings

    Last week saw a lot of great action and for Sallies it was quite a long week with lots of
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