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  • Civil rights groups sue Delaware over education funding for low-income, disadvantaged studentsCivil rights groups sue Delaware over education funding for low-income, disadvantaged students

    Two civil rights groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the state of Delaware over how it funds education.         

    Delaware Online / 1 h. 8 min. ago
  • Two Sussex County fires cause over $900,000 in damageTwo Sussex County fires cause over $900,000 in damage

    The state's fire marshal's office determined a Christmas night fire was triggered by embers from a charcoal smoker, and another, Jan. 8, was due to an electrical malfunction.         

    Delaware Online / 1 h. 57 min. ago
  • WATCH: Seaford is the first city in Delaware to pass the right-to-workWATCH: Seaford is the first city in Delaware to pass the right-to-work

    The City of Seaford announced on Tuesday, Jan. 16. that they have become the first city in Delaware to pass the right-to-work law.         

    Delaware Online / 2 h. 3 min. ago
  • Carney-backed legislation looks to keep guns away from those with mental illnessCarney-backed legislation looks to keep guns away from those with mental illness

    The bill, which legislators said will be introduced Tuesday, will be named the Beau Biden Gun Violence Prevention Act.         

    Delaware Online / 2 h. 29 min. ago
  • As natural gas consumption spikes, Delmarva plans $150 million investment - and higher profitsAs natural gas consumption spikes, Delmarva plans $150 million investment - and higher profits

    Record natural gas usage comes as Delaware's largest public utility seeks financing for $150 million of gas projects.         

    Delaware Online / 2 h. 40 min. ago
  • Cause determined for fire that destroyed Lewes homeCause determined for fire that destroyed Lewes home

    State fire investigators determined the fire started due to an electrical malfunction.         

    Delaware Online / 2 h. 44 min. ago
  • Delaware State And Local Officials Sued Over Education Funding - CBS PhillyDelaware State And Local Officials Sued Over Education Funding - CBS Philly

    CBS PhillyDelaware State And Local Officials Sued Over Education FundingCBS PhillyWILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two civil rights groups are suing state and local officials, claiming Delaware is failing students from low-income families, students with disabilities and students who are learning English. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in the ...ACLU of Delaware announces lawsuit challenging allocation of resources to schoolsMiddletown TranscriptACLU lawsuit: Delaware's education system is failing studentsWHYYACLU Sues Delaware, Challenging Education Spending GapsLaw.comDelaware 105.9all 7 news articles »

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  • No miracles: 5 ways Eagles can beat VikingsNo miracles: 5 ways Eagles can beat Vikings

    Eagles need to get the most out of Foles and their not-so-secret weapon in Nelson Agholor.         

    Delaware Online / 3 h. 33 min. ago
  • Lawsuit: Former Wilmington police chief denies retaliation against union presidentLawsuit: Former Wilmington police chief denies retaliation against union president

    Former Wilmington Police Chief and state senate candidate Bobby Cummings is fighting allegations from the police union president that Cummings retaliated against him for openly criticizing the chief.         

    Delaware Online / 3 h. 35 min. ago
  • Delaware Gov. Carney finally nominates labor secretary - WHYYDelaware Gov. Carney finally nominates labor secretary - WHYY

    WHYYDelaware Gov. Carney finally nominates labor secretaryWHYY“Cerron has a proven ability to lead, and the knowledge and experience necessary to take on this important role,” Delaware Gov. John Carney said. “The Department of Labor's work connecting Delawareans with relevant job training and workforce ...Gov. Carney Nominates New Labor SecretaryU.S. News & World ReportGovernor Carney Nominates Cerron Cade as Secretary of Labornews.delaware.govDelaware Governor Nominates New Labor SecretaryWBOC TV 16all 5 news articles »

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  • Police: Teen's 'courage' led officers to tortured, starved childrenPolice: Teen's 'courage' led officers to tortured, starved children

    David Turpin, 57, and Louise Turpin, 49, were being held Tuesday in lieu of $9 million bail, booked on charges of torture and child endangerment.         

    Delaware Online / 5 h. 7 min. ago
  • Delaware man arrested for 5th DUI - 6abc.comDelaware man arrested for 5th DUI - 6abc.com

    6abc.comDelaware man arrested for 5th DUI6abc.comDelaware man arrested for 5th DUI. Sarah Bloomquist reports during Action News at 12 p.m. on January (WPVI). WPVI. Tuesday, January 16, 2018 02:12PM. LAUREL, Del. (WPVI) --. Delaware state police have arrested a Laurel man on DUI charges for the fifth ...

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  • A financial boost for Delaware historic sites - WHYYA financial boost for Delaware historic sites - WHYY

    WHYYA financial boost for Delaware historic sitesWHYYThis year commemorates the 250th anniversary of John Dickinson's “Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania.” The series of essays were in favor of individual and colonial rights and were written to help the average person understand their rights as a ...

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  • DMV announces new online driver'...DMV announces new online driver'...

    The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles has announced it is now offering online driver license and ID card renewals. DMV customers needing to renew their Delaware driver license or ID card may now do so in just a few minutes at their convenience, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    Delaware News / 6 h. 49 min. ago
  • Hockessin on Superfund path after well tests show toxic chemicalsHockessin on Superfund path after well tests show toxic chemicals

    In the past year, the presence of a toxic chemical commonly used in dry cleaning has been increasing at Hockessin well water sites.         

    Delaware Online / 7 h. 37 min. ago
  • 2 arrested in hotel drug bust in Delaware - 6abc.com2 arrested in hotel drug bust in Delaware - 6abc.com

    6abc.com2 arrested in hotel drug bust in Delaware6abc.comA drug investigation by the Dover Police Department has led to the arrest of two people. Russel Thomas and Kimberly Havelow, both 28-years-old, were apprehended from the Dover Downs Hotel located at 1131 N. DuPont Highway on January 11. According to ...and more »

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  • 1-2 inches of snow expected to fall tonight, tomorrow1-2 inches of snow expected to fall tonight, tomorrow

    A light dusting of snow fell in Wilmington Tuesday morning, but only flurries are expected before dark.         

    Delaware Online / 10 h. 26 min. ago
  • Local chefs share secrets at monthly hands-on cooking classesLocal chefs share secrets at monthly hands-on cooking classes

    Since November, The CROP Foundation has offered cooking classes open to the public at William Penn High School. Instructors include local chefs.         

    Delaware Online / 10 h. 54 min. ago
  • Woman stabbed Delaware man after verbal fight - Seattle TimesWoman stabbed Delaware man after verbal fight - Seattle Times

    Woman stabbed Delaware man after verbal fightSeattle TimesNEWARK, Del. (AP) — Police say a Maryland woman is accused of stabbing a Delaware man after a verbal fight became physical. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the 23-year-old woman stabbed the 38-year-old man on Saturday. Master Cpl. Michael ...and more »

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  • Ice jam on Delaware River prompts flood warnings in Mercer County ... - 6abc.comIce jam on Delaware River prompts flood warnings in Mercer County ... - 6abc.com

    6abc.comIce jam on Delaware River prompts flood warnings in Mercer County ...6abc.comAn ice jam on the Delaware River in Trenton has prompted flood warnings.Ice Jam Still Poses Flood Threat Along Delaware RiverU.S. News & World ReportDelaware River ice jam causes flooding in Lower Makefield - News ...Bucks County Courier TimesIce jam flood warning continues along the Delaware River in parts of Mercer and Bucks countiesBucks Local Newsall 21 news articles »

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  • The slow siege: Delaware prepares as sea levels rise and people flock to the coast - Delmarva Daily TimesThe slow siege: Delaware prepares as sea levels rise and people flock to the coast - Delmarva Daily Times

    Delmarva Daily TimesThe slow siege: Delaware prepares as sea levels rise and people flock to the coastDelmarva Daily TimesWater streams in from the bays and Atlantic Ocean, sweeping over the Delaware beach area — no mercy for the vacation homes dotting the shore. For coastal residents, the floods are part of life. Christine Gulbronson lives in Fenwick Island but works as ...

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  • With Pence in audience, Maryland pastor denounces vulgarity attributed to TrumpWith Pence in audience, Maryland pastor denounces vulgarity attributed to Trump

    PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. -- During Sunday's service attended by Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, a pastor at a predominantly black church in Maryland denounced racially c

    Big News Network.com / 18 h. 17 min. ago
  • Ravenel hits 8 3s, Florida A&M tops Delaware St 94-89 in 2OTRavenel hits 8 3s, Florida A&M tops Delaware St 94-89 in 2OT

    Justin Ravenel made eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 30 points, Marcus Barham scored 11 of his 24 points in the two overtime sessions and Florida A&M beat Delaware State 94-89 o

    Big News Network.com / 18 h. 20 min. ago
  • Sources: Andre Blake signs new deal with Philadelphia UnionSources: Andre Blake signs new deal with Philadelphia Union

    The Philadelphia Union may have gone into the winter concerned about whether Andre Blake would still be their goalkeeper in 2018, but now those worries have been put to rest. The Union have

    Big News Network.com / 18 h. 27 min. ago
  • Hornets Outlasted By Rattlers In 2Ot ThrillerHornets Outlasted By Rattlers In 2Ot Thriller

    The Rattlers outscored the Hornets 14-9 in the second overtime to improve to 3-18 this season and 2-3 in the MEAC. The Hornets dropped their 14th straight game to fall to 2-18 and 0-5. ...

    Big News Network.com / 18 h. 31 min. ago
  • Too old for DACA, man who spent 30 years of his life in U.S. is deportedToo old for DACA, man who spent 30 years of his life in U.S. is deported

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents didn't stop on the federal holiday.         

    Delaware Online / 20 h. 14 min. ago
  • Devils aim to snap 6-game skid vs. IslesDevils aim to snap 6-game skid vs. Isles

    NEW YORK -- A win over the New Jersey Devils nine days ago helped snap an extended funk by the New York Islanders. The Devils will look to return the favor Tuesday night, when they again visit the Isl

    Big News Network.com / 20 h. 14 min. ago
  • Rangers aim to snap skid vs. FlyersRangers aim to snap skid vs. Flyers

    The goals are coming often for the Philadelphia Flyers and so are the wins. The goals are coming infrequently for the New York Rangers and the losses are piling up. The Flyers seek a fifth straight

    Big News Network.com / 21 h. 19 min. ago
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    PHILADELPHIA -- Nick Foles turned in a solid performance in the Philadelphia Eagles' 15-10 divisional-round playoff win over the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday. While he didn't throw a touchdown pass, h

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  • Students honored at Delaware Day 4th Grade Competition Ceremony - Dover PostStudents honored at Delaware Day 4th Grade Competition Ceremony - Dover Post

    Students honored at Delaware Day 4th Grade Competition CeremonyDover PostStudents statewide gathered Jan. 13 at the Delaware Public Archives to celebrate the winners of the 16th annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition and were recognized for their knowledge of the state's role in crafting the U.S. Constitution ...and more »

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  • No. 23 Michigan takes aim at ailing MarylandNo. 23 Michigan takes aim at ailing Maryland

    Michigan, despite being unranked last week and losing a game, got into the AP Top 25 at No. 23 heading into its game against Maryland on Monday night at the Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor, Mich. The reas

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  • Delaware's long fight to collect the world's orphan cash - Philly.com (blog)Delaware's long fight to collect the world's orphan cash - Philly.com (blog)

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  • Vikings, Patriots favored in championship gamesVikings, Patriots favored in championship games

    After a stunning 29-24 victory in an NFC divisional playoff game, the Minnesota Vikings opened as a 3.5-point favorite over the Philadelphia Eagles next Sunday in the conference championship game. In

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  • Raptors seek fifth straight victory over 76ersRaptors seek fifth straight victory over 76ers

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  • Merging the Mind and the BodyMerging the Mind and the Body

    Christiana Care Health System places behavioral health consultants in primary-care offices         

    Delaware Online / 2 d. 14 h. 8 min. ago
  • Ron Silverio, Terminally Ill Delawarean at the End of His Life, Unable to Access Medical Aid in DyingRon Silverio, Terminally Ill Delawarean at the End of His Life, Unable to Access Medical Aid in Dying

    DOVER, Del: Compassion Choices today released a video featuring Ron Silverio, a Dover resident originally from Everett, Massachusetts, who has been battling metastatic prostate cancer since the spring of 2012. This past year, Ron joined thousands of his fellow Delawareans in advocating for the state's legislature to pass HB 160, Delaware's End of Life Options Act.

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  • Raccoon in Angola Crest II, Sussex County tests positive for rabiesRaccoon in Angola Crest II, Sussex County tests positive for rabies

    Delaware's Division of Public Health is warning Sussex County residents, who live in the area surrounding Angola Crest II, of a positive case of rabies in a raccoon that bit a human earlier this week. Officials say the raccoon was captured and brought to the D.P.H. lab, where test results confirming it had rabies came back on Friday.

    Delaware News / 4 d. 0 h. 25 min. ago
  • Nearly every governor with ocean coastline opposes Trump's drilling proposalNearly every governor with ocean coastline opposes Trump's drilling proposal

    The Trump administration's proposal to open vast portions of US coastline to oil drilling was met with ferocious opposition from a number of the coastal governors it would affect. That move by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke drew accusations of favoritism, which have been denied.

    Delaware News / 4 d. 16 h. 35 min. ago
  • County shuts down proposed - right-to-work' ordinanceCounty shuts down proposed - right-to-work' ordinance

    After an emotional few months of discussions and public testimony, the Sussex County Council on Tuesday voted down a proposed "right-to-work" ordinance. The ordinance, proposed by Councilman Rob Arlett , "prohibits mandatory union membership or payment of certain union fees, involuntary union pay deductions, and acts of coercion or intimidation related to union support or payment."

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  • HB 291HB 291

    This Act clarifies that the representative appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services to the Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council shall serve as the Council's temporary chair for the purposes of organizing the initial meeting of the members.

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  • Joe Biden given annual award by Delaware Chamber of CommerceJoe Biden given annual award by Delaware Chamber of Commerce

    Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife have been given an annual award from the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce. WDEL-FM reports that Biden and Jill Biden were awarded the Josiah Marvel Cup Award at the chamber's 181st Annual Dinner in Wilmington on Monday.

    Delaware News / 7 d. 22 h. 39 min. ago
  • Delaware officials seek public input on EPA plan repealDelaware officials seek public input on EPA plan repeal

    State officials want to hear from Delawareans on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to repeal a plan to reduce carbon pollution from power plants. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control scheduled a public meeting and listening session on Monday evening at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington to allow Delawareans to express their views on the proposal.

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  • Officials Urge Pet Owners to Keep Animals InsideOfficials Urge Pet Owners to Keep Animals Inside

    The Delaware Division of Public Health's Office of Animal Welfare is urging pet owners to keep their pets indoors during these dangerously cold temperatures. According to OAW, all dogs are required to be inside when the National Weather Service issues a hazardous weather warning.

    Delaware News / 10 d. 20 h. 59 min. ago
  • Voices heard at County's public hearing on right-to-workVoices heard at County's public hearing on right-to-work

    Coastal Point a Maria Counts: County officials listen to members of the public weigh-in on the proposed 'right-to-work' ordinance put forth by Councilman Rob Arlett. The Sussex County Council on Tuesday held a public hearing on a proposed "right-to-work" ordinance.

    Delaware News / 11 d. 4 h. 2 min. ago
  • Emergency driving restrictions end in SussexEmergency driving restrictions end in Sussex

    DELAWARE (1/5/2018) As severe cold weather continues following a major snowstorm, Delaware officials announced that Sussex County state offices will remain closed through 4:30 p.m. today. Offices in Kent and New […]

    Delaware Free News / 11 d. 12 h. 37 min. ago
  • Winter Storm (Blizzard) Grayson - Jan. 4, 2018Winter Storm (Blizzard) Grayson - Jan. 4, 2018

    With between 6 and 11 inches of snow having fallen in the area and strong winds causing drifts and more, Gov. John Carney issued Level 2 Driving Restriction for Sussex County only, effective at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, with a State of Emergency for Sussex County only, effective at 2 p.m. Level 2 Driving Restrictions mean that no one may operate a motor vehicle in Sussex County, except for those designated as Essential Personnel. Essential Personnel are defined as those who are necessary to maintain core functions of government, and to maintain the health and security of the people of Delaware.

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  • Governor encourages drivers to stay...Governor encourages drivers to stay...

    In advance of a forecast that includes snow, DelDOT crews are out spraying brine on major roadways in Sussex County. RON MACARTHUR PHOTO A Level One Driving Warning means that any person operating a motor vehicle on Delaware roadways must exercise extra caution, said Jessica Borcky, spokeswoman for the governor's office.

    Delaware News / 12 d. 6 h. 37 min. ago
  • Snowstorm closing state offices, schools across DelawareSnowstorm closing state offices, schools across Delaware

    DELAWARE (1/4/2018) An expected major snowstorm is closing state offices and schools across the state today. Wilmington and Newark city offices also will be closed today. Officials announced this morning that […]

    Delaware Free News / 12 d. 12 h. 34 min. ago
  • DelDOT Issues Winter Storm UpdateDelDOT Issues Winter Storm Update

    DOVER , Del.- The Delaware Department of Transportation said just after 6 a.m. Thursday that it is fully mobilized for today's snow event, and more than six inches of accumulation has already been reported in Sussex County. Due to deteriorating conditions, DART will not operate regular bus services or paratransit in Sussex County; however, services in Kent and New Castle will operate with delays.

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  • How Delaware is lining up to legalize marijuanaHow Delaware is lining up to legalize marijuana

    Delaware appears to be on the verge of becoming the first state in the mid-Atlantic to legalize retail sales of marijuana for recreational use by adults. In Dover on Wednesday, a governor's taskforce reviewed changes to a proposed bill that also would make the state the first to legalize cannabis sales legislatively.

    Delaware News / 13 d. 2 h. 56 min. ago
  • Allen Harim moving headquarters to former Vlasic plant near MillsboroAllen Harim moving headquarters to former Vlasic plant near Millsboro

    SEAFORD, Delaware (12/18/2017) Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of chickens on Delmarva, will be moving its corporate headquarters from Seaford to the former Vlasic pickle plant near Millsboro. […]

    Delaware Free News / 29 d. 7 h. 15 min. ago
  • 120 dogs for adoption arrive in Delaware120 dogs for adoption arrive in Delaware

      NEW CASTLE AIRPORT, DELAWARE (12/10/2017) A plane carrying 120 at-risk dogs for adoption arrived at New Castle Airport on Saturday. The pets were welcomed by the Brandywine Valley SPCA, which […]

    Delaware Free News / 37 d. 16 h. 4 min. ago
  • Photos: Claymont Christmas parade 2017Photos: Claymont Christmas parade 2017

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  • Magnitude 4.1 earthquake rattles DelawareMagnitude 4.1 earthquake rattles Delaware

    DOVER, DELAWARE (11/30/2017) A magnitude 4.1 earthquake rattled Delaware and nearby states late this afternoon. The quake at 4:47 p.m. was centered 6.2 miles east northeast of Dover at a depth […]

    Delaware Free News / 47 d. 2 h. 58 min. ago
  • Photos: Delaware Veterans Day ceremonyPhotos: Delaware Veterans Day ceremony

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  • Man killed in crash near Georgetown; driver charged with DUIMan killed in crash near Georgetown; driver charged with DUI

    GEORGETOWN, DELAWARE (11/4/2017) A 48-year-old man was killed in a three-vehicle crash west of Georgetown on Friday, and the driver of one of the vehicles was charged with DUI, the Delaware […]

    Delaware Free News / 73 d. 12 h. 25 min. ago
  • Delaware National Guard assisting with hurricane relief in Puerto RicoDelaware National Guard assisting with hurricane relief in Puerto Rico

    SMYRNA, DELAWARE (10/26/2017) Members of the Delaware National Guard are assisting with Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Puerto Rico. On Tuesday, 36 soldiers from the 1049th Transportation Company left the Smryna […]

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