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First Vaughn prison riot trial begins

The first trial of inmates allegedly involved in last year’s riot at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center began Monday at Superior Court in Wilmington.

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Restored Rockwood Museum Conservatory reopens

A portion of New Castle County’s historic Rockwood Manison is reopening after undergoing significant rehabilitation. The public can once again tour the mansion’s conservatory. Museum officials believe it to be the oldest conservatory attached to a house in the nation.

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The days are getting shorter and in two weeks, Daylight Saving Time ends - making it darker even earlier. That and the start of deer mating season increases the risk of drivers hitting a deer.


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A new poll released by the University of Delaware Center for Political Communication shows Delawareans are happy with their elected leaders.

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One state lawmaker says he plans to push again to end the First State’s reliance on cash bail. This comes after a Smyrna women died in jail earlier this month after being unable to pay bail.

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The unemployment rate rose in Delaware last month while it dropped nationally.

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The Delaware Department of Education announced Dana Bowe as Delaware’s 2019 Teacher of the Year this week.


Photo from the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation - storm scene being shot from Lewes

The documentary, Kalmar Nyckel: The Forgotten Journey, was recently nominated for a 2018 Mid-Atlantic Emmy.


In this week’s Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele interviews the film’s executive producer, Kalmar Nyckel Foundation senior historian and director of education Sam Heed about the documentary.



In a world with Facebook, Twitter, 24/7 news channels, talk radio, citizen journalism, fake news, real news, audiences are drowning in an overwhelming overload of information.  Clearly a guidepost is needed to identify what is a trustworthy and a reliable source of news and information.

Delaware Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has created a podcast– "A Matter of Facts" – to delve into this topic as part of its mission is to engage, educate, and inspire all Delawareans through cultural programming.

This week on The Green, we bring you the latest episode of A Matter of Facts  – featuring a conversation with Delaware Dept. of Education’s Christine Alois and Shana Payne.

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A federal judge has ruled the U.S. Department of Education must implement the Obama-era “borrower defense” rule it postponed last June.

Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn was among 18 state AGs who sued the Department of Ed last summer over its postponement of the rule meant to protect students defrauded by for-profit colleges.

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Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki says the renovations to Baynard Stadium and Eden Park are moving forward.

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Gov. John Carney issued an executive order this week to make Delaware a more trauma-informed state.