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Salvaged humpback whale bones arrive at Natural History museum

The skull of a young humpback whale that washed up on Port Mahon Beach last spring is now being prepared for exhibit at a museum in New Castle County.

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Experts weigh in on telehealth as a tool for combating opioid crisis

As Delaware works to set up a system of care for its overdose patients, one option on the table is expanded use of telehealth to connect patients to the addiction treatment and mental health services they need.

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Candidate Conversations: State Attorney General candidate Bernard Pepukayi

This week, we continue bringing you our series of Candidate Conversations - part of Delaware Public Media’s 2018 Election coverage, and the Delaware Debates we are producing again this fall with the University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication. We are examining the race for State Attorney General– and in this interview, Republican Bernard Pepukayi.

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Delaware State University is receiving federal funding to help preserve a historic building on its campus.


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A major ramp in near Wilmington, commonly referred to as the Hospital Ramp, is shutting down starting Tuesday.

 


Delaware’s Republican Party wants nothing to do with its candidate for the state’s lone U.S. House seat.

State party’s executive committee voted earlier this week to formally censure the candidacy of Scott Walker, who won the Republican primary for the seat Sept. 6.

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Delaware’s unemployment rate seems to have stabilized after months of decline.

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Businesses looking to locate in Delaware have a new tool to help them find properties in the area.

 


Contractors providing bus drivers to Delaware school districts say it’s too early to say whether a pay increase will help with driver shortages.


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 Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Dean Steve Coll.


From 302GunsDown facebook

Delaware’s celebration of Peace Week continues through this weekend.

302GunsDown is the primary sponsor of the “Bringing It Back to Peace” celebration in Wilmington Saturday.

Jea Street Jr. is with 302GunsDown, and calls the event Peace Week’s “grand finale.”

“The overall feeling that we want people to walk away with is the feeling of encouragement and love,” said Street. “We really do try to use culture as a weapon to fight against all of these ills we’re seeing in society. We use music to heal.”

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

As part of the First State’s celebration of Peace Week, the Division of Human Relations held two public discussions in Wilmington this week during which participants were asked to respond to video clips of discrimination.


Gov. John Carney has made his picks for two open judicial seats on Delaware’s Court of Chancery

Morgan Zurn and Kathaleen McCormick are Carney’s nominees.

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