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Judge overturns regulations on guns in Delaware State Parks

A Superior Court judge ruled against regulations on carrying guns in Delaware State Parks last week.

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Local primary care practices create savings through healthy outcomes payment model

Health care payers across the country are shifting away from paying providers for the number of doctor visits and tests they perform and towards paying for healthy patient outcomes. Delaware Public Media’s Nick Ciolino has more on a group of primary care practices in Delaware who say they’ve been able to successfully use this payment model to both save money for Medicare and improve their patient outcomes.

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A Superior Court judge ruled against regulations on carrying guns in Delaware State Parks last week.


Delaware State University photo - Dr. Aristides Marcano

Delaware State University has been awarded a large research grant from the National Science Foundation.

 


Sen. Chris Coons said he wants to learn more about what happened to a U.S. resident and journalist who vanished and is alleged to have been murdered.


Sarah Mueller

Seaford officials hope a new waterfront park will protect the environment and enhance the local economy.


A child in Delaware has caught the flu.

 

The state’s Division of Public Health reports a five-year-old from Sussex County is the first pediatric flu case in the 2018-2019 season.

Courtesty of New Castle County

New Castle County Council has approved $8 million in bonds that may help cover repairs on the largest sewer main in the county.

 


Contamination by toxic PFAS chemicals in ground water at Dover Air Force Base was dramatically higher than federal health limits recommended this year, according to a new analysis from the Union of Concerned Scientists.


Sarah Mueller

Gov. John Carney and other state officials heard more about work to improve Delaware’s Family Court Tuesday.

Delaware received a $400,000 federal grant to help victims of domestic violence in 2013. That funding ends this month.

The Delaware Contemporary

The Delaware Contemporary is introducing a new concept at its Wilmington Riverfront home.

 

 


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Earlier this week, Hurricane Michael quickly intensified and slammed into the Florida Panhandle - putting that state’s hurricane readiness to the test.

Readiness for storm’s like Michael is one area the University of Delaware’s Disaster Research Center examines in depth, and the center is part of a larger group recently awarded nearly $2 million dollars to specifically study the factors that influence whether people prepare for hurricanes.

For this week's Enlighten Me, Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt spoke with the UD Disaster Research Center’s Joe Trainor about this hurricane preparedness study.


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