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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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Seaford special ed. teacher earns First State's top teaching honor

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

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Delaware state agencies and other partners broke ground last week on a new boardwalk near Slaughter Beach.

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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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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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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.

The MegaMillions jackpot has reached the $1 billion dollar mark.

Strong ticket sales have pushed the prize from $970 million to $1 billion ahead of Friday night's drawing.

Wednesday night's Delaware Debates saw candidates for First State seats in the U.S. House and Senate facing off on a wide variety of topics, including President Trump, gun regulation, climate change, and the nation' economy.


Photo from 2016 taken by Sen. Carper's Office

The USS Delaware, a Virginia-class, nuclear-powered fast attack submarine will be christened on Saturday.


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Open government advocates are once again calling for an independent counsel to examine Delaware’s LLC law. It comes after a news report that a Middle Eastern government hired a Delaware LLC to kill people.