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Port of Wilmington leasing deal signed

The agreement leasing operation of the Port of Wilmington to Emirati company Gulftainer is now official.

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September is National Preparedness Month and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) wants all First State residents to be ready for any type of emergency.

 


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The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) annual August redistribution is bringing Delaware more federal funding for infrastructure projects.

 


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The Brandywine School District switched its start date this year from before to after Labor Day.

Mosquitoes are continuing to spread West Nile Virus in Delaware.

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A new family visitation center officially opened last week in Middletown.


The Jack A. Markell bike trail officially opened Wednesday with a ribbon cutting at the Dupont Environmental Center on the Wilmington Riverfront.


A big night in Thursday’s primaries in the race for two Sussex County Council seats.

Delaware’s senior Sen. Tom Carper survived a challenge from the left trying to oust him from his U.S. Senate seat. Carper won his primary over progressive challenger Kerri Harris.


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A number of legislative seats saw competitive primary races.

In Wilmington, Darius Brown and Tizzy Lockman won primaries to replace retiring State Senators Margaret Rose Henry and Robert Marshall.  Brown survived a four way primary with Bobbie Cummings, Same Guy and Herman Holloway Jr. with 38 percent of the vote.  Lockman topped Jordan Hines with

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Kathy McGuiness emerged from a three person primary to become the Democratic nominee for State Auditor.

McGuiness received 41.9% of the vote, edging out fellow Democrats Kathleen Davies (34.9%) and Dennis Williams (23.2%).

A Rehoboth resident, McGuinness got her start in small business before transitioning to politics, where she started a nonprofit and served as a Rehoboth city commissioner for almost two decades.

McGuinness believes her experience can make a difference the State Auditor’s office.

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