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New court in Wilmington seeks to offer jobs instead of jail time

A new court in Wilmington is meant to help low-level defendants find jobs. The Delaware Courts and the state Department of Labor announced phase one of the Wilmington Community Court and the start of a community resources center at the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center.

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This week on "The Green"

Delaware builds more houses in coastal risk zones than in safer areas, report says

Despite years of warnings about the dangers of rising seas to its low-lying coast, Delaware is building homes in places that are vulnerable to higher seas and storm surge more than twice as fast as it is in safer areas, a new report says.

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The Sussex Tech School District has hired a consultant to learn more about students applicants.

A Democratic challenger hopes to unseat to Republican State Sen. Cathy Cloutier in next year’s election.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

A new state law could help DelDOT enforce restrictions on truck traffic in residential areas.

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Delaware’s unemployment rate went up for the first time this year last month.

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Sussex County residents will soon have a clear sign that summer is nearing an end.

Plans to add a new emergency department in Sussex County are not moving forward.

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State environmental regulators say Croda is “very close” to restarting the part of its New Castle facility where an explosive gas leak occurred last year. 


Sarah Mueller

Divisive Facebook posts by a Red Clay school board member were the main topic at Wednesday night's board meeting.


Dog lovers are raising concerns after the Division of Public Health seemed to suggest it would start enforcing regulations banning dogs from restaurants.

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The 2019-2020 school year is just about here and students and teachers will soon head back to the classroom. And students and teachers in need of school supplies are getting some help this year.