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Delawareans protest abortion restrictions pushed in other states

Delawareans joined #StopTheBans rallies across the country Tuesday . Advocates gathered on Wilmington's Rodney Square protested recent legislation restricting or largely banning abortions in states including Alabama and Missouri.

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Delaware revenue numbers keep rising as lawmakers move to draft the next fiscal year’s budget.

Susanne Zilberfarb / Delaware Soybean Board

Delaware’s farmers are still dealing with marketplace uncertainty as trade tensions continue between China and the United States.

City of Rehoboth Beach

The Rehoboth Art League (RAL) is looking for an artist to create a coastal themed mural on the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Archeologists are resuming the quest to find the lost Fort Casimir in Historic New Castle.

 

Fort Casimir was originally built by Dutch settlers on the shore of the Delaware River in New Castle in 1651.


Tom Byrne / Delaware Public Media

Some Delaware lawmakers want to reinstate capital punishment in the First State.

ES&S (Elections Systems & Software)

Officials are calling the trial run of the state’s new voting machines a success.

 

They were used for the first time in last week’s school board elections and Delaware Elections Commissioner Elaine Manlove says they worked perfectly.

Delaware Office of Highway Safety

Delaware is helping kick off the annual Click It or Ticket seat belt safety campaign this week.


  

Delaware Public Media

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware is putting up some money to help fund the First State’s fight against the opioid crisis.

The insurance company announced a $1 million request for proposal Friday meant for organizations addressing addiction in Delaware communities.

Plans for a hotel beside Delaware Park were approved by County Council this week.

A four-story hotel is slated to go in next to the Delaware Park casino, racetrack and golf course.

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The Wilmington Area Planning Council’s study of the East 7th Street Peninsula in Wilmington is seeking its final public comment.

 


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