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Delaware revenue estimates continue to climb

Gov. John Carney cautions lawmakers to exercise fiscal restraint after Delaware’s revenue estimates climbed again Monday.

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Recycling 'alive and well' in Delaware

In conjunction with Earth Day this week, the state of Delaware is reminding residents to recycle. Despite reports that recycling is collapsing in cities across the country, DNREC officials say recycling is “alive and well in Delaware.”

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The Medical Society of Delaware is partnering with Pennsylvania’s medical society, PAMED, to try to get physicians in each state to take on value-based care contracts with medical payers.

Delmarva Poultry Industry

The poultry industry remains big business in the First State and the surrounding region. And the industry recently celebrated its success at the annual Delmarva Poultry Industry banquet:


Delaware Shakespeare

A celebration of the Bard returns to the First State this week.

Tuesday, April 23 is Shakespeare Day in Wilmington. And Delaware Shakespeare is offering a way for fans of his work to celebrate it.

 


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Delaware could join California, New York and Hawaii in implementing a statewide ban on plastic bags.


Nicholas Ciolino

The National Weather Service now says two tornadoes touched down in Delaware during the storm early Monday morning.

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Legislation allowing more Delawareans to seal their criminal records is headed to the Delaware House.


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Delaware’s senior Senator is among those on Capitol Hill wanting to see more of the Mueller Report.

A day after a redacted version of the 400 page document was released Thursday,  Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) says Congress should get an unredacted version to review.

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A number of school districts have held tax referendums this year, with varying results. Next up is the Christina School District,which puts its ask for more operating budget funding before voters April 19th.

It’s a crucial vote for the district, which is in the midst of working with the state to reorganize its Wilmington schools in an effort to improve student outcomes there

Contributor Larry Nagengast delves into what the district is asking for - and what could happen if it fails.


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Substitute teachers in Delaware have not received a statewide pay raise for almost twenty years.

 

And schools are struggling to fill teacher vacancies.

Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt takes a closer look at this issue.


The "A Matter of Facts" podcast ends its 10 episode run examining where to find trustworthy and reliable sources of news and information this month.

In this final edition, host Nancy Karibjanian and Delaware Humanities Executive Director Michele Anstine consider what role the humanities, and specifically organizations like Delaware Humanities, play in helping people navigate misinformation and divides to become informed citizens.


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