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Charter school audit bill moves in state Senate after stalling in House

A bill requiring the state auditor to perform charter school audits is moving in the state Senate. It cleared the Senate Education Committee Wednesday.

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Firefly Music Festival

Shorter Firefly weekend has more amenities, including a beach

The Firefly Festival is back in Dover this week for its 8th year. The festival is a day shorter, just three days instead of four, but is expanding its footprint with three new stages and new amenities.

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Proposed legislation could move the Delaware Autism Program from the Christina School District to the Delaware Department of Education.

City of Rehoboth

The City of Rehoboth Beach is spending $134,000 to bring solar-powered trash bins to the resort.

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A corn field in Middletown could become the latest New Castle County park as early as next year. It will be the 249th county-operated park in New Castle County— but only the 6th south of the C&D canal, according to officials.


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Sussex County Council voted to not raise taxes in next year’s budget, but will use some reserve funds to increase spending.


DNREC’s Natural Resource Police Park Rangers recently conducted a targeted surf fishing enforcement operation on two popular First State beaches.

Delaware Division of the Arts

The deadline is quickly approaching to submit nominations for the 2019 Governor’s Awards for the Arts.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Communities continue to celebrate Pride Month with LGBTQ-focused events in Delaware. But some in New Castle County say there aren’t enough LGBTQ social spaces.


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Legislation requiring schools to teach students the definition of consent gets a House committee hearing this week.

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The American Medical Association (AMA) is giving Delaware doctors the green light to automate the prior authorization process.

Milford Housing

Delaware is helping recent college grads to purchase their first homes in the state.