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No guilty verdicts in second Vaughn prison trial

A verdict in the second trial of inmates allegedly involved in the Vaughn prison riot is in. A jury made up of 11 women and one man did not deliver a single guilty verdict Monday.

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This week on "The Green"

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Is your living shoreline working? Framework offers new tool for monitoring coastal defense

As rising seas raise more urgent questions about how to defend Delaware’s low-lying shore, environmentalists and state authorities are renewing their advocacy for “living shorelines” as a way of cushioning the impact of higher waters on coastal property and the natural environment.

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A video is circulating online depicting a New Castle County Police officer striking a 16-year-old in the face while arresting the teenager for marijuana possession and other charges.


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State lawmakers in the Sportsmen Caucus are trying to save a program that feeds low-income families.


Delaware Forest Service

Arbor Day 2019 is fast approaching, and with it the Delaware Forest Service’s annual Arbor Day Poster Contest.

 


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The organizers of Punkin Chunkin are preparing to return from a two-year hiatus. And they would like to keep the event in Delaware.

 

 


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A Council committee of the whole interviewed seven candidates for the seat Friday. They recommended Linda Gray advance to a full vote by Council.

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The Christina School District is keeping administration of statewide services for children with autism.


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Wilmington-based WSFS Bank is one step closer to acquiring Philadelphia’s Beneficial Bank.

Delaware’s Director of Homeland Security Sec. Robert Coupe said mismanagement, short-staffing and lack of oversight led to DNA samples sitting undiscovered for years in the state forensic lab.

Delaware secured a one-year partnership with the Pew Charitable Trusts last summer to develop strategies on how to deal with the state’s escalating opioid crisis.

Earlier this week, Pew offered a list of wide-ranging recommendations including measures to expand Delaware’s substance abuse workforce and make medication assisted treatment with buprenorphine and methadone more accessible.

Delaware Public Media’s Nick Ciolino spoke with Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long , chair of the Behavioral Health Consortium, about the Pew recommendations.


The Kent County Theatre Guild (KCTG) at the Patchwork Playhouse in Dover is about to begin its 2019 season.

 

 


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