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Brandywine Zoo closed for construction

The Brandywine Zoo is closed through the end of February for construction. The work marks the start of the Wilmington zoo’s $13 million master plan.

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This week on "The Green"

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New collaboration seeks to bring fresh approach to assisting Sussex’s Hispanic community

Delaware’s Hispanic population continues to grow – especially in Sussex County But addressing the needs of this population and challenges it faces has proven difficult. Contributor Larry Nagengast reports that could be changing.

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Downtown Dover Partnership

In an attempt to spotlight what Downtown Dover has to offer, First Fridays are back for 2019.

House Democratic Caucus

Delaware is the 25th state to add an state Equal Rights Amendment to its Constitution.

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A storm is expected to bring a mix of snow and rain this weekend before hitting the first state with a blast of cold.

Courtesy of Polly for Newark

Newark Mayor Polly Sierer emailed City Council members Friday morning that she had decided not to seek a third term as mayor.


Unemployment in the First State dipped again in December.

The State Department of Labor says Delaware’s jobless rate slipped another tenth of a point last month, falling from 3.8 to 3.7%.

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Delawareans will march to celebrate women’s empowerment in Newark on Saturday.


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Gov. John Carney gave his 2019 State of the State speech to lawmakers Thursday.

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Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle found things to like in Gov. Carney’s State of the State address, but some issues raised by the governor created potential legislative battlegrounds.

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During a shutdown of the federal government, furloughed federal employees who qualify for Unemployment Compensation receive their benefits through state agencies.

Photo credit: Ashley Schroeder

Hagley Museum is taking a deeper dive into all things space this weekend, including why some astronauts say space smells like car exhaust.