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President Biden's home states celebrate his inauguration

As part President Joe Biden’s inauguration celebration, the two states that he has called home celebrated his rise to the White House.

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Delaware seniors sign up in droves to receive COVID vaccine after launch of registration system

The online system for seniors in Delaware to sign up to receive the coronavirus vaccine is already getting lots of traffic.

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Park bench manufactured by Eco Plastic Products of Delaware

Zwaanendael Museum seeks plastic recyclables for bench project

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The House Health and Human Development committee released legislation aiming to help students who need access to menstrual products.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

As Senate confirmation hearings for some of Joe Biden’s core cabinet nominees begin, the impending impeachment trial of outgoing President Trump looms. Lawmakers from Delaware hope to balance the tasks.



President-elect Joe Biden’s home state of Delaware will have a presence at his inauguration ceremony.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The First State announced 5 more COVID-related deaths Tuesday, including only the second child to die from the virus in Delaware.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Delawareans over age 65 and others in phase 1B of the state’s vaccine rollout will soon be able to receive vaccinations. 

State of Delaware

Gov. John Carney’s second term is now officially underway, after a much different than normal inauguration for Carney and Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long Tuesday.

Courtesy of Mountaire Farms

DNREC has issued permits to Mountaire Farms to make improvements to its Millsboro wastewater treatment facility.

This comes a month after a $65 million settlement in state court between the chicken processor and local residents who say the site contaminated area groundwater.

Courtesy of the office of Sen. Chris Coons

Legislative Hall in Dover was very quiet over the weekend. A far cry from any planned protests that were rumoured.

Corey Marshall-Steele

A popular boat ramp with anglers in Sussex County will be closing this week for major reconstruction and expansion.


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Delaware State University and the Inner City Cultural League of Dover held their annual Dr. Martin Luther King National Holiday Program Monday.

The event usually held on campus was virtual this year, honoring King and called for advancement in race relations.