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New program allows ex-offenders to move in with family members in public housing

A new pilot program in Delaware seeks to reduce recidivism. State and local housing authorities recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Delaware Department of Correction and the Delaware Center for Justice.

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Protesters march again for Jeremy McDole

Protesters took to the streets of Wilmington again Saturday to demand justice for Jeremy McDole, a wheelchair-user who was shot and killed in 2015 by several Wilmington police officers.

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This week on "The Green"

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Nemours CEO discusses COVID-19 challenges and opportunities

Health care systems around the country - including here in Delaware - have been coping with the coronavirus pandemic for months now. And while the case level here in the First State has not taxed hospital capacity as it has elsewhere, health care systems here are navigating a number of issues and challenges. We recently sat down with Nemours CEO Dr. Larry Moss to discuss some of those issues and challenges, and some of the opportunities found in the new normal created by the pandemic.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delaware’s number of new COVID-19 cases remained below 100 Sunday.

State health officials reported 93 new cases Saturday, pushing the First State’s total to date to 12,804.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delaware saw a slight drop in number of cases added to its COVID-19 total Saturday.

State health officials reported 91 new cases Saturday, pushing the First State’s total to date to 12,743.

Sophia Schmidt / Delaware Public Media

Wilmington City Council considered an agenda Thursday that consisted almost entirely of legislation related to policing reform and racial justice. Some members questioned the effectiveness of the measures.


Sophia Schmidt / Delaware Public Media

Renewable energy company Ørstead announced it’s not going to connect its offshore wind farm at Fenwick Island State Park. This means a loss of major park improvements as well.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The state again adds more than a hundred cases to its COVID-19 totals in one day.

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Delaware’s U.S. Senators are offering their priorities for when Congress reconvenes in a couple weeks with another coronavirus relief package likely to be on the agenda.

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Delaware State University is buying financially troubled Wesley College in Dover. 


Image by DCAD photography student Adriana Dumphrey

A Black-owned gallery in Wilmington - The Sold Firm - is seeking works from Black artists for a new exhibition opening August 1, 2020.

 

 

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Dover International Speedway will get NASCAR racing back on track this year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

And it's doing so in a big way next month with a historic weekend of doubleheaders in late August.

 

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Cases of COVID-19 among inmates at the Sussex Correctional Institution have more than doubled in just a few days.


 

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