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Croda to pay penalty, modify plant under settlement with state

The state has settled recent violations with a controversial chemical company in the New Castle area.

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SBA shifts PPP focus to bring more equity to relief

The Small Business Administration is tweaking its Paycheck Protection Program to better help the smallest businesses. The SBA is taking steps to promote equitable relief, by focusing on those with low and moderate-incomes, and in rural, urban and other underserved areas.

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Is Delaware poised to make recreational marijuana legal?

Previous efforts to legalize recreational marijuana in Delaware failed to gain traction. But with nearby states moving toward legalization, the First State is feeling some pressure to move on it now. Delaware Public Media’s Roman Battaglia reports a bill to legalize recreational cannabis is coming to the legislature - and this time could actually pass.

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The YWCA Delaware’s latest 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge starts next week.


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Delaware continues to focus on distributing second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. 

And it’s still not clear when the state will resume administering first doses to those still waiting for them.   

  

One of the state’s largest departments began its multi-day budget hearing Tuesday.

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Sexism was at the forefront of a Law Enforcement Accountability Task Force meeting Monday night.


For the first time in decades, the Brandywine River Museum of Art is undergoing major renovations.

 


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A Newark Charter student was among hundreds of young coders across the country to win the Congressional App Challenge.  

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The Blood Bank of Delmarva and Red Cross are asking for blood donations.

Both say recent winter weather has left the region’s blood supply is dangerously low. 

 

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Cars continue to line up for the six-day mass vaccination event in Dover. 

 

Delaware gave out about 1,500 second doses of COVID-19 vaccine Sunday at the clinic set up at the Dover International Speedway, and is expanding the list of those who can access shots there.

More food insecure Delawareans in Wilmington can now get help close to home.

 

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The state Department of Justice asked lawmakers on the Joint Finance Committee to help expand the scope of its operations last week.


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