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Environmental advocate responds to proposed slag grinding facility

An clean air advocate has some concerns about the slag grinding facility proposed for near the Port of Wilmington.

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Farm Bill passes Congress with expanded safety net programs for Delaware farmers

The 2018 Farm Bill is heading to the president for his signature after both chambers of Congress passed a compromise version this week.

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The First State now owns the land where the only Revolutionary War battle in Delaware was fought.


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Dr. Wilma Mishoe was officially installed as Delaware State University president at an investiture ceremony Saturday.


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The Sussex Tech Board of Education votes Monday on having its freshman admission lottery handled by a third party.


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Residents of Southbridge will press for more answers about a proposed slag grinding facility at a community meeting Saturday.


House Democratic Caucus

November’s election results produced a Delaware legislature that now more closely reflects the First State’s population.

Political newcomer Kerri Evelyn Harris unsuccessfully challenged longtime incumbent Tom Carper in the Delaware’s Democratic primary for U.S, Senate this year.   But her campaign garnered significant attention locally and nationally.

This week, roughly a month after the General election, Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt sat down with Harris to discuss her run, the midterm results, and what she’s up to now.


Over 1,000 shelter pets are hoping to find forever home for the holidays, with the help of the Brandywine Valley SPCA.


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Occasionally, The Green takes time to highlight work created by students.

This week, we head to Newark to hear from student voices at the University Of Delaware, telling stories about issues and topics they find interesting and important.

These pieces were produced by UD Communications students for a class taught by Nancy Karibjanian, long-time First State journalist, Director of UD’s Center for Political Communication, and one of founders of Delaware Public Media.


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How do you want to spend your retirement?  Travelling? Playing golf?

How about restoring pipe organs?

That’s what Bill Church is doing after a career that included creating Brown and Church, the iconic menswear line known for classic ties.

And his pet project is bringing a pipe organ back to Archmere Academy, which saw its previously one sold off during the Great Depression.

For this week’s Enlighten Me, contributor Eileen Dallabrida chronicles Church’s work.


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An open seat on Wilmington City Council will stay that way for a little while longer.

Council rejected a selection committee’s recommendation to fill the vacancy in District 1. 

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