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New Castle County Executive budget proposal focuses on public safety, capital improvements

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer presented his 2020 budget proposal to County Council Tuesday . The spending plan totals just over $375 million for next Fiscal Year.

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Delaware OB-GYNs hopeful about new postpartum depression drug

The FDA approved the first drug specifically designed to treat postpartum depression last week. Brexanolone was approved for Sage Therapeutics, to be sold under the brand name Zulresso.

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Unemployment in Delaware is now at its lowest level since before the Great Recession.

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The Christina School District continues make progress toward implementing a Memorandum of Understanding with the state to reorganize its Wilmington schools.  But the path to the finish line is not without obstacles.

Contributor Larry Nagengast looks at issues still on the horizon in this latest effort to improve schools in the state’s largest city.


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Thanks to Delaware’s 2014 Medicaid expansion, tens of thousands of low-income adults in Delaware were able to access preventive medical services. But one piece was missing: dental coverage.

Artificial intelligence is a term we’re all pretty familiar with, but how much do we really know about it beyond the way its portrayed in pop culture and science fiction.

What is the state of A.I. right now and where is it headed? And does A.I mean to you and me – both now and in the future?

These questions have both practical and philosophical implications – and the latest "A Matter of Facts" podcast from Delaware Humanities tries to sort through some them with Dr. Susan Schneider. 


The deadline is fast approaching for the 19th Annual DART Poster Contest.


 

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Delaware's Christiana Care Health System is joining up with a nonprofit group to purchase some of its generic drugs with the goal of reducing cost and stabilizing the supply chain.

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First State agriculture is getting a boost from the federal government.

 


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A young harp seal was rescued this week from the property of a shuttered chemical company along the Delaware River in New Castle County.


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The Powerball jackpot continues to grow.

 

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Legislation allowing Delaware Tech to finance capital projects appears to have new life.

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