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Allegations prompt state review of Odyssey Charter School

The Delaware Department of Education is investigating Odyssey Charter School after allegations of potential violations.

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This week on "The Green"

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UD’s Horn Program finds multiple avenues to guide aspiring entrepreneurs

Over the past seven years, the University of Delaware’s Horn Program in Entrepreneurship has seen good early results in its effort to serve as a springboard for promising start-up ventures. Contributor Larry Nagengast recently spent some looking at the program, how it works and where it’s heading.

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The state has launched a publicly accessible data tool to help Delawareans track health and environmental risks in their neighborhoods.

 


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Polls are open statewide Tuesday for district school board elections.

Delaware gun control advocates are criticizing state Senate leadership for backing away from a promised floor vote on all gun bills.


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Legislation is being introduced to enshrine parental rights in Delaware’s Constitution.


Blood Bank of Delmarva

The Blood Bank of Delmarva and City of Rehoboth Beach are partnering on a blood drive for the first time.


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Delaware drivers are finally getting some relief at the gas pump.

After jumping 30 cents over the past month, AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price for a gallon of regular in Delaware dropped this week.

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The Delaware Farm Bureau is advocating for additional mental health support for farmers across the country and in the First State.

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As multiple school districts deal with fallout from failed referenda, state lawmakers are trying to make it easier for schools to raise taxes. But some administrators and school board members are not on board with the plan.

 


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Lawmakers are considering legislation to give school boards more autonomy to raise tax rates after another series of failed referendums statewide. Gov. John Carney is weighing in on legislation that would allow school districts to increase taxes for operating expenses without a referendum.


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The popularity of electric vehicles has increased in recent years – with sales in the U.S. trending upward since 2015.  But EV sales still only made up a little over 2 percent of the U.S  in 2018.

One reason some may still remain uneasy about going electric is “range anxiety” – the ability to find a charging station when you need one.

Contributor Jon Hurdle looks at how the First State is faring when it comes to combating “range anxiety."


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