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Visitation roll out in long-term care facilities ongoing, most residents vaccinated

State officials say visitation has resumed at most of Delaware’s long-term care facilities and most residents in them statewide are now vaccinated.

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Effort to raise Delaware's minimum wage set to heat up

Legislation raising Delaware’s minimum wage to $15 per hour is expected to be introduced soon. And there is some business support for it.

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Delaware’s General Assembly won’t return in person to Dover yet, but lawmakers hope that day comes soon.


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New Castle County faces the state’s biggest property reassessment task after settling a lawsuit over educational equity. It is already starting the process.

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Delaware received its first shipment of the single dose Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine Tuesday. And state officials look to use it to help vaccinate more teachers and clear a waiting list of seniors seeking a shot.


The Delaware Humane Association (DHA) is this week’s spotlight shelter for Tour for Life 2021.


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Dewey Beach is trying to keep its beachfront from becoming strewn with new wireless towers.


The First State fell short of its goal to deliver 18,000 vaccine doses at Dover International Speedway last week.

But the Delaware Emergency Management Agency still deems the mass vaccination event succesful.


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The City of Newark wants to crack down on “nuisance” properties.

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The mayor and three council members kept their seats in Monday’s Middletown municipal election.

Sen. Chris Coons is once again railing against the way Postmaster General Louis Dejoy is running the United States Postal Service - seeking moves to make it more efficient delivering mail, especially bills, medications, and other timely materials. 

 


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Delaware’s new training program for Medicaid providers helps them learn to better treat patients for opioid use disorder in an effort to increase the statewide capacity for Medication Assisted Treatment. 


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