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James Morrison, Delaware Public Media

Jury delivers verdict in first Vaughn prison trial

The verdict in the first trial of inmates allegedly involved in the Vaughn prison riot is in.

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Delaware DOC, Probation and Parole pitch budget 2020 requests

First State probation and parole officers are hopeful they’ll see better pay and benefits in the fiscal year 2020 budget.

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Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Wilmington’s Riverside neighborhood could see a transformation of its housing stock—and education and community resources.


New Castle County

Wilmington nonprofit West End Neighborhood House and New Castle County are expanding their career programs for area youth.


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Colder temperatures have arrived across the region. And one local utility is trying to make sure its customers stay warm safely.

 


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The state’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control  is asking a federal appeals court to review a decision by the EPA that could affect air quality in Delaware.

 


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The University of Delaware has a new resource for tracking data related to the state’s opioid crisis. The Delaware Opioid Metric Intelligence Project, or DOMIP, is an interactive online map displaying overdose rates throughout the state.

Gretchen Hanson

Not just a cookbook, but also a chef’s memoir and short stories wrapped around recipes.

That’s how award-winning chef and former owner of Hobos Restaurant in Rehoboth Beach, Gretchen Hanson, describes her new book titled, “When It’s Done: The Making of A Chef.”


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Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester is paying close attention to negotiations between the House and the Senate on this year’s Farm Bill.


A federal appeals court placed another roadblock in front of President Trump’s efforts to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.

One Delaware organization was among those that filed a brief supporting the policy.

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The Auburn Heights Preserve in Yorklyn became Delaware’s 17th state park Friday.

The new Auburn Valley State Park totals 366 acres, and includes portions of the former National Vulcanized Fiber facility.

 


Delaware Department of Insurance

Delaware’s Department of Insurance is set to hold a public hearing this month regarding an international business acquisition.

 

The Chinese company China Oceanwide Holdings Group announced in 2016 it would acquire the Virginia-based S&P 400 insurance company Genworth Holdings in a $2.7 billion transaction.

 

The deal was green-lighted back in June by the inter-agency federal oversight Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States after it examined possible national security concerns.

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