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Delaware expects over $100 million from opioid settlement with J&J and distributors

Delaware is signing on to the multistate settlement with Johnson & Johnson and several distributors over opioid painkillers.

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The Middle Run Valley Natural Area in Pike Creek is getting a little bigger— thanks to an upcoming New Castle County land purchase. 

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Delaware education and mental health advocates gathered to discuss expanding access to mental health services for students in the First State.


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Delaware’s main partner for COVID tests is switching to a nasal method starting Wednesday.


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Another carwash in Dover? The city council says no, despite greater development in West Dover.


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The Diocese of Wilmington officially has a new Bishop.

Bishop William Koenig was ordained and installed the tenth Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington Tuesday afternoon during a special mass at St. Elizabeth Church.

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The state has secured $50 million to handle PFAS contamination in Delaware under a settlement with companies associated with production of the toxic chemicals.

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State lawmakers passed legislation meant to address Delaware’s dearth of primary care providers. 


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As Delaware’s COVID State of Emergency ends, visitation at the state’s long-term care facilities will still face some restrictions.

 

Sen. Chris Coons is one of the 22 senators negotiating a bipartisan infrastructure deal.

 

He’s pursuing a bipartisan deal in a deeply divided era.


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A bill that passed the U.S. House of Representatives could provide funding to “cap” I-95 where it bisects Wilmington. Residents, advocates and state lawmakers support the idea.

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