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DSU seeks large budget increase for FY 2020 from state lawmakers

Delaware State University is asking budget-writing lawmakers for a sizable boost in funding for Fiscal Year 2020.

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Nanticoke hospital denied planned payment reform by federal gov't

Sussex County’s Nanticoke Health Services had planned to completely overhaul the way it gets paid for providing health care, but the cost-saving measure was recently denied by the federal government.

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A former Cape Henlopen High School student and her mother are alleging the school failed to take action against a staff member who inappropriately touched the then-student when she was 17 years old.

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Delaware’s Congressional delegation is weighing in on President Trump’s announcement he’s ready to sign a temporary deal to reopen the federal government.

 


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Blankets for foster children, placemats for soup kitchens, hygiene kits for the homeless, books for young readers, potted plants for senior citizens.

Students and parents at Tower Hill School didn’t have something for everyone in need on Monday, but they had more than enough to go around as they marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a day of community service.


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Several other schools in New Castle County conducted community service activities associated with the commemoration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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A new crime-thriller movie will start filming in Ocean City, Maryland this fall.


In a world with Facebook, Twitter, 24/7 news channels, talk radio, citizen journalism, fake news, real news, audiences are drowning in an overwhelming overload of information.  Clearly a guidepost is needed to identify what is a trustworthy and a reliable source of news and information.

Delaware Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has created a podcast– "A Matter of Facts" – to delve into this topic as part of its mission is to engage, educate, and inspire all Delawareans through cultural programming.

This week on The Green, we bring you the latest episode of A Matter of Facts  – featuring a conversation with Dr. Caroline Janney, Director of the John Nau Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia about removing Confederate monuments across the country.


The City of Wilmington hopes to join a lawsuit seeking to force New Castle County to reassess property tax values countywide for the first time in over three decades.

 


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The Town of Dewey Beach is in the process of hiring a police consultant.


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A Texas-based third-party administrator for insurance companies has been hacked and it’s affecting people in Delaware.

Gov. Carney’s 2020 budget proposal is finding initial support from some GOP lawmakers.

Carney’s commitment to budget smoothing is among the things drawing praise from Republicans.

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