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Legislation raising age to purchase tobacco products passes Delaware Senate

The Delaware Senate approved legislation raising the age to purchase tobacco products.

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2019 mosquito spraying underway in Delaware's wooded wetlands

State officials say 2018 was the worst mosquito season in recorded history. And Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is already working to avoid a repeat this year.

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Youth activists are backing legislation raising the age to buy tobacco products in Delaware from 18 years old to age 21.

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The Indian River School District will try again to get residents to back a tax referendum later this year.  


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Delaware’s Division of Public Health is scheduling more public events this month to hand out free doses of Narcan, the antidote for opioid overdoses.

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DART presented proposed bus route and stop changes to the public in Wilmington Tuesday.


Eli Lilly and Company announced Monday it plans to release a new, cheaper, generic insulin—which could be an option for some of the more than 85,400 Delaware adults with diabetes.


The Delaware Merit Employee Relations Board released its decision on a former top official in the State Auditor’s Office.

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Delaware’s Department of Justice is reviewing criminal cases that predate DNA evidence.

Advocates for sexual assault survivors are calling for changes in how the First State handles rape kits.

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The $2.4 million renovations at Eden Park are “proceeding on schedule,” according to a statement from Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki Monday.

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Schools throughout Delaware are gearing up for the annual “Spread the Word - Respect” campaign this week.