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New Castle County Officials announced last week the winners of a raffle between communities in District 2 for Little Libraries.

Sea levels are rising in the Delaware Bay faster than in other places. Experts are sounding the alarm about the threat to historic resources. 


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The federal government announced settlements with opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma and the family that runs it this week. The First State still has its own suits pending against them. 


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Gov. John Carney visited the site of an oil spill along the Delaware coast Friday afternoon. 

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Woodbridge High School in Greenwood is closing temporarily over concerns surrounding an outbreak of COVID-19 cases there among staff and students.

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Republican State Rep. Kevin Hensley faces a Democratic challenger for the third election in a row. The Democratic registration advantage in the 9th House District has only grown since he was elected. 


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We continue our look at Races to Watch in the First State in New Castle county where Democrats see a couple of opportunities to flip State Senate seats held by Republicans.

 

One is in the 7th State Senate District and Delaware Public Media’s Roman Battaglia introduces us to the candidates competing in what’s expected to be a close race.


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Three of the seven seats on Kent County Levy Court are up for grabs this election.

Delaware Public Media’s Nick Ciolino has more on the candidates running in those races and the county issues they believe need to be addressed.


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Two weeks ago, The Green began a two-part look at education advocacy - specifically the people beyond state officials, school officials and lawmakers that are trying to make a difference.

The first part examined historical efforts to advocate for change in education.

This week, Delaware Public Media contributor Larry Nagengast looks at the current state of education advocacy.


Delmarva’s community handbell ensemble, the Capital Ringers, is producing a virtual holiday performance.

 

In this week’s Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele chats with group’s founder and artistic director Linda Simms about the show - Tidings of Comfort and Joy Holidays 20-20.

 

 


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One of the African American Task Force subcommittees is focused on  addressing economic empowerment opportunities for African Americans in the First State.

 


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The state Republican party is taking aim at state environmental regulations ahead of next month’s election. 


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The Capital School District is among the school districts statewide moving to some in-person learning starting next month. 


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The Johnson Victrola Museum in Dover is presenting a virtual program Halloween weekend. 

 


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The Delaware Department of Correction unveiled a new substance abuse treatment program across the state prison system.


The city of Lewes is considering an ordinance to guide the rollout of 5G.

 

The city council held a public hearing Tuesday night to learn more about the rollout from two wireless company executives.

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The Delaware National Guard has been activated to support the cybersecurity of the upcoming election. It’s the first time the Guard has been activated for this role.


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The University of Delaware plans more in-person learning for its spring semester. 

 

In a letter Wednesday, UD President Dennis Assanis announced spring classes will be taught face-to-face “whenever possible.”

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Goggin Manor at Brecknock Park in Camden could become home to the Kent County Historical Museum.


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Cleanup efforts continue along the Delaware coast after Monday’s oil spill off Broadkill Beach.

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Delaware health care providers struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic will get help from the state through a special fund.

 

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Gov. John Carney’s campaign sent a cease and desist letter to TV stations airing an ad created by the Citizens for Transparency and Accountability.

The Dover Public Library is preparing to reopen next month.

The library ends its coronavirus pandemic imposed shutdown November 3.

 


State officials are concerned about COVID-19 case numbers in the lower part of the state.

 

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The City of Wilmington is recruiting its next class of firefighters.


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Officials with Delaware's Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) say cleanup of an oil spill off of Broadkill Beach will likely take several days.

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Delaware’s Division of Public Health released its guidance for Halloween activities this year earlier this month.


A holiday-related event is the latest casualty of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

 

The City of Dover plans to buy power from a pair of solar projects expected to be the biggest in the state to date.


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A nonprofit group has opened a new community center in Newark.

Officials and volunteers with the Delaware Regional Dream Center are already providing backpacks and boxes full of snacks to students at five schools in the Red Clay and Christina School Districts.


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