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Kent County agreed to perform a countywide property reassessment. 

Chancery Court approved the settlement between Kent County and the plaintiffs NAACP Delaware Conference of Branches and Delawareans for Educational Opportunity Wednesday.


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Delaware’s Division of Public Health is changing how providers should prioritize distributing the COVID-19 vaccine.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The University of Delaware detected a spike in COVID-19 cases among students this week. The school is beefing up safety precautions in response. 

Nick Ciolino / Delaware Public Media

The state is giving more people access to second COVID-19 vaccine doses at its Dover International Speedway mass vaccination site.

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DelDOT updates the public on prep work for the I-95 Rehabilitation Project through Wilmington, while also alerting commuters what is to come prior to construction.

 

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The Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington is reimagining its eight main floor galleries.

 

 


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The Division of Public Health reviewed its coronavirus response with state lawmakers Wednesday.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

New Castle County Council resolved to focus future federal coronavirus relief money on underserved communities Tuesday.


The Sussex County Vo-Tech School District is moving to remote learning for the rest of the week. 

 

Several positive COVID-19 tests connected to the campus child care center is prompting the move. 

The Wilmington Public Library held an “Amateur Sweet Potato Pie Contest” Tuesday as part of its celebration of Black History Month.

The YWCA Delaware’s latest 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge starts next week.


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Delaware continues to focus on distributing second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. 

And it’s still not clear when the state will resume administering first doses to those still waiting for them.   

  

One of the state’s largest departments began its multi-day budget hearing Tuesday.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Sexism was at the forefront of a Law Enforcement Accountability Task Force meeting Monday night.


For the first time in decades, the Brandywine River Museum of Art is undergoing major renovations.

 


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A Newark Charter student was among hundreds of young coders across the country to win the Congressional App Challenge.  

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The Blood Bank of Delmarva and Red Cross are asking for blood donations.

Both say recent winter weather has left the region’s blood supply is dangerously low. 

 

Nick Ciolino / Delaware Public Media

Cars continue to line up for the six-day mass vaccination event in Dover. 

 

Delaware gave out about 1,500 second doses of COVID-19 vaccine Sunday at the clinic set up at the Dover International Speedway, and is expanding the list of those who can access shots there.

More food insecure Delawareans in Wilmington can now get help close to home.

 

Delaware Public Media

The state Department of Justice asked lawmakers on the Joint Finance Committee to help expand the scope of its operations last week.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Wilmington City Council finally passed a revision to its housing code—after years of modifications and rejections. The measure is an attempt to crack down on problem landlords.

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The state's planned mass vaccination center focused on delivering second vaccine dosed in Dover is moving foward starting this weekend

The opening of the center at Dover International Speedway was delayed a day by weather and is now scheduled to start Sunday. 

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Kent County has repaired the pipe that caused a sewer break along the St. Jones River.


Sophia Schmidt / Delaware Public Media

It’s been just two years since girls were allowed into Scouts BSA — formerly known as Boy Scouts.

But in that time one Delaware girl has worked all the way through the scouting ranks, to the top rank of Eagle Scout.

Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt has her story.


A Delaware native’s new book on Saudi Arabia is out.

 

Retired diplomat David Rundell, joins Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele to discuss Vision or Mirage: Saudi Arabia at the Crossroads

 

 


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' podcast– A Matter of Facts – delves into this topic as part of its mission is to engage, educate, and inspire all Delawareans through cultural programming. In season 2 of the podcast, it examines more closely popular sources of news and information.

This week on The Green, we offer the latest episode of A Matter of Facts, featuring a conversation about Google with the University of Arizona's Alexander Halavais .


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Gov. John Carney is loosening restrictions on public gatherings as Delaware sees a decline in COVID cases and related hospitalizations.

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The State of Delaware is fighting to keep its suit against fossil fuel companies over climate change in state court. 

  

The Town of Georgetown is the latest First State municipality making crime data available online.


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Delaware’s Department of Correction is adding new technology to try to keep coronavirus out of state prisons.


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