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Days after the FDA authorized Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine booster shots for certain high-risk people and hours after the CDC Director unexpectedly included frontline workers in the recommendation, the state of Delaware is rolling boosters out. 

  

DNREC is warning about increased West Nile Virus activity in Delaware, and urging people to take precautions against mosquitoes.

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More than half-a-billion-dollars is up for grabs in the next Powerball drawing.

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The need for greater access to pediatric care in Sussex County is bringing Nemours to Beebe healthcare.


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The state Office of Unclaimed Property returns hundreds of thousands of dollars to taxpayers this month.  

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Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings sues an agrochemical company for long-lasting damage to the state’s natural resources.

 

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The Delaware Hispanic Commission joins other First State organizations supporting Congressional Democrats’ Plan to create a pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants.


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The Firefly Music Festival starts Thursday. Dover residents may want to prepare for crowds. 

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Rehoboth Beach residents will have a chance to see potential redesigns of downtown city streets next week - and offer feedback.


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The Delaware Division of Civil Rights and Public Trust convicts a former Dewey Beach police officer for an assault he lied about.

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The Boxwood Road Amazon fulfillment center is open—but still staffing up.


Democrats and Republicans in Washington clash again over raising the debt ceiling.

 

The resurgence of COVID cases forces another Delaware event to come up with a Plan B.


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A meeting with Rehoboth Beach’s new Comprehensive Development Plan coordinator left Planing Board members with more questions.

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Delaware State University’s Law Studies program receives a donation to help students pay for the Law School Admissions Test.


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Delaware’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) kicks off a three-month toll amnesty program next month.


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Sen. Chris Coons and advocates are celebrating millions to support water quality and wildlife habitat in the Delaware River watershed. 

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State lawmakers checked off more items on their environmental to-do list last week with three bill signings.

NAMI Delaware is gearing up to host a virtual night of hope and healing next week.

 


Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Julianne Murray throws her hat in the ring for next year’s race for Attorney General.

 


A total of 37,000 Afghan evacuees are expected to find new homes in communities across the country in the coming weeks. Delaware expects to welcome ten families.

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Delaware’s unemployment rate fell in August with the leisure and hospitality sector making slow gains.

 

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There’s a steady stream of warehouses and fulfillment centers coming to the First State.

Amazon’s new operation at the former GM Boxwood Road plant is the most notable, but many more are up and running or on the way.

Contributor Jon Hurdle takes a closer look at this burgeoning logistics boom.

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Employment rates for people with disabilities are much lower than for people without disabilities.

A program at the University of Delaware aims to change this for young people on the autism spectrum.

Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt reports it seeks to build equitable pathways for them to succeed in their careers.

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Minor League Baseball’s 2021 season comes to a close this weekend.

Two teams that draw many Delaware fans did not earn post-season bids, but hope to come back even stronger on the field and off it next season after rebounding from the pandemic-canceled season of 2020.

Delaware Public Media contributor Mark Fowser has more.


Visitors will find a new exhibition at Historic Odessa Foundation Visitors Center Gallery.

The Wonders of Wildlife: Paintings and Prints by Richard Clifton features 37 pieces from the Milford resident.

In this week’s Arts Playlist, Clifton joins Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele to delve into this exhibition and his background.


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Last week, we spent some time learning how Dover Air Force Base handled the pandemic and where it’s currently at with its operations.

For this week’s Enlighten Me, Tech Sgt. Nicole Leidholm who heads up media relations at Dover Air Force Base rejoins up to offer a look at what’s ahead at the base – including the return of one of its signature events.


The Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington is preparing to host the 7th annual Delaware Korean Festival.

 


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Gov. Carney announces a project to make Delaware the first state to provide wireline broadband access to every home and business.

 


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The City of Wilmington continues to support residents hit by the catastrophic flooding brought by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. It's now offering financial assistance for homeowners to help with certain repairs.

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