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Privacy worries may feel like a new phenomenon in the digital age. But our ancestors were also worried about it.

And Vanderbilt University associate history professor Sarah Igo is coming to the First State to offer that historical context.



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Open enrollment period for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is underway. One organization is continuing to help people sign up, despite federal funding cuts.

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The Willey family is vowing to rebuild after a large fire destroyed its market early this morning.

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The cost of Workers Compensation insurance in Delaware is going down for the second straight year.

Photo courtesy of Karen Bowers Falk - Rehoboth Beach Main Street

The bridge over a major thoroughfare in Rehoboth Beach will be closed for three weeks starting this week.


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Agencies in the First State are taking another look at housing discrimination. The last study was done in 2011.

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Eden Park and Hamilton Park have been advocating for solutions to the environmental issues in their neighborhoods for years. Newly released results of a community survey show residents' perceptions of these issues—and thoughts on relocation.

Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security officials still aren’t discussing publicly how a box of DNA samples sat undiscovered for years.

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Some key legislative races could have a serious impact on the look of the General Assembly, including the race for the state Senate seat in District 4.


Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt talked to incumbent Republican state senator Greg Lavelle and his challenger, Democrat Laura Sturgeon.


We continue our look key legislative race in Tuesday;s general election, turning our focus to the 17th State Senate District in the center of Kent County. It includes Dover, Camden and Wyoming.

Candidates for its State Senate seat are Republican Mayor of Camden Justin King and Democrat Trey Paradee, the  29th House District State Representative.

Delaware Public Media’s Nick Ciolino covered that race. The Democrat Trey Paradee sat down for an interview.  Multiple attempts to schedule time with Republican Justin King failed.