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Oceana

Environmental groups are decrying the Trump administration’s decision allowing seismic testing off the First State’s coast.


Special Olympics

The Beau Biden Foundation is partnering with Special Olympics International to start an initiative to protect people with intellectual disabilities from physical and sexual abuse.


Delaware Public Media

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is surveying First State farmers this month.

 


DNREC

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources is finalizing new regulations dealing with the outdoor removal of lead paint.


BVSPCA

The Brandywine Valley SPCA is set to take in dogs from a pair of overcrowded shelters this weekend.

 

The BVSPCA will welcome 165 small dogs airlifted from Arizona Saturday. 100 puppies from Mississippi will land at a Sussex County airport Sunday.

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A open seat on Wilmington City Council is staying in the family.

 

An ad hoc committee comprised of five council members is tapping Albert Mills to represent CityCouncil District 1.  He replaces his twin brother Nnamdi Chukwoucha, who was elected to the State House of Representatives earlier this year.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Sen. Chris Coons held a roundtable in Wilmington Friday focused on a criminal justice reform bill that could see a vote in the Senate.


Larry Nagengast / Delaware Public Media

It could take as long as 10 years for significant changes to take hold, but the start of a major revitalization effort is bringing new hope to the Riverside community in northeast Wilmington.


Jon Hurdle / Delaware Public Media

Where the waters of the Delaware Bay once rushed through a dune breach into the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, a freshly constructed beach planted with neat lines of dune grass now defends the northern edge of the preserve from the flooding that almost wiped it out just a few years ago.


Historic Odessa Foundation

A powerful story of redemption, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, has enchanted audiences the world over with its simple message of holiday joy.

 

 


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