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A House Democrat wants the First State to have an independent Inspector General.

State Rep. John Kowalko (D-Newark South) plans to introduce legislation to creat that position .



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As lawmakers return to Dover, Democrats and Republicans have set their priorities for the legislative session.

Dover’s incoming police chief says he’s looking forward to tackling public safety in the First State’s capital city.

Mayor Robin Christiansen officially introduced Captain Tom Johnson as the city’s new top cop Tuesday afternoon.

As lawmakers return to work in Dover today, a student organization is offering its plan to reduce gun violence in Delaware.


ChristianaCare is teaming up with a technology company to help connect health and social service providers with underserved populations in New Castle County.

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Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro is facing a second harassment lawsuit.

Months after Fleur McKendell filed a lawsuit claiming Navarro and his subordinates harassed and discriminated against her based on race and gender, a second woman has filed a harassment lawsuit.

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One Delaware school district proposes changing the current state testing system.

The Brandywine School District’s Board unanimously passed a resolution last month saying the current Smarter Balanced test is not the correct assessment for students.

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The new year brings a new president at Delaware State University.

Tony Allen is the 12th president in Delaware State University’s 129-year history.

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As many youngsters welcomed in 2020 at their own special event on New Year’s Eve in Wilmington, they shared what they are looking forward to in the coming year.

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It’s time not only to celebrate a new year - and in this case a new decade - but it’s also a time when certain types of fireworks can be legally bought and used.