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The Delaware General Assembly is postponing next week’s session at Legislative Hall in Dover in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Insurance companies will be required to cover testing and other services related to the novel coronavirus.

The Delaware Department of Insurance has released a bulletin to insurers regarding COVID-19.

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A fire at the Delaware City Refinery injures two workers.

The fire started around 1:40 Wednesday afternoon according to refinery officials.

In-house firefighters responded immediately and quickly contained the fire, bringing it under control.

The News Journal reports the workers were critically injured and flown to Christiana Hospital.

The refinery says all other the employees and contractors have been accounted for without any injuries.

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A new poll shows support for physican-assisted suicide legislation for certain terminally ill people.

House Bill 140 would give terminally ill adults with under six months to live and unbearable suffering the option to request prescription medication they can use to die peacefully.

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Over 5,000 First State businesses may be paying too much for electric service from Delmarva Power.


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New Castle County is sorting through a recent controversy over a the status of a Muslim cemetery in the Port Penn area.

Representatives of the Islamic Cemetery of Delaware met with New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer Wednesday. 

 


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New Castle County is sending money to the Wilmington Senior Center - money county officials say will help the center make much needed repairs.

 

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Odyssey Charter School was back before the state’s Charter School Accountability Committee (CSAC) Monday.

The 45 minute meeting in Dover was the furst step in the latest formal review of the Greek-themed charter school .

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The Wilmington Housing Authority is kicking off a program designed to increase public safety and provide energy-use awareness and education.

The Lights-On Campaign is a partnership involving the Wilmington Police Department, West End Neighborhood House and Energize Delaware. The HELP Initiative will administer and manage it.

 

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Delaware high school students come together at a summit to explore the state’s most pressing environmental issues.

More than 230 students from over 20 schools representing all three counties met at Delaware Tech in Dover on Friday.

 

 

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