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Josh Diehl

Over 1,000 shelter pets are hoping to find forever home for the holidays, with the help of the Brandywine Valley SPCA.


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Democrat Kathy McGuiness will be Delaware’s next State Auditor.

McGuiness defeated Republican James Spadola with almost 58% of the vote to become the State’s first female Auditor. 

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Hurricane Michael slammed the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday and, as it continues its trek towards the First State, the humid weather Delaware’s been experiencing will make way for rainfall.


Delaware’s Division of Public Health announced the state’s first West Nile Virus-related death in over 6 years Wednesday.

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There are more indications flu season is getting a head start in the First State this year.

 

The season officially begins September 30th, but Delaware’s Division of Public Health (DPH) says it’s already confirmed four flu cases.

Courtesy of McGuiness campaign

Kathy McGuiness emerged from a three person primary to become the Democratic nominee for State Auditor.

McGuiness received 41.9% of the vote, edging out fellow Democrats Kathleen Davies (34.9%) and Dennis Williams (23.2%).

A Rehoboth resident, McGuinness got her start in small business before transitioning to politics, where she started a nonprofit and served as a Rehoboth city commissioner for almost two decades.

McGuinness believes her experience can make a difference the State Auditor’s office.

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The transition from summer to fall is expected to bring some relief at the gas pump.


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With heat advisories still in effect throughout the region, AAA Mid-Atlantic is warning drivers about the dangers of leaving a child in a hot car.

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A crew of  20 wildland firefighters from the Delaware Forest Service are helping to combat wildfires out west.

New polling from the University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication shows anger and anxiety over politics may drive more people to the voting booth this year.

 

 

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