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Playing video games as a sport is becoming big business around the country and world - and the University of Delaware is joining in.

UD President Dennis Assanis led the cheers as the university held a grand opening for its new Esports Arena Friday.


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Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) decided to put tighter restrictions on recreational striped bass fishing than commercial this season. 

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A Sussex County non-profit dedicated to preserving railroad history seeks a permanent home for the Lewes railroad swing bridge.


The bridge is a historic Delaware landmark built in 1916 over the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal.


WNBA star Elena Delle Donne is Delaware’s Athlete of the Year for a fourth time.


The Delaware Sportswriters & Broadcasters Association (DSBA) gave the former Ursuline Academy and University of Delaware star the award at its 71st annual awards luncheon Monday.

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Punkin’ Chunkin organizers are looking at a possible return to the region after making a major move a year ago.


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Gov. John Carney signed a proclamation Monday formally recognizing February as Black History Month in the First State. 

The Delaware Museum of Natural History in Greenville is undergoing major changes that will close the building for a year.

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The Delaware State Fair announced more performers for this year’s 10-day run starting July 23, 2020 in Harrington.



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The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs is offering 14 special events across the First State during the month of February, and more than half of them commemorate African American History Month.



The Delaware Public Archives kicks-off African American History Month this weekend with a special program called Building an Education Future: Delaware State College and its Relationship with Delaware’s Comprehensive High Schools in the 1950’s: