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Hip-hop will take center stage again at the Firefly Music Festival in 2019.

For a second straight year, rap acts will headline two nights at the Woodlands in Dover when Firefly returns June 21 through 23.

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The First State now owns the land where the only Revolutionary War battle in Delaware was fought.


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How do you want to spend your retirement?  Travelling? Playing golf?

How about restoring pipe organs?

That’s what Bill Church is doing after a career that included creating Brown and Church, the iconic menswear line known for classic ties.

And his pet project is bringing a pipe organ back to Archmere Academy, which saw its previously one sold off during the Great Depression.

For this week’s Enlighten Me, contributor Eileen Dallabrida chronicles Church’s work.


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The Delaware State Fair is gearing up for its Centennial Celebration in July 2019.

WWI Mobile Museum

Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), is hosting the World War I Mobile Museum.

 


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Wilmington City officials dedicated a state historical marker Tuesday for the Bell Funeral Home on the city’s East Side.


The University of Delaware football team hopes to make a big splash in its first post-season game since 2010.

The Blue Hens tangle with their Colonial Athletic Association rival James Madison in the opening round of the NCAA FCS playoffs.

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The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is offering an opportunity for Delawareans to escape the clamor of Black Friday shopping.

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State officials dedicated a new historical marker for the Mount Pleasant Meeting House at Bellevue State Park this week.


The University of Delaware football team is finally returning to post-season play.

The Blue Hens earned their first bid to the NCAA FCS playoffs since 2010 Sunday, despite losing their final two regular season games.

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