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Delaware Public Media's coverage of the latest news from across the First State.

ES&S (Elections Systems & Software)

Officials are calling the trial run of the state’s new voting machines a success.


They were used for the first time in last week’s school board elections and Delaware Elections Commissioner Elaine Manlove says they worked perfectly.

Delaware Office of Highway Safety

Delaware is helping kick off the annual Click It or Ticket seat belt safety campaign this week.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The Wilmington Area Planning Council’s study of the East 7th Street Peninsula in Wilmington is seeking its final public comment.


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Beau Biden Foundation

Pope Francis recently issued a new rule obligating all Catholic priests and nuns to report incidents of sex abuse - and any attempts to cover it up - to church authorities.

The Beau Biden Foundation, which works locally to help prevent child abuse, is reacting to the Pope’s move with skepticism.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The sound of drums and singing filled the air at the Nanticoke Indian Museum in Millsboro Saturday for the Nanticoke Indian Tribe’s annual heritage day.


DART First State

The busy summer tourism season begins in just over a week with Memorial Day, and DART is ramping up its related service.  

Photo courtesy of Bruce Mears

A portion of bulkhead at the Indian River Inlet in the Delaware Seashore State Park is off limits indefinitely.  And some people are unhappy about it.

Blood Bank of Delmarva

The Blood Bank of Delmarva and City of Rehoboth Beach are partnering on a blood drive for the first time.

Delaware Public Media

The Delaware Farm Bureau is advocating for additional mental health support for farmers across the country and in the First State.