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

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A loophole in the state’s DUI ignition interlock device program is now closed.

Before a person could avoid installing an ignition interlock device in their vehicle under certain circumstances, but now that Gov. John Carney signed House Bill 152 into law that’s no longer the case.

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Delaware’s Department of Justice has joined a multi-state investigation of Juul Labs, Inc., makers of e-cigarettes popular among teens

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A federal judge has dismissed the suit filed against the City of Wilmington and several former officials related to the 2016 Canby Park fire. 

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Residents in the City of Dover could see water rates rise if the Mayor and Council approve recommendations by the city manager.

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First Community Preparedness Workshop held in January at the CHEER Center in Georgetown. (DEMA Photo)

The second of two Community Preparedness Workshops for seniors and people with disabilities will in Dover next month.


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A former Delaware State University official gets 15 months in federal prison for bribery.

A diaper drive to benefit The Rosa Health Center in Georgetown is now in its seventh year.

The “No Babies Wet Behind Diaper Drive” started in 2013.  It was created and organized by Lisa Prestipino, the owner of Apple Electric in Rehoboth Beach.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced close to $7 million total in annual capital funding for local housing authorities last week. 

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A big change is coming to DART’s Rehoboth Park and Ride this summer.