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The Powerball jackpot continues to grow.


The budget proposal released by the Trump Administration last week would eliminate several programs funding affordable housing. First State elected officials gathered at a Habitat for Humanity construction site Wednesday to speak out against the proposed cuts.


Lottery players are hoping there’s a little luck of the Irish left over from St. Patrick’s Day.

The jackpot for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing is over a half billion dollars.

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Wilmington City Council wants to take a closer look at parking downtown.


Pier at Holts Landing State Park (DE State Parks)

Improvements and upgrades are being made to portions of a state park in Sussex County, near Dagsboro.


Courtesy of Delaware State Police

Delaware State Police issued 19 citations over the weekend during an increased distracted driving enforcement effort in Sussex County.

The effort used troopers in unmarked vehicles— including a DelDOT dump truck.


ES&S (Elections Systems & Software)

First State residents voting in May’s school board elections statewide will get the first look at Delaware’s new voting machines.


Sarah Mueller, Delaware Public Media

The state is dropping charges against six of the nine remaining defendants in trials related to the deadly 2017 riot at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center.


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Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

January’s partial federal government shutdown continues to impact First State agencies, as the Department of Health and Social Serivices (DHSS) announces a change to April food assistance.