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Christiana Care Health System is set to evaluate the health care provided in Delaware’s prison system.


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The Division of Public Health is trying to shed more light on its policy regarding dog-friendly restaurants.


The federal government has agreed to pay a larger share of the cost to cover Delawareans under the Affordable Care Act. 


A new law in Delaware removes red tape barring some homeowners from adding solar panels to their property.

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A recent increase in severe deer damage to agricultural crops in Georgetown is prompting additional public deer harvest opportunities to assist local farmers. 


The state is penalizing a subcontractor for mishandling asbestos at the former GM plant on Boxwood Rd. in New Castle County.


Despite years of warnings about the dangers of rising seas to its low-lying coast, Delaware is building homes in places that are vulnerable to higher seas and storm surge more than twice as fast as it is in safer areas, a new report says.


The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays has finished building the first artificial oyster reef in the state.

Plans to add a new emergency department in Sussex County are not moving forward.

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The state has released another study on overdose deaths occurring in Delaware in recent years. The latest data points to missed opportunities for substance abuse intervention. 

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