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The University of Delaware has a new resource for tracking data related to the state’s opioid crisis. The Delaware Opioid Metric Intelligence Project, or DOMIP, is an interactive online map displaying overdose rates throughout the state.

The University of Delaware Journalism Program’s speaker series – The Front Page Café - returned last month.

Two guests came to the UD Trabant University Center in Newark to discuss the opioid crisis in Delaware, UD professor and researcher Tammy Anderson and News Journal reporter Brittany Horn.

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The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is offering its opinion on how Mountaire Farms can mitigate pollution caused by numerous wastewater violations at its Millsboro processing facility.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Open enrollment period for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is underway. One organization is continuing to help people sign up, despite federal funding cuts.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Eden Park and Hamilton Park have been advocating for solutions to the environmental issues in their neighborhoods for years. Newly released results of a community survey show residents' perceptions of these issues—and thoughts on relocation.

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Delaware is joining more than two dozen states, counties and cities battling the Environmental Protection Agency over emissions.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

State officials with the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Control know there are elevated dust levels in Eden Park, but don’t know where exactly the dust is coming from.


Last month they installed new equipment that may help them figure that out— by looking at specific components of the dust and tracking those in real time with wind direction.




Department of Health and Human Services

Open Enrollment began Thursday in Delaware for 2019 health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Photo courtesy: Allen Harim

Allen Harim is settling its wastewater violations with the state.


A recent loggerhead sea turtle’s decision to nest in Delaware has researchers wondering if it’s a singular event or part of an emerging trend.