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3 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Free Guide to Services for Older Delawareans and Persons with Disabilities now available

The 2014-15 edition of the free Guide to Services for Older Delawareans and Persons with Disabilities is available in print or online through the Department of Health and Social Services Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities.

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Related Topix: Jack Markell, US Governors

6 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Del. Bans Minors from Using Tanning Beds

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed into law Monday afternoon a bill that bans minors from using tanning beds in the First State.

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Related Topix: Delaware Government, Jack Markell, US Governors, Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health

10 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Delaware Gets $690,000 Grant for Nutrition

Public health officials say Delaware's Women, Infants and Children program has received a grant of more than $690,000 to implement an electronic benefits transfer system.

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Related Topix: Delaware Government, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

11 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

DEDO: Project Pop-Up applications due by Aug. 6

The success of the second annual Project Pop-Up made it clear that the entrepreneurial spirit was alive and well in Delaware, as five individuals opened businesses in brick-and-mortar locations throughout the state.

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Related Topix: Smyrna, DE, Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy

15 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

a oeHundredsa of U-Delaware Women Recorded in Bathrooms

Well, this is just gross. A University of Delaware grad student has been arrested and charged with 21 felony counts of violation privacy - all stemming from bathroom cameras on the campus that may have recorded hundreds of women over the years.

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Related Topix: University of Delaware

21 hrs ago | WDOV-AM Dover

UD Student Hid Cameras in Bathrooms

Authorities say a former doctoral student at the University of Delaware will probably be deported back to his native Mexico.

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Related Topix: University of Delaware

21 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Does Sussex County need its own code of ethics? County council members are divided over the ...

Sussex County Council will undergo a training session to learn more about the state's code of ethics and the Delaware Public Integrity Commission.

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Related Topix: Sussex County, DE, Laurel, DE, Lewes, DE, Millsboro, DE, Dewey Beach, DE

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Cape Gazette

Candy Harbor Cove Released at ...

Country Life Homes has developed a very unique community in the Villas of Woods Cove.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Cape Gazette

Farm Bureau Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs to hold ribbon cutting Aug. 1

Delaware Farm Bureau Foundation's Ag Lab traveled the state this summer in a program designed to teach youth about healthy eating.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Georgetown, DE, Dagsboro, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Agriculture, Science

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Cape Gazette

Ag Secretary Ed Kee to discuss history of farming Aug. 2

Farming and its related agricultural industries have been a major force in the social, cultural, and economic history of Delaware.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, 9, Dover, DE, Kent County, DE, University of Delaware

Cape Gazette

Traffic and weather buzz as summer 2014 peaks

This summer's pleasant combination of sunshine, timely rain, and moderate heat is producing ideal growing conditions for Sussex County corn.

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Related Topix: Weather

CBS Local

Free Potassium Iodine Tablets To Be Handed Out To Residents, Workers...

Delawareans who live or work near the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations can pick up potassium iodide tablets for free at two locations this summer.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy

Cape Gazette

Misconceptions about Rehoboth outfall abound

Beginning in 2002, I and many others participated in public discussions at the Center for the Inland Bays, the City of Rehoboth Beach, and other venues concerning the rerouting of Rehoboth's wastewater effluent from the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal and nearby Rehoboth Bay to an alternative discharge site.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, Lewes, DE, Agriculture, Science

WDOV-AM Dover

Delaware Confirms First Case Chikungunya Virus

Delaware has its first confirmed case of the Chikungunya virus. A 51-year-old Sussex County man has been diagnosed with the rare Caribbean disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Cape Gazette

United Way invests in summer programs to keep youth on track for school success

Research shows that students lose academic ground during the summer months when they are not routinely in a traditional academic setting.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, DE

Coastal Point

County code of ethics considered by council members

Despite recent discussion of the idea, the Sussex County Council may decide not to create its own code of ethics, following a presentation by the Delaware Public Integrity Commission's legal counsel.

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Related Topix: Sussex County, DE, Delaware City, DE, Lewes, DE, New Castle County, DE, Smyrna, DE

The News Journal

FDA fruit recall impacts Delaware

Fruit potentially contaminated with listeria monocytogenes has been removed from Costco, BJ's Wholesale Club, Sam's Club and Trader Joe's locations in Delaware.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Food and Drug Administration, Delaware Government

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Chikungunya Virus Continues Spreading Across Country

A new mosquito-borne illness called Chikungunya is spreading across the nation, and is even popping up in the region, creating some concern from state agencies.

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Related Topix: Delaware Government

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cape Gazette

History Happy Hours continue Aug. 1 with 'Lewes in the Civil War'

The Lewes Historical Society's History Happy Hours series continues every Friday through Aug. 29. Led by local history buffs, these programs range in topics from early explorers of the Delaware Bay to the 50th anniversary of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Sussex County, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Bethany Beach, DE

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Department of Correction Shows New Shooting Range

Del.- When a law enforcement officer is in the line of fire, anything can happen.

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Related Topix: Delaware Government

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