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2 hrs ago | WMDT

Enterovirus D68 Symptoms Hit Delaware

Enterovirus D68 is a rare respiratory virus that has infected over a thousand people across the country, mostly children, and it might have made its way into Delaware. The virus has been reported in 21 states and according to the Delaware Division Of Public Health , 12 children have been hospitalized after reportedly showing symptoms.

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Related Topix: Delaware Government, Medicine, Health, Influenza

4 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Artesian speaks out again on ocean outfall

As the CEO of Artesian Resources Corporation, I want to reiterate that Artesian stands ready to work with the present and future leaders of Rehoboth and our state to provide a long-term wastewater solution that is environmentally best and cost-effective. Although the court ordered consent decree requires Rehoboth to stop its wastewater disposal to the canal by the end of this year, the plain truth is that no solution, neither ocean outfall nor spray irrigation, can be accomplished by then.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

9 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Each semester, Delaware Technical Community College offers the Global Understanding Series ...

The first Owens Campus Global Understanding Series event was Art Around the World. Shown , Valeriano Canastuj, a web development student; Allison Castellanos, Language Department instructor; and Loren Harmon, an agribusiness management student, follow the instructions for Russian Hohloma painting.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Theater, Arts

16 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Lawsuit in Del. Inmate's Suicide Moves Forward

A Delaware family's lawsuit is moving forward against two state Department of Corrections officials in an inmate's suicide. The lawsuit was filed against former Delaware Department of Correction Commissioner Stan Taylor and former warden Raphael Williams.

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Related Topix: Delaware Government, Suicide, Howard R Young Correctional Institution, State Prisons, Prison, US News, Third Circuit Court of Appeals

16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Lawsuit in Del. inmate's suicide moves forward

A Delaware family's lawsuit is moving forward against two state Department of Corrections officials in an inmate's suicide. It was filed in 2006 by the wife and children of Christopher Barkes, who committed suicide at the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in November 2004.

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Related Topix: Delaware Government, Suicide, Howard R Young Correctional Institution, State Prisons, Prison, US News, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The News Journal

Delaware gets positive time on national TV

Little old Delaware gets its share of airtime on national television Monday.Thankfully neither of the two spots have anything to do with kids beating Delaware gets positive time on national TV Little old Delaware gets its share of airtime on national television Monday.Thankfully neither of the two spots have anything to do with kids beating Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1tS3kdC Thankfully neither of the two spots have anything to do with kids beating up a mentally-challenged man or adults having sex in public on Main Street in Newark. Braeden is scheduled to talk about how his effort to help feed those in need - 3B: Brae's Brown Bags - is changing his community.

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Related Topix: New Castle County, DE

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Reported Cases of Enterovirus D-68 in Del.

There are 12 reported cases of a rare strain of a respiratory virus affecting children known as Enterovirus D68 in the state of Delaware. According to the Delaware Division of Public Health, they are still waiting for samples to come back from the CDC to confirm the virus.

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Related Topix: Delaware Government, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WBOC-TV Salisbury

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The United States Health and Human Services Department said more than $700,000 will go to three health centers in Delaware, including La Red Health Center in Georgetown. HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced Friday that a total $701,040 in Affordable Care Act funding will go towards expanding primary care services in La Red Health Center, and Southbridge Medical Advisory Council and Westside Family Healthcare, both in Wilmington.

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Related Topix: Delaware Government

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Things to Learn During Child Passenger Safety Week

In a press release, OHS and Bucklebear said they will distribute information on child passenger safety including tip sheets, how to register your car seat, and where to find car seat fitting stations. A fitting station involves certified technicians who inspect the car seat for correct installation and show parents/guardians how to properly position your child in the seat.

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Related Topix: Delaware Government

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Lining up with Delmarva Bike Week

The Delaware Office of Highway Safety is teaming up with state and local law enforcement to remind motorists and motorcyclists to "See & Be Seen" during Delmarva Bike Week. From Sept.

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Related Topix: Bethany Beach, DE, Dewey Beach, DE, Fenwick Island, DE, Lewes, DE, New Castle County, DE

Cape Gazette

New Villas Released and Going ...

Country Life Homes has developed a very unique community in the Villas of Woods Cove. The superb setting is an undeniably exciting aspect of ownership here, offering ease of access to all the Delaware beach areas.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Coastal Point

Central students get college and financial aid advice

Coastal Point a Laura Walter : Gov. Jack Markell participates in a discussion on college and scholarship opportunities at Sussex Central High School. Many high-paying jobs require at least some college or training.

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Related Topix: Jack Markell, US Governors, University of Delaware, Delaware State University, Standardized Testing, Education

CBS Local

12 Kids Hospitalized With Respiratory Virus In Del.

It's not clear if that virus is Enterovirus 68, the illness that has sickened more than 1,000 people - most of them children and mostly in the Midwest.

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Related Topix: Delaware Government

Coastal Point

Civil War Profiles: The Delaware Military Academy controversy

The state legislature approved the creation of a military school for young men in Wilmington in 1859, but its contribution to education in Delaware was short-lived. It could not survive the increasingly confrontational political atmosphere following the outbreak of hostilities between the states.

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Related Topix: Health Club, Profiles, Wilmington, DE, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

WBOC-TV Salisbury

J.P. Morgan Reaches Settlement with Delaware DOJ

The Delaware Department of Justice said J.P. Morgan Securities has paid $51,400 to the department as result of a settlement with the Attorney General's Investor Protection Unit. The DOJ said the settlement resolves a multi-state investigation that found J.P. Morgan Securities failed to ensure that its agents were properly registered in Delaware and other states, and failed to record data on trades executed in Delaware and other states.

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Related Topix: Delaware, NJ, Delaware Government, US News, Personal Finance, Retirement

The News Journal

Boo! A guide to Delaware's haunted houses

Boo! A guide to Delaware's haunted houses With the summer fading, it's time to get the bejeezus scared out of you. Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1rYe4uL For her first few years as the unofficial ghost tour skeptic at Fort Delaware, the state park's historian Laura Lee was a perfect foil for her fellow guide.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Halloween, Delaware City, DE

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Cape Gazette

Kent Sussex Dental Hygienists donate to Delaware Veterans Home

The Kent Sussex Dental Hygienists Association made a contribution Aug. 21 to the Delaware Veterans Home in Milford.

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Cape Gazette

Eleanor Soltner Golf Outing raises $23K for Delaware Hospice

At the presentation of the $23,000 check to Delaware Hospice are Golf Outing Committee Chairman Bob Burd, Golf Outing Committee member Nancy Burd, Peggy Dolby of Delaware Hospice and Golf Outing Committee member Wanda Tiedeman. With the leadership of Frank Solter, Joan Beck, Nancy and Bob Burd, Peggy Dolby, Joe Hall, Wanda Tiedeman and Lucy Mehl, the 2014 Eleanor Soltner Golf Outing, held at the Rookery North, raised $23,000 for patient care at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford.

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Related Topix: Milford, DE, Lewes, DE, Georgetown, DE, Harrington, DE

Cape Gazette

Ravens Roost donates to SPCA

Shown at the check presentation are Ryan Griffith Jr., Delaware SPCA Interim Volunteer Coordinator Ryan Griffith, Ravens Roost Board of Director member Peggy Morrissey and Gene Morrissey. Ravens Roost of Sussex Hundred presented a check to the Delaware SPCA Aug. 28. Ravens Roost is nonprofit corporation created exclusively for pleasure, recreation and charitable endeavors throughout Sussex County and the promotion of professional football.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Cape Gazette

Delmarva Power plugs into youth potential

At the presentation by Delmarva Power to the Delaware Workforce Investment Board Scholarship Fund are Secretary John J. McMahon Jr., State of Delaware Department of Labor; Gwenn Jones, State of Delaware Workforce Development; and Gary Stockbridge, Delmarva Power regional president.

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