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Friday Jul 18 | The News Journal

Payback: Delaware kids, moms eat at White House

A day after President Barack Obama ate at the Charcoal Pit on Concord Pike, two Delaware kids ate at the White House.

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Related Topix: Delaware, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

Friday Jul 18 | The News Journal

Conflicting signals as unemployment rate rises

Conflicting signals as unemployment rate rises Conflicting signals as unemployment rate rises Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1mnQgqV Delaware's unemployment rate increased to 6.1 percent in June, from 5.9 percent in May, which the state Department of Labor attributed to more people joining the work force.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WMDT

DE Asked To Help House Immigrant Children

According to Kelly Bachman, a spokeswoman for Governor Jack Markell's office, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and its Administration for Children and Families reached out to agencies in many states in recent months asking for assistance in identifying housing for minors who come into the custody of federal immigration officials.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jack Markell, Delaware

WBOC-TV Salisbury

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Delawareans could face higher insurance costs under the Affordable Care Act next year under new rate requests from insurers.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

jdsupra.com

The Fate of Delaware 'Fee-Shifting' Bylaws

A topic of considerable controversy within the corporate community over the past two months has been the possibility of adopting a "fee-shifting" provision in the bylaws of Delaware corporations.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Delaware's Chief Medical Examiner Fired Amid Scandal

Delaware's chief medical examiner has been fired on misconduct charges amid a scandal that has rocked the court system and he faces a criminal investigation involving misuse of state resources, state officials disclosed Friday.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Cape Gazette

DNREC working to help schools, businesses recycle

To help Delaware's schools, businesses and institutions start or expand recycling programs, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is once again offering the Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan Program, with up to $500,000 in funding available for grant proposals.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WMDT

Governor Signs Criminal Justice Reform Bills

With an incarceration rate higher than the national average, Delaware leaders hope some new proposed legislation can help fix the problem.

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Related Topix: Prison, Delaware, US Governors, Jack Markell

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The News Journal

Delaware politics: 5 races to watch

Politicians and would-be challengers have until noon today to register their name for a ballot spot in this September's primary elections and the Delaware politics: 5 races to watch Politicians and would-be challengers have until noon today to register their name for a ballot spot in this September's primary elections and the Check out this story ... (more)

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Related Topix: Representative John Carney, US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Delaware, Jack Markell, US Governors

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Offenders Escape Corrections Center in Wilmington

Corrections officials in Delaware say two offenders serving sentences at a community corrections center in Wilmington escaped by climbing over a perimeter wall.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Cape Gazette

Division of Libraries signs agreement to ...

Gov. Jack Markell, the Delaware Division of Libraries on behalf of the Delaware Library Consortium, and Dover Air Force Base signed a Memorandum of Understanding June 23 establishing an agreement and partnership for collaboration to extend the capacity of library services in supporting community needs.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Delaware, Jack Markell, US Governors, US Military, US Air Force, Dover Air Force Base

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Cape Gazette

Autism Delaware volunteers honored

At the June 6 awards ceremony at Dover Downs Hotel honoring volunteers are Autism Delaware Executive Director Teresa Avery; Autism Delaware President Marcy Kempner; Brian Redding, supervisor in the pharmacy stock area of Christiana Health Care, recipient of the Noel Perry Smith Award; and Autism Delaware Secretary John Fisher Gray.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Bridgeville, DE

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Cape Gazette

Gillan appointed director of communication ...

Gillan joined the college in 2011 as public relations manager in the Office of the President.

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Related Topix: Delaware, University of Delaware

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WMDT

Delaware Medical Examiner Overhaul On Fast Track

A bill abolishing Delaware's office of the chief medical examiner and replacing it with a new division of forensic science is being fast-tracked in the state House following Senate passage last week.

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Related Topix: Delaware

Mon Jun 23, 2014

SFGate

Dover Air Force Base collection added to libraries

State officials are signing a memorandum of understanding that will join the Dover Air Force Library with Delaware's library system.

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Related Topix: Libraries, US Military, US Air Force, Dover Air Force Base, Delaware

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