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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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Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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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)
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.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
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.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
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.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Gillan appointed director of communication ...
Gillan joined the college in 2011 as public relations manager in the Office of the President.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
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.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
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.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Shatterproof: Delaware House of Representatives Passes Naloxone Access Law
Today the Delaware House of Representatives took the final step in creating expanded Naloxone access.
Delaware Reports 1st Heat-Related Death of 2014
Health officials say Delaware has recorded its first heat-related death this year.
Delaware Senate to Vote on Medical Examiner's Office Restructuring
Delaware's state Senate is set to vote on a bill abolishing the office of chief medical examiner and replacing it with a new division of forensic science.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
The Biden Dynasty
"The voters have chose to keep the dynasty so," went the new lyrics. "And here I stand, as pure as a prayer a successor to V.P. Joe!" The skit conveyed an essential truth: Joseph Robinette "Beau" Biden III is very much the prince of Delaware.
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Committee OKs marijuana decriminalization
A committee of the state House of Representatives has given approval to amended legislation that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts Committee OKs marijuana decriminalization A committee of the state House of Representatives has given approval to amended legislation that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts Check out ... (more)
Delaware Subsidized Premiums Among Highest
Federal officials say Delawareans who are getting subsidies for health care insurance under the Affordable Care Act are getting an average monthly tax credit of $263.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
DRBA welcomes new Delaware commissioner
Vice Chairman of the Delaware River and Bay Authority Commission Bill Lowe, right, administers the Commission Oath of Office to new incoming Delaware Commissioner Jim Ford, left, of Lewes, as Executive Director Scott Green holds the Bible.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
Delawareans More Pessimistic About States' Future
A recent survey by the Senate Republican Caucus of about 800 residents reportedly found that 78 percent feel more pessimistic about Delaware's future than they did one year ago.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
DE Legislation To Study Lyme Disease Heads To The House
The Senate reportedly passed legislation this week, by Sen. Ernie Lopez , that would ramp up the state's efforts to combat Lyme disease.
First State Paw Draw: Design Delaware's New Animal Welfare License Plate
While low-cost spay and neuter services are available in the state, the procedure can still be cost-prohibitive for some families.