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Yesterday | The Dispatch

Noted Delaware Restaurateur, Charitable Soul Dies In Accident

The coastal Delaware and Maryland resort community was stunned this week by the passing of noted restaurateur and philanthropist Matt Haley, who lost his life following a motorcycle accident on Monday while on a humanitarian mission in India and Nepal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons, Delaware, Restaurant Management

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cape Gazette

Delaware's Congressional Delegation Announces $5 Million Grant to Expand Delaware Airpark

On Monday, August 18, Delaware's Congressional delegation was joined by Delaware State University President Dr. Harry Williams, Delaware River and Bay Authority Executive Director Scott Green, Federal Aviation Administration Regional Manager Lori Pagnanelli and students from DSU's aviation program to announce a $5 million dollar grant to update and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons, Delaware, Federal Aviation Administration

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The News Journal

Unemployment rate up to 6.2 percent

Unemployment rate up to 6.2 percent Unemployment rate up to 6.2 percent Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/Vsg3YT Delaware's unemployment rate increased to 6.2 percent in July, from 6.1 percent in June, according to a Department of Labor report out Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Law, Employment / Labor Law

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Delaware's First Finding of West Nile Virus in Wild Birds Reported for 2014

DOVER , Del.- An American crow submitted to the Delaware Division of Public Health Laboratory by DNREC's Mosquito Control Section on Aug. 6 has tested positive for West Nile virus, as reported by the lab on Aug. 11. The bird was collected in the north Wilmington suburbs.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Delaware, Vaccinations, Entomology

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Coastal Point

Tanning beds off-limits to minors in Delaware as of 2015

Teenagers looking for a UV-based golden glow will have to go to the beach starting in 2015, when Delaware's newest tanning law begins.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Family, Teenagers, Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health

Wed Aug 13, 2014

1450 WILM NEWSRADIO

Hundreds of Delaware Obamacare Policies in Jeopardy

Hundreds of Obamacare policies are in jeopardy in the state of Delaware due to discrepancies with the citizenship and immigration status of applicants.

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Related Topix: Delaware

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

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Delaware Governor Jack Markell has signed legislation that will assist Delaware residents who are living with Crohn's disease and other serious bowel conditions.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Crohn's Disease, Health, Jack Markell, US Governors, Medicine, Colitis, Ulcerative Colitis

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Cape Gazette

Be a Proud DFRC Sponser

There are opportunities for your business or organization to support this DFRC event as STATEWIDE, HOLE or EVENT sponsors or just to contribute items to gift bags each of the 120 golfer will received at the event.

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Related Topix: Delaware

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The News Journal

Are these Delaware stereotypes true?

Are these Delaware stereotypes true? Fourth, fifth and sixth on the list are all related to our state's great divide, the C&D Canal Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1sigzqV The St. Georges and Roth Bridges appear to be superimposed upon each other when viewed from the road along the C & D Canal.

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Related Topix: Delaware, University of Delaware

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Del. Consumer Spending Growth Trails US Average

A report released Thursday shows that the percentage growth in per-capita spending in Delaware lagged behind the national average in 2011 and 2012, the most recent years included in the study.

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Related Topix: Delaware

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The News Journal

Delaware awarded $1 million to bolster home visit programs

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded Delaware a $1 million grant to support maternal, infant and early childhood home visiting Delaware awarded $1 million to bolster home visit programs The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded Delaware a $1 million grant to support maternal, infant and early childhood home ... (more)

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

DNREC Grants Help Delawarians Recycle

In an effort to start and expand recycling programs in Delaware's schools and businesses, DNREC is once again offering the Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan Program.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

New Animal Welfare Laws in Delaware

One of four bills to be signed by Gov. Jack Markell on Thursday gives the Department of Health and Social Services oversight over animal shelters, including investigating complaints, and requires shelter inspections at least once a year.

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Related Topix: Delaware, US Governors, Jack Markell

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WMDT

22 Inmates Claim Sexual Abuse At SCI

More former Delaware inmates are coming forward claiming abuse at Sussex Correctional Institution.

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Related Topix: Delaware, State Prisons, Sussex Correctional Institution, Prison

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, Jack Markell, US Governors, Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health

WMDT

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, Life, Food, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WMDT

Delaware Reports 1st Case Of Mosquito Virus

Public health officials say Delaware has recorded its first case of a mosquito-borne virus that has been spreading in the U.S. from the Caribbean.

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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

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