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  1. Board chairman gives $1.5 million to Wilmington high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | WMDT

    The chairman of the board of a Catholic high school in Delaware has made a donation of $1.5 million to the school. Steve Hyde, president of a financial planning firm, and his wife, Lisa, announced the donation to St. Mark's High School in Wilmington on Friday.

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  2. Del. health officials: 11 overdose deaths prompts series of community sessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | WMDT

    Health officials announce a series of community sessions available to the public following over 10 overdose related deaths since just before the Thanksgiving holiday, in Delaware. The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services says as of Wednesday, 11 people died from suspected overdoses, in Delaware.

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  3. Delmar upsets top seeded DMA; advance to semi-finals in DIAA...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | WMDT

    November 17th was a night to remember for the Delmar Wildcats football team. Delmar marched into Baynard Stadium in Wilmington, De and pulled off the upset over the top ranked DMA Seahawks 34-13 in the quarterfinals of the DIAA Division II state tournament.

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  4. Delaware refuses to release full pitch for 2nd Amazon HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WMDT

    The News Journal in Wilmington reported Thursday that it obtained a heavily redacted version of the 103-page document through the Freedom of Information Act. It showed that New Castle County promised Amazon it would not collect an extra dime in property taxes.

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  5. Convicted murderer serving life sentence dies in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WMDT

    The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware, reported Wednesday that 68-year-old Edward Manning died from an undisclosed illness in the infirmary of a prison in Smyrna. Manning was serving a life sentence plus 10 years for the 1995 murder of 20-year-old Bonnie Call.

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  6. DuPont's first female CEO recalls harassment in the 1980sRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | WMDT

    The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware, reported Tuesday that Ellen Kullman said her experiences were "not terrible." But she said many women in the 1980s avoided being alone with male colleagues during "alcohol infused" events.

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  7. Lawmakers, conservative group criticize transgender policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | WMDT

    The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware, reported Monday that the proposal would let students self-identify their gender without telling their parents. Schools could also provide access to locker rooms and bathrooms that correspond with a students' gender identity The conservative Delaware Family Policy Council denounced the regulation and has started a petition against it.

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  8. Prisoner serving time for escape wanted for escape in DoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | WMDT

    Authorities are searching for an inmate who is currently serving time for escape, after they say he did not return from an approved job seeking pass, in Dover. Delaware DOC officials say 25-year-old Jackquez Seals, an inmate at Morris Community Correctional Center in Dover, did not return from an approved job seeking pass, on Wednesday.

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  9. Delaware police make 11 arrests in gang investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | WMDT

    New Castle County Police say the investigation targeted the Exit 4/Mag Boys gang and other gangs in Edgemoor, adjacent to Wilmington.

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  10. Officials: Accused Edgewood shooter to be tried in MD, then DE for crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | WMDT

    The Delaware Department of Justice and the Harford County State's Attorney have released a joint statement on Monday, in regards to a man who is accused of opening fire at an Edgewood business park, killing three and injuring others and who is accused of shooting a victim in Wilmington, Delaware. Prosecutors and the Harford County State's Attorney, "conferred today on the criminal prosecutions of Radee Prince and agreed that Prince should be tried for his Delaware offenses first and then tried for his Maryland crimes.

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  11. More officers receive training to help veterans in crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | WMDT

    The News Journal of Wilmington reported Sunday that a new unit has been formed within the New Castle County Police Department. The Veterans Response Team includes officers who served in the military.

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  12. The Latest: Accused shooter's family says they feared himRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | WMDT

    Family members of the man accused of killing three people and wounding three others in Maryland and Delaware say they feared for their own safety for years because of his mental instability. A woman who identified herself as a half-sister of 37-year-old Radee Prince told The News Journal that he was angry, paranoid and had an explosive temper.

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  13. Witness: Suspect gathered co-workers, then started shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | WMDT

    A witness to the deadly rampage inside a Maryland granite company says the suspect, Radee Prince, had gathered a small group of his co-workers together by saying "come with me, I want to say something to everybody." Without another word, he opened fire.

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  14. The Latest: Survivors of office park shooting still criticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WMDT

    A spokeswoman says the two victims were still listed as critical Thursday morning at the University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. She declined to release additional details on their injuries.

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  15. Chemical-maker sued over drinking water pollutant fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | WMDT

    A North Carolina man's federal lawsuit contends chemical-makers for years released little-understood compounds into the drinking water for hundreds of thousands, hurting property values while the companies profited. Wilmington resident Brent Nix this week filed a federal lawsuit against The Chemours Co.

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  16. Cops: Paramedic molested teen during ride-along programRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | WMDT

    West Goshen police announced the charges Thursday against 50-year-old Kenneth Mason. The Wilmington, Delaware man was a flight paramedic with Jefferson University Hospitals and a part-time ambulance paramedic with Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital.

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  17. Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | WMDT

    Delaware police are investigating after a 50-year-old woman was struck and killed while trying to cross a highway in Wilmington. Police say the incident occurred just after 12:30 a.m. on Saturday when a woman was seen walking on the roadway near Kirkwood Highway and Farrand Drive.

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  18. Video of argument over service dog in restaurant goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | WMDT

    The News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware , reported Wednesday that the video shows a woman yelling that it's "nasty" to have the dog in the restaurant. Nearby, a man holds the leash of a Great Dane wearing a vest indicating it's a "PTSD service dog."

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  19. Delaware police arrest 69 people as part of 2-day probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | WMDT

    The investigation was conducted by the Delaware State Police, the New Castle County Police Department, the Wilmington Police Department, the Newport Police Department and the Department of Probation and Parole with the assistance of the Department of Corrections and the Justice of the Police Courts.

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  20. Power couple's dispute with home-repair contractor continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | WMDT

    The News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware, reported Tuesday that the couple agreed to pay a $119,000 lien against their house that had been filed by the contractor. But the couple promised to continue their legal battle against the contractor for allegedly botched work.

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