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  1. DNRECs First State Heritage Park celebrates summer on June 1 and 2Read the original story

    Tuesday | PressReleasePoint

    Heritage Park's monthly "First Saturday in the First State." The program will feature a variety of free events and activities.

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  2. Delaware revenue projection spikes $82.4MRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The News Journal

    Projection: Delaware budget windfall hits $430 million General Assembly to begin budget-writing process Tuesday Check out this story on delawareonline.com: The state's revenue projection for next year jumped by $82.4 million on Monday. That means Delaware would have $4.3 billion to spend next year - $430 million more than this year.

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  3. Complaint: Carney stalling Rodney Square bus recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The News Journal

    Advocates for the restoration of Rodney Square's bus hub say the governor is wrongly withholding records that show the real reason buses were removed. Rodney Square bus advocates file complaint against governor Advocates for the restoration of Rodney Square's bus hub say the governor is wrongly withholding records that show the real reason buses were removed.

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  4. Dog that survived being hit by police vehicle foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | The News Journal

    Surviving stray dog hit by Newark police vehicle has been found The surviving dog from the incident involving Newark police last Friday has been caught, the department announced. Check out this story on delawareonline.com: The surviving dog from a controversial lethal incident involving Newark police last Friday has been caught by the Office of Animal Welfare, the department announced Saturday.

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  5. Wilmington fintechs burst onto the sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | The News Journal

    A band of high-tech financial entrepreneurs, many of whom left jobs at big banks, are bringing in millions of dollars to Delaware's fintech scene. Under-the-radar Wilmington fintechs burst onto consumer credit scene A band of high-tech financial entrepreneurs, many of whom left jobs at big banks, are bringing in millions of dollars to Delaware's fintech scene.

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  6. Comedy RIPCORD Opens Chenango River Theatre's 12th SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Cantankerous Abby is forced to share her room at the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility with Marilyn, a chipper new arrival. A sunny room on the upper floor is preferred real estate, so Abby begins scheming ways to get rid of Marilyn .

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  7. States Are Moving to Limit, or Ban, Marriages of ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | The New York Times

    State lawmakers across the country are moving to raise the minimum age to marry, out of growing concern that lax marriage laws may be contributing to sex trafficking and to children being forced to marry against their will. Delaware became the first state to ban marriage for anyone under age 18 when the governor signed the measure last week.

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  8. One-fifth of Delaware's population may have had Facebook data exposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Business Journal

    The personal information of more than 200,000 Delawareans was compromised in the recently disclosed Facebook data breach, according to the state Department of Justice. Attorney General Matt Denn said 902 Facebook users in Delaware installed an app that allowed Global Science Research to access personal information of those users and their friends without their knowledge or permission.

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  9. Is Delaware's nightlife the worst in the U.S.?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | The News Journal

    The personal finance website Wallethub says Delaware's nightlife ranks 50th in the country. We disagree.

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  10. The National Endowment for the Arts Announces FY 2018 Grants to Support the Arts in DelawareRead the original story

    Tuesday May 15 | PressReleasePoint

    As the only funder in the country to support arts activities in all 50 states and five U.S. jurisdictions, the National Endowment for the Arts announced that three Delaware organizations, including the Division of the Arts, will receive $729,100 in federal grants. " said NEA Chairman Jane Chu.

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  11. Shooting an 'assault weapon' helped me understand the gun debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | USA Today

    Shooting an 'assault weapon' helped me understand the gun debate Opponents of an assault weapons ban are winning because they have more concrete reasons to care than opponents. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2IdCRJj Iowa Gun Owners, a Des Moines-based gun-rights group formed in January 2009, gave away this AR-15 assault rifle in February 2014.

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  12. More states approving 'red flag' laws to keep guns away from people perceived as threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | Los Angeles Times

    Since the fatal shooting of 17 people at a South Florida high school, five states - Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Rhode Island and Vermont - have passed laws that allow authorities to temporarily take away guns from a person who has shown a pattern of violence. While most legislative proposals to address gun violence stall, the "red flag" laws, as they are known, have passed with bipartisan support and the collaboration of activists on both sides of the gun control debate.

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  13. What the firing range taught me about gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | The News Journal

    Shooting an 'assault weapon' helped me understand the Delaware gun debate Opponents of an assault weapons ban are winning because they have more concrete reasons to care than opponents. Check out this story on delawareonline.com: I pull the trigger.

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  14. Delaware Bans Child MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | MetaFilter

    On Wednesday, Delaware became the first U.S. state to totally ban people from marrying where one are under the age of 18 . There are two reasons usually cited for forcing a child into marriage: if someone is pregnant, or religious reasons.

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  15. Two Sussex County People Charged in Drug InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Milford Police said officers were patrolling the area of Brightway Commons shortly before 2 a.m. Friday when they spotted people in a parked car. Police said that as they approached the car, one person ran away but two others stayed the car.

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  16. Mcarthur M. Risper Jr., 28 of BridgevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    According to State Police, troopers arrived to the 21000 block of Mill Park Drive around 8:20 p.m., where they found a man on the side of the road with apparent gun shot wounds. The victim, Corey Bailey , 41 of Bridgeville, was taken to a local hospital where he died.

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  17. Delaware to release new state IDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | WMDT

    The Delaware DMV has announced that it will release a new, more secure, card design that contains state-of-the-art security features. New features include the display of Legislative Hall on the front of the license, a new look for the federally compliant gold star and a blue hen on the back of the card.

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  18. Shoplifting Investigation Leads to DUI Charges in MilfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    According to the Milford Police Department, officers investigated a shoplifting investigation at the Dollar General on North DuPont Boulevard, where police learned that a woman allegedly shoplifted from the store before running away. Police said they saw the same car, that the woman was reported getting into, driving through the parking lot.

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  19. Let's support Delaware familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | The News Journal

    Gov. Carney and first lady: Let's support Delaware families Paid family leave is good for employers, families, and the state, the governor and first lady argue. Check out this story on delawareonline.com: On Mother's Day, we acknowledge the immeasurable contributions and meaning of moms in their families and communities, and we thank all mothers for nurturing and caring for us and for future generations.

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  20. Judge slams DC jail over its freeing of inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | SFGate

    A federal judge frustrated by the erroneous release of inmates dressed down District of Columbia corrections officials in court Friday, calling the problem "a significant public safety issue" created by a department that has a history of high-profile missteps. "I have no desire to run the Department of Corrections, but I can and I will if necessary," U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan told city officials.

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