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  1. DHSS Adopt-A-Family Holiday Program Seeks Donors to Provide Gifts for ...Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 16 | PressReleasePoint

    The Department of Health and Social Services' Adopt-A-Family Holiday program is seeking donors to help make the holiday season a happier one for thousands of children, adults, people with disabilities and seniors in need in Delaware. The Adopt-A-Family Holiday program anonymously matches donors to a senior, individual with a disability or a family with at least one child.

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  2. Delaware's Drug Take-Back Event Deemed SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    DOVER, Del.- Delaware's 15th Prescription Drug Take-Back Day event collected 5,518 pounds of unwanted or expired medicine, according to the DEA and the Division of Public Health. Since the first event in May 2010, Delaware has collected a total of 76,474 pounds of unwanted or expired medicine.

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  3. Delawares Drug Take-Back Event Successful Again; Total Collected: 76,474 PoundsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 16 | PressReleasePoint

    In the 15th Prescription Drug Take-Back Day event on Oct. 28, Delaware collected 5,518 pounds of unwanted or expired medicine, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Division of Public Health . Since the first event in May 2010, Delaware has collected a total of 76,474 pounds of unwanted or expired medicine.

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  4. Associated Press DHSS: Five hospitalized after 14 confirmed flu cases in Del.Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 16 | WMDT

    The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services says as of November 11, there are 14 confirmed cases of the flu, in Delaware. Officials report that the report includes five cases in New Castle County, six in Kent County, and three, in Sussex County.

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  5. New Ice Rink Unveiled at Winter WonderFest in LewesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    A little piece of holiday cheer is already on display at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal, in the form of 2017's Winter WonderFest. The Delaware Tourism Office unveiled their new ice rink at the festival grounds on Wednesday afternoon.

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  6. 20 years after Capano arrest, juror breaks silenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Evening Sun

    Erin Reilly Lee, also known as Juror No. 8 on the capital murder trial of wealthy Wilmington lawyer Thomas J. Capano, was trying to answer that question when she wedged herself into the white Igloo cooler that played a grisly role in one of the most sensational and dramatic court cases in Delaware history.

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  7. 14 Flu Cases Confirmed in Delaware; 5 Patients HospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Public health officials say 14 cases of flu have been confirmed in Delaware this this flu season, with five patients requiring hospitalization. The Division of Public Health reports this week that all the patients who were hospitalized were over age 65; several had underlying health conditions.

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  8. Delaware and DNREC observe America Recycles Day, with states recycling exceeding the national averageRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 15 | PressReleasePoint

    Today is America Recycles Day , and Delaware has a lot to celebrate, including the state's 44.5 percent recycling diversion rate - 10 percent above the national average - for keeping recyclable materials out of landfills. The diversion rate has almost doubled since 2006, when the Recycling Public Advisory Council , Delaware Solid Waste Authority and the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control started calculating recycling rates in Delaware.

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  9. Meet SCAPE, the architects designing urban landscapes to stand the test of timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Curbed

    Growing up in the forests of Delaware, Gena Wirth, a design principal at SCAPE, spent her days building forts and collecting sticks. Wirth recalls observing how elements in a forest function within their ecosystem: the way trees provide shade and create a layered habitat, how decomposition cycles work.

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  10. Delawareans Defrauded Through Western Union Transactions Can Apply for RestitutionRead the original story

    Monday Nov 13 | PressReleasePoint

    The Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit announced the process for filing claims for restitution for Delaware residents tricked into sending payments to scammers using Western Union has opened. The reimbursements come as the result of a settlement between Western Union and a group of 49 states plus the District of Columbia, born out of an investigation into complaints from consumers who used the wire service to send money to third parties involved in schemes to defraud consumers.

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  11. Masonic lodges aren't as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Cape Gazette

    Sam Katz, secretary of Endeavor Lodge 17 in Milton, is happy to teach the public more about Masonic lodges. MADDY LAURIA PHOTOS Milton's lodge was established in 1848, and the hall was constructed on land conveyed by Samuel J. Martin in 1883.

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  12. Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Wednesday, Nov. 15 in LewesRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Delaware's Recycling Public Advisory Council will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the DNREC Field Office, at 901 Pilottown Road, in Lewes. The RPAC meeting agenda can be found on the Delaware Public Meeting Calendar .

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  13. Governor Carney Announces Launch of GEAR Website to Identify Cost SavingsRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Governor Carney on Thursday announced the launch of a website for the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review Board, gear.delaware.gov, to identify opportunities for cost savings and system improvements across state government. In February, Governor Carney signed Executive Order #4 establishing the Government Efficiency and Accountability R eview Board to help identify, on an ongoing basis and over the long-term, opportunities for cost savings and efficiencies that will improve the delivery of state services.

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  14. Opening of new Delaware medical marijuana dispensary delayedRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | Washington Times

    The News Journal of Wilmington reports New York-based Columbia Care says central Delaware's first dispensary will not open for at least six months later than initially planned, the latest setback for a statewide medical marijuana program roll out marked by delays. Columbia Care declined to comment to the newspaper, but Delaware Department of Health and Social Services spokeswoman Emily Knearl says zoning, construction and permitting holdups caused the delay.

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    Nov 9, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    The Delaware Division of Public Health and CVS Health are now making the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone available without an individual prescription at all 20 CVS Pharmacy locations in the state. CVS pharmacists, including those working in CVS pharmacies inside Target stores, will now be able to dispense naloxone to patients through the order.

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  16. 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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  17. Insurers: Addiction needs same urgency as cancer careRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The nation's largest insurers signaled a new approach to the opioid crisis that has ravaged families across the country, declaring Wednesday that addiction deserves the same urgency and respect as cancer or diabetes, and should be treated as a chronic disease requiring long-term treatment and monitoring . Adopting eight "principles of care," 16 health insurers covering 248 million people said in a statement they would use their purchasing power to reward proven, evidence-based treatments, a step that could improve the quality of care available.

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  18. Delaware Officials Credit New Rules for Drop in Opioid PrescriptionsRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Delaware officials are crediting new regulations enacted earlier this year for a drop in the number of prescriptions being written for dangerously addictive opioid pain medicines. The new regulations, which took effect April 1, were designed to help prescribers more closely monitor and control the use of opioids by their patients.

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  19. Del. Officials: New regulations result in over 10 percent decrease in opioid prescriptionsRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | WMDT

    Delaware officials note a decrease in opioid prescription rates after new regulations were put in place throughout the state. There is a decrease of over 10 percent for opioid prescriptions, in Delaware.

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  20. New Web Portal, Special Programming Commemorate 250th Anniversary of...Read the original story

    Nov 6, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    In the autumn of 1767, the American Colonies were reeling from a fresh round of taxation without representation handed down by Parliament in London. With their pleas for fair treatment and equal standing ignored by the Crown, the leading men of the fledgling colonial opposition began to turn their thoughts to more direct acts of resistance.

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