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  1. New Monument Honors Delawares WWI Veterans and Those Who Served on the Home FrontRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The Delaware General Assembly, the Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs and the Delaware Heritage Commission unveiled a new monument in honor of those Delawareans who served their state and the nation in World War I. The monument is installed on the grounds of Legislative Hall and was dedicated during a special ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 4. "The men of Delaware who went to France in 1918 were devoted to the cause of freedom and their duty to make the world safe for democracy. It's our duty to remember their deeds and the ideals they fought for," said Gov. John Carney.

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  2. Man who tried to 'evade' Bangor police claimed to be dead DelawareanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Dominique Hill, 24, of Brooklyn, New York, was arrested Friday after giving Bangor police a false name and fake ID that named a dead Delaware man. Displaying unusually mobility for someone claiming to be a deceased Delaware resident, the man who exited a Bangor apartment building Friday afternoon initially tried to "evade" the officers waiting outside, a Bangor police spokesman said.

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  3. Governor Carney, Congressional Delegation Oppose Trump Administration on Clean Air RulingRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Governor John Carney, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, U.S. Senator Chris Coons, and U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester issued the following statements on the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to deny a petition by Delaware and seven other northeastern states to expand the Ozone Transport Region to limit air pollution. The petition asked the EPA to add eight additional states to the OTR, along with portions of Virginia.

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  4. Delaware Confirms First Sussex Co. Flu Case for 2017-2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    DOVER , Del.- The Delaware Division of Public Health on Friday reported the state's first laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza in Sussex County for the 2017-2018 flu season. The Sussex County case involves a 65-year-old woman.

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  5. Police, EMS discuss opioid epidemic data, impactRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2017 | Coastal Point

    "This is like watching a hurricane grow," said Robert Stuart regarding the heroin epidemic in the state to those attending the Sussex County Today & Tomorrow Conference on Oct. 25. Stuart, director of Sussex County Emergency Medical Services, was joined at the conference by Lt. Tim Hulings and intelligence analyst Nicole Sapp, both of the Delaware State Police.

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  6. Delaware Department of Justice Retains National Legal Team to Pursue...Read the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Attorney General Matt Denn announced Wednesday that the Delaware Department of Justice has retained a national group of attorneys and experts to investigate and, if appropriate, file suit against opioid manufacturers, opioid distributors, and other entities that may have contributed to the opioid epidemic impacting Delaware. We will make sure that any entities responsible under Delaware law for creating this crisis help us solve it, and that they stop any practices still going on that are contributing to this crisis.

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  7. Open Enrollment Starts Wednesday for Delawares Health Insurance MarketplaceRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    With the open enrollment period for Delaware's Health Insurance Marketplace cut in half from 12 weeks to six weeks, Delawarean seeking coverage for 2018 are urged to sign up early beginning Nov. 1 in order to avoid any last-minute rush before the Dec. 15 deadline. Early enrollment is also important because the federal government has announced planned maintenance shutdowns of HealthCare.gov on most Sundays during open enrollment.

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  8. Delaware expands lawsuit to allege price-fixing of generic drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | WMDT

    Delaware officials say they are expanding their lawsuit to include price-fixing of generic drugs. Forty-six states are now a part of the litigation.

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  9. Saturday: WWI Monument Dedication and Dover Veterans ParadeRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The Delaware General Assembly, the Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs and the Delaware Heritage Commission will unveil a new monument this weekend honoring Delawareans who served in World War I and those who supported them on the home front. The monument will be installed on the grounds of Legislative Hall and dedicated with a special ceremony at noon on Saturday, Nov. 4. Throughout the United States' engagement in World War I, some 9,000 Delawareans served overseas in the U.S. Army, Navy and Marine Corps.

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  10. Puppy scammers prey on DelawareansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Puppy scammers use phony Delaware addresses, collect thousands for nonexistent dogs More than 20 puppy scam websites have used phony Delaware addresses. Check out this story on publicopiniononline.com: After her dog Dino died last year, Betty Bechtel was desperate for a pint-size poodle to fill the gaping hole in her heart.

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  11. Mother-son duo charged in Del. prison drug schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | WMDT

    A mother and son are facing drug charges, after authorities say they were involved in a drug scheme at a Delaware prison. The Delaware Department of Corrections says earlier this month 57-year-old Donna Milam, of Avondale, Pennsylvania, mailed an illegal substance to her son, 35-year-old Marco Marin.

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  12. Authorities search for MCCC inmate in DoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | WMDT

    The Delaware Department of Corrections is searching for an inmate who they say did not return from an approved job seeking pass, in Dover. DOC officials say 32-year-old Christopher Santiago, an inmate at Morris Community Correctional Center in Dover, did return from an approved job seeking pass, on Thursday.

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  13. This weekend, get rid of those old prescription medsRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | Coastal Point

    As part of an ongoing effort locally, state-wide and nationally, people are being encouraged to visit some of their local police departments this weekend to properly dispose of their unneeded or expired prescription medications. The semiannual Drug Take-Back day will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. During that time, unused medications - both in liquid and pill form - may be dropped off at pre-approved Drug Enforcement Administration program sites.

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  14. Trick-or-treat hours announced for Halloween 2017Read the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | Coastal Point

    Local residents and motorists should beware, and be aware, of princess zombies and Jedi dinosaurs this week. Halloween is the annual holiday when neighbors freely give treats to local trick-or-treaters.

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  15. Guest Column - Conaway: To regulate or not? That is the questionRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | Coastal Point

    The last time I reported to you about the activities of the Sussex County Economic Development Action Committee, I pointed out four areas in which Sussex County must improve if we are to sustain Sussex County as a "place to be." Those areas included training, salary improvements, affordable housing and job opportunities.

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  16. First Reported Influenza Cases in DelawareRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    The Delaware Division of Public Health has found the state's first laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza for the 2017-2018 flu season. According to the DPH, six individuals have been diagnosed with the flu in October.

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  17. The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit Ray Magnanis Oxidation and The Dance PhotographsRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Owing to Circumstances will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from November 3-22, 2017. An opening reception to meet the artist will be held on Friday, November 3 from 5-7 p.m. Borders received a 2017 Emerging Fellowship in Sculpture .

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  18. DSU President stepping down to become President &CEO of Thurgood Marshall College FundRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2017 | WMDT

    DOVER, Del. - Dr. Harry Williams, who is currently a president at Delaware State University, will be the new Thurgood Marshall College Fund President and Chief Executive Officer.

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  19. DSU President Stepping Down to Run Thurgood Marshall College FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Delaware State University's President, Dr. Harry Lee Williams, will be leaving his office in January to become the President and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. The announcement was made Monday night in Washington, D.C. at a gala for the nonprofit where Dr. Williams was awarded its Educational Leadership Award.

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  20. Take the Fright Out of Halloween This Year With Tips for a Healthy and SafeRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Halloween is frighteningly close. While most young children are excited to dress up in costume and see how much candy they will get, this annual event can also bring some anxiety to parents.

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