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  1. Milton Paints Crosswalks Blue for PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    On Wednesday, local leaders dedicated three crosswalks outside the police department to the officers and other law enforcement agencies in the form of thin blue lines painted in the crosswalks. Milton Police Chief Robert Longo says it's far more than just paint for them.

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  2. Equine Vaccinations Essential During Peak Mosquito SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Horse

    This year's wet spring weather provided optimal conditions for mosquito breeding and, thus, a large population of mosquitoes. Late summer coincides with peak mosquito season, which brings an increased risk of mosquito-borne diseases such as West Nile virus and Eastern equine encephalitis for humans, but also for horses.

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  3. Equine vaccinations essential during peak mosquito seasonRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    This year's wet spring weather provided optimal conditions for mosquito breeding, and thus a large population of mosquitoes. Late summer coincides with peak mosquito season, which brings an increased risk of mosquito-borne diseases such as West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis for humans, but also for horses.

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  4. Delaware Governor Carney Signs Insurance Consumer Fairness BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, Delaware Governor John Carney signed into law House Substitute 1 for House Bill 80 , a consumer fairness bill that targets unfair discriminatory practices by automobile and homeowners insurance companies to determine premium costs. "Insurance rates should be fair," stated Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro in a press release issued by the Department of Insurance.

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  5. Governor Carney Signs Insurance Consumer Fairness Bill into LawRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, Governor John Carney signed into law House Substitute 1 for House Bill 80 . A bipartisan piece of legislation, HS 1 for HB 80 is a consumer fairness bill that targets unfair discriminatory practices used by automobile and homeowners insurance companies to determine premium costs.

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  6. The presidential glass ceiling is still intact, but new report shows black women made gains in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Sen. Kamala D. Harris delivered the commencement address at Howard University on May 13 and encouraged students to fight policies of the Trump administration. The 2016 presidential election was a major disappointment for Hillary Clinton supporters and those who particularly hoped to see a woman elected to the highest office in the country.

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  7. DOC officials: Dover inmate wanted after walking awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | WMDT

    The Department of Corrections is searching for a walk away inmate, in Dover, after he reportedly failed to return from an approved work pass. The Delaware DOC reports that Stephen Lemmons, an inmate at Morris Community Correctional Center, did not return from an approved work pass, on Sunday.

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  8. Black albino designer lives out loud in colorRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2017 | Washington Times

    As a black albino woman, Sara Crawford-Jones confounds strangers for not fitting neatly on the color wheel of race. "They made me know I was different," the New Castle fashion designer recalled recently, her golden blonde braids piled in a bun.

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  9. Delawareans Urged to Donate School Supplies, Gift Cards to DHSS Adopt-A-Student program byRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    As you prepare for the upcoming school year, add Delaware's children in need to your Back-to-School shopping lists by participating in the annual Adopt-A-Student program. In Delaware, the Human Services Council, Inc., in partnership with the Department of Health and Social Services, is seeking individuals, businesses and organizations to help provide much needed backpacks, school supplies, and gift cards to support families who cannot afford to purchase uniforms, for thousands of the state's children living in poverty or in low-income households.

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  10. Delaware History' documents the Civil War yearsRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | Coastal Point

    I previously published a column titled "Read all about it! - A guide to Civil War Delaware." . It included a list of publications that dealt with Delaware's involvement in the Civil War.

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  11. Governor Carney joins DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin in presenting...Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Today at the Delaware State Fair, Governor John Carney and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored 30 Delawareans of all ages for their environmental leadership, innovation and dedication. This afternoon, we recognized a broad cross section of Delawareans who contribute to the conservation of our natural resources and the stewardship of our environment, " said Secretary Garvin.

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  12. People asked to report sick or dead wild birds in DelawareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | WMDT

    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control's Division of Fish and Wildlife Mosquito Control Section is asking the public for their help in monitoring West Nile virus in Delaware by reporting discovery of sick or dead wild birds that may have the virus. Officials say that West Nile Virus is a mosquito borne disease of considerable concern to human health and to owners of unvaccinated horses.

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  13. Public Asked to Report Sick or Dead Wild Birds in DelawareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control's Division of Fish & Wildlife Mosquito Control Section is asking for the public's help in monitoring West Nile Virus in Delaware. DNREC is asking people to report sick or dead wild birds that may have contracted the virus.

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  14. Website helps women get free birth control, rides to clinicsRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | Washington Times

    One of its slogans is "My uterus is a no baby parking zone." The promotional video resembles a pop star's music video.

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  15. Delaware's Animal Welfare Director retires from positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | WMDT

    The Delaware Division of Public Health says that they were thrilled that Patricia Blevins accepted the O.A.W. Executive Director position, but that they were sorry to see her go. Blevins reportedly decided to retire so that she could spend more time with her family.

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  16. Understaffed and Overcrowded: State Prisons Crippled by Budget Constraints, Bad LeadershipRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Since inmates killed a correctional officer during a riot at Delaware's largest prison in February, more than 100 guards have quit or retired early, leaving staffing levels at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna dangerously low. On Feb. 1, 2017, a group of inmates took control of a building at Vaughn and held four correctional officers hostage during a standoff that lasted more than 18 hours.

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  17. Officials: Six suspected heroin overdose deaths reported in Delaware involving package stampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | WMDT

    Health and public safety officials are urging people in active use of heroin or other opioids and their families to get immediate treatment or have the overdose-reversing medication naloxone on hand in the wake of six suspected heroin overdose deaths in the past three weeks involving specific stamps. Through death investigations, the Division of Forensic Science reportedly identified two separate stamps on packets that are suspected of being used by the six people or were found at the scenes of their deaths.

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  18. Health Officials Urge Individuals, Families to Seek Treatment or...Read the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Health and public safety officials are urging people in active use of heroin or other opioids and their families to seek immediate treatment or have the overdose-reversing medication naloxone on hand in the wake of six suspected heroin overdose deaths in the past three weeks involving specific stamps. Through death investigations, the Division of Forensic Science identified two separate stamps on packets that are suspected of being used by the six individuals or were found at the scenes of their deaths.

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  19. Governor Carney Announces Grant Funds Available to Promote Financial Literacy EducationRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    For the seventh consecutive year, grant funds for Delaware schools and nonprofits to promote financial literacy across the state are now available through the state's Financial Literacy Education Fund . " said Governor John Carney .

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  20. Statement from DHSS Secretary on the Pending U.S. Senate Health Care VoteRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Department of Health and Social Services Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker, a board-certified family physician, released the following statement urging the U.S. Senate not to approve a health care reform bill expected to be voted on today: "On behalf of the tens of thousands of Delawareans who have gained health coverage through the Affordable Care Act, I urge the U.S. Senate not to support the House version of health care reform.

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