Delaware Government Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Delaware Prescription Assistance Program Ends Due To Budget CutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | WMDT

    According to a press release, the $2.5 million program was eliminated as recommended by Governor Carney, to help satisfy a larger plan to close a budget gap. The program will officially retire on August 31st.

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  2. Delaware Prescription Assistance Program Ending, Worrying SeniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    A prescription assistance program offered by Delaware to help people who cannot afford or have difficulty paying for drugs or premiums under Medicare Part D is ending on Aug. 31, a move causing some concern for seniors. Jill Fredel, a spokeswoman for the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, said the program, created in 1999 with Tobacco Settlement Agreement funding when Medicare did not offer prescription coverage for its beneficiaries, had more than 5,100 people enrolled in the service as of mid-July.

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  3. Delaware Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Horse

    The Delaware State Veterinarian's Office reported Aug. 15 that it has confirmed that state's first case of West Nile virus in a horse in 2017. The affected horse, an 11-year-old Quarter Horse mare residing in Kent County, began showing signs of weakness in all four limbs on Aug. 6. The mare lost the ability to stand and was euthanized on Aug. 9. Samples were submitted to the Delaware Public Health Laboratory on Aug. 10, which confirmed the diagnosis of WNV on August 14. The affected mare was not currently vaccinated against WNV.

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  4. Delaware Division of the Arts to Honor 18 Artist Fellows at Annual Reception and Award CeremonyRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The Award Winners XVII reception and award ceremony will be held at the Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover on Wednesday, August 30 from 5 - 7 p.m. The event will feature special performances by three of the eighteen 2017 Individual Artist Fellows. Attendees can experience the work of all eighteen artists in the Award Winners XVII exhibit on the third floor of the museum.

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  5. Authorities search for wanted Dover inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | WMDT

    The Department of Corrections is looking for an inmate, after he did not return to a Dover facility, from an approved shopping pass. Delaware DOC officials say that Darryl Brooks, an inmate at Morris Community Correctional Center, did not return form an approved shopping pass, on Saturday.

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  6. Wanted inmate surrenders in GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | WMDT

    The Delaware Department of Corrections says that a wanted inmate turned himself in at the Justice of the Peace Court #3, on Saturday. McHolder was wanted, after police say he did not return to the Sussex Community Corrections Center from an approved work pass on August 3rd, in Georgetown.

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  7. Mosquito Transmitted Viruses Detected in DelawareRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | WMDT

    The announcement was made Thursday by DNREC and the Delaware Division of Public Health who took blood samples from chickens. Thus far, there have been no reported cases of either virus found in humans or horses.

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  8. Delawares Captive Insurance Program Continues to ExcelRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro announced today that the International Center for Captive Insurance Education has designated the Delaware Insurance Department Bureau of Captive and Financial Insurance Products as an ICCIE Trained Organization. Delaware is one of only two states that has applied for and received this recognition.

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  9. DNREC Division of Energy & Climate announces launch of electric...Read the original story

    Aug 10, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    DNREC's Division of Energy & Climate encourages businesses, non-profit organizations, and local governments to take advantage of the opportunity to install electric vehicle charging stations for employees' use through the Delaware Workplace Charging Program. Participants in the program can receive rebates and technical guidance for the installation of electric vehicle charging stations.

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  10. DNREC Mosquito Control Section announces years first findings of West ...Read the original story

    Aug 10, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control's Mosquito Control Section, in conjunction with the Delaware Division of Public Health Laboratory and the Department of Agriculture, announced today the first detection of mosquito-transmitted viruses in Delaware this year reported earlier this month. West Nile virus was recently detected along the Delaware River in the Wilmington area and in west-central Kent County - both instances confirmed by blood samples taken from DNREC's sentinel chickens.

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  11. Judge: Delaware Board Erred in Punishing Doctor for Retrieving PillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    A judge has overturned a Delaware medical licensing board's disciplinary decision regarding a doctor accused of misconduct after allegedly allowing prison medical workers to give an inmate expensive pills that had been thrown into a syringe-filled "biohazard" medical waste box. The board last year ordered 90 days of probation and a $1,000 fine for Dr. Laurie Ann Spraga after an incident in which 12 prescription hepatitis pills - costing $1,000 each - were discarded in a "biohazard" medical waste box after being spilled onto the floor.

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  12. Judge: Board erred in punishing doctor for retrieving pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A judge has overturned a Delaware medical licensing board's disciplinary decision regarding a doctor accused of misconduct after allegedly allowing prison medical workers to give an inmate expensive pills that had been thrown into a syringe-filled "biohazard" medical waste box. The board last year ordered 90 days of probation and a $1,000 fine for Dr. Laurie Ann Spraga after an incident in which 12 prescription hepatitis pills - costing $1,000 each - were discarded in a "biohazard" medical waste box after being spilled onto the floor.

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  13. Suspect arrested in Greenwood Discover Bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | WMDT

    A Harrington man is facing additional charges in connection to a Greenwood bank robbery, after being taken into custody in a Dover robbery investigation. The Greenwood Police Department says on Sunday, 28-year-old Joshua Lewis, of Harrington, was arrested by Dover Police Department in reference to a robbery outside the Dover Federal Credit Union.

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  14. Maryland Football: Handicapping the Terps quarterback raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Terrapin Station MD

    Hills appeared in 11 games, but left three early due to injury. Durability was always a concern while Hills was under center given his run-first nature.

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  15. Delaware Bridge Gets Innovative Mat...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | PaintSquare

    Ultra-high-performance concrete will be used in the overlay for a deficient bridge in Delaware, an "innovative" material usage that has netted the project a $275,000 federal grant. Reviving the Blackbird bridge will require a full road closure, according to Delaware Online .

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  16. Delaware Clinic Helps to Clear Juvenile Criminal RecordsRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    The Widener University Delaware Law School has helped more than 40 juveniles begin to clear their records with an expungement clinic. The clinic in Talleyville was the law school's second and the third held by the Office of Defense Services this year.

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  17. Delaware Beach traffic still frustrating, butaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Delaware Beach traffic still frustrating, but there are ways around it Delawareans love to talk about beach traffic almost as much as they hate to get stuck in it. Check out this story on publicopiniononline.com: Mary Gerard from Cleveland has traveled to Delaware every year since she was a child.

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  18. Delaware to outsource newborn tests, ramp up STD labRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | Washington Times

    Delaware's Division of Public Health will outsource newborn baby screenings and ramp up its sexually transmitted infections lab to help battle an increasing number of cases that are harder to fight because of antibiotic resistance. Every newborn baby in Delaware gets a heel stick to draw blood to be tested for 47 conditions, including cystic fibrosis and thyroid disease.

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  19. Delaware Medical Marijuana Dispensary Selected Without BiddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Delaware officials say a New Jersey-based nonprofit organization has been selected to run a medical marijuana growing and dispensary operation without competitive bidding. The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services finalized the two-year contract with Compassionate Care Research Institute in May without soliciting competitive bids, as it did for previous dispensary licenses.

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  20. Medical marijuana dispensary selected without biddingRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | Washington Times

    Delaware officials say a New Jersey-based nonprofit organization has been selected to run a medical marijuana growing and dispensary operation without competitive bidding. The News Journal reports the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services finalized the two-year contract with Compassionate Care Research Institute in May without soliciting competitive bids, as it did for previous dispensary licenses.

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