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 2020-11-27 10:30 

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Black Friday shopping taking many forms around Delaware...

Along with many things, COVID-19 may have knocked some of the retail stuffing out of Black Friday this year. While some retailers will still offer bargains in traditional Black Friday fashion, small businesses Downstate faced with capacity limits and publ...

 2020-11-27 10:30 

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Commentary: Wetlands do much more than just hold water...

Their benefits are immense By John Bushey Do any of the following seem familiar to you? Wet, farmed land. Wet, flood-prone land. Wet, unproductive land. Wet, marginal woodlands. If you have experienced this scenario or are dealing with it currently on you...

 2020-11-27 10:15 

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Speak Out: Program aims to offer inmates tuition assistance...

Delaware recently announced a new partnership aimed at providing college-level instruction to inmates. The collaboration between the Department of Correction, the Department of Education and Delaware Technical Community College takes advantage of the Seco...

 2020-11-27 10:00 

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Blessings for Badges feeds Thanksgiving dinner to first responders...

MILLSBORO Not everyone has the luxury of being home with loved ones for those special holidays. For those in public safety and related fields, duty often means missing out on family gatherings. First responders working Thanksgiving Day Downstate were not ...

 2020-11-27 10:00 

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QOTD: How are you using the leftovers?...

Here is the Question of the Day: What are you cooking to use up the Thanksgiving leftovers? Join the conversation below and see what others have to say! You can sign in to World Table with your existing Google, Twitter, Facebook, or Disqus account, or cre...

 2020-11-27 05:11 

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Best Bets: Second Street Players stage dysfunctional 'Nice Family Christmas'...

Milford's Second Street Players are going COVID-19-friendly both on and off stage with their telling of the holiday comedy, "A Nice Family Christmas." Starting Dec. 4 and running for two weekends, "A Nice Family Christmas" starts on Ch...

 2020-11-27 03:11 

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Dover's Capital Holiday Celebration set for Dec. 4...

DOVER — The Capital Holiday Celebration is still happening this year with a twist. Due to the added restrictions announced by the Governor's Office in the face of the pandemic's recent spike, plans for the Capital Holiday Celebration have be...

 2020-11-27 03:06 

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Scenic Delaware: Old State House...
 2020-11-27 03:01 

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Trump says he'll leave if Electoral College seats Biden...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes President-Elect Joe Biden's victory — even as he insisted such a decision would be a "mistake" — as...

 2020-11-27 00:56 

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Delaware COVID hospitalizations highest since May 26...

DOVER — The number of individuals in Delaware hospitals with COVID-19 was at 195 as of Wednesday at 6 p.m., according to the Delaware Division of Public Health's daily update on Thursday. Hospitalizations increased by 12 compared to the day prio...

 2020-11-26 19:35 

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Police pursuit ends with crash, burglary arrest...

GREENWOOD A 37-year-old Seaford man was arrested on Wednesday after leading Delaware State Police troopers on a pursuit in a vehicle that was allegedly stolen, spokesman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. Police said a 59-year-old man initially found that a...

 2020-11-26 18:48 

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High court blocks NY virus limits on houses of worship...

WASHINGTON (AP) — With coronavirus cases surging again nationwide, the Supreme Court barred New York from enforcing certain limits on attendance at churches and synagogues in areas designated as hard hit by the virus. The justices split 5-4 late Wed...

 2020-11-26 18:00 

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Drive-thru Santa visits ready to go in Milford...

MILFORD — Downtown Milford Inc. has a creative solution to hosting Santa Claus in the COVID-19 era. "We have a Mr. Claus that has requested the use of the city of Milford's drive-thru at the customer service (building)," City Manager Mar...

 2020-11-26 17:33 

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Surgical society recognizes ChristianaCare...

(WILMINGTON — ChristianaCare has been honored as one of 89 institutions out of 722 by the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress for achieving "meritorious"; outcomes in surgical patient care.This is the ninth consecutive year that Ch...

 2020-11-26 17:00 

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Milford police may add mental health unit...

MILFORD — Members of City Council's Police Committee heard from an expert on mental health matters in law enforcement at their last meeting. Amy Kevis, a former New Castle County police officer who also has served as the director of emergency se...

 2020-11-26 16:32 

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Delaware Healthcares Association awards Jack...

LEWES — Marcy Jack, JD, BSN, CPHRM, CPHQ, vice president and chief quality and safety officer at Beebe Healthcare, was awarded the Delaware Healthcare Association's "AHA Grass Roots Champion Award" at the Delaware Healthcare Forum, which...

 2020-11-26 16:00 

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Limited by COVID, Kent County Toys for Tots seeks donations...

DOVER — Every Christmas Day, as eager children tear into their presents to find what Santa Claus brought, countless mothers and fathers give thanks to Toys for Tots for helping make the holiday gift-giving possible. The nonprofit Marine Toys for Tot...

 2020-11-26 14:59 

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Arson charge follows Dover residential fire...

DOVER A 20-year-old man was charged with arson following a residential fire Wednesday morning, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. The Dover Fire Department responded to the 800 block of Aham Street for a working fire at approximately 9:58 a.m....

 2020-11-26 14:25 

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Rose family donates to Tidalhealth Nanticoke...

SEAFORD — TidalHealth Nanticoke recently accepted a significant donation from Steve Rose, retired President/CEO of Nanticoke Health Services and his wife Rosie.This donation was given to support the TidalHealth Nanticoke team members through its Emp...

 2020-11-26 10:55 

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Commentary: Program brings hands-on science education home...

By Isabella Eclipse In spring, the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center campus comes alive. Snow thaws, peeper frogs start calling, and troops of schoolchildren descend on campus to get their hands dirty and experience science in the field. For some,...

 2020-11-26 10:50 

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Commentary: Komorabi: Let the light in this Thanksgiving...

By Dr. Theresa del Tufo A raging pandemic, an economy in shambles and a volatile racial divide are prima-facie evidence of the maliciousness of life. We have national leaders bumbling their way toward untested and sometimes delusional solutions and, even ...

 2020-11-26 10:30 

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Letter to the Editor: Shop locally Small Business Saturday...

This year, more than ever, shopping locally for the holidays and the remainder of the year is critical to the future of the economy in Delaware. Small Business Saturday, a national campaign, is set for Nov. 28, promoting the beginning of holiday shopping ...

 2020-11-26 10:20 

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Letter to the Editor: Don't deny vets mental health benefits...

Veterans have sacrificed so much for this country, but when it comes time for their repayment, the government often turns a blind eye. In the early 2000s, military members were being discharged with "personality disorders," when they were actually...

 2020-11-26 10:15 

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Speak Out: 'This was a catastrophe': Capital still fighting to fix school...

It's been months since a tornado stemming from Tropical Storm Isaias struck and caused structural damage to William Henry Middle School during the summer, but the building is still no closer to occupancy. When Isaias careened through Delaware on Aug. ...

 2020-11-26 10:00 

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QOTD: What will your Black Friday shopping look like?...

Here is the Question of the Day: COVID-19 has cramped traditional Black Friday "midnight madness." What will your shopping be like this year? How are you working "shopping local" into that? Join the conversation below and see what others h...

 2020-11-26 04:41 

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IR's Ehlers reaches milestone in win over Dover...

Indian River High's Raychel Ehlers records her 1,000th career kill in volleyball win over Dover....

 2020-11-26 03:18 

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DSU men can't hold early lead against Wake Forest...

Delaware State men lead early before dopping season opener to Wake Forest in season opener....

 2020-11-26 03:01 

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Capital delays in-person learning for some students...

DOVER — Capital School District will delay its full remote instruction for secondary students, the school board decided in a special meeting Wednesday. Students in grades five through 12 will not attend any in-person instruction until at least Monda...

 2020-11-25 23:00 

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State police share holiday travel tips...

DOVER — The Delaware State Police have issued safety tips for driving during the Thanksgiving holiday, noting a focus on safety and enforcement of distracted driving, motorists not wearing seat belts, unrestrained children in vehicles, aggressive dr...

 2020-11-25 22:36 

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Iran says British-Australian academic freed for 3 Iranians...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Wednesday freed a British-Australian academic who had been detained in the country for over two years, in exchange for three Iranians held abroad, state TV announced. The television report was scant on detail, saying only...

 2020-11-25 22:34 

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Trump pardons Flynn despite guilty plea in Russia probe...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday despite Flynn's guilty plea to lying to the FBI about his Russia contacts. The pardon, coming in the waning days of the Trump administr...

 2020-11-25 22:32 

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Biden appeals for unity in Thanksgiving-eve address...

WILMINGTON, Del. — In a time of plague and raw division, President-elect Joe Biden appealed for unity Wednesday in a Thanksgiving-eve address to the nation asking Americans to "steel our spines" for a fight against the coronavirus that he pr...

 2020-11-25 22:19 

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Bridgeville, Laurel highlight COVID hot spots...

WILMINGTON — Bridgeville and Laurel posted the highest percentage of positive COVID-19 tests last week and highlight the Delaware Division of Public Health's list of areas with elevated rates. Both western Sussex had 11.7% of COVID-19 tests be p...

 2020-11-25 21:44 

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DPH announces three new COVID-19 deaths, 300 positive cases...

The Delaware Division of Public Health reported three new COVID-19 related deaths in Wednesday's daily update, bringing the state's COVID-19 death toll to 760. Each county recorded one death with one each coming from New Castle County, Kent County...

 2020-11-25 20:12 

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Drive-through food event feeds hungry in Sussex County...

GEORGETOWN — The line of vehicles was long and winding, at times wrapping around the CHEER Community Center down Sand Hill Road to the Lewes/Georgetown Highway. Tuesday was family food box distribution day, and Johnny Jones of Bridgeville and Ed Sca...

 2020-11-25 20:00 

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Maull excited to have Cape winning again...

LEWES — J.D. Maull always had a plan for rejuvenating Cape Henlopen High's football program. But that doesn't mean losing was easy — going 3-17 over two seasons never is. "We had bad days at practice and you're getting frustrat...

 2020-11-25 18:57 

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Dover Police, partners distribute holiday meals...

DOVER The Dover Police Department and its community partners distributed 150 food packages during the third annual Operation Gobble event Monday. Thanksgiving meals were distributed door to door in the downtown area by Dover PD and volunteers from Central...

 2020-11-25 18:22 

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DNREC opens Brandywine Zoo Madagascar exhibit...

WILMINGTON — The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control cut the ribbon on its new Madagascar exhibit Nov. 19, and officially welcomed its new tortoise and lemur inhabitants. This new exhibit is home to radiated tortoises and three...

 2020-11-25 18:06 

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'Stuffed' Thanksgiving edition will include sales flyers, puzzle booklet...

Happy Thanksgiving! We have many reasons to be thankful and the list starts with readers like you. Your support and readership motivate and inspire us to continue delivering on our promise of community journalism throughout the year. We know 2020 has not ...

 2020-11-25 18:00 

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Carper, Coons receive Delaware Farm Bureau Awards...

CAMDEN — Delaware U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons received national-level recognition when receiving the Farm Bureau Award, the organization recenlty announced. On Monday, Sen. Chris Coons, co-chair of the Senate Chicken Caucus and member of t...

 2020-11-25 17:20 

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State parks, zoo waive entry fees on Black Friday...

DOVER — The public is invited to enjoy free entry to Delaware's state parks and zoo Friday, Nov. 29. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has waived state park and zoo entry fees annually on Black Friday for as part of a...

 2020-11-25 16:50 

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Weeklong Milford effort culminates Thursday in sharing meals...

MILFORD — A group of volunteers will be bringing Thanksgiving meals to those in need, as well as to volunteers and first responders around the Milford area Thursday. But preparations for the big day began almost a full week earlier when family and f...

 2020-11-25 16:37 

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US jobless claims up for 2nd straight week as virus worsens...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week for a second straight week to 778,000, evidence that the U.S. economy and job market remain under strain as coronavirus cases surge and colder weather height...

 2020-11-25 16:20 

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Delaware part of data breach settlement...

WILMINGTON — Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Tuesday that Delaware has joined a total $17.5 million settlement against Georgia-based retailer The Home Depot, resolving a multistate investigation of a 2014 data breach which exposed the paym...

 2020-11-25 16:13 

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Gov. Carney formally extends State of Emergency for COVID-19...

WILMINGTON Gov. John Carney today formally extended the State of Emergency declaration another 30 days to confront community spread of COVID-19. "We are in a resurgence, and we need to stay vigilant to limit the spread of this virus," Gov. Carney ...

 2020-11-25 15:50 

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Family moves into new home for holidays...

DOVER — Chakia Young will serve Thanksgiving dinner with an extra helping of gratitude this year. For the first time in seven years, the 25-year-old will actually be with her family Thursday. Usually, the single mom is stuck at work, while her famil...

 2020-11-25 10:43 

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Delaware COVID testing sites seeing increase in visits over last 10 days...

WILMINGTON — COVID-19 community pop-up testing site visits increased by 40% in the last 10 days according to information provided by the state, a rise that has led to increased wait times and longer turnarounds for results. State officials are encou...

 2020-11-25 10:40 

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Higher Education Relief Fund to aid Delaware colleges...

After an unusual fall semester due to COVID-19, Delaware's colleges and universities will be able to seek financial relief through a $45 million Higher Education Relief Fund, Gov. John Carney announced Tuesday. "This COVID-19 pandemic has impacted...

 2020-11-25 10:00 

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QOTD: What are you thankful for this year?...

Here is the Question of the Day: This year has been a doozy. What are you thankful for in 2020? And how are you going to keep peace while passing the peas on Thanksgiving? Join the conversation below and see what others have to say! You can sign in to Wor...

 2020-11-25 06:57 

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Dover Police, partners distribute holiday meals...

DOVER The Dover Police Department and its community partners distributed 150 food packages during the third annual Operation Gobble event Monday. Thanksgiving meals were distributed door to door in the downtown area by Dover PD and volunteers from Central...

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