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Lawmakers OK statewide expansion of needle exchange program

The state House has given final approval to a bill authorizing the statewide expansion of a needle exchange program aimed at reducing the spread of HIV, hepatitis and other diseases.

Delaware lawmakers work into the night on final session day

The state Senate has approved roughly $46 million in grants for community groups and nonprofit agencies in Delaware for the fiscal year starting Friday.

Prompted by court ruling, lawmakers eye payday loan rates

Delaware lawmakers have introduced legislation to cap annual interest rates on payday loans.

Delaware governor signs bills addressing women's issues

Gov. Jack Markell has signed a series of bills regarding pay equity and other women's issues.

Lawmakers pass tougher penalties for texting while driving

Delaware lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that toughens penalties for texting or otherwise using a hand-held phone while driving.

Piping Plovers reportedly doing well at Cape Henlopen State Park

Officials from DNREC's Division of Fish and Wildlife say a pair of piping plovers -- a bird listed as "threatened" on the endangered species list, who once lost their nest, are regrouping in…

Americans overspending on rent

Some new statistics are highlighting the realities of the current rental landscape. According to a Harvard University study 21.3 million people are spending 30% of their income on their rent…

Beach safety tips for holiday weekend

With the beach being a popular destination for the 4th of July holiday weekend, there are some safety tips the Ocean City Beach Patrol want you to keep in mind.

UPDATE: Pipe repair to extend road closure

Nanticoke Road will remain closed between Oliver Drive and Rockawalkin Road for at least month, officials tell 47ABC.

Professional hockey league eyes Salisbury for expansion team

The Federal Professional Hockey League is eyeing Salisbury as a potential home for an expansion team.  Including the NHL, there are only 5 professional leagues in the country, and the FHL is a…

Dover Police introduce "open door policy" for drug addicts

For years, the word "addict" has been synonymous with "criminal".  Now slowly but surely that mindset is transitioning to associate addicts as those who suffer from a disease.

UPDATE: Trooper in serious condition at collision with truck in Dorchester County

A Trooper has been hospitalized, after a head-on crash between a pick-up truck, and a police patrol car, in Dorchester County.

Lawmakers OK statewide expansion of needle...

Delaware lawmakers work into the night on final...

Prompted by court ruling, lawmakers eye payday...

Delaware governor signs bills addressing...

Lawmakers pass tougher penalties for texting...

Piping Plovers reportedly doing well at Cape...

Americans overspending on rent

Beach safety tips for holiday weekend

UPDATE: Pipe repair to extend road closure

Professional hockey league eyes Salisbury for...

Dover Police introduce "open door policy" for...

UPDATE: Trooper in serious condition at...


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