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Monday, April 19, 2021
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Dover Speedway will have fans in the stands next month

After some initial confusion, Dover International Speedway announced it is permitted to host fans  for its May 14-16 NASCAR race weekend. State public health officials have allowed the Monster Mile to host fans after approving...
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Delaware State becomes first HBCU to join United Airlines pilot program

Delaware State University Aviation graduates will have a direct path to becoming a pilot with a major airline through a new affiliated partnership between the institution and United Airlines. The university and United celebrated the...
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Panel to examine tech, space and security upgrades at Legislative Hall

Legislative leaders from all four caucuses announced plans Wednesday to assess the building  with an eye toward enhanced technology and security. The nearly 90-year-old building hasn’t seen a major renovation in more than a generation. Issues...
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Program that aims to provide pathway to union construction jobs expands to Dover

The Delaware Pathways 2 Apprenticeship (P2A)  reached an agreement with Delaware State University to use a campus classroom to provide training that prepares Kent County participants – largely from low-income communities – gain entry...
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Dover Downs owner Bally’s scores sports betting deal with National Hockey League

Dover Downs casino owner Bally's Corporation and the National Hockey League hammered out a multi-year strategic partnership designating Bally's as an Official Sports Betting Partner of the NHL. It represents Bally's first sports betting partnership...
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Trending: DSU President defends decision to pull the plug on Wesley College athletics

Delaware State University President Dr. Tony Allen has defended a decision to discontinue Wesley College, athletics. Delaware State University is acquiring the financially troubled college  effective this summer. Wesley's athletic program will end after this...
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Delaware State University joins Apple’s Propel Center

Delaware State University announced a partnership with Propel Center, a new global campus headquartered in Atlanta that will support learning and development for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) nationwide. Del State will collaborate with...
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Response to drive-up Dover event strong as Food Bank is forced to shut down...

The Food Bank of Delaware reported it was overwhelmed by the response to a Monday drive-up food event in Dover and had to close early. "Due to the overwhelming number of vehicles that came out...
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Kowalko returns with bill that would raise income taxes for those making 125K

Newark State Rep. John Kowalko has again introduced an income tax increase for those making more than $125,000 a year. The Newark Democrat has introduced House Bill 64, with a broader base of support than...
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First State Insights – Targeting Distribution + Logistics for economic development in central Delaware

In this episode of First State Insights, Linda Parkowski, executive director of the Kent Economic Partnership, speaks with Troy Mix, associate director of the University of Delaware's Institute for Public Administration (IPA), about encouraging...