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Death penalty repeal bill narrowly passes Senate – WDDE 91.1 FM

Votes blurred party lines Tuesday as state senators barely passed a proposal that would abolish Delaware’s death penalty.Five Democrats voted no and two Republicans signaled yes in the 11 to 10 tally. Both majority leaders...

Dover couple face embezzlement charges

A husband and wife have been arrested on charges of embezzling more than $300,000 from a Dover business. Earlier this month, Dover Police detectives began   investigating  an embezzlement report from Dover Rent-All at 724...

President signs proclamation for national monument in state

(From the White House) President Obama signed proclamations establishing five new national monuments. The monuments are  located in Delaware, Maryland, New Mexico, Ohio and Washington. “These sites honor the pioneering heroes, spectacular landscapes and rich history that have...

Dogfish Head’s Firefly Ale hits the road

Dogfish Head is rolling out a special brew in honor of the Firefly Festival in late June. Firefly Ale will be rolled out in the region at a number of events at area establishments. Firefly Ale,an...

Climate-change skeptics challenge sea level rise estimates – WDDE

Depending on who you talk to, Delaware’s current work on sea-level rise SLR is either ground-breaking research that will be emulated by other states, or a set of exaggerated projections based on faulty assumptions...

Ferry plans earlier departures from Lewes, Cape May

The Cape May-Lewes Ferry has a new schedule that will offer early morning departures from both New Jersey and Delaware for commercial and leisure travelers. The following is the new schedule for the ferry: Leaving...

Delmarva seeks power delivery rate increase

Delmarva Power asked the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) to authorize a delivery rate increase of about $42 million to help pay for improvements to its electric system. The base rate adjustment is subject to...

Cape May-Lewes Ferry gets interior makeover

Cape May-Lewes Ferry officials announced the completion of the newly installed interior passenger seating aboard three ferry vessels. The installation project, which began in mid-October 2012, was completed  at the Cape May terminal by ferry...

Jobless rate up slightly to 7.2% in Delaware

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in February 2013 was 7.2%, up from a revised 7.1% in January 2013. It added up to 32,000 unemployed Delawareans in February 2013, compared to 31,200 in February 2012. Click on...

Updated: Minimum wage compromise bill passes state Senate

The Delware Senate passed a less ambitious plan to increase Delaware’s minimum wage to $8.25 per hour by 2015. The bill dropped a controversial cost of living formula. “This isn’t what we sought at the...
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