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Conquering Eagles greeted at airport; parade slated for Thursday

By the time the Eagles landed at Philadelphia International Airport Monday afternoon, the location and timing of their arrival were the worst kept secrets in Southwest Philadelphia. Officials purposefully did not publicize the return of...

Carney’s proposed budget ups spending by nearly 3.5% with no tax increase

(Full budget address above) A pay raise for state employees and a $100 million boost for capital projects show how Delaware Governor John Carney's spending plan is very different from last year's bare-bones budget. What...
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(Video) Civil Liberties Union files suit claiming state’s school funding formula fails students

(Video from ACLU) The American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware has filed a lawsuit against the state asserting that Delaware’s education system fails the vast majority of students. The ACLU sued on behalf of the Delaware NAACP...

$7.5 million prison riot settlement announced

The state of Delaware has settled a lawsuit that stemmed from February’s fatal prison  riot for $7.5 million. The lawsuit was filed earlier this year by six workers in the Department of Correction and five...

Latest DEFAC  estimate adds another $23.9 million to state revenue outlook

The latest state revenue estimate shows Delaware will have about $24 million more to spend as Gov. John Carney prepares to present his FY 2019 budget next month. In late January, Gov. Carney, D-Delaware, will...

Two-dozen unsafe conditions cited in probe of fatal backhoe-train crash near Chester

On April 3, 2016, an Amtrak passenger train struck a backhoe on the tracks, resulting in the death of two maintenance workers and injuries for 39 passengers outside of Chester, Pennsylvania. How that train came...

(Video) In an Amazon world, Delaware fund focuses on small business

https://youtu.be/gVPpoztyhWw Just weeks after making their big pitch to attract Amazon, leaders in Delaware launch a new effort to grow small businesses in the First State. Later this month, Paul Campanella’s Auto and Tire Center will...

DSU president to step down in January to take post at college fund

Harry Lee Williams, president of Delaware State University since 2009, is leaving the Dover campus to lead the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Williams, who will stay at Delaware State through January, announced his move to the...

(Video) Parents, students with options vote with their feet in leaving Christina...

https://youtu.be/9WVHDdVGbbY Football games with 50 fans and an empty school When Christiana High school hosted Conrad Schools of Science in football on a Friday afternoon in September, the scene was a microcosm of the state of...
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