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Updated Oct 8, 2015 at 2:04 PM

A fire that damaged the north wing of Delaware’s Legislative Hall has been ruled an accident.City of Dover Fire Marshal Timothy P. Mullaney made the ruling after investigating the blaze, said city spokeswoman Kay Sass.

Updated Sep 25, 2015 at 2:35 PM

Short joins State Sen. Bryan Townsend (D - Newark) in the race for the Democratic nomination, after U.S. Rep. John Carney (D - Delaware) said that he's going to run for governor in 2016.

Posted Sep 22, 2015 at 11:00 AM

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announces the 2015-16 Delaware Hunting Photo Contest, with the theme “Hunting in Action.”

Updated Sep 21, 2015 at 5:14 PM

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart and the Delaware Department of Insurance recently announced that its Consumer Services Division has recovered $995,558.73 for consumers during the first six months of 2015.

Updated Sep 17, 2015 at 3:15 PM

A day after Delaware's U.S. Rep. John Carney threw his hat in the ring for governor, Townsend said he's vying to take Carney's place.

Updated Sep 15, 2015 at 5:12 PM

The Delaware Department of Transportation invites the public to participate in the development of the state’s six-year Capital Transportation Program for fiscal years 2017-22 by attending a public hearing 4-7 p.m. Sept. 24 at DeIDOT’s...

Updated Sep 9, 2015 at 6:58 AM

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge will represent Delaware in the "America the Beautiful" quarter program. A coin launch ceremony will be held at the wildlife refuge on Friday, Sept. 18.

Updated Aug 22, 2015 at 9:20 AM

This year, 50 sites in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties are targeted.

Updated Aug 10, 2015 at 3:14 PM

Public comments will be taken at hearings planned in Newark, Camden, and Georgetown.

Updated Aug 6, 2015 at 12:07 PM

Advocates say solitary for mentally ill worsens their condition. Department of Correction says safety of visitors, staff and other inmates is primary consideration for solitary confinement.

Updated Jul 16, 2015 at 1:57 PM

Gov. Jack Markell announced July 17 he has vetoed House Bill 50, which would allow any student to be opted-out of any state or district assessment, while he signed Senate Joint Resolution 2, which aims to eliminate unnecessary,...

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