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Health News: National Governors Association Releases Report on Strategies to Address Public Health Crises

WILMINGTON, DE — Delaware was one of 11 states that vetted potential strategies through the National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices to address public health crises such as Hepatitis C and opioid use disorder by improving access to evidence-based pharmaceutical interventions while ensuring the fiscal sustainability of public programs.  The NGA released the … Continue reading Health News: National Governors Association Releases Report on Strategies to Address Public Health Crises

DELAWARE | Division of Parks & Recreation announces changes in lifeguard hours at state park ocean swimming beaches

DOVER, DELAWARE – Hours and locations for lifeguarded ocean swimming beaches in DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation’s state parks will change beginning Aug. 20. On Monday, Aug. 20, Delaware Seashore State Park’s Tower Road beach will be unguarded during the week, but will remain guarded on weekends including Labor Day. Beginning Monday, Aug. 27 … Continue reading DELAWARE | Division of Parks & Recreation announces changes in lifeguard hours at state park ocean swimming beaches

Delaware News: Sussex County Man Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

DOVER, DE – The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing that a 60-year-old Sussex County man has tested positive for the state’s first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in 2018.  The man was briefly hospitalized for illness in July and after a preliminary positive test result from the DPH Laboratory in Smyrna, … Continue reading Delaware News: Sussex County Man Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Delaware News: Contracts Expand Ability to Incentivize Private Funding of Economic Development, Social Impact Programs

NEWARK, DE – Surrounded by members of the General Assembly, advocates, and business leaders, Delaware Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 242, allowing state government to enter into Pay for Success contracts that will incentivize private funding of economic development and social impact initiatives. Under terms of the contracts, the state would protect … Continue reading Delaware News: Contracts Expand Ability to Incentivize Private Funding of Economic Development, Social Impact Programs

Delaware News: Delaware Forest Service sends wildfire crew to Montana

SMYRNA, DE – The Delaware Forest Service is sending a crew of 20 wildland firefighters to the Northern Rockies to help battle wildfires in the West as the National Fire Preparedness Level is now at the maximum of 5 on a 5-point scale.  The team is flying from Harrisburg to Missoula, Montana (MSO) on Sunday, … Continue reading Delaware News: Delaware Forest Service sends wildfire crew to Montana

Delaware News: Attempted Carjacking Leads to Lengthy Prison Sentence for James Branch

DOVER, DE – A 38-year old Newark man was sentenced to 50 years in prison for his role in an attempted carjacking in Wilmington.  In September 2017, James Branch tried to climb into a woman’s car in the parking lot of a supermarket on South Walnut Street in Wilmington.  Branch and the victim struggled in … Continue reading Delaware News: Attempted Carjacking Leads to Lengthy Prison Sentence for James Branch

Delware News: Felton Man, Brett Scott, Convicted In Dover Murder Case

DOVER, DE – A 2017 murder outside of a Dover apartment complex will send a Felton man to prison after his conviction by a Kent County Superior Court jury.  Deputy Attorneys General Jason Cohee and Stephen Smith secured the conviction of Brett Scott on charges of Murder Second Degree, Attempted Robbery First Degree, Possession of … Continue reading Delware News: Felton Man, Brett Scott, Convicted In Dover Murder Case

DOVER, Delaware | Papa John’s founder sues for corporate records

DOVER, Del. — The founder of Papa John’s pizza is suing for access to the company’s books and records after he resigned this month amid reports he used a racial slur during a media training session. In a complaint filed Thursday, John Schnatter says he wants access to the documents because of the “unexplained and … Continue reading DOVER, Delaware | Papa John’s founder sues for corporate records