A memorial to the eleven Kent County residents who died in the Korean War will be unveiled at the county’s Memorial Park in Dover on Sunday on the 61st anniversary of the cease-fire between North and South Korea effectively ending America’s military role in that three year conflict.
In a letter drafted by Rep. John Kowalko, the bipartisan group of legislators asked the state’s congressional delegation to support the Incorporation Transparency and Law Enforcement Assistance Act. Secretary of State Jeff Bullock sent an email to Rep. Paul Baumbach, urging him not to sign on to the letter.
117 unaccompanied minors who crossed the US-Mexico border illegally have been placed with families in Delaware. Gov. Jack Markell (D-Delaware) broke the news to state lawmakers in a letter Thursday, writing, “We are called upon to provide for the least of our brothers and sisters.”
On this week's show, players in the battle over the now dead data center project in Newark look to move forward from the controversy. Contributor Larry Nagengast joins us to discuss what's next in Newark after the data center's demise. And in this month's History Matters - we check out the Delaware Public Archives "Delaware during World War II" exhibit.
In this month’s History Matters, Delaware Public Media visited the Delaware Public Archives for a look at its “Delaware during World War II” exhibit, which examines the First State’s role on the conflict both overseas and on the home front.
The openings of Dogfish Inn in Lewes earlier this month and the Hyatt Place in Dewey Beach last fall are part of a uptick in hotel development at the Delaware beaches. Some see this influx of new properties representing an invigorated coastal economy. But others worry that as long as hotels have vacancies during the week, the sector might already be saturated.
Karen Valihura is now officially the newest member of the Delaware’s Supreme Court. The 51-year-old Valihura was sworn in this morning at the New Castle County Courthouse in Wilmington.
A 51-year old Sussex County man is Delaware's first confirmed case of the mosquito borne illness, chikungunya. According to the Delaware Division of Public Health, the case is linked to the man’s recent travel to the Caribbean. Officials say he was treated for symptoms relating to the virus earlier in the month but was not admitted to the hospital.
In June, the Board voted to remove “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” from the 10-book list for incoming freshman, citing explicit language. In a 6-1 vote Thursday night, board members put it back on the list, but also removed the entire list of from its summer reading program.
As part of a nationwide recall, fruit potentially contaminated with listeria has been removed from four Delaware food retailers. The Delaware Division Public Health said Thursday that peaches, plums, pluots and nectarines were removed from all locations of Costco, BJs, Sam’s Club and Trader Joe’s.