The latest state revenue forecast from the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) is due out Monday. Last month’s report tacked on another $40.3 million to the state’s budget hole.
Gas prices in the First State spiked last week. AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the average price for a gallon of regular in the Delaware jumped nine cents over the past seven days – from $3.56 to $3.65.
In his weekly message, Gov. Jack Markell highlights some of the states collaborations designed to give Delaware students a leg up in the global workforce.
A shortage of O-negative blood is sparking calls for donations in the region. Blood Bank of Delmarva says they’re in “immediate need” of O-negative, which is one of two universal blood types.
DelDOT is suspending planned lane closures this weekend in anticipation of heavy traffic on First State highways. Lanes that otherwise would have been closed for roadwork on I-95 and routes 1 and 202 will remain open from Friday through Monday.
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation estimates 6 million people in the U.S. - or 1 in 50 - have unruptured brain aneurysms. About 30,000 people a year suffer a rupture, with 40 percent of those cases causing death. But treatment techniques are improving, including an emerging treatment known as pipeline embolization or flow diversion.
As Earth Day approaches, Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Collin O’Mara says the First State is doing well when it comes to air quality and solar energy but needs to make improvements in protecting First State waterways.
Delaware farmers’ markets posted an unprecedented $2.1 million in sales in 2013, but state officials don’t see that figure plateauing any time soon.
This week, on The Green. Beau Biden's unexpected announcement he's walking away from the AG's office for a 2016 run at Governor made political waves this week. We survey the reaction to Biden's decision. We head to Christiana Hospital to learn about the emerging treatment for brain aneurysms. We'll also tell you about the state's farmers markets, discuss Earth Day in Delaware and examine the growing acceptance of acupuncture.
The idea of calling acupuncture “relaxing” may be hard to believe, but even people who describe themselves as “needle-phobic” sometimes face their fears if it will help them with problems that seem to have no other solution. And now acupuncturists may see a surge in patients as the new federal health care law is expected to cover alternative treatments.