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  • Delaware governor heads to Switzerland symposium

    Delaware Gov. Jack Markell is on his way to Switzerland. Markell will take part this week in the 45th St. Gallen Symposium, a gathering of business and political leaders from around the world. The theme for this year's gathering is "Proudly Small."...
  • Delaware officials commit to ending veterans homelessness

    Gov. Jack Markell says state officials are setting a goal of ensuring that no military veteran in Delaware is homeless. Markell said Monday that Delaware is signing on as state to a nationwide challenge to U.S. mayors to end veteran homelessness this...
  • Deputy economic development director tapped to lead office

    Gov. Jack Markell is nominating the deputy director of Delaware's economic development office to succeed retiring director Alan Levin. Markell said Monday that he has chosen Bernice Whaley as Levin's replacement. Levin is resigning in June to join a...
  • Delaware conference eyes community efforts to end hunger

    Organizers of a conference being held in Wilmington are hoping to bring government agencies, nonprofits, businesses and faith-based groups together in an effort to end hunger in Delaware. Gov. Jack Markell is among the scheduled speakers at Monday's...
  • Panel eyes making Delaware revenue portfolio more stable

    A panel exploring how to make Delaware's revenue portfolio less unpredictable and more reflective of economic conditions is eyeing several recommendations, including eliminating itemized deductions and replacing the estate tax with an increase in the...
  • Delaware economic development director Levin stepping down

    Delaware's state economic development director is stepping down from his cabinet post, officials announced Thursday. Alan Levin is resigning to join SoDel Concepts, a Sussex County-based restaurant and hospitality group started by his late friend Matt...
  • Protesters dominate Christie's 1st news conference in months

    Protesters angry over Gov. Chris Christie's decision to send state troopers to help contain the violence in Baltimore dominated the governor's first news conference in New Jersey in more than five months. Christie, who is considering a presidential run,...
  • Delaware Senate considers moratorium on charter schools

    The state Senate is poised to vote on a bill establishing a moratorium on new charter schools in Delaware. The legislation to be voted on Tuesday creates a moratorium until June 2018 or until the state school board develops a strategic plan for the...
  • Vision to Learn brings eye care to Delaware schools

    Vision to Learn brings eye care to Delaware schools
    When Adriauna Archie takes her turn to read a chapter book aloud in her fourth-grade classroom, she must close her left eye to see the words clearly. Teachers moved her classmate DeMari Stevens' desk, but DeMari still couldn't read the board at the...
  • 'Energized' Malloy Defends Record, Raps Foley

    'Energized' Malloy Defends Record, Raps Foley
    HARTFORD — A fired-up Gov. Dannel P. Malloy kicked off his re-election campaign Wednesday night with a passionate defense of his record and a bracing critique of his rival, Republican Tom Foley. Speaking to his fellow Democrats at the party's...
  • Looking Out: Same-sex marriage gets spotlight, even without DOMA decision

    Looking Out: Same-sex marriage gets spotlight, even without DOMA decision
    In a week filled with gay news, let's start with what didn't happen this week: Supreme Court decisions regarding same-sex marriage. Not that the lack of the decision -- or for that matter, any hint as to what the decision will be -- stopped preemptive...