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Jack Markell

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  • Delaware police probe blocked DC bike lane video

    Delaware State Police are investigating after a video posted online showed a member of the governor's security detail with the governor's SUV stopped in a Washington bike lane. A police spokesman said in a statement Wednesday that the agency will conduct...
  • The uncertain future of Spanish in Miami-Dade classrooms

    Aleida Martinez-Molina learned how to read and write Spanish in the Miami-Dade County public school system decades ago, eventually going on to land a top job with a Spanish airline. Today, the Coral Gables lawyer drives along a road with a Spanish name...
  • Beau Biden, vice president's son, dies of brain cancer at 46

    Beau Biden, vice president's son, dies of brain cancer at 46
    He was the privileged son of a longtime U.S. senator and two-term vice president, yet Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III was no stranger to personal adversity. When he was only 3, just weeks after his father, Joe Biden, had been elected to the Senate, the...
  • The (hopefully) wobbly state of the death penalty

    The (hopefully) wobbly state of the death penalty
    Let’s take a count, shall we? With the state Legislature’s razor-thin rejection of Gov. Pete Ricketts’ veto Wednesday, Nebraska became the 19th state to formally abolish the death penalty -- and the seventh in the last decade. Others...
  • 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...
  • Malloy Fund-Raising Machine In High Gear

    If you are a lobbyist or the client of one, watch for a consumer alert warning of a political fundraising shakedown. You may get squeezed for as much as $100,000. The squeezer is one-time campaign finance reformer Democratic and Working Families Gov....
  • 8 Northeast governors ask EPA to curb pollution from South, Midwest

    8 Northeast governors ask EPA to curb pollution from South, Midwest
    The governors of eight Northeast states petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to require nine "upwind" states in the South and Midwest to curb air pollution, which they say is blown by the wind into their region. The petition asks the...
  • Curbs on upwind air pollution sought

    Curbs on upwind air pollution sought
    Maryland joined seven other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states Monday in asking for federal help to curb air pollution from outside their borders, saying emissions from the Midwest and South are hurting their residents' health and their economies. The...
  • Maryland, Del. governors concerned about Pfizer's proposed takeover of AstraZeneca

    Maryland, Del. governors concerned about Pfizer's proposed takeover of AstraZeneca
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell sent a joint letter to Pfizer Thursday expressing concerns about its proposed $106 billion acquisition of pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca, which employs thousands in both states. The governors said...
  • Md., Del. to share information on violent offenders

    Gov. Martin O'Malley and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell announced Thursday an effort to better share information about violent offenders, adding another jurisdiction to the state's regional partnerships. The new agreement, announced at Salisbury University,...