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State to open vaccinations April 6 to 16 and older; VA expands to all vets, families

While waitlists will be open for pharmacy and state events, doctors are asked to focus only on those with underlying conditions.

1,000 more surf tags to go on sale as state introduces new off-peak surf permits

Off-peak permits only can be used Mondays through Fridays June 1 through Sept. 3, except holidays., then all the time after Labor Day.

Carney allows more at outdoor events, but does not increase restaurant capacity

Spectators at sporting events are no longer limited to just two people per player.

New COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations rise as state says it’s found 49 variant cases

Most of the variant cases were found in adults and in New Castle County

State updates guidelines for visiting long-term care facilities

      Delaware has issued new guidelines for reopening visitation at long-term care facilities that say indoor visits should be allowed and supported regardless of COVID-18 vaccine status, with a few exceptions. The Department of Health and Social Services said in press...

Votes to kill, keep state health board both fail in sunset committee

Two committee members said they had been flooded with notes from the public saying the HRB should be abolished.

Bill to hike income tax for those earning more than $125,000 fails

Bottom line: Even though Kowalko got schooled by Geisenberger, the bill nearly passed

Bill to decriminalize marijuana, set up legal sales heads out of first committee

Opponents said the bill needed more work in many areas and would kill the medical marijuana business.

Carney leery of reopening as COVID cases rise slightly; lots more J&J vaccine on way

The state opens vaccine registry to those 50-plus and official says it's most efficient way to get vaccine

Bill to kill youth, training wage plows right through committee to House floor

The full House will debate and vote on a bill that would abolish lower pay for youth and for training workers.
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New COVID cases drop a bit; state will delay some mass vaccination events

As of Friday, 544,615 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given to Delawareans

Finally getting out to dine? Try these places in Wilmington

      While Wilmington’s city life took a hit during the pandemic, the dining scene has soldiered forward. If you’re feeling more confident — or fully...

Carney nominates 1st woman to head Chancery, 1st black woman on Kent Superior Court

Carney's nominations must be confirmed by the Delaware Senate.
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