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Delaware maps out plan to distribute vaccine equitably to the underserved

The plan even embraces a mobile vaccination bus called the “Vax Machine,” which make rounds of community sites.

Carney orders U.S., state flags lowered to half-staff to honor COVID-19 dead

The number of those who have died from the coronavirus include 1,368 Delawareans.

State opens second-dose slots for residents who got 1st shot anywhere before Jan. 23

Also, 2,000 people vaccinated Jan. 30 at the Chase Center are being contacted to schedule their second there Feb. 27.

Delaware restaurants plan to fight bill that would raise tip wages, raise costs for businesses

Tipped minimum wage hasn't changed since 1983, when a state law put it at 66.67% of the state minimum wage, making it $2.23.

Both hospitalizations and new cases of COVID-19 continue to fall; where to be tested next week

30 state pop-up testing sites are scheduled, with the most in New Castle County

Carney raises indoor limits for businesses, exercise classes

The limit for private indoor gatherings, such as dinner and birthday parties, remains at 10 people.

Piece of 1968 history: Student protests lead to police, dogs occupying Delaware State campus

A series of student protests around the time of MLK's assassination led to Gov. Charles Terry installing police and dogs on the Dover campus.

COVID numbers improve, more kids in classrooms, but vaccine supply remains issue

A new change: The state says people should return to the place they got their first shot to get their second.

Updated bill to legalize marijuana sales heads toward General Assembly

Among changes: micro licenses to keep out Big Marijuana, social equity licenses and preventing sales of medical, recreational pot at one site.

FEMA to open COVID-19 vaccination center in Dover for second doses

State registration to get appointments for the FEMA clinic will open online at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
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The number of variant cases continue to rise, but the state only tested 92 samples last week.

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Help biodiversity by picking up native plant each time you go to nursery

Gradually adding natives to a garden will help it begin to add more to the state's biodiversity
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