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The Latest: New Zealand has most new virus cases in a month

Sep. 28, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand is reporting 45 new local cases of the coronavirus, the most in nearly a month as an outbreak in Auckland continues to grow. Auckland remains under lockdown although officials have eased some restrictions since the outbreak began...

Carney: Teachers must get vaccinated, get weekly testing

Sep. 28, 2021 13:03 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — All teachers and school staff in Delaware will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing, Gov. John Carney announced Tuesday. The requirement announced by Carney, the Division of Public Health and Department of...

NFL QB youth movement features 13 starters 25 or younger

Sep. 08, 2021 11:39 AM EDT

There's a quarterback youth movement that has hit the NFL. With five QBs drafted in the first round for the second time in the past four seasons, the NFL has a staggering number of young quarterbacks led by the three projected rookie starters: Trevor Lawrence in...

17 Delaware middle schoolers complete junior police academy

Aug. 29, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — “Attention,” “left face” and “company halt” were likely some new instructions for 17 middle school students. Discipline, teamwork and motivation also were prevalent throughout the six-day Georgetown Police Department Junior Police...

Remains of World War II soldier on way back to Delaware

Aug. 22, 2021 09:11 AM EDT

SEAFORD, Del. (AP) — The body of a Seaford man who was among the lost souls from World War II may finally be coming home this fall. Delayed by the pandemic in 2020, a long-awaited homecoming for the remains of U.S. Army Air Force 2nd Lt. George M. Johnson is tentatively...

School board meeting postponed when crowd won't wear masks

Aug. 17, 2021 12:05 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware school board postponed its monthly meeting Monday after members of the audience refused to wear face coverings. About 40 minutes after the Brandywine School District Board meeting was set to begin, Board President John Skrobot told...

Vaccine or testing required for Delaware state workers

Aug. 12, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

State workers in Delaware and staff in long-term care and other health care facilities in the state will be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine or undergo regular testing beginning Sept. 30, Democratic Gov. John Carney announced Thursday. “There’s no better way to...

Delaware governor orders masks in public and private schools

Aug. 10, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Democratic Gov. John Carney is imposing a mask mandate for all public and private school students and staff in Delaware effective next Monday. The indoor mask mandate announced Tuesday applies to everyone kindergarten age or older, regardless of...

Delaware considering school mask requirements as cases rise

Aug. 05, 2021 17:11 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware officials are considering mask requirements in schools as coronavirus cases rise again amid back-to-school planning, Gov. John Carney said at a briefing Thursday. “The state of emergency declaration expired on July 13, so we’re looking...

The Latest: Judge says migrant stops could worsen pandemic

Aug. 03, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge has ordered Texas to keep state troopers from stopping vehicles that are carrying migrants on the grounds that the migrants may spread the coronavirus. The temporary restraining order handed down Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Kathleen...